2020 Volkswagen Golf – Release Date, Review and Specs

The new 2020 Volkswagen Golf epitomizes on interior refinement, performance, and comfort. Other highlights for 2020 include smartphone app integration, a powerful and fuel-efficient engine, a versatile and spacious interior, a new touchscreen interface, and excellent crash test scores. Its release date should be expected sometime during the second half of next year.

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Volkswagen has vastly improve the new Golf, especially in terms of the tech features offered. The base comes fitted with a five-inch touchscreen display, while the rest get MirrorLink, Android Auto, and CarPlay smartphone integration systems. Additionally advanced safety features such as blind-spot monitor with rear-cross traffic alert, lane departure mitigation and warning, a rearview auto-dimming mirror, and automated parallel/perpendicular parking systems have been offered.

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It has carried on the evolutionary styling that debuted last year. And although traditional sedans like the Passat and Jetta may be more popular in the U.S, the Golf has proven once again that it’s the VW’s bread and butter for global markets. The Golf has managed to become of the best-selling Volkswagen brand in the forty years or so it has been on the world stage.

Things remain unaltered beneath its hood, with the 1.8L turbocharged engine rated at 170 hp and 199 lbs. ft. of torque being the new base engine. It is energetic and feels more stable on the road thanks to the myriad of changes its suspension has had.

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Interior wise, the first thing that one notices is the easier ingress, and once inside, once cannot help but notice the carefully crafted dashboard design with easy to use climate and audio controls. The seats are supportive and comfortable, and the cabin in general looks and feels premium.

Some of the features and accessories available on the new 2020 Volkswagen Golf include leather/leatherette upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, cruise control, LED headlights and taillights, and an upgraded touchscreen interface. More features can now be found on the Driver Assistance package.

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The 2020 Volkswagen Golf’s standing has further been boosted in its category. But even so, it’s always wise to check what its competition offers. Some of them include the fun-to-drive 2020 Mazda 3. It also offers plenty of impressive standard features and laudable fuel economy ratings but comes short on interior space. The 2020 Kia Forte SX might be more expensive, but it offers lots of value.

Finally, you can check out the 2020 Ford Focus. It offers top-drawer interior materials, and a refined driving experience.

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Offered Trims – 2020 Volkswagen Golf

Four major trim levels are offered for the 2020 Volkswagen Golf: base, S, SE, and SEL trim models. The 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI, Sportwagen TSI S, Sportwagen Alltrack TDI, Cabriolet, and R models are offered in separate reviews.

Exterior Changes & 2020 Volkswagen Golf Interior Review

2020 Volkswagen Golf front angle, headlights and grille

Standard accessories and features available for the base Golf include Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, a telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, cruise control, 15” alloy wheels, a USB port, auxiliary audio jack, adjustable manual front seats, air conditioning, hill-hold assist, heated mirrors, a 5” touchscreen display, an eight-speaker sound system, a cooled glovebox, full power accessories, and a cloth upholstery.

2020 Volkswagen Golf steering wheel, dashboard, lcd screen and gear shift knob

Upscale equipment and features available for the top trims include an adjustable eight-way power driver seat, 18” wheels, interior LED reading and ambient lighting, a navigation system, 18” alloy wheels, sport front seats, LED daytime running lights, xenon headlights, front and rear parking sensors, forward collision warning and mitigation, adaptive cruise control, rear parking sensors, an automated parallel parking sensors, a rearview auto-dimming mirror, and a blind-spot monitoring.

2020 Volkswagen Golf interior, leather seats and steering wheel

Colors, optional packages, and standalone items are still under wraps for now but we expect the details sooner that its release sate.

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2020 Volkswagen Golf Engine Specs

Under the hood of the 2020 Volkswagen Golf is a four-cylinder turbocharged 1.8L engine good for 170 horsepower and 199 pounds-feet of torque. This power is then taken up by the standard five-speed manual transmission system to the wheels. You can also opt for the optional six-speed automatic that is exclusive for the S, SE, and SEL models.

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EPA projects the automatic-equipped model to return 36/25/29 mpg on the highway/city/combined, and 37/25/30 mpg with the manual.

2020 Volkswagen Golf engine

The Golf SEL, according to Volkswagen should take only 7.8 seconds from a 0-60 mph acceleration. This is slightly slower than the high-performance Golf R with dcc and navigation model, but a bit faster than the Golf R400 model.

