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Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 200 GTD 5dr DSG Diesel Hatchback

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Including:
  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
£1,799 Advance Payment

These prices are based on the Higher Rate Motability Component. Pricing and offers are correct at the date of publication and are subject to confirmation. Pricing may not be accurate as pricing is updated quarterly. Unless otherwise stated, metallic paint at extra cost. Library image for illustration purposes only.

Fuel: Diesel

Body: Hatchback
Trans: Automatic

Front + rear carpet mats, Heated rear windscreen, Electronic parking brake with auto hold, Wireless app connect, Lane assist, Warning buzzer and light for front seatbelts unfastened, Body colour door mirrors with integrated indicators...

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MPG

Combined - 54 mpg EC Extra Urban - 0 mpg EC Urban - 0.

Insurance Group

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Performance (BHP)

BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.

CO2 (g/km)

CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.

Number Of Seats

The total number of seats in the vehicle.

Road Tax

Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of &321;40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional &321;320 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.

Ten Second Review

There's something wholly satisfying about a powerful diesel engine in a smallish car and nothing really does that formula a whole lot better than Volkswagen's Golf GTD. It features GTI-type styling, tidy handling and now, a gutsy 200PS diesel engine under the bonnet that's far cleaner and more efficient than previous VW TDI units. Yet can still deliver hot hatch performance. And average over 50mpg.

Background

"Diesel cars are better than they've ever been, but nobody's listening", one top industry executive told us recently. That may be true, but it hasn't stopped the Volkswagen Group from continuing to improve its black pump-fuelled technology. And here's a car, the Golf GTD, that demonstrates by just how much. At one point, with the success of the Golf GTE plug-in and the launch of the brand's ID.3 electric car, we wondered if the MK8 Golf range would bother to spawn its usual GTD high performance diesel derivative. But no, here it is, more appealing than ever to the right buyer prepared to pay a bit of a premium for a family hatch with high performance, a bit of extra class and a huge potential driving range. As ever, it's the thinking person's Golf GTI.

Driving Experience

The engine's a bit of a star here, which is interesting because Volkswagen diesels haven't always been at the top of the tree when it comes to flexibility and refinement. It's still a 2.0-litre TDI unit, but don't make the mistake of assuming this to be carry-over engine from before. This is a completely redesigned and significantly more efficient EA288 evo series powerplant, with significantly more power (200PS as opposed to 184PS before) and a slug more torque too (400Nm rather than 380Nm before). And now, it can only be had mated to 7-speed DSG auto transmission. There's sports suspension lowered by 15mm - just like with a Golf GTI. When all that grunt is deployed, it'll get this Golf to 62mph from stationary in 7.1 seconds. And with a top speed of 152mph, it's not about to be found wanting on anything but the most ruthless section of derestricted autobahn either. A new driving dynamics control system known as the 'Vehicle Dynamics manager' also debuts with this MK8 Golf GTD. This controls the XDS torque vectoring system and the optional DCC adaptive chassis control adjustable dampers to achieve a greater perceived difference between the feel of the car in its comfort and more sportily-orientated drive settings.

Design and Build

At first glance, the Golf GTD is virtually identical to its GTI showroom stablemate but take a closer look. Silver-themed touches differentiate this performance diesel variant - on a narrow line spanning the front end of the bonnet and on an LED strip in the headlight. As an option, the radiator grille can be illuminated as a continuation of this strip. The large, one-piece lower air intake grille features a honeycomb pattern with a black frame and a striking wing-like design at each corner. In profile, you get 17-inch alloy wheels with red brake callipers. And there are wider black side skirt sills than you'd normally get on a Golf, those sills coming together and either end of the car to form the front spoiler and the rear diffuser. LED tail light clusters feature at the rear, where there are double left hand tail pipes. Inside, as on the outside, the Golf GTD features different-coloured highlights where the GTI has red. This includes the interior of the central spoke of the steering wheel (in silver) and the seams and edging of the upholstery and trim (in light grey and black). There's also an emotive red pulsing start button. The brand's 10.25-inch 'Digital Cockpit' instrument binnacle screen is standard and most customers will want the company's 10-inch 'Discover Pro' centre-dash navigation infotainment display. Included in the price are stainless steel pedals and a background lighting system which bathes the cabin in a spectrum of 30 configurable colours. Otherwise, things are much as with any other Golf, so you get great build quality, decent space for two adults on the rear bench and a class-competitive 380-litre boot.

