2017 Volkswagen Golf Review

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finder score: 82.00%

Avg. critics score: 82.00% 4 critics
How did we calculate this? We analysed and aggregated the scores of Cars Guide, Car Advice, WhichCar, Motoring and Car Showroom to bring you the finder score. This is a comprehensive score that brings together the four different expert ratings you see below.
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Critic reviews

WebsiteRatingNotable quotes
Drive75%"In the end, the Golf excels away from spec sheet analysis, with built-in refinement and road-holding that's hard to fault and ensures it lives up to its 'premium for the people' tagline. " Read more
"In the end, the Golf excels away from spec sheet analysis, with built-in refinement and road-holding that's hard to fault and ensures it lives up to its 'premium for the people' tagline. "Read more
WhichCar90%"Petrol and diesel Golfs perform strongly, and their turbocharged engines use very little fuel. Options extend to a customisable digital instrument panel. Broadly effective auto braking is standard."Read more
"Petrol and diesel Golfs perform strongly, and their turbocharged engines use very little fuel. Options extend to a customisable digital instrument panel. Broadly effective auto braking is standard." Read more
Cars Guide83%"Volkswagen has hit all the right marks to bring its already excellent offering up to the pointy end of the intensely competitive small-car segment. " Read more
"Volkswagen has hit all the right marks to bring its already excellent offering up to the pointy end of the intensely competitive small-car segment. " Read more
Motoring80%"New infotainment systems and active safety features set the updated Golf 7.5 apart from the Golf 7 it replaces. But in Australia, Volkswagen’s refreshed small car appears more a case of ‘steady-as-she-goes’. " Read more
"New infotainment systems and active safety features set the updated Golf 7.5 apart from the Golf 7 it replaces. But in Australia, Volkswagen’s refreshed small car appears more a case of ‘steady-as-she-goes’. " Read more

How does the Volkswagen Golf compare with its peers?

Boot SpaceANCAP RatingPrice (from)Finder Score

Honda Civic
414L5-Stars$22,15076.20%

Volkswagen Golf
380L5-Stars$22,84082.00%

Volkswagen Polo
280L5-Stars$17,19082.60%

Hyundai i30
378L5-Stars$20,95082.20%

Suzuki Swift
242L5-Stars$16,99076.00%

Compare some options to finance a 2017 Volkswagen Golf

Rates last updated May 26th, 2018
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Name Product Interest Rate (p.a.) Comparison Rate (p.a.) Min Loan Amount Loan Term Monthly Service Fee Application Fee Product Description Monthly Repayment
Stratton Finance New Car Loan
From 5.29% (fixed)
6.56%
$18,000
1 to 7 years
$8.90
$459.20
Apply for up to $100,000 and have up to 7 year(s) to repay. You can use cash or trade in a vehicle to use as a deposit.
IMB New Car Loan
5.99% (fixed)
6.34%
$2,000
1 to 7 years
$0
$250
Borrow up to $75,000 for a new car up to two years old. Competitive 5.99% p.a. rate available to all approved applicants.
RACV New Car Loans
From 5.99% (fixed)
6.53%
$15,000
1 to 7 years
$0
$380
A competitive rate car loan from RACV with no monthly fees and 5-hour loan approval.
MyState Secured Personal Loan
From 7.99% (variable)
8.96%
$10,000
1 to 10 years
$10
$200
Apply for a loan up to $75,000 and benefit from loan terms up to 10 years. Your choice between secured or unsecured.
CUA Secured Fixed Car Loan
6.79% (fixed)
6.92%
$5,000
1 to 7 years
$0
$0
A competitive car loan for new or used vehicles up to 7 years old that offers flexible repayment options and no account keeping fees.
Heritage Bank Car Loan
From 8.99% (fixed)
9.62%
$5,000
1 to 7 years
$5
$200
Apply for up to $100,000 to finance a new or used car at a competitive fixed rate.
IMB Secured Personal Loan
6.89% (fixed)
7.24%
$2,000
1 to 5 years
$0
$250
All approved applicants can access this competitive rate and use the loan to finance a range of purposes. Loan amounts up to $60,000 available.
Westpac Car Loan
8.49% (fixed)
9.67%
$10,000
1 to 7 years
$12
$250
Finance a new or used car and benefit from great features for car buyers including a car search tool and the option to borrow extra for on-road costs. Borrow funds to purchase a new or used car before 28 June 2018 and receive a $200 fuel voucher.

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Car Loan Offers

Important Information*
Stratton Finance New Car Loan

Apply for up to $100,000 and have up to 7 year(s) to repay. You can use cash or trade in a vehicle to use as a deposit.

IMB New Car Loan

Borrow up to $75,000 for a new car up to two years old. Competitive 5.99% p.a. rate available to all approved applicants.

RACV New Car Loans

A competitive rate car loan from RACV with no monthly fees and 5-hour loan approval.

CUA Secured Fixed Car Loan

A competitive car loan for new or used vehicles up to 7 years old that offers flexible repayment options and no account keeping fees.

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