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Volkswagen GTI for sale
The Volkswagen GTI is a variant of the Volkswagen Golf and is considered to be a “hot hatchback” which is a high-performance hatchback. The Volkswagen Golf will be discontinued in Canada in 2022, but the Volkswagen GTI will continue. Here’s more about the Volkswagen GTI:
The Volkswagen GTI difference is in the engine
Both the Volkswagen Golf and the Volkswagen GTI have powerful engines. However, the Volkswagen Golf has a turbocharged 1.8-litre four-cylinder engine that gets 170 horsepower, and the Volkswagen GTI has a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine that gets 210 horsepower. The Volkswagen Golf is one of the quickest cars in its class, with the 2016 Volkswagen Golf going from 0 to 60 in 7.8 seconds, but the 2016 Volkswagen GTI is even faster, going from 0 to 60 in just 6.1 seconds.
The Volkswagen GTI is sporty, yet practical
The Volkswagen Golf is for drivers who want an economical hatchback that is spacious and provides a good cargo space. The Volkswagen GTI has the space and adds handling performance with a firmer suspension than the Volkswagen Golf. It fits five comfortably with supportive seating. The interior has touches of premium materials that give it a luxury feel, with styling that has been described as ultra-modern. The hatchback body style means that it carries more cargo than a sedan.
The Volkswagen GTI offers great technology
The base version of the Volkswagen GTI has a 6.5-inch touchscreen, with an optional 8-inch touchscreen in other trim levels. The infotainment system offers smartphone integration like MirrorLink, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.