Advertisement

New Volkswagen Golf Match edition announced

Well-specced Volkswagen Golf Match edition arrives to replace the outgoing SE and SE Nav trim levels

Ahead of the all-new Golf’s release next year, Volkswagen has announced a run-out edition for the current generation hatch called the Match. The model replaces the Golf SE and SE Nav editions, adding more standard equipment for a reduced cost. Prices start at £20,545, and deliveries are expected to commence next month. 

Advertisement - Article continues below

The VW Golf Match receives the standard equipment from the SE and SE Nav trim levels, including an eight-inch touchscreen display with DAB radio and sat-nav, adaptive cruise control, Apple Car-Play and Android Auto. In addition, the Match will come with new 16-inch alloy wheels, front fog lamps and rear privacy glass.

The Golf Match will be offered in two body-styles: hatchback (£20,545) and estate (£22,420). If you want something even more practical the Golf SV MPV is also available as a Match edition (£22,780).

The current range of Golf engines will be available in the Match, starting with a 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol and climbing to a 1.6-litre four-cylinder diesel. The range-topping Golf SV will also be available with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel.

All engines will be available with either a six-speed manual, or seven-speed automatic gearbox with the exception of the 2.0-litre diesel in the SV, which is only fitted with a seven-speed DSG. On average, the DSG auto costs around £2,000 more than the manual across the range.

Elsewhere, Volkswagen has also updated the Golf GTI Performance and R models with standard fit keyless-entry, rear-view camera and lane-assist.

Now read our review of the current-generation Golf GTI. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below... 

Advertisement
Advertisement

Recommended

SEAT Leon vs Volkswagen Golf vs Ford Focus
Family hatchbacks

SEAT Leon vs Volkswagen Golf vs Ford Focus

The Ford Focus, Volkswagen Golf and SEAT Leon are all long established hatchbacks - we find out which is best among the latest crop
11 Jul 2020
Volkswagen Golf review
Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf review

The Mk8 Golf offers cleaner engines, an updated interior and the latest on-board tech, but it can’t quite reach the top of the class.
7 Jul 2020
New Volkswagen Golf 2020 UK review
Volkswagen Golf

New Volkswagen Golf 2020 UK review

The new Volkswagen Golf will have to perform well on British roads to live up to its legendary name
5 Jun 2020
New 2020 Volkswagen Golf: UK prices and specs
Volkswagen Golf

New 2020 Volkswagen Golf: UK prices and specs

Volkswagen has added a new 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol engine to the Mk8 Golf range, lowering its base-price to £23,300
28 May 2020

Most Popular

Mitsubishi's UK exit: full details and what it means for owners
News

Mitsubishi's UK exit: full details and what it means for owners

Mitsubishi is leaving the UK and Europe. We look at the warranty, servicing and dealership issues facing existing owners of the brand's cars.
31 Jul 2020
New 2021 Volkswagen Transporter T7 spotted uncamouflaged
Volkswagen Transporter

New 2021 Volkswagen Transporter T7 spotted uncamouflaged

We’ve spied the upcoming next-generation Volkswagen Transporter T7 in its production panelling, ahead of the van’s scheduled launch next year
31 Jul 2020
Vauxhall Corsa-e vs Renault Zoe
Electric cars

Vauxhall Corsa-e vs Renault Zoe

Vauxhall breaks new ground with the electric Corsa-e supermini, but is it good enough to beat the Renault Zoe?
1 Aug 2020