Volkswagen Fox 2005 vs Volkswagen Golf 2003

Volkswagen Fox
2005 - 2011
Volkswagen Golf
2003 - 2006
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.4 Petrol1.4 Petrol


Power: 75 HP75 HP
Torque: 124 NM126 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13 seconds14.7 seconds
Volkswagen Fox and Volkswagen Golf have the same engine power, but Volkswagen Fox torque is 2 NM less than Volkswagen Golf. Volkswagen Fox reaches 100 km/h speed 1.7 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.76.8
Real fuel consumption: 6.9 l/100km7.4 l/100km
The Volkswagen Fox is a better choice in terms of fuel economy based on user-reported consumption, although the specification shows otherwise.
By specification Volkswagen Fox consumes 0.1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Golf, which means that by driving the Volkswagen Fox over 15,000 km in a year you can save 15 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Volkswagen Fox consumes 0.5 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Golf.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres55 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 740 km in combined cycle800 km in combined cycle
890 km on highway1010 km on highway
720 km with real consumption740 km with real consumption
Volkswagen Golf gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Length: 3.83 m4.20 m
Width: 1.66 m1.76 m
Height: 1.54 m1.48 m
Volkswagen Fox is smaller, but higher.
Volkswagen Fox is 37 cm shorter than the Volkswagen Golf, 10 cm narrower, while the height of Volkswagen Fox is 6 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 260 litres350 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1016 litres1305 litres
Volkswagen Golf has more luggage space.
Volkswagen Fox has 90 litres less trunk space than the Volkswagen Golf. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Volkswagen Golf (by 289 litres).
Turning diameter: 11 meters10.9 meters
The turning circle of the Volkswagen Fox is 0.1 metres more than that of the Volkswagen Golf.
Gross weight (kg): 1`5201`780

above average
Volkswagen Golf has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Volkswagen Fox has serious deffects in 35 percent more cases than Volkswagen Golf, so Volkswagen Golf quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 20001800
Pros and Cons: Volkswagen Fox has
  • more dynamic
Volkswagen Golf has
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
  • higher safety
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
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