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2016 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF: On display during the 108th annual Chicago Auto Show, Feb. 13-21, are the 2016 Golf, Golf GTI, Golf SportWagen, Golf R and fully electric e-Golf models. After a ground-up redesign for last year, there are modest, yet substantial updates. The Golf lineup includes two- and four-door hatchback models. Depending on the model, the engine selection includes a 150-horsepower 2.0-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder; the 1.8L turbo four with 170-hp, a 2.0L turbo four-cylinder that delivers 292-hp, and in the e-Golf generates 115-horsepower. From a standing start, the EEM-85 synchronous permanent-magnet AC motor develops an impressive 199 pound-feet of torque, allowing the e-Golf to reach 25 mph from rest in 4.2 seconds and to get to 62 mph in approximately 10.4 seconds. Top speed is electronically limited to 87 mph. Once again, depending on model selection and specific powertrain, the Golf can be ordered with front-wheel or all-wheel drive configurations, as well with a one-speed direct, five and six-speed manual gearbox and six-speed automatic transmissions. The-Golf has a new entry-level model, the e-Golf SE, with a lower cost. All the 2016 Golf variants add MIB II infotainment systems with 6.5-in. touchscreen, rearview camera and available keyless access with push-button start. Cutting edge safety technologies for 2016 include forward collision warning and autonomous emergency braking and parking steering assistant. Raise that high-lifting tailgate, flip forward the 60/40 split-folding rear seat, and the Golf can swallow an impressive 46 cu. ft. of luggage. Keep the rear seats in place and there's still space for 15.2 cu. ft. of cargo. With global sales now topping 27 million, the Golf continues to be Volkswagen's most successful model ever.
 

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