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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:

Front axle
Overview of fitting locations - front axle I -  → Chapter „Subframe“ II -  → Chapter „Suspension strut, upper suspension link“ III -  → Chapter „Lower suspension link ...

Factors influencing the service life of tyres
The following factors influence a tyre's service life to varying degrees. Driving style: Speed Braking Acceleration Cornering ...

Removing and installing evaporator
  Note The illustration shows a left-hand drive vehicle. The removal and installation procedure is identical for both versions. Removing –  Observe instructions when working on refrigerant circu ...

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