Following the new CrossPolo, VW is now introducing the new version of the CrossGolf before they put both of them on display at 2010 Geneva show. the 2011 CrossGolf has been given a proper facelift and features VW’s new grille design. Also to enhance the car’s off-road capabilities they’ve increased the ride height by 20mm and fitted with new 17-inch alloys.
Volkswagen is offering the new CrossGolf in six exterior colours – from the continuing trend colour “Candy White” to “United Grey”, “Reflex Silver Metallic”, “Shadow Blue Metallic” and “Cashmere Brown Metallic” to the classic “Deep Black Pearl Effect”.
Inside the CrossGolf, you get the familiar VW dashboard design along with enhanced practicality and higher quality. It comes with sport seats (front) including two-tone fabric covers and top stitched seams as standard features. The inner surfaces of the seats and backrests are upholstered in light-grey “Cellular” seat covers with coloured decorative seams. The lateral seat supports and back sections of the seat are offset in “Titan Black”. You also get steel-look air vents and aluminum-look front door entry area and pedal caps.
As for the engines, when it launched into the markets in April you can have it with a number of direct-injection turbocharged petrol (TSI) and diesel (common rail TDI). In the petrol engines list you get 1.4 TSI with 118 kW / 160 PS, 77 kW / 105 PS and 90 kW / 122 PS, mated to a manual or the optional 7-speed DSG.
Then for the diesel engines you can pick one between a 1.6 liter or a 2.0 liter with 77 kW / 105 PS and 103 kW / 140 PS. All of the engines in the range cover the Euro5 standards.
2011 VW CrossGolf also comes with a long list of standard features including electric adjustable and heated door mirrors, rear lights in LED technology, green tinted heat-insulating glass, daytime running lights and central locking with RF remote control. Examples of standard interior features are the car’s semi-automatic “Climatic” climate control system, height-adjustable driver’s seat, height and length adjustments of the steering column, multi-function display, remote unlocking of the fuel door, lockable and cooling glove box, reading lamps in front and storage compartments in the roof liner and bins in all doors, in front also with brackets for 1.5 litre bottles.