2020 Volkswagen Golf Release Date & Price

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As of this writing, the R release date isn’t known, but that for the regular Golf is set for the second half of 2020. The Golf hatchback should be expected to feature an MSRP starting from $18,495.

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2020 Volkswagen CC Release Date and Review

Well-equipped and attractive, the new and revamped 2020 Volkswagen CC presents an appealing middle ground between the entry-level luxury sedan and workaday family sedans. Some of the highlights for 2020 include ample standard features, availability of an all-wheel-drive system, and a striking exterior styling. Its release date should be expected early next year.

It is quite simple to see its appealing side when you just look at it. The exterior design is well-executed, while the compelling center of a Venn diagram between the four-door sedan and the sport coupe is simply captivating. And ever since it debuted six years ago, it has never looked back and continues to impress.

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The interior comes with a pleasing upholstery made of upscale materials. For instance, the new infotainment system is now faster and larger than before. However, things remain unchanged beneath the hood as the vehicle still comes with the previous model’s 200 hp turbocharged manual transmission engine.

While there a few better choices available in the segment, the new 2020 Volkswagen CC still offers an inarguable package of luxury and style for anyone looking for something different out of the ordinary. Some of the alternatives to expect from the same segment include 2020 Acura TLX, 2020 Nissan Maxima, 2020 BMW 320i, and 2020 Honda Accord.

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Volkswagen CC – Available Trims

The midsize sedan is available in a walloping six trims: base Trend, mid-trims trend, Sport, R-Line, Line Executive, R-Line Executive with Carbon, and top-of-the-line V6 4Motion Executive.

Exterior Review & Interior Redesign – 2020 Volkswagen CC

The 2020 Volkswagen CC Trend comes equipped with a 60/40-split folding rear seatbacks, carpeted floor mats, heated side view mirrors, power adjustable front seats, daytime running lights, manual transmission system, leather wrapped steering wheel, second-row air vents, an auto-dimming rearview mirrors, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, a 6.3” touchscreen display, and VW Car-Net smartphone app integration.

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Available as an optional add-on for any trim includes keyless access, LED daytime running lights, adaptive front lighting, an automatic transmission system, a navigation system, different 17” wheels, foglights, bi-xenon headlights, and a 6.3” infotainment screen.

Expect the 2020 Volkswagen CC R-Line to add paddle shifters, special exterior lighting, 18” wheels, unique door-sill plates, and special exterior styling.

Opting for the R-Line Executive instead gets you seat and door inserts, a panoramic sunroof, 18” wheels, a black headliner, and leather seating.

Finally, the 4Motion Executive trim adds collision mitigation, 18” wheels, heated front washer nozzles, rear and front parking distance control, V6 engine and an AWD, and 10-speaker Dynaudio sound system.

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Stand-alone features available include automatic climate control, leatherette upholstery, LED headlights, unique exterior and interior accents, automatic wipers, and exterior heated mirrors.

Specifications include: width – 73”, length – 189.1”, – wheelbase – 106.7”, height – 55.8”, and ground clearance – 4.9”.

Engine Specs – 2020 Volkswagen CC

Except for the 4Motion Executive, all other 2020 Volkswagen CC trims come fitted with a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine and front-wheel-drive. The 2.0L engine output stands at 200 horsepower and 207 pounds of torque.
Stepping up the performance is a 3.6L V6 rated at 280 horsepower and 265 pounds of torque and comes fitted on the 2020 Volkswagen CC 4Motion Executive.

During our test drive, a CC with a DSG and four-cylinder engine accelerated from standstill to 60mph in 7.0 seconds, and 6.8 seconds for the heavier 4Motion Executive model.

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As per the EPA ratings, the DSG-equipped CC returns 22/31/25 mpg in the city/highway/combined; 21/32/25 mpg for the manual, and 17/25/20 mpg for the 4Motion Executive model.

Some of the safety features to expect from the invigorated 2020 Volkswagen CC include geo-fencing and stolen vehicle locator, remote vehicle access, automatic crash notification, adaptive cruise control, a rearview camera, traction and stability control, collision mitigation, and rear parking sensors.

Price & 2020 Volkswagen CC Release Date

According to rumors, the vehicle will go for sale in U.S dealerships early next year. As for the price, expect the Trend Manual to set you back by an MSRP starting from $31,570, the Trend Automatic – $32,670, the Sport – $34,475, the R-Line Manual – $34,655, and the top-of-the-line R-Line Automatic – $35,755.

