Volkswagen Golf (or Rabbit) is a solid entry-level car. No unnecessary bells and whistles. The Golf just gets the job done by getting you from point A to point B. Such car deserves great care, driver of such car deserves great Golf extended warranty coverage. The reality is that Volkswagen's factory Golf warranty is limited to the first 5 years and/or 60,000 miles (except corrosion protection). Post that mark - you're on your own. Don't get stuck with an expensive repair bill. Get a Volkswagen Golf extended warranty and protect your wallet from unexpected, unwelcome and ridiculously expensive engine or electric component repair bills. Golf extended warranty pays for all qualified repairs. You even get to pick any licensed repair shop convenient for you (including Volkswagen dealerships!). No questions asked. Ready to get an extended warranty for Golf yet? Compare coverage options of a factory Volkswagen Golf warranty to the Golf extended warranty coverage and see for yourself.
Factory Golf Warranty
Volkswagen Golf comes with a standard factory Gold warranty. New vehicles only. Contact your dealer for any factory Golf warranty information.
- Mileage Limits: 3 yrs / 36,000 miles (whichever comes first)
- Drivetrain: 5 yrs / 60,000 miles
- Free Maintenance: 3 yrs / 36,000 miles
- Roadside: 3 yrs / 36,000 miles
- Rust: 5 yrs / 100,000 miles
- Cost: Usually included with a purchase
VW Golf Extended Warranty
Never pay repair bills with Volkswagen Golf extended warranty. All-inclusive extended warranty for Golf provides above and beyond repairs coverage.
- Mileage Limits: 5 yrs / 100,000 miles (whichever comes first)
- Drivetrain: 5 yrs / 100,000 miles
- Discounted Maintenance: 5 yrs / 100,000 miles
- Roadside: 5 yrs / 100,000 miles
- Electrical components: 5 yrs / 100,000 miles
- Transmission: 5 yrs / 100,000 miles
- Brakes, A/C: 5 yrs / 100,000 miles
- Steering, Fuel, Suspension: 5 yrs / 100,000 miles
- Other extended warranty benefits:
- Car rental reimbursement
- Lockout assistance
- Trip interruption protection
- BONUS: 50-state coverage
- BONUS: Fully transferable coverage
Volkswagen Golf Recommended Maintenance
There is no charge to receive maintenance under VW's Carefree Maintenance Program for three years or 36,000 miles (whichever comes first). Volkswagen recommends that cars receive the following basic services every 5,000 miles:
- Oil Change
- Brake fluid
Drivers are advised that the following maintenance services should occur every 10,000 miles:
- Rotate wheels
- Transmission check
Volkswagen Golf has been manufacturer in many different shapes, sizes and trims. What do all of them have in common? They are require regular rigorous maintenance and care. Volkswagen Golf extended warranty plan can help here. Extended warranty for Golf provides bumper-to-bumper coverage of mechanical and electrical parts known to malfunction. In addition, Golf extended warranty gets you deep discounts to national car care chains, so that you can get the best maintenance work done for your Golf without breaking the bank.
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About Volkswagen Golf
The Volkswagen Golf is a popular compact model in production since 1974. It has been marketed under various model names, previously know as the Volkswagen Rabbit in the US and the Caribe in Mexico. The name "Golf' is derived from the German language word for "gulf stream," and is one is of several models in the VW product line named for well-known winds. In 2006, the Golf was renamed "Rabbit," then Volkswagen Rabbit became "Golf" once again. It appears that Golf will be the model's permanent name from now on.
The Golf (or Rabbit) is a very large product line with many models and configurations. Be sure to inquire about customizing your Golf extended warranty plan to ensure that it perfectly fits your car's trim level. Also, get the facts on what's covered and what isn't under VW's factory Golf warranty to be sure you're ready in case of breakdown.
As an early adopter of the 3-door hatchback style, the Golf has been a trendsetter for other car companies who created their own versions of this flexible, sporty model. In addition to the 3-door hatch, the Golf has been produced in many different model styles, including a 5-door hatchback, estate/wagon, convertible and a saloon/sedan. Golfs over three decades have been so varied, they filled market segments ranging from economy car to sporty hot hatches. The Golf is especially popular in Great Britain where it's the 8th most popular car ever, and a total of 1,500,000 have been sold. Early models of the Golf were so popular in Australia, customers waited months for vehicle delivery.
The current base Volkswagen Golf hatchback is available in two- or four-door body styles, powered by a 2.5 liter five-cylinder engine producing 170 horsepower. The Golf TDI features a 2.0 liter turbodiesel engine producing 140 horsepower and 236 pounds of torque. The TDI's combined fuel economy is 34 mpg, and both models come with five-speed manual transmission. A six-speed automatic transmission is optional.
Engine repairs are expensive. Whether you drive a five-cylinder or 2.0 liter turbodiesel, be sure you have adequate coverage for your Volkswagen Golf's powerful and complex engine. An extended warranty for Volkswagen Golf may cover parts that a basic factory Golf warranty will not. Get the facts on what's covered and what isn't by reviewing the comparison grid above.
As a compact car with very good mileage, the VW Golf TDI was named by Kelly Blue Book as one of The Top 10 Green Cars in April 2010. In fact, Golf has been a "green" car since the 1970s, when the first Golf model was converted to run on electricity. A later electric Golf model achieved up to 50 miles in between charges. The Golf blue-e-motion is part of the German government's initiative to develop electric vehicles within Germany. The blue-e-motion is capable of up to 93 miles on a single charge.