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Volkswagen Model Year Information MY09

2009 Model Year Changes

Prices are in pounds and for UK specification

Fox 2009 model year changes

  •  Symbol change on interior monitoring button for anti-theft alarm
  •  Chassis lowered by 20mm

Polo  2009 model year changes

  •  Symbol change on interior monitoring button for anti-theft alarm
  •  Olympic Blue pearlescent paint discontinued
  •  Introduction of new paint colour, Shadow Blue metallic, available on Dune

Golf  2009 model year changes

  •  Symbol change on interior monitoring button for anti-theft alarm
  •  Glove compartment handle changes from chrome to trim colour
  •  Electric sunroof button changed
  •  Mirror heater dial position changed from 12 o’clock to two o’clock
  •  RCD 210 with 4 speakers replaced RCD 300 with 4 speakers
  •  Hill-hold function standard on 6 speed and 7 speed DSG
  •  Symbol change on headlight switch

Golf Plus 2009 model year changes

  •  Repositioning of door lock LED now closer to A pillar
  •  Symbol change on interior monitoring button for anti-theft alarm
  •  New ultrasonic sensor for alarm, integrated into front interior light
  •  Mirror heater dial position changed from 12 o’clock to two o’clock
  •  Electric sunroof button changed  volkswagen_2008_model_year_changes
  •  Hill-hold function standard on 6 speed and 7 speed DSG
  •  New handle mechanism in cargo floor
  •  RCD 210 with 4 speakers replaces RCD 300 with 4 speakers
  •  New option on S trim only – RCD 310 with eight speakers. Price £135 (including VAT)
  •  RCD 310 with 8 speakers including Aux-in replaces RCD 300 with 8 speakers
  •  RCD 510 including Aux-in replaces RCD 500
  •  New optional DAB radio available with RCD310 or RCD 510. Price £150 (including VAT)
  •  Removal of optional iPod preparation

Golf Estate  2009 model year changes

  •  Symbol change on interior monitoring button for anti-theft alarm
  •  Glove compartment handle changes from chrome to trim colour
  •  Mirror heater dial position changed from 12 o’clock to two o’clock
  •  Hill-hold function standard on 6 speed and 7 speed DSG
  •  RCD 210 with 4 speakers replaces RCD 300 with 4 speakers
  •  New option on S trim only – RCD 310 with 8 speakers. Price £105 (including VAT)
  •  RCD 310 with 8 speakers including Aux-in replaces RCD 300 with 8 speakers
  •  RCD 510 including Aux-in replaces RCD 500
  •  New optional DAB radio available with RCD310 or RCD 510. Price £150 (including VAT)
  •  Chrome roof rails on SE and Sport replaced by black roof rails. Price reduced by £175
  •  Introduction of new paint colour, Silver Leaf metallic
  •  Introduction of new paint colour, Heavenly Blue metallic
  •  Introduction of new paint colour, Candy White

Jetta  2009 model year changes

  •  Symbol change on interior monitoring button for anti-theft alarm
  •  Glove compartment handle changes from chrome to trim colour
  •  Electric sunroof button changed
  •  Mirror heater dial position changed from 12 o’clock to 2 o’clock
  •  RCD 210 with 4 speakers replaces RCD 300 with 4 speakers
  •  Hill-hold function standard on 6 speed and 7 speed DSG
  •  RCD 310 with 8 speakers including Aux-in replaces RCD 300 with 8 speakers
  •  New option on S trim only – RCD 310 with 8 speakers. Price £105 (including VAT)
  •  RCD 510 including Aux-in replaces RCD 500
  •  Removal of optional iPod preparation
  •  New optional DAB radio available with RCD310 or RCD 510. Price £150 (including VAT)
  •  Introduction of new paint colour, Heavenly Blue metallic

Touran  2009 model year changes

  •  Symbol change on interior monitoring button for anti-theft alarm
  •  Hill-hold function plus winter mode for all DSG and 170 PS engines manual and DSG
  •  Electric childproof lock for the rear compartment (optional on SE and Sport Models only). Price £50 (including VAT)
  •  Mirror heater dial position changed from 12 o’clock to two o’clock
  •  Fog lamps now include ‘side turning light’
  •  RCD 210 with 4 speakers replaces RCD 300 with 4 speakers
  •  RCD 510 including Aux-in replaces RCD 500
  •  RCD 510 optional on S at £440 (including VAT) including front centre armrest
  •  Visual parking display with RCD 310, RCD 510 and RNS 510 in combination with optional Park Assist and Parking sensors
  •  Upgrade to RCD 310 with eight speakers, Aux-in and front centre armrest (S trim only). Price £235 (including VAT)
  •  New optional DAB radio available with RCD310 or RCD 510. Price £150 (including VAT)
  •  Electric sunroof button changed
  •  Removal of optional iPod preparation

