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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:

Electrical components
some point, you have probably received an electric shock when touching a metal object. This is due to the electrostatic charge accumulated by the human body. This charge can cause malfunctions if you touch the electric steering rack and steering column c ...

Assembly overview - cover and padding for backrest
1 -  Upholstery clip For attaching backrest cover to backrest padding Renew after removal When installing, fit in same location using upholstery clip pliers -V.A.G 1634 2 -  Beading strip Sewn to backrest cover Seats with th ...

Maximum permitted trailer weights
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings All data in the official vehicle documents take precedence over these data. All data in this manual apply to the basic German model. The vehicle data sticker in the service schedule and the official vehicle documents sho ...

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