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What Changed

A 1.4l turbocharged four-cylinder is the new standard engine. Transmission choices have been upgraded to a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic.

Comparison to Prior Model

2019 Volkswagen Golf 5d 2018 Volkswagen Golf 5d
2019 Volkswagen Golf 5d 2018 Volkswagen Golf 5d
Price Range ($) $21,845 - $25,245 $20,910 - $24,755
Length (in) 167.6 167.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.8 103.8
Width (in) 70.8 70.8
Height (in) 58.1 57.2
Track (in) 61.0 61.0
Exterior Volume (cu. ft.) 343.7 338.2
Curb Weight (lbs.) 2873-2945 2963-3023
Legroom Total (in.) 76.8 76.8
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 93.5 93.5
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 22.8 22.8
Driven Wheels
  • FWD
  • FWD
Engines
  • 1.4l I4 T (147-bhp)
  • 1.8l I4 T (170-bhp)
Transmissions A8, M6 A6, M5
City MPG 29 25
Highway MPG 37 35-36
Combined MPG 33 30
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