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3/4 Front Glamour 2006 Volkswagen GTI

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2006 Volkswagen GTI specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2006 Volkswagen GTI warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2006 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T 2dr Hatchback2006 Volkswagen GTI 2-Door 2dr Hatchback
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$20,340$21,990
    Invoice *$18,526$20,240
    Engine1.8L I-4 180 HP2.0L I-4 200 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City24.0 mpg23.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy31.0 mpg32.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine1.8L I-4 180 HP2.0L I-4 200 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Alternator120 amp120 amp
    Batterywith run down protection480 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.653.94
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank14.5 gal.14.5 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/AN/A
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/AN/A
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilitystability controlstability control
    Ridesportsport
    Ride ControlN/AN/A
    Adaptive SuspensionN/AN/A
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/AN/A
    Front Suspensionstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoil
    Front Torsion BarN/AN/A
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensiontorsion beam beammulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerN/AN/A
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfront
    Wheels17.0 " silver aluminum17.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP225/45HR17.0BSW ASP225/45WR17.0BSW performance
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)N/AN/A
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity55
    Front Seat Typesportsport
    Heated Front Seatsdriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatbackN/A
    Front Headrestsadjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tilt
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way
    Easy Entryrear seat easy entryrear seat easy entry
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way
    Rear Seats60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustable w/tiltadjustable
    Rear Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Rear ArmrestsN/Acenter with pass-thru
    Third Row SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Seat Trimpremium clothpremium cloth
    Door Trimclothcloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard InsertN/Aaluminum
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleatherleather/aluminum
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofN/AN/A
    Convertible RoofN/AN/A
    Roof FeaturesN/AN/A
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary Visorsdriver sideN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/AN/A
    Glove Boxlockinglocking
    Cabback InsulatorN/AN/A
    Dome Lightfadefade
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rear
    Floor Consolefullfull
    Overhead ConsoleN/Amini with storage
    Cup Holderfrontfront and rear
    Instrument Panel StorageN/Acovered bin
    Dashboard StorageN/Adashboard storage
    Interior Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Seatback Storage22
    Refrigerated BoxN/Aglovebox and console
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/AN/A
    Door Binsdualdual
    Rear Door BinsN/AN/A
    Underseat TrayN/AN/A
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplastic
    Cargo Coverrigidrigid
    Cargo NetN/AN/A
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo light
    Air CompressorN/AN/A
    Front Air ConditioningmanualClimatic manual
    Climate ControlN/AClimatic
    Rear Air ConditioningN/AN/A
    Air Filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    Automatic Air RecirculationN/AN/A
    Rear HeaterN/AN/A
    Radiopremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scanpremium AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/Aradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted 6-disc
    MP3 PlayerN/AMP3 decoder
    MiniDisc PlayerN/AN/A
    Speakers810
    AmplifierN/AN/A
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennaintegrated roofintegrated roof diversity
    Cruise Controlcruise controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Heated Door LocksN/AN/A
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerpower
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasepowerpower
    Rear Window ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/AN/A
    Fuel Filler Door ReleaseN/AN/A
    Cell PhoneN/AN/A
    Power Outlets22
    AC power outletN/AN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/AN/A
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerN/AN/A
    Smokers PackageN/AN/A
    Lighter ElementsN/AN/A
    First Aid KitN/AN/A
    Emergency SOSN/AN/A
    Adjustable PedalsN/AN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/AN/A
    Voice RecorderN/AN/A
    Picnic TableN/AN/A
    Internet AccessN/AN/A
    Instrument Displayanaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure GaugeN/AN/A
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt GaugeN/AN/A
    InclinometerN/AN/A
    AltimeterN/AN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/AN/A
    Clockin-dashin-dash
    CompassN/Acompass
    Exterior TemperatureN/Aexterior temperature
    Systems MonitorN/Asystems monitor
    Check ControlN/Aredundant digital speedometer
    Trip ComputerN/Atrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/AN/A
    Navigation SystemN/AN/A
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilt sport
    Steering Wheel Materialleatherleather
    Tow BarN/AN/A
    Front Windowspowerpower
    Rear Windowsfixedfixed
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AN/A
    1-Touch Opendriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Tinted Windowslightlight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/AN/A
    Sun BlindsN/AN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Heated Front WipersjetsN/A
    Rain Detecting WipersN/AN/A
    Speed Sensitve Wipersspeed sensitive wipersN/A
    Rear Windshield Wiperfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear Heated WipersN/AN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/AN/A
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripN/A
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
    Rear BlindsN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead AirbagSide Curtain Protection(TM)sSide Curtain Protection(TM)s
    Occupancy SensorN/Aoccupancy sensor
    Childseat SensorN/AN/A
    Head ProtectionN/AN/A
    Knee AirbagN/AN/A
    Rear Side AirbagN/AN/A
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfront
    Ignition DisableImmobilizer IIIImmobilizer III
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Tracker SystemN/AN/A
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume41.8 cu.ft.46.0 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/AN/A
    Exterior Length164.9 "165.8 "
    Exterior Width68.3 "69.3 "
    Exterior Height56.7 "58.4 "
    Wheelbase99 "102 "
    Front Tread60 "60 "
    Rear Tread59 "60 "
    Turning Radius17.9 '17.9 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating3,881 lbs.N/A
    Curb Weight2,934 lbs.3,133 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Payload902 lbs.1,023 lbs.
    Max Trailer WeightN/AN/A
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/AN/A
    Drag Coefficient.31.32
    Front Legroom41.5 "41.2 "
    Rear Legroom33.5 "35.3 "
    Front Headroom38.6 "39.3 "
    Rear Headroom37.4 "38.5 "
    Third Row HeadroomN/AN/A
    Front HiproomN/AN/A
    Rear HiproomN/AN/A
    Third Row HiproomN/AN/A
    Front Shoulder Room53.7 "54.7 "
    Rear Shoulder Room52.7 "54.6 "
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/AN/A
    Passenger Volume88 cu.ft.94 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/AN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/AN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume18.0 cu.ft.15.1 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded41.8 cu.ft.46.0 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/AN/A
    Rear SpoilerN/Alip
    Running BoardsN/AN/A
    Skid PlatesN/AN/A
    Trunk RackN/AN/A
    PickupN/AN/A
    Bumpersbody-coloredfront body-colored with body-colored insert
    Rear BumperN/AN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/AN/A
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside InsertN/AN/A
    Bodyside CladdingN/AN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/AN/A
    Wheel WellN/AN/A
    Fender FlaresN/AN/A
    Grille Moldingsbody-coloredblack
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heateddual power remote heated
    TraileringN/AN/A
    Trailering HarnessN/AN/A
    Trailering HitchN/AN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles144/unlimited144/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles48/unlimited48/unlimited
    Maintenance Months/MilesN/AN/A
    Accessories Months/MilesN/AN/A
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2006 Volkswagen GTI safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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