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Volkswagen Golf Receives AutoPacific 2015 Ideal Vehicle Award

Volkswagen Golf Receives AutoPacific 2015 Ideal Vehicle Award
April 16
15:00 2016

Volkswagen of America, Inc., announced that the Golf was named AutoPacific’s 2015 Ideal Vehicle Award (IVA).

The Golf ranks as the Best in Class in the compact car segment for the second year in a row and for the fourth time in the past six years.

Chief Operating Officer, Volkswagen of America, Inc., Mark McNabb said: “This award is further proof of the Golf’s all-around excellence.

“The Golf has been performing very well for us.

“We are really happy that new car buyers surveyed by AutoPacific agreed with the automotive writers who have given the Golf so many great awards since its introduction in 2014 as a 2015 model.”

The IVA award is based on a survey of more than 66,000 new car owners in the United States.

It recognizes vehicles that match consumer expectations and requirements across 15 categories, including ride and handling, driver’s seat comfort, interior storage, safety features, interior lighting, power and acceleration, and technology.

The Golf scored highest among the 13 compact cars ranked by AutoPacific respondents.

For the 2016 model year, the Golf family gains a suite of new connectivity features that includes USB and available App-Connect technology, as well as a number of newly available driver assistance systems.

The 2016 Golf and Golf GTI 4-door models, when equipped with the available Front Assist system, have been awarded a 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

The Golf is ranked first among compact cars for the second consecutive year

AutoPacific® Award  is based on a survey of more than 66,000 new car buyers.



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