There are many car companies in the Europe, and out of them there are a few which have really won the hearts of the people because of the quality of the products that they have sustained over time. Among few companies like that, the Volkswagen Group is one. This company has carved its name in the niche market, and happens to be making car since the time of Adolf Hitler. The company truly has stood to what its name means, the people’s car. This German car maker has brought to the world variety of car most of which have been loved and lauded by the people around the world.
In 1974 this company introduced its new car, the Volkswagen Golf. Right from that day, this particular model has sold more than 20 million units. It can be attributed to the features the car comes packed with. Recently in the Paris Auto Show in October 2008, the company showcased the latest Volkswagen Golf model, the Volkswagen Golf MK6. And at the same time the company also announced to the public that the team has achieved 20% increase in the fuel efficiency in the new engine compared to the ancestor car, the MK5.
Volkswagen Golf MK6 happens to be built upon the same platform on which the Volkswagen Golf MK5 is built, the PQ35. Although MK6 is a new model, there are very few notable differences between the MK5 and the MK6. If you look closely, you will find those in the general architecture and the door frame with the side glasshouse. The new car has improved in the wheelbase section and the car roof along with the improved suspension mechanism. After all these, the predominant reason to buy the used cars volkswagen golf, and specially the MK6 version would be for the fact that it has increased fuel efficiency.
If you can find any used volkswagen golf mk6, you would be surely lucky one. For the fact, this car is very good at safety. Euro NCAP has rated it 5 stars as it passes all the front and side impact crash tests, and this is mainly because the car comes packed with 7 air bags which protects passengers from all sides.