VW Golf MK6 Owner's Manual

VW Golf MK6 Owner's Manual
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The popular Volkswagen Golf 6 was still in production today from 2008 to 2013. It became one of the benchmarks for hatchbacks, and the quality engineering and bodywork has allowed many examples to survive to this day. The car was available in two types of the body: 3-door and 5-door. Even the first version has enough space for a comfortable ride.

Model features and differences from its predecessor

The Volkswagen Golf 6 has received a large range of engines, among which only one resembles the engine installed in the Golf 5. Below we will elaborate on all engine variants. This replacement of the power units made it possible not only to comply with Euro 5 standards, but also to make the operation of the car more economical.

Other innovations include:
– A more ergonomic and comfortable interior, which uses more expensive panelling;
– Improved noise insulation system, which also includes an innovative windscreen;
– A large number of airbags and curtains, including knee protection;
– A new multi-function steering wheel;
– And so on.

Engines

All the new engines that have been installed on this model of the car have a low noise level, as well as good reliability ratings. The Volkswagen Golf 6 was fitted with:
– 1.2 litre turbocharged petrol engine (85 horsepower);
– Atmospheric petrol 1.4 litre (80 horsepower);
– 1.4 litre petrol turbo engine (122 horsepower);
– 1.6 litre (102 horsepower) atmospheric petrol engine – converted old engine from previous generation model;
– Different 2.0 litre petrol variants (210 to 270 horsepower);
– Three 2.0 litre diesel engine variants (110, 140 and 170 horsepower).

Transmission was available in two variants: A six-speed manual or DSG with two clutches. Thus, the choice of engines and combinations with gearboxes is big enough – there are variants both for fans of drive and for quieter motorists. Basically the car was offered with front-wheel drive, but all-wheel drive was also available as an option.

Competitors

Among the main competitors of the Volkswagen Golf 6 are the following cars: Renault Megane Tourer and the Ford Focus Estate.

Owner’s Manuals in PDF

We also have owner’s manuals in PDF for the newest VW cars – 2024 VW Golf Owner’s Manual, 2023 VW Golf Owner’s Manual, VW Golf MK7 Owner’s Manual.

The Volkswagen Golf MK6 Overview

The Volkswagen Golf MK6, also known as the VW Golf VI, is the sixth generation of the popular Volkswagen Golf series.

Key Details

Here are some key details about the VW Golf MK6:

Production Years

– Production Years: The VW Golf MK6 was produced from 2008 to 2013.

Specifications

– Specifications:
– Dimensions: Length: Approximately 421.5 centimeters (167 inches), Width: Approximately 177.8 centimeters (70 inches), Height: Approximately 146.8 centimeters (57.8 inches)
– Curb Weight: It varied depending on the trim and engine but generally ranged from 1,315 to 1,497 kilograms (2,900 to 3,300 pounds).
– Engine Options: The MK6 Golf offered a range of gasoline and diesel engines, including turbocharged options, with power outputs from 85 to 157.5 kilowatts (114 to 210 horsepower).
– Transmission: It was available with both manual and automatic transmissions.

Notable Features

– Notable Features:
– Stylish and practical hatchback design.
– Well-built interior with comfortable seating.
– Available advanced technology features like touchscreen infotainment.
– Good fuel efficiency, especially with diesel engine options.
– Solid handling and driving dynamics.

Common Maintenance

– Common Maintenance:
– Tire replacement frequency: Typically every 64,000 to 96,000 kilometers (40,000 to 60,000 miles).
– Battery replacement frequency: Typically every 3-5 years.
– Oil and filter changes: Recommended every 8,000 to 12,000 kilometers (5,000 to 7,500 miles).

Common Issues

– Common Issues:
– While the MK6 Golf generally received positive reviews, some common issues reported by owners included problems with the direct-shift gearbox (DSG) transmission, electrical issues, and occasional oil leaks. These issues can vary depending on the vehicle’s maintenance history and usage.