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2013 Volkswagen Golf Specs & Safety

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.
MSRP *
$18,095
Invoice *
$17,371
Engine
2.5L I-5 170 HP 177.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,250 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 6-spd Tiptronic w/OD
Fuel Economy City
23.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
33.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.5L I-5 170 HP 177.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,250 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 6-spd Tiptronic w/OD
Alternator
140 amp
Battery
480 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.39 / 3.87
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
14.5 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
front-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Electronic Stability
electronic stability
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
15.0 " steel / 17.0 " painted aluminum / 17.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P195/65HR15.0BSW AS / P225/45HR17.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
sport
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Easy Entry
rear seat easy entry
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Rear Seats
60-40 bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable
Rear Armrests
center with pass-thru
Seat Trim
cloth
Door Trim
cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear / rubber front & rear
Dashboard Insert
metal-look
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather
Sunroof
express open/close
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Floor Console
full
Overhead Console
mini with storage
Cup Holder
front and rear
Instrument Panel Storage
covered bin
Seatback Storage
2
Refrigerated Box
glovebox
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Concealed Storage
cargo concealed storage
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic
Cargo Cover
rigid
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
Climatic manual
Climate Control
Climatic
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan / SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
CD
in-dash mounted single / in-dash mounted 6-disc
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder
Speakers
8
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
window grid diversity
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Power Outlets
2
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
First Aid Kit
first aid kit
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Compass
compass
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Check Control
redundant digital speedometer
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel
telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
fixed
1-Touch Open
driver and passenger
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Windshield Wiper
fixed interval
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted
Overhead Airbag
Side Curtain Protections
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
Immobilizer III
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
46.0 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
165.4 "
Exterior Width
70.3 "
Exterior Height
58.2 "
Wheelbase
102 "
Front Tread
61 "
Rear Tread
60 "
Turning Radius
17.9 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4,234 lbs. / 4,278 lbs.
Curb Weight
2,968 lbs. / 3,023 lbs.
Payload
1,089 lbs. / 1,078 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.32
Front Legroom
41.2 "
Rear Legroom
35.5 "
Front Headroom
39.3 "
Rear Headroom
38.5 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.5 "
Rear Shoulder Room
53.6 "
Passenger Volume
93 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
15.2 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
46.0 cu.ft.
Mud Flaps
front and rear
Rear Spoiler
lip
Bumpers
body-colored
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Grille Moldings
black
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
144/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000
Maintenance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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