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2022 Volkswagen GTI
Lease
$426 / month
Finance
$441 / month
Vehicle Price
A typical negotiated price before taxes & fees.
Incentives
Incentives that help lower the selling price of a vehicle.
Available Money Factor of 0.00167 for 36 month lease
Incentives
Incentives that help lower the selling price of a vehicle.
Down Payment
Trade-In Value
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Represents the interest charged on a lease. May require top-tier credit to qualify for the best rates.
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2022 Volkswagen GTI Overview

John Diether
Automotive Editor - January 6, 2022

What's New

The 2022 Volkswagen GTI receives a total redesign that includes a longer and lower body, a reworked sport suspension, and engine updates resulting in more power. The dashboard adopts a horizontal theme and a 10.25-inch digital instrument display. Distinctive features include a freestanding touchscreen, a honeycomb lower grille with integrated LED fog lights, and standard red brake calipers.

Choosing your Volkswagen GTI

The GTI is offered in three trim levels: S, SE, and Autobahn. Pricing starts at $30,935 including destination and tops out at $39,385 for the Autobahn.

The related Golf R is covered in a separate entry.

Engine Choices

Every GTI is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 241 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is standard, and seven-speed automatic is available for $800.

All trims feature front-wheel drive and an electronically locking limited-slip differential.

The GTI is EPA-rated at 25 miles per gallon city (24 with manual), 34 mpg highway, and 28 combined. Notably, highway efficiency is up by 2 mpg on automatic models and by 4 mpg on models equipped with the manual compared to last year.

Passenger and Cargo Capacity

The GTI is a four-door hatchback with seating for five. The relatively flat roofline permits good headroom in the back.

There's 19.9 cubic feet behind the rear seat and 34.5 cubic feet with it folded. That's certainly more than a coupe or sedan, but less than a utility-oriented hatchback.

Safety Features

The base S model offers automatic emergency braking with pedestrian and cyclist detection — and front and rear parking sensors.

The SE and Autobahn also carry adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, and road sign recognition. Automatic high beams, a head-up display, and an automated parking system are exclusive to the Autobahn.

Connectivity

The standard infotainment system includes an 8.25-inch touchscreen, seven speakers, HD radio, four USB ports, wireless device charging, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.

The SE and Autobahn feature a 10-inch touchscreen, navigation, a nine-speaker Harman Kardon sound system, satellite radio, and wireless phone integration.

GTI S - MSRP From $30,935

The S rolls with a sport-tuned suspension, selectable driving modes, and 18-inch aluminum wheels. Interiors receive plaid cloth upholstery, heated front sport seats, ambient lighting, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, single-zone automatic climate control, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and stainless pedal caps. Other features include automatic wipers, heated washer nozzles, heated power side mirrors with memory, and full LED exterior lighting.

GTI SE - MSRP From $35,290

The SE gains a sunroof, push-button start, proximity keyless access, puddle lamps, and the aforementioned safety and connectivity upgrades. The Leather Seats Package ($1,225) adds leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, and a 12-way power driver seat with memory. Gloss black wheels are available for $395.

GTI Autobahn - MSRP From $39,385

The Autobahn comes with an adaptive suspension, 19-inch wheels, and the Leather Seats Package as standard. Buyers also get heated rear seats and additional safety features.

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CarsDirect Tip

The 2022 Volkswagen GTI S is well-equipped in some areas, but we can't get past the lack of available safety technology. That makes the SE the real base model in our view. As for the Autobahn, we recommend test driving it back-to-back with the SE to determine whether the Autobahn's adaptive suspension is worth the extra coin to you.

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