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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Maximum permitted gross combination weight

Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual / Before the journey / Transporting / Towing a trailer / Maximum permitted gross combination weight

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 show which engine is installed in your vehicle.

The values quoted here may differ if additional equipment is fitted, for different models or for special vehicles.

The gross combination weight ratings listed are only applicable for altitudes up to 1,000 m above sea level. The maximum weight of the car and trailer must be reduced by approximately 10% for every further 1,000 m in altitude.

Petrol engines

Engine power EC Gearbox type Maximum permitted gross combination weight, 2 door vehicles   Maximum permitted gross combination weight, 4 door vehicles  
63 kW BlueMotion technology CJZB MG5 2,850 kg 2,875 kg
77 kW BlueMotion technology CJZA MG5 3,055 kg 3,075 kg
MG6 3,055 kg 3,075 kg
DSG®7 3,075 kg 3,095 kg
90 kW BlueMotion technology CMBA MG6 3,175 kg 3,200 kg
DSG®7 3,200 kg 3,225 kg
103 kW BlueMotion Technology,
without active cylinder management
CHPA MG6 3,300 kg 3,330 kg
DSG®7 3,320 kg 3,350 kg
103 kW BlueMotion Technology,
with active cylinder management
CPTA MG6 3,305 kg 3,330 kg
DSG®7 3,325 kg 3,350 kg

Diesel engines

Engine power EC Gearbox type Maximum permitted gross combination weight, 2 door vehicles   Maximum permitted gross combination weight, 4 door vehicles  
77 kW BlueMotion technology with DPF CLHA MG5 3,345 kg 3,370 kg
DSG®7 3,360 kg 3,385 kg
MG6 4MOTION 3,650 kg 3,675 kg
110 kW BlueMotion technology with DPF CRBC MG6 3,485 kg 3,485 kg
DSG®6 3,485 kg 3,510 kg
MG6 4MOTION 3,670 kg 3,695 kg

E85 MultiFuel engine

Engine power EC Gearbox type Maximum permitted gross combination weight, 2 door vehicles   Maximum permitted gross combination weight, 4 door vehicles  
90 kW BlueMotion technology CPVA MG6 3,175 kg 3,200 kg

WARNING

Accidents and severe injuries can occur if the maximum permitted gross combination weight is exceeded.

NOTICE

Considerable vehicle damage can occur if the maximum specified gross combination weight rating is exceeded.
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