2021 Volkswagen Golf 8th generation

Perhaps the most famous vehicle the company has is slowly entering the new 8th generation. Upcoming 2021 Volkswagen Golf arrives with several new, most notably engines with Double AdBlue Injection system in diesel engine. The goal is to reduce gas emissions and fuel consumption.

The next novelty for vehicles launching in early 2020 will be 4 packages of equipment. You have at your disposal Base, Life, Style and R-Line packages. Base price stay below 20,000 euros.

2021 Volkswagen Golf

2021 Volkswagen Golf Design

Over the all this years, the look has changed a lot but latest generation haven’t big ”boom”. Below we bring you a picture of all 8 generations. Viewed only in relation to the current generation, we see the LED lights go backwards, differently the bumper and wheels look. The rest comes down to cosmetic details. For instance you will like it!

2021 Volkswagen Golf Interior

The basic version sells the most and include:

  • latest multimedia system
  • digital instrument panel
  • automatic air conditioning
  • Car2X connectivity
  • Emergency Braking Front Assist
  • Lane Assist
  • Braking with Pedestrian & Cyclist Monitoring

The Life Pack adds:

  • leather lining of steering wheel and gear lever
  • Discover Pro multimedia system with voice commands
  • chrome interior details
  • charge your phone wirelessly
  • parking system

Powertrain Options

The eighth generation will offer two TSI and TDI engines, as well as a hybrid option in near future. The first engine is 1.5 L TSI with two output (130 and 150 horses). Second engine is 2.0 L TDI also with two output (115 and 150 horses).

We know that the company has had a reputation problem in recent years due to gas emissions. The problem is supposedly solved with Double AdBlue Injection system in diesel engine. Also, both engines are coupled to a 6-speed manual transmission that further reduces gas by 80% and fuel consumption by 17%. The latest news regarding gears, dual clutch automatic with seven speed is option.

Engineers say that this will not stop there and that even before the sale in other countries are planned even more powerful engines. Particular attention is drawn to the hybrid combination of the total 245 horses. In other words fantastic number!

Release Date and Price

In the German market it is possible to order your vehicle. Delivery should begin in the first quarter of 2020. At the latest in the same year, the new 2021 VW Golf arrives on other worldwide markets. The basic version should be priced under €20,000. Model with Life package will cost €27,510. also I have to say we don’t know the prices for the more expensive packages yet