Choosing Your New Volkswagen Golf | Luther Brookdale Volkswagen


There are 5 models in Volkswagen’s Golf family. They might look similar, but each one has different strengths and highlight features.

Here are some of the main differences you should know about before you decide which 2016 Golf hatchback is right for you.

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Golf “The modern hatch”

This Golf is the most basic of VW Golf hatchbacks. If you are looking for a hatchback with style, reliability and innovative technology, the 2016 Golf for sale in Anoka is a great choice.

Golf GTI “The hot hatch”

Amp it up with the Golf GTI 210 hp, turbocharged engine. The style and power of the 2016 Golf GTI goes against traditional hatchback ideals and creates “the hot hatch,” a new kind of hatchback.

Golf R “The performance hatch”

The Golf R is where Volkswagen’s classic German engineering meets raw power. This Golf model takes it to the next level of power with a 292 hp engine and 4MOTION All-Wheel Drive.

Golf SportWagen “The wagon”

Looking for space? The Golf SportWagon is for you. This hatchback is the largest vehicle in the Volkswagen Golf family. It has the most cargo and passenger space.

2016 Golf

2016 Golf GTI

2016 Golf R

2016 Golf SportWagon


1.8L, 4 cylinder, turbocharged.

2.0L, 4 cylinder, turbocharged.

2.0L, 4 cylinder, turbocharged.

2.0L, 4 cylinder, turbocharged.


170 hp @ 4,500 rpm

210 hp @ 4,500 rpm

292 hp @ 5,400 rpm

150 hp @ 3,500 rpm


199 lb.-ft. @ 1,600 rpm

258 lb.-ft. @ 1,500 rpm

280 lb.-ft. @ 1,800 rpm

199 lb.-ft. @ 1,600 rpm


Front-Wheel Drive

Front-Wheel Drive

4MOTION All-Wheel Drive

Front-Wheel Drive

Length / Width / Height

167.5 in / 70.5 in / 57.2 in

168.0 in / 70.5 in / 56.8 in

168.4 in / 70.8 in / 56.5 in

179.7 in / 70.8 in / 58.3 in

Passenger Volume

93.5 cubic feet - 5 passengers

93.5 cubic feet 5 - passengers

93.5 cubic feet - 5 passengers

94.5 cubic feet 5 - passengers

Maximum Cargo Volume

52.7 cubic feet

52.7 cubic feet

52.7 cubic feet

66.5 cubic feet

MPG Automatic Transmission

25 city 36 highway

25 city 33 highway

23 city 30 highway

25 city 35 highway

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