The automaker Volkswagen announced that its Golf compact car became the top-selling car in Europe in 2020 with around 312,000 deliveries.
The company announced that it also became the top-selling car in Germany last year with around 133,900 deliveries to customers. The company says that there was significant growth in orders for the Golf since the product range was completed with eight derivatives. The availability of all of the important Golf model derivatives such as the GTI, GTD und GTE, gave the sales a boost in the third quarter.
The sales is increased more in the second half of the year as compared to the first half as out of the approximately 312,000 Golf models delivered in Europe, around 179,000 hit the streets in the second half of the year alone. Talking about specifications, the 8th-generation Golf GTI gets a four-cylinder 2.0 TSI with 245 hp and a maximum torque of 370 Nm. It gets is a six-speed manual transmission as well as an optional seven-speed DSG dual-clutch transmission. The top speed is electronically limited at 250 km / h.