The Golf Variant is the successor to the 2nd generation Golf Wagon/Estate. Whilst it shares many of the same principles as its predecessor, the Variant received several significant upgrades; the most notable of which are the powerful engines on offer. Owners/buyers can choose from either a 170ps 1400cc TSI twin-charged (turbo+supercharger) – ABA-1KBLG – or a 200ps 2000cc turbo charged engine – ABA-1KAXX – the same found in the Golf GTI. Impressively, both versions have 8 airbags as standard and feature driving-friendly additions including a tiptronic 7 or 6 speed gearbox and rear luggage net/sliding cover.
Fuel consumption, the availability of spare parts, and residual value are some of the main concerns for most people that buy used cars. Among all these, however, fuel economy takes the top position as it is a daily recurring expense that car owners have to live with. Here, we take a look at 5 vehicles with incredible fuel economy that will lighten the load on your wallet.
Volkswagen or the “People’s Car Company” is a German automaker founded in Berlin, Germany in January 1937. Volkswagen started creating cars as a response to a request from the Germany Government to design affordable yet speedy vehicles for German people. Before that, German car manufacturers produced only luxury models. Nowadays, Volkswagen continues making people’s cars of good quality. Let’s have a look at five high quality Volkswagen’s that definitely impress.
The Volkswagen Golf is a compact family car that was introduced for the 1974 model year and has been in constant production since. The Golf has also been known as the Volkswagen Rabbit, the Volkswagen MK1 and MK5, Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Vento, Volkswagen Bora, and Volkswagen Caribe in various markets around the globe.
For first-time car buyers it is advisable to buy a trusted and easy to service vehicle, and one that doesn’t break the bank is an added bonus. Those looking for a used car in Zimbabwe will find that Japanese used cars tick all of these boxes, but with so many cars to choose from it can be difficult to decide on what’s best for you. Here, we take a look at some of the best first car recommendations you can buy—all for less than $1,000!
The last thing that a driver wants to have is the same car in their driveway as the people living all the way up and down the block! Let’s have a look at 4 cars and crossovers that some buyers may have overlooked when shopping for a new used vehicle to learn more about these hidden gems.
The general rule of thumb for determining which used cars will sell best is by taking a look at the previous year’s best-selling new cars. Chances are, you’ll also find some of the best used-car deals on the best-selling new cars of the previous year. For example, for over fifteen years, the world’s best-selling car has been the Toyota Corolla. As is to be expected, the Toyota Corolla was also one of last-year’s best-selling cars in many African countries. Waiting just one year to buy a Toyota Corolla, that is, buying one used, some have reported saving up to 34% off the price of a new one. It does make sense to wait, as a lightly used car is just as good as a new car.
Here are the top ten best-selling used cars for 2013, unsurprisingly dominated by the world’s two biggest automobile manufacturers, Toyota Motor Company and Volkswagen Auto Group.