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2002 Volkswagen GTI Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2002 Volkswagen GTI specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2002 Volkswagen GTI warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$18,910
Invoice *
$17,225
Engine
1.8L I-4 180 HP 173.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,950 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 5-spd Tiptronic w/OD
Fuel Economy City
24.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
31.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
1.8L I-4 180 HP 173.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,950 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 5-spd Tiptronic w/OD
Alternator
120 amp
Battery
with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.65 / 4.44
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
14.5 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel / stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
front-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Ride
sport
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
semi-independent torsion beam beam
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum / 17.0 " / 17.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P205/55HR16.0BSW AS / P225/45HR17.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
sport
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Front Headrests
adjustable w/tilt
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Easy Entry
rear seat easy entry
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Rear Seats
60-40 bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable w/tilt
Seat Trim
premium cloth / leather
Door Trim
cloth / leatherette
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear / rubber front & rear
Gear Shift Knob Trim
metal-look / leather
Sunroof
express open/close
Roof Features
roof rack
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Auxiliary Visors
driver side
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Concealed Storage
cargo concealed storage
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic
Cargo Cover
rigid
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
in-dash mounted single
Speakers
8 / 8 performance / 8 Monsoon
Amplifier
amplifier
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
integrated roof
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power
Remote Fuel Flap Release
power
Power Outlets
2
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Smokers Package
ashtray
Lighter Elements
front
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel
telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
fixed
1-Touch Open
driver and passenger
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Front Wipers
jets
Speed Sensitve Wipers
speed sensitive wipers
Rear Windshield Wiper
fixed interval
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Rear Blinds
rear blinds
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
Transponder III
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
41.8 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
164.9 "
Exterior Width
68.3 "
Exterior Height
56.7 "
Wheelbase
99 "
Front Tread
60 "
Rear Tread
59 "
Turning Radius
17.9 '
Curb Weight
2,932 lbs. / 3,051 lbs.
Payload
902 lbs. / 893 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.31
Front Legroom
41.5 "
Rear Legroom
33.5 "
Front Headroom
38.6 " / 37.4 "
Rear Headroom
37.4 " / 36.5 "
Front Shoulder Room
53.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
52.7 "
Passenger Volume
88 cu.ft. / 85 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
18.0 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
41.8 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Grille Moldings
body-colored / body-colored w/chrome accents
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
144/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/50,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2002 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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