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A lot of Questions Posed about the 2019 Volkswagen Teramont

Quite recently we have seen a lot of emerging information about the 2019 Volkswagen Teramont vehicle. This is actually a surprising piece of news as VW has recently showed us a CrossBlue concept. Everyone thought this model would go into production by now. But the last thing they stated was that they are dropping the project for now. They also announced that they are continuing with another model starting with T, the Teramont.

The camera first spotted test mule of the 2019 Teramont  in China. It was the first case which stated that the CrossBlue project is going to be on hold for now.

The pictures have showed us a lot of details of the VW Teramont. Nevertheless, at the same time they do not show us a lot. It’s because they keep the main parts covered. One of the main things which we spotted was a V6 badge on the side. But the company still has not  disclosed which V6 engine we are talking about.

Possible Release Date

As things are turning out now, the vehicle is getting its preparations for its international showcasing in Los Angeles. So we are probably going to see the SUV fully for the first time in November. This also implies that Teramont is a 2019 vehicle which could start its sales by 2018. The 2019 Volkswagen Teramont is going to make its appearance in America as well. However the timing is still not clear.

For now we are giving you all the current information that we have on the 2019 Volkswagen Teramont. Hopefully we get to see much more by the time the vehicle shows up for the public.

The Exterior of the 2019 Volkswagen Teramont Based on the Spy Photos

The only information that we have about the 2019 Volkswagen Teramont is based mainly on the spy photos of the car. As we are able to discern, the car will take some pieces from the CrossBlue concept. That way it won’t let the designed vehicle go to waste.

This is pretty noticeable within the grille area. It gives the car a refined appearance. The body color is dark. But the added satin chrome pieces are a great juxtaposition to it. In addition, it makes things a bit clearer. The hood is long, so it does not really help us to determine which engine they could fit there. Because there are a number of them that they can actually place.

The rear end has some elements from other already recognizable Volkswagen products. Such as the tailgates which they directly transferred from the Tiguan car. There is an accent bar between the taillights and the fascia. We were also able to see the double exhaust tips and the V6 badge is also in the back.

What does the Interior Bring?

We are actually expecting that the 2019 Volkswagen Teramont uses a lot of parts from the CrossBlue concept. We are probably going to see a low instrument cluster which offers a bigger infotainment screen.

The model will also add wood trims which are going to be seen on the dash and the door panels as well. The shifter will probably change compared to the concept version as that one seemed to out of the ordinary to keep as a production version. The digital cluster which the concept had could be transfered here and it would benefit the vehicle and provide a clearer picture on the dash.

We are also expecting to get more comfort for the interior of the 2019 Volkswagen Teramont. The seats, both the front and the back ones, will add different and with new materials. According to some expectations, they are going to expand the legroom, particularly to the second row passengers.

It is also already confirmed that this car is not going to feature a third row of seats, so if you were hoping to expand the number of passengers unfortunately two rows is what we are getting.

Which V6 Engine are we going to See?

As the 2019 Volkswagen Teramont appeared with a V6 badge on its back side, it is safe to say that a V6 engine is going to be placed under the hood. But the questions remains which one, as this was not indicated or announced in any sort of a way. Volkswagen has used a number of V6s and is using some of them now in their current cars.

There are a number of candidates that might be suitable for the Teramont. One of them is the 3.6-liter FSI V-6 which is used in the Touareg and which makes 280 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque. Another option would be a supercharged 3.0-liters V-6 engine that is found under the hood of the Audi Q7.

Within this model it is capable of making 333 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque. Interestingly, both engines could be matted to an 8-speed automatic transmission and can work in an AWD system with them as well. So both options are on the table and our assessment is that one of these two makes it inside.

Price

If we look at the 2019 Volkswagen Teramont in terms of luxury it provides, we can place it just above the Touareg model. The current Touareg costs $49,705 as a base MSRP price. So Volkswagen may offer the Teramont for $52,000 as a starting price.

Competition and Alternatives

If Volkswagen is truly thinking to make a 2019 Volkswagen Teramont they are going to be arriving in an already prepared segment which offers SUV vehicles left and right. Other alternatives do exist and the Mazda CX-9 and Audi Q7 are just some of them which already exist in the market.