Market and Model

You'll need to pay nearly £33,000 for a Golf GTD these days, a model that today comes only with five doors and DSG auto transmission. That's over £2,000 less than you'd need to find for a DSG-equipped petrol Golf GTI; and over £3,000 less than the petrol Plug-in Hybrid Golf GTE. Volkswagen hopes that you'll want to pay more for its 'Travel Assist' 'IQ.DRIVE' system that gives Golf GTD drivers active steering, accelerating and braking at speeds of up to 130mph. Other common GTD model options are likely to include the trendy illuminating radiator grille and the DCC adaptive chassis control adjustable damping system. With the previous generation version of this car, we were a little dubious about whether DCC was worth the extra cash, but this time round, thanks to this model's integrated 'Vehicle Dynamics Manager' system, you really should be able to feel distinct differences between the available 'Comfort', 'Eco' and 'Sport' modes, plus in the extra 'Individual' menu, there's now a digital slider that allows you to create a more bespoke set-up. There's a stack of safety gear as well, with a Lane Assist lane keeping system, Front Assist Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring, and XDS electronic differential lock for extra cornering traction and the 'Car2X' system (local communication with other vehicles and the traffic infrastructure).

Cost of Ownership

This Golf GTD is one of those cars that makes you scratch your head wondering how Volkswagen achieved that sort of economy with that sort of performance. Let's start with the engine tech here. As you'd want, this EA288 evo series 2.0 TDI powerplant conforms to the industry's most stringent Euro6d-TEMP RDE Step 1 Compliant standard. And it's been completely re-designed over the previous generation unit, with cylinder deactivation and new technology for the exhaust, turbo, fuel injection and thermos-management systems, all changes aimed at driving down running costs. Plus there's so-called 'twin dosing' catalytic converter technology which has reduced Nox emissions by up to 80% compared to the previous engine. The result of all this sees the GTD able to return up to 54.3mpg on the combined WLTP cycle and up to 137g/km of WLTP-rated CO2. Which is impressive given that, a little surprisingly, Volkswagen has chosen not to incorporate mild hybrid technology into this engine, the kind of thing you get on diesel versions of this car's cousin the Audi A4 for instance. Otherwise, the recipe is the normal Volkswagen one, which means that you get a choice of 'Fixed' or 'Flexible' service regimes. And an unremarkable 3 year / 60,000 mile warranty.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Special solid paint
  • Sports suspension
  • Jacara cloth upholstery
  • Front windscreen washers and wipers with 4x interval delay
  • Discover navigation system - 10" touch screen, FM and DAB, USB C socket connection, Title and cover art display, Bluetooth connectivity + 6 speakers
  • Front and rear ultrasonic parking sensors, audible with audio volume reduction when activated + optical parking display via vehicles infotain system
  • Multifunction camera for distance control
  • LED daytime running lights
  • IQ.Light - LED Matrix headlights inc dynamic cornering
  • Special solid - Pure white
  • Jacara cloth - Grey
  • 18" Bakersfield alloy wheel with anti theft wheel bolts
  • Tyre mobility kit Includes 12V compressor and tyre sealant

Body Glass

  • Heated rear windscreen
  • Rear windscreen washer and wiper with interval delay
  • Rear tinted glass 65% light absorbing from B pillar backwards
  • Heat insulating glass windscreen
  • Rain sensor
  • Front and rear electric windows

Brakes

  • Electronic parking brake with auto hold
  • ESC (Electronic Stability Control)
  • ABS
  • Rear disc brakes
  • Front disc brakes

Communication

  • Wireless app connect
  • Car2X communication

Driver Aids

  • Lane assist
  • Driver alert system
  • Driver profile selection
  • Dynamic road sign display
  • Adaptive cruise control (ACC) with speed limiter and front assist (reacting to vehicles pedestrians and cyclists)
  • Lane change assistant

