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2012 Volkswagen Golf Trim Levels & Specs

2012 Volkswagen Golf Specifications

Compare important 2012 Volkswagen Golf technical specifications like exterior dimensions, ground clearance, wheelbase, interior space volume, engine's power as measured by horsepower and torque output, weight of the vehicle, towing & payload capacity or gas tank size to know the estimated mpg.
Trims 2.5L 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: R 2dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: R 4dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: TDI 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: 2.5L 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: TDI 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine:
Exterior length 165.40 165.80 165.80 165.40 165.40 165.40
Exterior body width 70.30 70.00 70.00 70.30 70.30 70.30
Exterior height 58.30 57.80 57.80 58.30 58.30 58.30
Horsepower 170 256 256 140 170 140
Torque 177 243 243 236 177 236
Fuel economy - city 23 19 19 30 24 30
Fuel economy - highway 33 27 27 42 31 42
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s) 7.80 5.70 5.70 8.30 7.80 8.30
1/4 mile time 16.40 14.00 14.00 16.50 16.40 16.50
1/4 mile speed 87 89 89 79 85 79
Lateral acceleration (g) 0.80 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.80 0.90
Slalom speed 59 62 62 62 59 62
Bore-and-Stroke 3.25/3.64 " 3.25/3.65 " 3.25/3.65 " 3.19/3.76 " 3.25/3.64 " 3.19/3.76 "
Curb weight 2968.00 3325.00 3325.00 2994.00 3102.00 3074.00
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4234.00 N/A N/A 4256.00 4278.00 4256.00
Wheelbase 101.50 101.50 101.50 101.50 101.50 101.50
Front track 60.70 60.40 60.40 60.70 60.70 60.70
Rear track 59.60 59.70 59.70 59.60 59.60 59.60
Turning radius 17.90 17.90 17.90 17.90 17.90 17.90
Front legroom 41.20 41.20 41.20 41.20 41.20 41.20
Rear legroom 35.50 35.50 35.50 35.50 35.50 35.50
Front headroom 39.30 39.30 39.30 39.30 39.30 39.30
Rear headroom 38.50 38.50 38.50 38.50 38.50 38.50
Front shoulder room 54.70 54.70 54.70 54.70 54.70 54.70
Rear shoulder room 52.80 54.60 54.60 52.80 52.80 52.80
Luggage volume 15.10 15.10 14.70 15.10 15.10 15.10
Luggage volume (max) 46.00 46.00 46.00 46.00 46.00 46.00
Passenger volume 93 93 93 93 93 93
Fuel tank 14.50 14.50 14.50 14.50 14.50 14.50
Payload 1089 N/A N/A 1100 999 1021
Drag coefficient 0.32 0.34 0.34 0.32 0.32 0.32

2012 Volkswagen Golf Interior Features

One of the most notable features of the Golf, however, is its roomy interior. The 2012 Volkswagen Golf comes with a variety of specs on the inside. You can find out more about these features in the chart below.
Trims 2.5L 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: R 2dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: R 4dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: TDI 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: 2.5L 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: TDI 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine:
12V DC power outlet 2 2 2 2 2 2
Seatback storage pockets 2 2 2 2 2 2
Illuminated vanity mirrors N/A 2939 2939 N/A N/A N/A
Fuel door release N/A 2951 2951 N/A N/A N/A
Remote trunk release N/A 2955 2955 N/A N/A N/A

2012 Volkswagen Golf Exterior Features

Would you like to grasp the idea which 2012 Volkswagen Golf trim level is better equipped with such little cool exterior features like fog lights, spoiler, mud flaps, sunroof, roof racks, running boards, etc? Check out the full list of these additional features below.
Trims 2.5L 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: R 2dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: R 4dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: TDI 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: 2.5L 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: TDI 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine:
Door count 2 2 4 2 4 4
Sunroof 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Front tires P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS P225/40HR18.0 BSW performance AS P225/40HR18.0 BSW performance AS P225/45HR17.0 BSW performance AS P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS P225/45HR17.0 BSW performance AS
Wheels 15" steel 18" silver aluminum 18" silver aluminum 17" silver aluminum 15" steel 17" silver aluminum
Fog/driving lights N/A 3445 3445 N/A N/A N/A

2012 Volkswagen Golf Seats

The seats are one of the most important aspects of any car, and each 2012 Volkswagen Golf trim level may have different seating options, so be sure to carefully compare the specifications. Some trims have leather upholstery, "memory", armrest, heated seats, and some have them only for the front passengers, while other provide them for the rear seats two.
Trims 2.5L 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: R 2dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: R 4dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: TDI 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: 2.5L 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: TDI 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine:
Standard seating 5 5 5 5 5 5

2012 Volkswagen Golf Entertainment System

Some 2012 Volkswagen Golf trim levels have a built-in DVD player, voice recognition, while others have a touch screen display, bluetooth compatibility, navigation system. There are also a variety of different audio options, so be sure to compare the trim levels carefully to find the one that best suits your needs.
Trims 2.5L 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: R 2dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: R 4dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: TDI 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: 2.5L 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: TDI 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine:
Speakers 8 8 8 8 8 8
1st row LCD screen 1 1 1 1 1 1
Amplifier N/A opt opt opt N/A opt

2012 Volkswagen Golf Safety and Security Features

Each 2012 Volkswagen Golf trim comes with a variety of safety and security features that will keep you and your family safe while on the road. Some of these features include airbags, traction control, stability control, side impact, panic alarm, blind spot sensors, parking assist, and more.
Trims 2.5L 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: R 2dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: R 4dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: TDI 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: 2.5L 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: TDI 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine:
             
Rear child safety door locks N/A N/A std N/A std std

2012 Volkswagen Golf Mechanical Features

The 2012 Volkswagen Golf will have different mechanical features depending on the trim level that you choose. Some of the other features that you may find in the higher-level trim levels include air suspension, brake assist, speed sensitive steering, an electronic limited slip differential, a performance exhaust system.
Trims 2.5L 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: R 2dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: R 4dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: TDI 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: 2.5L 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: TDI 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine:
Axle ratio 3.65 4.24 4.24 3.45 3.89 3.45

2012 Volkswagen Golf Other Specs

In general, the 2012 Volkswagen Golf lower-level trims will have fewer features. If you are looking for a vehicle that has all of the latest and greatest features, then you will want to choose one of the higher-level trim levels.
Trims 2.5L 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: R 2dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: R 4dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: TDI 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: 2.5L 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine: TDI 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback, Engine:
Maximum towing capacity 2500 2500 2500 2500 2500 2500

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Wheel Offset 38 - 50 mm
Lug Nut Size M14 x 1.5
0-60 times 5.7 - 8.3 sec
Horsepower 140 - 256 hp
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Tire size 195/65 R15 - 235/35 R19
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