In a vehicle, mostly, you'll see mirrors. These maybe standard or add-ons; there are some vehicle that you can buy which includes almost all mirrors that you need in cruising while some only includes several mirror pieces. Your Volkswagen Golf, depending on the trim you have, may or may not include all the sets of mirrors that are available in the market, but you can get additional mirrors for your ride. There are different Volkswagen Golf mirrors available that you can get for your Golf; whether as upgrades or replacements.
Because your Volkswagen Golf also has basic mirror requirements, they include mirror pieces like rearview mirrors, side mirrors, etc; each of these mirrors has different functions and they are available in different types. Aside from these standard mirrors, however, depending on how you prefer your vehicle would be. You can add other mirrors such as "automatic dimming rearview mirror" that shifts at "night" mode automatically when it senses bright lights; wide-angle mirror which is a kind of mirror that provides you with a much wider view than the standard mirror could give you. These two mirror kinds are often being sold in the market as safety products; this is so as they can eliminate blind spots on the roads and help you easily see pets, kids, toys and other objects on the ground.
There are also replacement mirrors available that can further help you in cruising like the towing mirror, the signal mirror, and side mirror covers. Towing mirrors are replacement outside mirrors or attachments that you can slip unto your vehicle's existing mirrors for additional visibility. On the other hand, signal mirrors are those built-in red chevron and lights up when you use the turn signal; usually sold in pairs. The side mirror covers are available as restyling accessory that are being installed over a vehicle's outside mirrors; some are manufactured fabric to match your vehicle's bra while some are molded plastic and provide your vehicle a different look without even replacing the mirrors.
Standard mirrors are included in your Volkswagen Golf as you buy them; but, in case you need replacement there are many types and kinds that are available in the market for your needs. There are OEM mirrors, performance replacement mirrors, aftermarket mirrors or used mirrors for Volkswagen Golf that will surely fit your needs. Mirrors may also vary in sizes, shapes, makes and finishes.