We fully test the new Mk 8 Golf and see whether this is still the best small car. Subscribe: https://bit.ly/3fnfVTQ | Visit Chasing Cars: https://bit.ly/2DpFZQP There is a lot riding on the shoulders of the new Golf Mk 8. Every other small car is compared to the Volkswagen Golf for a reason: for decades, Golf has been synonymous for refinement and quality in the mainstream small car segment. But with Volkswagen lavishing attention on new projects like ID electric vehicles, autonomous driving and of course the ever-present burden of emissions regulations and penalties, is the new Golf still the focus for VW? Is the 2021 Golf as good as it can be? We take a deep and critical look at the 2021 Golf Life in today’s video. Is the Mk 8 Golf still the small car that deserves your money? Does the new Mk 8 justify its increased prices across the range? And what is the best spec to buy from downsized range? We answer each of these questions. Golf rivals include the Mazda 3, Toyota Corolla, Hyundai i30, Kia Cerato and Ford Focus. In today’s video, Tom Baker takes a detailed look at the new Volkswagen Golf in mid-spec Life 1.4T FWD trim to give you detailed insights about this vehicle. What do you think of this car? Leave a comment below. While you’re there, please consider subscribing and joining our Chasing Cars community. Time codes: 0:00 - What is the Golf Mk 8? 1:58 - Engine and transmission 3:08 - Interior 8:24 - Back seats 10:16 - Boot space 11:41 - Running costs 13:08 - Driving 20:53 - Should you buy the new Golf?
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