The VW Golf 6 is now the 6th generation of the classic from Wolfsburg and dissolved in 2008 from the Golf 5, which is still for sale as a used car. Compared to its predecessor, the VW Golf 6 to a changed body and was further optimized in the interior. For occupant protection in the current VW Golf 6 cars and a knee airbag for the driver is now available. Wide is designed, the engine range for the VW Golf 6, so buyers are spoiled for choice, in addition to petrol engines, occupying a bandwidth of 1.2-liter TSI petrol engine with 85 hp to the sporty VW Golf R with 270 hp, is also a large repertoire of diesel engines available the services of 105 PS (1.6 TDI) to the strongest diesel, which mobilized VW Golf GTD of 170 hp and already in series with a 6-speed or, since 2011, a 7-speed dual clutch transmission (DSG) is delivered as a new car. The founder of the Golf class ranked in the registration statistics in the current edition still in front of his competitors to the Opel Astra, Ford Focus or Mazda3. Since June 2011, the Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet is back in the portfolio of the Group, which is based on the Golf VI.