Home » News » Volkswagen » 2017 Volkswagen Golf facelift is here - Official pictures and details
Volkswagen has officially unveiled the 2017 Volkswagen Golf facelift. The model comes with minor exterior tweaks, impressive interior modifications and some new engines. 

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf facelift features a new bumper, a modified front grille and new headlights. According to Volkswagen, the headlights are now offered with full-LED instead of the traditional xenon light. The taillights are also full-LED and features a new signature. 

The new 2017 Volkswagen Golf facelift also comes with new alloy wheels and special colors for the body. 

Under the hood of the 2017 Volkswagen Golf facelift will feature the new 1.5 liter TSI petrol engine. The unit will be offered in standard with the Active Cylinder Management system and will have two power options. The BlueMotion will deliver 130 horsepower while the 1.5 TSI Evo will deliver 150 horsepower. According to Volkswagen the new 150 HP engine returns a NEDC combined 57.6mpg UK (4.9lt/100km) and 110g/km of CO2, while the 130 HP version returns 61.4 mpg UK (4.6lt/100km) and 104g/km of CO2 emissions. 

If you are looking for a new GTI, you have to know that the 2.0 liter engine comes with 230 horsepower or 245 horsepower for the GTI Performance variant. In terms of safety, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf facelift will come with the semi-autonomous Traffic Jam Assist. 

Inside the cabin, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf facelift features the special Active Info Display. The digital instrument cluster that features a 12.3 inch display. The German model also comes with a 9.2 inch HD display that can be operated by gestures. 

"The main focus is on a completely new generation of infotainment and connectivity. No other compact car is smarter, safer or more interconnected," said Dr Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Volkswagen Brand Board of Management. "Volkswagen is gaining momentum. In 2017, we will be presenting more than ten new models and major updates. By 2020, we will have renewed our complete line-up."

Related Articles

Leave a Comment

Fields marked with * are required
Name *:
Email *:
Comment *:
Code *:
  CAPTCHA
  • Email
  • YouTube
  • RSS
  • Twitter
  • facebook
  • feedburner

Related Specs

  1. 2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 25th Anniversary

    Engine: Cast Iron, Water Cooled, Inline-4, Power: 134.2 kw / 180.0 bhp @ 5500 rpm, Torque: 235 nm / 173.3 ft lbs
  2. 2002 Volkswagen Golf R32

    Engine: V6, Power: 179.7 kw / 241 bhp @ 6250 rpm, Torque: 320 nm / 236.0 ft lbs @ 2800 rpm
  3. 2005 Volkswagen Golf GTI

    Engine: All Aluminum FSI Inline-4 w/Turbocharger, Power: 149.1 kw / 200 bhp @ 5100 rpm, Torque: 280 nm / 206.5 ft lbs @ 1500-5000 rpm
  4. 2007 Volkswagen Golf GTI-650

    Engine: W12, Power: 477.0 kw / 639.6 bhp @ 4500 rpmN/A
  5. 2006 Volkswagen Golf R GTI

    Engine: APR Tuned FSI Inline-4, Power: 279.6 kw / 375 bhp, Torque: 460.98 nm / 340 ft lbs

New Vehicles

Volkswagen Touareg drove 16.500 kilometers to its world debutVolkswagen Touareg drove 16.500 kilometers to its world debut
To mark its world debut in Beijing, during the motor show, Volkswagen Touareg decided to drive an impressive distance: from Bratislava (Slovakia) to Beijing ...

Concept Cars

This is the all-new Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury conceptThis is the all-new Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept
Daimler unveiled the all-new Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury. The concept car will be showcased during the 2018 Beijing Motor Show, the event ...

Custom Cars

Rolls Royce Wraith Luminary Collection announcedRolls Royce Wraith Luminary Collection announced
Rolls Royce is continuously improving its client experience with special editions for the current range of cars. Same happened with the current Wraith ...

Future Cars

Hyundai teases its future hydrogen-powered SUVHyundai teases its future hydrogen-powered SUV
Even if many manufacturers are considering fuel-cell alternatives not a viabile solution to combustion engines, Hyundai wants to believe that it already ...

Market News

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles deliver less cars in first quarter of 2018Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles deliver less cars in first quarter of 2018
After the first three months of 2018, Volkswagen continues to lead the sales in Europe. Not only for the passenger cars, but also for the commercial ones, ...

Gadgets

Audi E-Tron Vision Gran Turismo - first teaser pictureAudi E-Tron Vision Gran Turismo - first teaser picture
Audi has published a first teaser picture with the upcoming Audi E-Tron Vision Gran Turismo. The virtual car will be showcased on April 9th and it will ...

Various News

Ford Mustang is world's best selling sports car in 2017Ford Mustang is world's best selling sports car in 2017
This is for the third time in a row when Ford Mustang was named world's best selling sports car. Global Ford Mustang registrations in 2017 totalled 125,809 ...

Motorsports

Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak - officially unveiledVolkswagen ID R Pikes Peak - officially unveiled
Volkswagen has officially unveiled the new Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak Concept. The car is set to compete in the famous Pikes Peak Hill Climb event which ...

Videos

These are the first four episodes of the Audi Q8 Unleashed campaign - the SUV will be unveiled on June 5These are the first four episodes of the Audi Q8 Unleashed campaign - the SUV will be unveiled on June 5
Audi has prepared a special marketing campaign to promote the upcoming Audi Q8. Named Q8 Unleashed, the experience is a mini-series with five episodes. ...