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3/4 Front Glamour 2013 Volkswagen Golf

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2013 Volkswagen Golf specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2013 Volkswagen Golf warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2013 Volkswagen Golf 2.5L 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback2013 Volkswagen Golf 2.5L 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback2013 Volkswagen Golf 2.0L TDI 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$18,095$19,995$24,235
    Invoice *$17,371$19,195$23,266
    Engine2.5L I-5 170 HP2.5L I-5 170 HP2.0L I-4 140 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD6-spd Tiptronic w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City23.0 mpg24.0 mpg30.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy33.0 mpg31.0 mpg42.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.5L I-5 170 HP2.5L I-5 170 HP2.0L I-4 140 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD6-spd Tiptronic w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Alternator140 amp140 amp140 amp
    Battery480 amp with run down protection480 amp with run down protection480 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.393.873.45
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadeddiesel
    Fuel Tank14.5 gal.14.5 gal.14.5 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilitystability controlelectronic stabilitystability control
    RideN/AN/Asport
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-linkmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels15.0 " steel15.0 " steel17.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP195/65HR15.0BSW ASP195/65HR15.0BSW ASP225/45HR17.0BSW performance AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typesportsportsport
    Heated Front SeatsN/AN/Adriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscentercentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way (2-way power)6-way
    Easy Entryrear seat easy entryN/Arear seat easy entry
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way (2-way power)6-way
    Rear Seats60-40 bench60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Rear Armrestscenter with pass-thrucenter with pass-thrucenter with pass-thru
    Seat Trimclothclothcloth
    Door Trimclothclothcloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard Insertmetal-lookmetal-lookmetal-look
    Gear Shift Knob TrimN/AN/Aleather
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading LightsN/Afront & rearN/A
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead Consolemini with storagemini with storagemini with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagecovered bincovered bincovered bin
    Seatback Storage222
    Refrigerated Boxgloveboxgloveboxglovebox
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Rear Door BinsN/Arear door binsN/A
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplasticplastic
    Cargo Coverrigidrigidrigid
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air ConditioningClimatic manualClimatic manualClimatic manual
    Climate ControlClimaticClimaticClimatic
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scanSiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/AN/Aradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted 6-disc
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers888
    Radio Theft DeterrentN/AN/Aradio theft deterrent
    Antennawindow grid diversitywindow grid diversitywindow grid diversity
    Cruise Controlcruise controlcruise controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/Arear child safety door locksN/A
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door release
    Power Outlets222
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Clockin-dashin-dashin-dash
    Compasscompasscompasscompass
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Check Controlredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometer
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilttelescopic tilt sport
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AN/Aleather
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowsfixedpowerfixed
    1-Touch Opendriver and passengerfront and reardriver and passenger
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Heated Front WipersN/AN/Ajets
    Rear Windshield Wiperfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead AirbagSide Curtain ProtectionsSide Curtain ProtectionsSide Curtain Protections
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition DisableImmobilizer IIIImmobilizer IIIImmobilizer III
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors4 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume46.0 cu.ft.46.0 cu.ft.46.0 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length165.4 "165.4 "165.4 "
    Exterior Width70.3 "70.3 "70.3 "
    Exterior Height58.2 "58.2 "58.2 "
    Wheelbase102 "102 "102 "
    Front Tread61 "61 "61 "
    Rear Tread60 "60 "60 "
    Turning Radius17.9 '17.9 '17.9 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating4,234 lbs.4,278 lbs.4,256 lbs.
    Curb Weight2,968 lbs.3,102 lbs.2,994 lbs.
    Payload1,089 lbs.999 lbs.1,100 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.32.32.32
    Front Legroom41.2 "41.2 "41.2 "
    Rear Legroom35.5 "35.5 "35.5 "
    Front Headroom39.3 "39.3 "39.3 "
    Rear Headroom38.5 "38.5 "38.5 "
    Front Shoulder Room54.5 "54.7 "54.5 "
    Rear Shoulder Room53.6 "52.8 "53.6 "
    Passenger Volume93 cu.ft.93 cu.ft.93 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume15.2 cu.ft.15.2 cu.ft.15.2 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded46.0 cu.ft.46.0 cu.ft.46.0 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Grille Moldingsblackblackblack
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heateddual power remote heateddual power remote heated
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles144/unlimited144/unlimited144/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Maintenance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2013 Volkswagen Golf safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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