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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:

Overview of fitting locations - operating and display unit, air conditioning system with electric/manual controls
  Note A warning lamp in the instrument panel controls will indicate that the selected function is active. If the warning lamp does not light up after the AC button is pressed, a fault may be stored in the control ...

Removing and installing air distribution housing
  Note The illustration shows a left-hand drive vehicle. The removal and installation procedure is identical for both versions.     Removing –  Remove heater ...

Overview of fitting locations – control units, front of RHD vehicles
1 -  Headlight range control unit -J431-/control unit for cornering light and headlight range control -J745- Assembly overview → Chapter 2 -  Interface for entry and start system -J965- Assembly ...

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