2015 Volkswagen Golf Starts at $18,815 | Edmunds

2015 Volkswagen Golf Starts at $18,815

Just the Facts:
  • The redesigned 2015 Volkswagen Golf features a revised lineup that includes a new two-door entry model priced from $18,815.
  • A lower-priced 2015 Golf TDI S starts at $22,815.
  • The 2015 Golf arrives at dealerships in August.

HERNDON, Virginia — The redesigned 2015 Volkswagen Golf goes on sale in August at U.S. dealers, with a revised lineup that includes a new two-door entry model priced from $18,815 and a lower-priced Golf TDI that starts at $22,815.

The least expensive 2014 model was the Golf 2.5L, at $20,815. All prices include an $820 destination charge.

The new 2015 Golf gets a turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine in place of last year's normally aspirated 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine. Depending on model, buyers can choose from five- and six-speed manual transmissions and a six-speed automatic.

With the introduction of the 2015 Golf range in August, VW is offering a new two-door Golf Launch Edition with manual transmission, priced at $18,815. A new two-door Golf S with a manual starts at $19,815, while the four-door Golf S with an automatic is $21,515.

The most expensive gasoline-engine version is the four-door Golf SEL, at $27,815.

VW is marketing the 2015 Golf TDI as a four-door only, in three trim levels. The top-of-the-line model, the Golf TDI SEL, is $28,815.

At introduction, VW will offer a limited run of 650 Golf Sport models, based on the four-door Golf SE and priced from $27,750.

A new Forward Collision Warning system is bundled with Park Distance Control and priced at $695. It is available on 2015 Golf SE and SEL trim levels. A new Automatic Post-Collision System is standard on the 2015 Golf.

Key competitors to the 2015 Golf include the Ford Focus, Kia Forte, Mazda 3 and Subaru Impreza.

Edmunds says: The 2015 Golf is roomier than its predecessor, with better fuel economy and more standard equipment.

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