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2022 - 2025 Volkswagen GTI

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- 2025 Coming Soon -

The grandfather of the hot hatchback segment, the Volkswagen Golf GTI, is getting a refresh for the 2025 model year. U.S. specifications for the upcoming GTI aren't available yet, but Volkswagen has unveiled the European version of the hatchback, which points toward what VW has in store for the U.S. model. Here's what we know about the 2025 Volkswagen GTI. The exterior design of the 2025 Volkswagen GTI will get a slight update compared to the hatchback that's currently on sale. The headlights ... Read more

2015 - 2021 Volkswagen GTI

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As the seventh-generation Golf prepares to bow out, there's one last hurrah for its GTI model. Mirror caps and a gloss black spoiler are the only external differences for 2021, though Volkswagen's next-generation infotainment system is now fitted on two of the GTI's three trim levels. A redesign is expected for 2022, at which time the standard Golf will be discontinued. The entry-level S model is available as a six-speed manual for $29,690 (all prices including destination), while the seven-s... Read more

2010 - 2014 Volkswagen GTI

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Originally intended as a limited-edition model, this sporty hatchback is now in its sixth generation and due for a major redesign for 2015. Yet its interior quality is still superior to many of its competitors in the same price range, while ride quality and comfort are excellent. The 2014 GTI still has lots to offer to enthusiasts who prefer to be actively involved in every aspect of driving. Rather than adding new features for this model year, Volkswagen has scaled back on the GTI's variation... Read more

2007 - 2009 Volkswagen GTI

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The GTI is available as a two-door or four-door, with a 200-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and a choice of six-speed manual transmission or the six-speed Direct Shift Gearbox, or DSG, which allows the driver to shift without doing the clutch work. It comes with an extensive list of standard equipment including well-bolstered seats with plaid cloth insets, blue-tinted glass, xenon high-intensity gas-discharge headlamps, halogen fog lamps, alloy pedals, Sirius satellite radio, and a carpeted and covered cargo area. It also comes standard with 17-inch summer performance tires on a... Read more

1999 - 2006 Volkswagen GTI


The GTI comes as a two-door hatchback, with a choice of six-speed manual transmission or the six-speed Direct Shift Gearbox, or DSG. The GTI draws its energy from Volkswagen's smaller and lighter 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, which has been turbocharged to boost its output to 200 horsepower and 207 pound-feet of torque. Safety features include front airbags, side-impact airbags and side curtain airbags, three-point harnesses for all seating positions, LATCH child seat anchors. Anti-lock brakes come standard, along with Brake Assist, electronic brake-force distribution, electronic stability c... Read more