Prices have been announced for the sixth generation Golf and customers can now place an order for the new model in a Volkswagen Retailer ahead of the cars arriving in the UK in January.

VW in the UK has announced pricing for the all new sixth generation Golf. Following its world debut at last months Paris Motor Show, the 2010 Golf is available for order with deliveries starting in January. The entry-level S three-door model with a 1.4-litre 80 PS engine starts at £13,150 ‘on the road’ RRP while prices rise to £20,980 for the range-topping GT five-door with 2.0-litre TDI 140 PS and six-speed DSG gearbox.

In between the S and GT trim levels, the middle SE model receives an uprated stereo with MDI (multi-device interface), 16-inch alloy wheels, cruise control and coming/leaving home lighting function as well as rain and dusk sensors in addition to the standard specifications for all three models. They include ABS and ESP (Electronic Stabilisation Programme), seven airbags including a new driver’s knee airbag, remote central locking, Climatic air conditioning, CD/radio, plus body-coloured bumpers, door handles and electrically heated and adjustable door mirrors. The range topping GT goes a bit further with a sports suspension (lowered by around 15 mm), sports seats with Alcantara trim, fog lights and a multifunction steering wheel plus 17-inch alloys.

Engines available are four petrol and two diesel engines. Petrol units are a 1.4-litre 80 PS or 1.6-litre 102 PS, plus 1.4-litre TSI with 122 or 160 PS. The 2.0-litre common rail diesel is available in power outputs of 110 or 140 PS.

See chart in photo album for trim level and engine combinations.

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