Available to pre-order in Europe.
Volkswagen is showcasing the 2017 VW Golf at the Vienna Auto Show. Here are live images from the Austrian show, shared by reader Rafael of autofilou.
The 2017 VW Golf features a moderately updated exterior with modified bumpers, new halogen headlights with LED daytime running lights/new full LED headlights (replacing xenon headlights), reshaped central air intake and new full LED tail lights.
A 12.3-inch fully digital virtual instrument cluster and a 9.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system with gesture control are the biggest changes to the 2017 VW Golf's interior. Even the base model comes with a 6.5-inch colour infotainment system. The Traffic Jam Assist, which uses the combination of Lane Assist lane departure warning system the adaptive cruise control, controls the car at speeds of up to 60 km/h in traffic.
The 2017 VW Golf is available with a new petrol engine, the "1.5-litre TSI Evo" four-cylinder unit that develops 110 kW (150 PS) in one configuration with Active Cylinder Management and 96 kW (130 PS) in another configuration with Active Cylinder Management which is a Bluemotion variant. A new 7-speed DSG transmission will replace all 6-speed DSG transmissions gradually.