Orders are now being taken for the Volkswagen Golf VI Match, which is priced from £17,730 RRP OTR for the 1.4-liter TSI three-door. First deliveries will start at the end of June. This model, which replaces the existing SE trim level, has over £1,600 worth of extra equipment but it only costs £300 more. The Match is equipped with 40 PS BlueMotion Technology model for extra economy and performance.
Standard equipment include ABS, ESP, seven airbags, Climatic air conditioning, alarm, cruise control and multi-device interface for connectivity to iPod or MP3 player.
Match model has added 16" Croft alloys, a leather multifunction steering wheel, DAB digital radio receiver, Bluetooth system, front and rear parking sensors and an RCD 510 touchscreen stereo with six-disc CD autochanger.
The Match model has an engine range that includes 1.4 liter TSI with 122 PS, a 1.6 liter TDI with 105 PS or a 2.0 liter TDI with 140 PS.
Both small engines are offered with seven-speed DSG gearbox. Buyers can opt for the six-speed DSG for the 2.0 liter TDI. VW claims that the 1.6 liter TDI engine can deliver 68.9mpg with the BlueMotion Technology.
On the 2.0 liter TDI engine, the technology can result to a combined fuel economy of 65.7 mpg. The improvement in the fuel economy from the BlueMotion Technology models is due to the Start/Stop system and battery regeneration.