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3/4 Front Glamour 2009 Volkswagen GLI
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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2009 Volkswagen GLI specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2009 Volkswagen GLI warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2009 Volkswagen GLI GLI 4dr Sedan
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$24,770
    Invoice *$23,094
    Engine2.0L I-4 200 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City21.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy29.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.0L I-4 200 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD
    Alternator140 amp
    Batterywith run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.94
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank14.5 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/A
    Exhauststainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/A
    Traction ControlABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilitystability control
    Ridesport
    Ride ControlN/A
    Adaptive SuspensionN/A
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/A
    Front Suspensionstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoil
    Front Torsion BarN/A
    Front Shocksgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerN/A
    Brakes4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront
    Wheels17.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP225/45HR17.0BSW performance AS
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)N/A
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity5
    Front Seat Typesport
    Heated Front Seatsdriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front Headrestsadjustable
    Front Armrestscenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-way
    Easy EntryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls6-way
    Rear Seats60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustable
    Rear Child SeatsN/A
    Rear Armrestscenter with pass-thru
    Third Row SeatsN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/A
    Seat Trimpremium cloth
    Door Trimcloth
    Headlinerfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard Insertaluminum
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleather/aluminum
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofN/A
    Convertible RoofN/A
    Roof FeaturesN/A
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminated
    Auxiliary VisorsN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/A
    Glove Boxlocking
    Cabback InsulatorN/A
    Dome Lightfade
    Reading Lightsfront
    Floor Consolefull
    Overhead Consolemini with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagecovered bin
    Dashboard Storagedashboard storage
    Interior Concealed StorageN/A
    Seatback Storage2
    Refrigerated Boxglovebox
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/A
    Door Binsdual
    Rear Door Binsrear door bins
    Underseat TrayN/A
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpet
    Cargo CoverN/A
    Cargo NetN/A
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo light
    Air CompressorN/A
    Front Air ConditioningClimatic manual
    Climate ControlClimatic
    Rear Air ConditioningN/A
    Air Filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ducts
    Automatic Air RecirculationN/A
    Rear HeaterN/A
    Radiopremium SIRIUS(R) AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted 6-disc
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoder
    MiniDisc PlayerN/A
    Speakers10
    AmplifierN/A
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennawindow grid diversity
    Cruise Controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlock
    Heated Door LocksN/A
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepower
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasepower
    Rear Window ReleaseN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locks
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door release
    Cell PhoneN/A
    Power Outlets2
    AC power outletN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/A
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerN/A
    Smokers PackageN/A
    Lighter ElementsN/A
    First Aid KitN/A
    Emergency SOSN/A
    Adjustable PedalsN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/A
    Voice RecorderN/A
    Picnic TableN/A
    Internet AccessN/A
    Instrument Displayanalog
    Tachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure GaugeN/A
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt GaugeN/A
    InclinometerN/A
    AltimeterN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/A
    Clockin-dash
    Compasscompass
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitor
    Check ControlN/A
    Trip Computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/A
    Navigation SystemN/A
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilt sport
    Steering Wheel Materialleather
    Tow BarN/A
    Front Windowspower
    Rear Windowspower
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/A
    1-Touch Openfront and rear
    Tinted Windowslight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/A
    Sun BlindsN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittent
    Heated Front Wipersjets
    Rain Detecting WipersN/A
    Speed Sensitve WipersN/A
    Rear Windshield WiperN/A
    Rear Heated WipersN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/A
    Sun Visor StripN/A
    Rear Defrosterrear defroster
    Rear BlindsN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mounted
    Overhead AirbagSide Curtain Protection(TM)s
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensor
    Childseat SensorN/A
    Head ProtectionN/A
    Knee AirbagN/A
    Rear Side AirbagN/A
    Side Impact Barsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfront
    Ignition DisableImmobilizer III
    Panic Alarmpanic alarm
    Tracker SystemN/A
    Security Systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume16.0 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/A
    Exterior Length179.3 "
    Exterior Width70.1 "
    Exterior Height57.4 "
    Wheelbase102 "
    Front Tread61 "
    Rear Tread60 "
    Turning Radius17.5 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingN/A
    Curb Weight3,290 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/A
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/A
    Payload955 lbs.
    Max Trailer WeightN/A
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/A
    Drag Coefficient.33
    Front Legroom41.2 "
    Rear Legroom35.4 "
    Front Headroom38.5 "
    Rear Headroom37.2 "
    Third Row HeadroomN/A
    Front HiproomN/A
    Rear HiproomN/A
    Third Row HiproomN/A
    Front Shoulder Room54.8 "
    Rear Shoulder Room53.1 "
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/A
    Passenger Volume91 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume16.0 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/A
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/A
    Rear SpoilerN/A
    Running BoardsN/A
    Skid PlatesN/A
    Trunk RackN/A
    PickupN/A
    Bumpersbody-colored
    Rear BumperN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/A
    Bodyside MoldingsN/A
    Bodyside InsertN/A
    Bodyside CladdingN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/A
    Wheel WellN/A
    Fender FlaresN/A
    Grille Moldingsblack
    Paintclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heated
    TraileringN/A
    Trailering HarnessN/A
    Trailering HitchN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles144/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,000
    Maintenance Months/Miles36/36,000
    Accessories Months/MilesN/A
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2009 Volkswagen GLI 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.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
GLI 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
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