At launch, presumably to help differentiate the Golf cabriolet from the Eos, the Golf comes with a range of generally less powerful engines than its longer sibling. There are 1.2-litre, 104bhp and 1.4-litre, 158bhp petrol engines and, for now, just one diesel – the 103bhp, 1.6-litre turbocharged unit as tested here. More powerful engines – 2.0-litre diesels and a 2.0-litre TSI petrol – will follow later. Our test car came with the five-speed manual gearbox, its only option.
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