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Compare Volkswagen Golf 6 [1.2 TSI 105] vs Volkswagen Golf 8 [1.0 eTSI 110 DSG] vs Ford Fiesta 7 facelift [1.0 EcoBoost 100]

Reviews

Neo score
58%
70%
6%
Pros
  • Very low fuel consumption
  • Punchy engine choices
  • Good manual transmission
  • Fully independent suspensions
  • Rather good styling
  • Good 0.27 drag coefficient
  • Low fuel consumption
  • Good handlding characteristics
  • Small turning circle
  • Easy to drive
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Bad 6-speed DSG is sued
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Very bad performance
  • Only available with tiny engines
  • Very basic suspension setup

Price

MSRP
23900 GBP
Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

1.2 TSI 105
1.2 TSI 105 DCT
1.2 TSI 85
1.4 80
1.4 TSI 122
1.4 TSI 122 DCT
1.4 TSI 160
1.4 TSI 160 DCT
1.6 102
1.6 102 DCT
1.6 BiFuel
1.6 TDI 105
1.6 TDI 105 DCT
1.8 TSI 160
2.0 TDI 110
2.0 TDI 110 DCT
2.0 TDI 140
2.0 TDI 140 4MOTION
2.0 TDI 140 DCT
GTD
GTD DCT
GTI
GTI DCT
R 2.0 TSI 4MOTION
R 2.0 TSI 4MOTION DCT
1.0 eTSI 110 DSG
1.0 TSI 110
1.0 TSI 90
1.4 TSI 204 eHybrid DSG
1.5 eTSI 130 DSG
1.5 eTSI 150 DSG
1.5 TGI 130 DSG
1.5 TSI 130
1.5 TSI 150
2.0 TDI 115
2.0 TDI 150
2.0 TDI 150 DSG
GTD DSG
GTE DSG
GTI
GTI Clubsport DSG
GTI DSG
R 4MOTION DSG
1.0 EcoBoost 100
1.0 EcoBoost 125
1.0 EcoBoost 125 Hybrid
1.0 EcoBoost 125 Hybrid AT
1.0 EcoBoost 155 Hybrid
1.1 75
ST 1.5 EcoBoost 200

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
350 L / 12.4 cu-ft ~ 1305 L / 46.1 cu-ft
381 L / 13.5 cu-ft ~ 1237 L / 43.7 cu-ft
292 L / 10.3 cu-ft ~ 1093 L / 38.6 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
5.6 L / 5.9 qt
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
5.6 L / 5.9 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
3.6 L / 3.8 qt
4.0 L / 4.2 qt
4.6 L / 4.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
45.0 L / 11.9 gal
42.0 L / 11.1 gal
Passengers
5
5
5
Payload
632 kg / 1393 lbs
583 kg / 1285 lbs
586 kg / 1292 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs, 262x23 mm
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Drum, 202.8 mm
Offroad | Approach Angle
13.1 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
8.8 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
17.6 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Semi-independent, Torsion
Semi-independent, Torsion
Tire Size
195/65 R 15
205/55 R 16
195/60 R15, 205/45 R17
Turning Circle
10.9 m / 35.8 ft
10.9 m / 35.8 ft
9.8 m / 32.1 ft

Construction

Body Style
3- / 5-door Hatchback
5-door mild-hybrid Hatchback
5-door Hatchback

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
150 mm / 5.9 in
122 mm / 4.8 in
Size | Height
1480 mm / 58.3 in
1491 mm / 58.7 in
1484 mm / 58.4 in
Size | Length
4199 mm / 165.3 in
4284 mm / 168.7 in
4048 mm / 159.4 in
Size | Width
1786 mm / 70.3 in | 2048 mm / 80.6 in (mirror unfolded)
1789 mm / 70.4 in | 2073 mm / 81.6 in (mirror unfolded)
1735 mm / 68.3 in | 1941 mm / 76.4 in (mirror unfolded) | 1783 mm / 70.2 in (mirror folded)
Track Width | Front
1541.0 mm / 60.7 in
1533.0 mm / 60.4 in
1504.0 mm / 59.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1514.0 mm / 59.6 in
1504.0 mm / 59.2 in
1472.0 mm / 58.0 in
Weight
1158.0 kg / 2553.0 lbs
1227.0 kg / 2705.1 lbs
1104.0 kg / 2433.9 lbs
Wheel Size
6 J x 15
7 J x 16
6J x 15, 7.5J x 17
Wheelbase
2578 mm / 101.5 in
2619 mm / 103.1 in
2493 mm / 98.1 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
10.6 sec
10.2 sec
10.8 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
10.1 sec
9.7 sec
10.3 sec
CO2 Emission
134 g/km
98 ~ 102 g/km
120 ~ 144 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.275
Electric Range
79.0 km / 49.1 mi
Fuel Economy
5.7 L/100km / 41.3 MPG (combined) | 7.1 L/100km / 33.1 MPG (urban) | 4.9 L/100km / 48.0 MPG (highway)
4.3 L/100km / 54.7 MPG (combined) | 5.1 L/100km / 46.1 MPG (urban) | 3.8 L/100km / 61.9 MPG (highway)
5.3 L/100km / 44.4 MPG (combined)
Top Speed
190.0 km/h / 118.1 mph
202.0 km/h / 125.5 mph
180.0 km/h / 111.8 mph
Towing Capacity
610 kg / 1345 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1200 kg / 2646 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
630 kg / 1389 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
585 kg / 1290 lbs (w/o brakes) | 750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 5
Euro 6d-ISC-FCM
Euro 6d-ISC-FCM
Engine
CBZB
EA211/DLA
SFJP
Engine | Bore
71.0 mm / 2.8 in
74.5 mm / 2.9 in
71.9 mm / 2.8 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.0:1
10.5:1
10.0:1
Engine | Displacement
1.2 L / 73.0 cu-in / 1197.0 cc
1.0 L / 61.0 cu-in / 999.0 cc
1.0 L / 61.0 cu-in / 999.0 cc
Engine | Power
105.0 hp / 78.3 kW @ 5000 rpm
110.0 hp / 82.0 kW @ 5000 rpm
100.0 hp / 74.6 kW @ 4500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
87.7 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
110.1 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
100.1 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
75.6 mm / 3.0 in
76.4 mm / 3.0 in
82.0 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Torque
175 Nm / 129.1 lb-ft @ 1550-4100 rpm
200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ft @ 2000-3000 rpm
170 Nm / 125.4 lb-ft @ 1500-4000 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 SOHC engine with 2 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-3 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-3 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
7-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Automatic DSG
Manual

Production

Availability
2009 ~ 2012
2020
2021
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