Beetle/Beetle Cabriolet  2009 model year changes

  •  Introduction of new paint colour, Candy white
  •  Introduction of new paint colour, Heavenly Blue metallic
  •  New power windows switch
  •  Electric sunroof button changed

Eos  2009 model year changes

  •  New exterior mirror
  •  New kickplate with Eos emblem
  •  Symbol change on interior monitoring button for anti-theft alarm
  •  Mirror heater dial position changed from 12 o’clock to two o’clock
  •  Visual parking display with RCD 310, RCD 510 and RNS 510 in combination with parking sensors
  •  RCD 310 with 8 speakers including Aux-in replaces RCD 300 with 8 speakers
  •  Eos entry model now has 8 speakers as standard
  •  Glove compartment handle changes from chrome to trim colour
  •  Hill-hold function standard on 6 speed DSG
  •  Audio level reduction with Park Pilot warning
  •  Discontinued vent grille on sunroof headliner
  •  Aux-in sockets now standard across the Eos range
  •  CD autochanger (only available in conjunction with navigation systems) will be orderable as a separate item
  •  Introduction of new paint colour, Reflex Silver metallic
  •  New optional DAB radio available with RCD310 or RCD 510. Price £150 (including VAT)
  •  Removal of optional iPod preparation

New Tiguan  2009 model year changes

  •  Chromed radiator grille with chromed fins replaces black grille (S and Escape trims only)
  •  Symbol change on interior monitoring button for anti-theft alarm
  •  Mirror heater dial position changed from 12 o’clock to two o’clock
  •  Visual parking display with RCD 310, RCD 510 and RNS 510 in combination with optional Park Assist or parking sensors
  •  RCD 310 with Aux-in replaces RCD 300
  •  Parking sensors with reduced audio level
  •  Gearbox cover gets ‘4Motion’ logo
  •  Trailer hitch now LED compatible
  •  Air quality sensor standard across the range
  •  New handle mechanism in cargo floor
  •  230 volt socket in combination with front centre armrest. Optional on S trim. Price £200 (including VAT)
  •  New optional DAB radio available with RCD310 or RCD 510. Price £150 (including VAT)

Passat Saloon and Estate  2009 model year changes

  •  Symbol change on interior monitoring button for anti-theft alarm
  •  Mirror heater dial position changed from 12 o’clock to two o’clock
  •  Parking sensors with reduced audio level
  •  Visual parking display with RCD 310, RCD 510 and RNS 510 in combination with optional parking sensors
  •  Electric sunroof button changed
  •  Change to non-perforated ‘Vienna’ leather standard on Highline
  •  Auto-hold personalisation function added on multi-function computer
  •  Parking sensors switch changed position to other side of gear knob
  •  Dark trim for luggage compartment
  •  New handle on boot floor mechanism
  •  Interior trim changes from chrome gloss to chrome matt
  •  Removal of optional iPod preparation
  •  Aux-in becomes standard across the Passat range
  •  CD auto-changer (only available in conjunction with navigation systems) will be orderable as a separate item
  •  RCD 310 with 8 speakers replaces RCD 300 on all trims except SEL
  •  RCD 510 replaces RCD 500 on all SEL trim
  •  Exterior badge deletion is not available on BlueMotion models
  •  New optional DAB radio available with RCD310 or RCD 510. Price £150 (including VAT)
  •  Removal of optional iPod preparation

Sharan 2009 model year changes

  •  Rear lights in ‘cherry red’
  •  Rear electric windows added to S and SE trims
  •  Symbol change on interior monitoring button for anti-theft alarm
  •  Symbol change on headlight switch

Touareg 2009 model year changes

  • Symbol change on interior monitoring button for anti-theft alarm
  • Trailer hitch now LED compatible
  • New options
  • Side scan: to warn driver of vehicles in blind spot when overtaking  Price £390 (including VAT)
  • Tailgate – full electric operation. Price £445 (including VAT)
  • Dynaudio sound pack. Price £665 (including VAT) on V10 and £995 (including VAT) on all other versions

Phaeton 2009 model year changes

  •  Daytime running lights on optional Xenon headlights. (Standard on 6.0 W12 Motion LWB)

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