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Info & specs

Volkswagen GLI

Volkswagen GLI side view
Volkswagen GLI angular front perspective
Volkswagen GLI angular rear perspective

Safety ratings of the Volkswagen GLI

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6

Specifications of the Volkswagen GLI

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors4
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionManual
  • City consumption8.8 - 10.3 L/100km
  • Highway consumption6.1 - 7.3 L/100km
  • Width1778 mm
  • Length4628 mm
  • Trunk space440 L
  • Cargo space440 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Volkswagen GLI

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Volkswagen GLI 2012 - 2017 is available in 3 trims:

GLI Edition 30 trim features and specs

Dimensions of the Volkswagen GLI

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20171453 mm1778 mm4628 mm
20161453 mm1778 mm4628 mm
20151453 mm1778 mm4628 mm
20141453 mm1778 mm4628 mm
20131453 mm1778 mm4628 mm
20121453 mm1778 mm4628 mm