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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → An economic driving style 

 → Driving in a fuel-efficient manner 

Fuel consumption, environmental impact and wear on the engine, brakes and tyres depend largely on three factors:

A few simple measures can help save fuel by up to 25%, depending on how you drive.

Active cylinder management (ACT®)

Depending on the vehicle equipment level, the vehicle may have active cylinder management (ACT®).

Active cylinder management (ACT®) can automatically deactivate individual engine cylinders in driving situations that require low power consumption. When a cylinder is deactivated, no fuel is injected into that cylinder, which can lead to an overall reduction in fuel consumption. The number of active cylinders can be shown in the instrument cluster display   .

WARNING

Adapt your speed and distance from the vehicles ahead to suit visibility, weather, road and traffic conditions.
Driving with respect for the environment
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An economic driving style
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Changing gear earlier In principle, the highest gear is always the most economical gear. A rule of thumb for most vehicle ...

Other materials:

Assembly overview - backrest release mechanism and entry assistance
1 -  Connecting Bowden cable Between backrest release mechanism and mounting bracket for backrest release mechanism Removing and installing → Chapter 2 -  Trim for backrest release mechanism Removing and installing ...

Anti-corrosion treatment
  Caution Missing anti-corrosion treatment results in damage to the onboard supply.   Note All threaded connections must be tightened to specified torque. ...

Removing and installing air distribution flap control motor -V428-, RHD vehicles
Special tools and workshop equipment required Vehicle diagnostic tester First carry out the following work: –  Switch off all electrical consumers. –  ...

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