2016 Volkswagen Golf Owner's Manual

2016 Volkswagen Golf Owner's Manual
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Golf is one of the legendary cars that has been produced for several decades. In 2016, Volkswagen Golf introduced the 7th generation facelift, which is still very popular today. This is a beautiful, daring, powerful, economical and at the same time aggressive car that provides very vivid driving emotions.

Key Features of 2016 Volkswagen Golf

Restyling of the 7th generation pleases with a large number of innovations relating to very different aspects. For example, the following features can be distinguished:

1. Changes in appearance. Alloy wheels come standard. Changed fenders and bumpers. The car looks more modern.
2. LED optics front and rear – it also comes as standard.
3. Changed the main screen, more like a familiar tablet. The multimedia system can be controlled by gestures.
4. The car received a semi-automatic driving mode at speeds up to 60 km / h. Many sensors read information and transmit it to the on-board computer.
5. 2016 Volkswagen Golf in restyling acquired an emergency braking system, as well as a pedestrian recognition system.
6. There are many other electronic assistants aimed at increasing comfort and safety for the driver and passengers.

2016 Volkswagen Golf Overview

The 2016 Volkswagen Golf is a compact car that offers a perfect blend of practicality, performance, and modern features. Known for its versatility and well-rounded driving experience, the Golf continues to be a popular choice in the compact car segment.


  • Dimensions (Min-Max):
    • Length: Approximately 4255 mm (4.26 meters)
    • Width: Approximately 1799 mm (1.80 meters)
    • Height: Approximately 1452 mm (1.45 meters)
  • Curb Weight: Approximately 1,337 kg (1.34 metric tons)
  • Wheel Size: 15-18 inches
  • Model Variations: Base, TSI, TDI, GTI, Golf R
  • Engine Options:
    • Various engine options, including gasoline, diesel, and high-performance variants
  • Engine Power:
    • Varies by model, ranging from approximately 85 kW (113 horsepower) to 228 kW (306 horsepower)
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: Approximately 50 liters (50 liters)


  • Standard Features:
    • Touchscreen infotainment system
    • Bluetooth connectivity
    • Power windows and mirrors
    • Front-wheel drive
  • Optional Features:
    • Leather upholstery
    • Navigation system
    • Adaptive cruise control
    • Sunroof


  • GTI model for enhanced performance and sporty styling
  • Golf R model with a powerful turbocharged engine and all-wheel drive
  • Aftermarket upgrades for customization


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  • Tire Replacement: Typically every 40,000 – 60,000 kilometers
  • Battery Replacement: Usually every 4-6 years
  • Oil and Filter Change: Recommended every 10,000 – 15,000 kilometers
  • Common Check Engine Light Causes:
    • Malfunctioning sensors
    • Fuel system problems
    • Ignition system issues
    • Exhaust system problems
    • Catalytic converter issues

Common Breakdown Causes

  • Electrical system issues
  • Suspension and steering problems
  • Transmission issues
  • Brake system problems
  • Cooling system and radiator problems

Regular maintenance and proper care are essential to keep your 2016 Volkswagen Golf running smoothly. Consult your vehicle’s manual and seek assistance from a qualified mechanic for personalized maintenance recommendations and troubleshooting.