Small but Smart: The Top 3 2020 Compact Volkswagens for Any Driver

In the United States, 2019 was the fifth consecutive year with more than 17 million automobiles sold. Predictions are that 2020 will see between 16.7 million and 17.1 million in automobile sales.

The compact class of vehicles is designed for those who are looking for a car that gets great gas mileage and is easy to maneuver in the city. When looking at 2020 compact Volkswagens, here are some models you want to consider.

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Three of the new 2020 Volkswagens made the rankings of the USA News Best Compact Cars for 2020.

  • #1 2020 Volkswagen GTI
  • #4 2020 Volkswagen Golf
  • #9 2020 Volkswagen Jetta

The Jetta is classified by Volkswagen as a sedan and is worth taking a look at if you are in the market for something larger.

We are going to review the Golf, Golf GTI, and the new 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan, a compact SUV. This vehicle ranked #7 in best compact SUV’s by USA Today

Features of New Compact Volkswagens

Volkswagen offers modern features, stylish interiors, and an eye-catching exterior in all of its 2020 models. Check these out if you are in the market for a compact vehicle:

1. Golf

The 2020 Volkswagen Golf is sure to please those looking for top-notch features in a compact car. With everything from heated front seats, heated windshield wiper nozzles, push-button start, and a panoramic sunroof, this vehicle ranked #1 for 2020 compact cars with USA today.

This vehicle is roomy and comfortable, with space for five carry-on bags behind the back seat. The 6-speed manual transmission and a 1.4L turbocharged engine provide 184 lb. ft of torque. You will enjoy the 28 mpg city and 36 mpg highway estimated gas mileage.

2. Golf GTI

The Golf GTI is a sportier version of the Golf. The 2.0L turbocharged engine operates on 228 hp and 258 lb. ft of torque. A leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift complete the sporty look of this vehicle.

The sport suspension makes handling easy with a variable-ratio steering system that provides a faster response time at high speeds. High performance stopping power is provided by ventilated GTI performance brakes.

Paddle shifters are located on the steering wheel to let you easily shift the 7-speed DSG transmission without having to remove your hands from the wheel. Long-distance driving is easy with the adaptive cruise control that detects any change in the speed of the vehicle you are following and makes appropriate adjustments.

With mileage estimates of 24 mpg city and 32 mpg highway, you can’t go wrong with this car.

3. 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan

While not designated as a compact car, the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan falls under the classification of a compact SUV. This model offers the option of two or three rows of seating and holds 5-7 passengers.

This compact SUV has an option of front or all-wheel drive with a turbocharged 2.0 liter 4-cylinder 184 hp engine. With gas mileage estimates of 22 mpg city and 29 mpg highway, this spacious crossover SUV  perfect vehicle for transporting the family or business associates around town.

This spacious compact crossover SUV has all the style and features your family needs.

Drive a Compact Home Today

Today is the perfect time to visit the showroom of Terry Volkswagen to check out all the 2020 compact Volkswagen models available.

We are conveniently located at 19134 Forest Road, Lynchburg, and are open Monday-Saturday. Stop by to see us or contact sales at 888-349-8001 with any questions. We look forward to getting you into the Volkswagen of your dreams!