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We’re a top rated local Volkswagen Golf repair services shop in Fremont, CA. In addition, we service the greater East Bay Area, which includes Newark, Union City, Milpitas, and Sunol. The Volkswagen Golf is a compact car made by Volkswagen since 1974. It has been marketed worldwide across eight generations.

The original was a replacement for the Volkswagen Beetle. The Golf is Volkswagen’s best-selling model. They sold 35 million of these cars by 2019.

First Golfs were 3-door hatchbacks. Since then, a 5-door hatchback, a convertible, and a Golf-based sedan, called the Volkswagen Jetta, was produced. There are also high-performance versions.

The Golf won European Car of the Year in 1992 and 2013. It was in the annual Car and Driver 10Best list many times. The Golf Mk7 was the 2015 Motor Trend Car of the Year.


$99.99 Full Synthetic Oil Change

STARTING AT $99.99. Motor oil and the parts needed for your oil change vary in price from vehicle to vehicle. Please call for an exact price quote for your vehicle make and model. Our technicians are trained to service just about every make and model vehicle, from engine repair to oil changes.

$190.00 Engine Light Diagnostic

Our technicians are highly skilled and experienced with just about every vehicle make and model. If your check engine light is on, you can bring it to our shop and we’ll diagnose what’s wrong with it. Any authorized diagnostic will be applied toward the cost of your repair, a $190.00 value.

At the 2012 Paris Motor Show, the seventh-generation Golf debuted.

The Golf VII shared a platform with the third-generation Audi A3, SEAT León, and Škoda Octavia. It was bigger than the Mk6 but 200 pounds lighter. The GTI version offered a 207 hp turbocharged 2-liter engine with 217 hp. The Golf R had 292 hp with an all-wheel drive.

In November 2016, a facelifted version was debuted by Volkswagen. A new, more economical engine, a 1.5-liter TSI EVO with 130 hp, replaced the 1.4-liter TSI. The new GTI version had 230 hp standard; 247 hp optionally. A 12.3″ TFT display was optional, called the Virtual Cockpit featuring LED lights and animated tail indicators as used in Audis.

The most muscular Golf was the Golf R, powered by a 2.0 L turbocharged inline-four engine producing 296 bhp for the USA market. 0-62 mph was reached in 5.1 seconds or 4.9 seconds with the optional DSG gearbox. The top speed is 155 mph.

There was a Rabbit Edition for the US market in 2019. This edition included LED lighting, a spoiler, 18-inch gloss black wheels, sunroof delete, and Rabbit logoed plaid seats.

Production of the Volkswagen Golf VII finished In Mexico in 2021.

Wolfsburg revealed the Mk8 Golf in 2019. It uses a version of the MQB platform; gasoline, diesel, and hybrid engine options. The five-door hatchback is the only model available; the three-door hatchback was discontinued because of poor sales. There is an important change to the driver’s display and a new digital control panel. All have forward-looking safety features like travel assist, Car2X, and an automatic braking function. These are the first to be used on a production VW model.

The latest powertrains have three ETSI hybrid, and two plug-in hybrid engines besides preexisting TSI petrol, TDI diesel, and TGI compressed natural gas options. All TSI engines are turbocharged and have the TSI Miller combustion process with variable turbocharger geometry. The 1.5-liter engines feature Active Cylinder Management. ETSI models feature a 12 V electrical system and a 48 V belt starter generator driven by a lithium-ion battery Hybrid models feature a 13 kWh lithium-ion battery competent to run as an EV. TDI models have a new twin dosing SCR system with dual AdBlue catalytic reduction, lowering NOx emissions up to 80% compared to other vehicles. Still, existing performance models are GTE, GTI, GTD, and Golf R. The GTE and GTI make 240 hp; the GTD produces 197 hp, and the R is top of the hill at 315 hp. The Mk7 e-Golf is replaced by the ID.3.