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Volkswagen Golf Estate (2007-2013) review

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Key features
  • Medium estate
  • Used only
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid
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The Volkswagen Golf Estate that was sold between 2007 and 2013 is a capacious medium-sized estate car. Updated in 2009, its looks were a bit deceiving - it mimicked the newer Mk6 but underneath it remained the old Golf Mk5. So is the estate version of the VW Golf now past its 'best by' date? Read our full road test review to find out.

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Last checked by Which?

December 2021

First reviewed by Which?

August 2007

Released

August 2007

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  3. 85%
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