The Volkswagen Golf is available in six different body variants - three-door hatchback, five-door hatchback, estate, cabriolet and MPV. The first generation of the car was launched in 2008 and is manufactured in Germany, Belgium, People's Republic of China and Mexico. The vehicle is built on the Volkswagen Group A5 (PQ35) platform. The powertrain offering includes petrol and diesel engines. The most powerful version of the Golf R has a maximum power output of 199 kW and can reach speeds of up to 250 km/h. The most fuel-efficient engine is the 1.6 TDI BMT with a combined fuel consumption of 4.1 l/100 km and CO2 emissions of 107 g/km. The luggage compartment volume varies depending on the body type - the three-door hatchback has 350 l, the five-door hatchback 350 l, the estate 505 l, the MPV 395-505 l and the cabriolet 250 l. In 2011, the Volkswagen Golf underwent the EURONCAP safety test with a rating of 5 out of 5.
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