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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Dimensions

Fig. 21 Dimensions

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The data in the table apply to the most basic German model.

The specified values can vary due to different tyre and wheel sizes, if additional equipment is fitted, for different model versions, for retrofitted accessories, and for special vehicles. They can also vary in vehicles that have been manufactured for other countries.

Key for  : Value
Front track 1,549 mm
Rear track 1,520 mm
Width (2-door) 1,790 mm
Width (4-door) 1,799 mm
Width (from one exterior mirror to the other) 2,027 mm
Height to the upper edge of the roof at kerb weighta) 1,452 mm
Height at kerb weighta) with navigation aerial 1,476 mm
Height with open tailgate at kerb weighta) 2,006 mm
Height with open bonnet and kerb weighta) 1,763 mm
Ground clearance in road-ready stateb) between the axles 142 mm
Wheelbase 2,637 mm
Length (from bumper to bumper) 4,255 mm
Length with fitted towing bracket (when factory-fitted) 4,349 mm
  Turning circle diameter 10.9 m

NOTICE

a) Kerb weight without driver, without payload.

b) Kerb weight with driver (75 kg) and service fluids.

Engine data
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Performance figures
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Other materials:

Renewing bonded rubber bush
Special tools and workshop equipment required Tensioning strap -T10038- Assembly tool -T10263- Assembly tool -T10356- Engine and gearbox jack -V.A.G 1383 A- Hydraulic press -VAS 6178- and thrust piece - ...

Balancing wheel, balancing wheel with finish balancer
  Note Before working with a finish balancer, the mechanic needs to have been instructed by the manufacturer of the balancer. To balance the wheels, set the wheels of the driven axle on the sensor platforms. On front-w ...

Removing and installing exterior mirror
  Special tools and workshop equipment required         Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-   Note Removal and installation are described only for the le ...

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