Driver Information

  • Warning buzzer and light for front seatbelts unfastened
  • Digital cockpit
  • Speedo, rev counter, electronic odometer, trip, service interval display, exterior temperature and fuel gauge
  • eCall - Emergency call service for SOS calls to emergency response
  • Travel assist with emergency side assist with electrically foldable door mirrors
  • Digital cockpit pro - 10.25" high resolution TFT dash display screen with customizable menus and information

Driving Mirrors

  • Body colour door mirrors with integrated indicators
  • Remote electrically heated, adjustable and foldable door mirrors, including door mirror puddle lights and reverse activated kerb-view adjustment on pa
  • Auto dimming rear view mirror

Embellishment Trims

  • Soul dashboard
  • Black metal chrome decorative inserts in dash and front door trim panels

Engine

  • Diesel particulate filter

Entertainment

  • Premium USB cable in choice of either Apple or Android smartphone compatibility

Exterior Body Features

  • Body colour rear roof spoiler
  • Illuminated front grille
  • Body colour door handles
  • GTD style bumpers
  • Body colour bumpers
  • Chrome plated tailpipes (2 on left side)

Exterior Lights

  • IQ.Light - LED Matrix headlights inc. dynamic cornering with LED interactive matrix dipped and main beam + LED daytime running light + 22 LED lights
  • High level 3rd brake light
  • Highway light
  • Welcome light
  • Rear fog light on one side and reversing lights on both sides
  • LED License plate illumination
  • Automatic headlamp activation with Coming home and Leaving home feature
  • LED front fog lights with 5 honeycomb design
  • LED rear combination lamp inlcuding dynamic turn signal
  • Advanced high beam control dynamic light assist for LED matrix headlamps

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

  • 3 zone climate with controls in the rear

Interior Features

  • Black roof lining
  • 12V socket in luggage compartment
  • Progressive steering
  • Height and reach adjustable steering wheel
  • Removable luggage compartment cover
  • 12V socket in front centre console
  • Brushed stainless steel pedals
  • Woven fabric storage compartments in front and rear doors
  • Chrome plated surround to electric mirror button, window switch and air vent surrounds
  • R-Line leather wrapped multi function sports heated steering wheel
  • Centre console
  • Glovebox
  • Aluminium gear knob
  • Front centre armrest with storage compartment
  • Front cupholders x 2
  • Leather wrapped multifunction sports heated steering wheel with paddle shift

Interior Lights

  • Ambient lighting - Customisable 30 colour ambient lighting
  • Ambient lighting, exterior illuminated styling elements at the sides
  • Luggage compartment lighting
  • Front reading lights x 2 incorporating LED technology

Safety

  • 3 point height adj front seatbelts + pretensioners
  • Front and rear passengers curtain airbag system including front side airbags
  • Extended pedestrian protection measures
  • Driver and front passenger airbag with front passenger airbag deactivation
  • 3 rear three point seatbelts
  • Drivers and front passengers safety optimised head restraints
  • Mobile phone interface with wireless inductive charging function
  • Two tone horn
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system

Seats

  • 3 rear head restraints
  • Split folding backrest with centre armrest and unsplit rear seat bench
  • Isofix child seat preparation for 2 rear child seats and front passenger seat
  • Front sports seats
  • Height adjustable front seats
  • Front seat lumbar support adjuster

Security

  • Keyless entry with start/stop button on centre console
  • Alarm with interior protection and deactivation via infotainment system
  • Start/Stop function
  • Electronic engine immobiliser

Transmission

  • XDS electronic differential lock for improved traction and handling

Vanity Mirrors

  • Drivers and front passengers sun visors with vanity mirrors

Performance

  • 0 to 62 mph (secs) 7.1
  • Engine Power - BHP 200
  • Engine Power - KW 147
  • Engine Power - PS True
  • Engine Power - RPM 3500
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT 295
  • Engine Torque - NM 400
  • Engine Torque - RPM 1750
  • Top Speed 152

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