The Volkswagen Golf 1.5-litre TSI with 150hp is now available in Ireland for 2019.
The new four cylinder, turbo petrol engine replaces the previous 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine. The engine is 22kg lighter than before and features Active Cylinder Technology (ACT) that shuts down the second and third cylinders under low/medium load to improve fuel efficiency.
The new Golf 1.5-litre TSI is capable of returning from 6.2 l/100km (WLTP) on the combined cycle the car with a manual gearbox and 6.5 l/100km with the DSG automatic transmission.
CO2 emissions of from 141g/km with a manual transmission and 147g/km with DSG place it in Motor Tax Band A4 (€200).
In Ireland, the new Volkswagen Golf 1.5-litre TSI is available in Highline and R-Line trim, with either the six-speed manual or seven-speed DSG.
Prices start at €29,995 for the 1.5-litre TSI in Highline trim and €30,895 in R-Line trim.