Having sold more than 850,000 units, Golf Plus managed to establish itself as one of the Golf family’s successful members. This five-door car highlights defining features such as functionality, flexibility and the ideal body height. Customers who are very particular with levels of comfort give their thumbs up to this model. The seat position for instance is raised to offer a clearer overview of the traffic.
The car’s rear bench seat can also be asymmetrically folded, split and slid lengthways up to 16 centimeters to make room for a variety of items and offer flexibility which is among the car’s major features. The cargo space may also be extended up to 2.3 meters in length and the front-seat passenger’s seatback can also provide a cargo space of up to 1,450 liters when folded right down. The capacity of its boot space may also be adjusted from a minimum volume of 395 liters to a maximum volume of 505 liters and its payload capacity may reach up to 637 kilograms.
It features as well the new Climatronic automatic climate control system, the new winter pack which includes the washer jets in the windscreen and heated front seats, the new ParkPilot, an RCD 310 radio, Light and Sight pack as well as the new multifunction Plus display.
A central armrest and the Matrixline high-comfort seat fabric is also available with convenient storage pockets behind the front seats, lumbar supports, height adjustment as well as drawers below the front seats. This model features as well leathered multi-function steering wheel, handbrake handle and gearlever knob which provides for a high-class feel. Some of the model’s distinct features include the word ‘LIFE’ on its wings and the Spokane 16-inch alloy wheels. It also has air inlet grilles in chrome rims, registration plate light in LED, unique fog lights and side and rear windows which are all tinted.
This model also comes in sets of six diesel and seven petrol engines. The latter delivers from 59 kW / 80 PS to 90 kW / 122 PS, while the former set ranges from 77 kW / 105 PS to 103 kW / 140 PS. The new BlueMotion Technology as well as the DSG which comes in 6 or 7 speed produced by Volkswagen and can also be made as an alternative for the VW Golf Plus LIFE.
A LIFE Plus pack is also available. This enhances the car’s specifications with the additional electric slide-and-tilt panoramic glass sunroof and alloy wheels of 17 inches which come in either Seattle or Orlando variants. This add-on boasts a price advantage of €950.