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Volkswagen GTI Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Volkswagen GTI Reviews

The Volkswagen GTI is a 2-door hatchback, 4-door hatchback offered in a 2dr HB DSG SE, 4dr HB DSG S, 4dr HB Man Autobahn, 4dr HB Man S w/Performance Pkg, 4dr HB Man SE w/Performance Pkg, 4dr HB DSG SE w/Performance Pkg, 4dr HB DSG Autobahn w/Performance Pkg, 2dr HB DSG S w/Performance Pkg, 4dr HB Man Autobahn w/Performance Pkg, 4dr HB Man S, 2dr HB Man S w/Performance Pkg, 2dr HB DSG SE w/Performance Pkg, 2dr HB Man SE, 4dr HB DSG S w/Performance Pkg, 2dr HB Man S, 4dr HB DSG Autobahn, 2dr HB Man SE w/Performance Pkg, 2dr HB DSG S, 4dr HB Man SE and 4dr HB DSG SE. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 turbo (210 hp) and 2.0-liter 4 turbo (220 hp) engines, and 6-speed manual and 6-speed sequential transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 25 mpg city to 34 mpg highway. The GTI uses Premium fuel.

Competing models include Mini Cooper, Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S.

Last Model Reviewed: 2015

Reviewed Volkswagen GTIs from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2015 Volkswagen GTI hatchback Autobahn 4-cyl MT
  • 2010 Volkswagen GTI hatchback Base 4-cyl MT
  • 2008 Volkswagen GTI hatchback R32 V6
  • 2006 Volkswagen GTI 4-cyl MT

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