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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: 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 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.

Petrol engines

Engine power   EC With brakes, gradients up to 12% With brakes, gradients up to 8% Without brakes, 2-door vehicles Without brakes, 4-door vehicles
63 kW BlueMotion technology CJZB 1,100 kg 1,300 kg 600 kg 610 kg
77 kW BlueMotion technology CJZA 1,300 kg – kga) MG: 600 kg
DSG®: 610 kg
MG: 610 kg
DSG®: 620 kg
90 kW BlueMotion technology CMBA 1,400 kg – kga) MG: 610 kg
DSG®: 620 kg
MG: 610 kg
DSG®: 620 kg
103 kW BlueMotion Technology,
without active cylinder management
CHPA 1,500 kg 1,700 kg MG: 630 kg
DSG®: 640 kg
MG: 640 kg
DSG®: 650 kg
103 kW BlueMotion Technology,
with active cylinder management
CPTA 1,500 kg 1,700 kg MG: 630 kg
DSG®: 640 kg
MG: 640 kg
DSG®: 650 kg

Diesel engines

Engine power   EC With brakes, gradients up to 12% With brakes, gradients up to 8% Without brakes, 2-door vehicles Without brakes, 4-door vehicles
77 kW BlueMotion with DPF
with front-wheel drive
CLHA 1,500 kg 1,800 kg MG: 640 kg
DSG®: 650 kg
MG: 660 kg
DSG®: 660 kg
77 kW BlueMotion with DPF
with front-wheel drive
CLHA 1,700 kg 1,800 kg 700 kg 710 kg
110 kW BlueMotion Technology with DPF
with front-wheel drive
CRBC 1,600 kg 1,800 kg MG: 670 kg
DSG®: 680 kg
MG: 670 kg
DSG®: 680 kg
110 kW BlueMotion with DPF
with front-wheel drive
CRBC 1,700 kg 1,800 kg SG: 720 kg SG: 730 kg

E85 MultiFuel engine

Engine power   EC With brakes, gradients up to 12% With brakes, gradients up to 8% Without brakes, 2-door vehicles Without brakes, 4-door vehicles
90 kW BlueMotion technology CPVA 1,400 kg – kgb) SG: 610 kg SG: 620 kg

WARNING

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

NOTICE

Considerable vehicle damage can occur if the maximum permitted trailer weight is exceeded.

a) Figures were not available at time of publication.

b) Figures were not available at time of publication.

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