VW Golf manuals

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
...

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:

Charging battery in maintenance mode with battery charger -VAS 5900-
  Note When a battery is being charged in the maintenance mode and an electrical consumer draws current from the battery, the battery charger -VAS 5900- automatically compensates the charge. The maintenance mode can be ...

Safety precautions when working on vehicles with a Start/Stop system
During work on vehicles with Start/Stop system, observe the following:   WARNING Injury hazard as a result of automatic engine start in vehicles with Start/Stop system ...

Fitting wheel, fitting instructions for Volkswagen
Vehicles with tyre pressure sensor If the wheels are changed (e.g. switch from summer to winter tyres), the wheel electronics transmit data as soon as the speed of the new wheels exceeds 25 km/h. The new wheel electronics' ID numbers are ...

© 2016-2022 Copyright www.vwgolf.org