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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:

Repairing shock absorber
1 -  Shock absorber Removing and installing → Chapter Defective shock absorbers must always be degassed and drained before disposal → Chapter Checking shock absorber following removal & ...

Assembly overview - roof grab handle
  Note The assembly overview is shown for the front left roof grab handle. The assembly overview for the remaining roof grab handle is analogous. 1 -  Bracket for roof grab handle Removing and installing → Chapter ...

Removing and installing TV tuner, Golf
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Protective cap for wiring harness connector -VAS 6223/9- If the control unit is replaced, select the Replace function of the resp ...

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