Volkswagen Golf 2013 vs Volkswagen Golf 2009

Volkswagen Golf
2013 - 2017
Volkswagen Golf
2009 - 2013
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.4 Petrol1.4 Petrol


Power: 122 HP80 HP
Torque: 200 NM132 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 9.7 seconds14.9 seconds
Volkswagen Golf 2013 is more dynamic to drive.
Volkswagen Golf 2013 engine produces 42 HP more power than Volkswagen Golf 2009, whereas torque is 68 NM more than Volkswagen Golf 2009. Thanks to more power Volkswagen Golf 2013 reaches 100 km/h speed 5.2 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.36.4
Real fuel consumption: 6.3 l/100km6.9 l/100km
The Volkswagen Golf 2013 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Volkswagen Golf 2013 consumes 1.1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Golf 2009, which means that by driving the Volkswagen Golf 2013 over 15,000 km in a year you can save 165 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Volkswagen Golf 2013 consumes 0.6 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Golf 2009.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres55 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 940 km in combined cycle850 km in combined cycle
1130 km on highway1070 km on highway
790 km with real consumption790 km with real consumption
Volkswagen Golf 2013 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Length: 4.56 m4.53 m
Width: 1.80 m1.78 m
Height: 1.48 m1.50 m
Both cars are similar in size. Volkswagen Golf 2013 is 3 cm longer than the Volkswagen Golf 2009, 2 cm wider, while the height of Volkswagen Golf 2013 is 2 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 605 litres505 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1620 litres1495 litres
Volkswagen Golf 2013 has more luggage capacity.
Volkswagen Golf 2013 has 100 litres more trunk space than the Volkswagen Golf 2009. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Volkswagen Golf 2013 (by 125 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.9 meters10.9 meters
Gross weight (kg): 1`8601`870
Safety: no data
above average

above average
Average price (€): 94004600
Rating in user reviews: 8.7/10 8.5/10
Pros and Cons: Volkswagen Golf has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
Volkswagen Golf has
  • lower price
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