The Volkswagen (VW) Golf is an iconic car in the UK. Given its reliability and popularity, finding VW Golf parts is relatively easy and cheap to do. Parts can be found through several means, including through Volkswagen licensed dealerships. Those who know their way around the internal parts of a car also access additional ways to obtain spare VW Golf parts. They can purchase old and out-of-service Golfs and strip them down for their parts. Read this article to know more on where to find VW Golf parts.
Buying parts direct
Volkswagen has been one of the mainstays on the roads of Britain for decades. As such, there are hundreds of Volkswagen dealerships and garages where motorists can go to obtain spare parts for their vehicle.
Consumers have the choice between visiting Volkswagen garages and having the work down at an additional cost, or buying and installing the parts themselves through Volkswagen garages and dealers.
Visit Volkswagen.co.uk (find a retailer), enter your post code and click the "parts" radio button in order to narrow down your search to official Volkswagen vendors, where you can buy spare parts for your Golf. Unofficial vendors A great number of general car parts and accessories stores stock Volkswagen parts and products, as it is one of the leading car brands in the UK. Furthermore, the Golf is one of Volkswagen's most popular and most sold models, so many garages and car parts shops will be able to sell you Volkswagen products. Online Many online sources will also be able to sell you parts for your Volkswagen, although you should consider the high cost of postage and packaging for any large or bulky parts that you may require. Visit websites such as Partsgateway.co.uk or Onlineautomotive.co.uk to search through the range of Volkswagen parts which they have, available for sale.
Stripping off the road Golfs
Do it yourself One novel, rewarding and bargain way to obtain VW Golf parts is to buy cars that are in an off-road condition, such as those with fatal engine problems. Once that you have bought a vehicle for parts, which you can achieve through websites such as Ebay.co.uk, Gumtree.co.uk or Autotrader.co.uk, you must travel to where it is located and take it away. Getting the out-of-service vehicle home can present a challenge, as you will not be able to drive cars sold as the "off the road". Hire a car delivery service or arrange to strip the Golf for parts, and then scrap it locally to get the parts which you require.