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Info & specs

Volkswagen GTI

Volkswagen GTI side view
Volkswagen GTI angular front perspective
Volkswagen GTI angular rear perspective

Pros and cons of the Volkswagen GTI

  • Manual transmission standard, automatic optional
  • Three trims available
  • Practical hatchback design
  • Safety tech does not come standard
  • Upper trim levels can be costly
  • Tight interior space
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Volkswagen GTI

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6

Specifications of the Volkswagen GTI

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors3 - 5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionManual or Automatic
  • City consumption9.4 - 9.8 L/100km
  • Highway consumption6.9 - 7.5 L/100km
  • Width1790 - 1799 mm
  • Length4268 mm
  • Trunk space578 - 580 L
  • Cargo space1340 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Volkswagen GTI

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 GTI 2015 - 2020 is available in 4 trims:

Basic trim features and specs

Dimensions of the Volkswagen GTI

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20201467 mm1799 mm4268 mm
20191467 mm1799 mm4268 mm
20181467 mm1799 mm4268 mm
20171442 mm1790 mm4268 mm
20161442 mm1790 mm4268 mm
20151442 mm1790 mm4268 mm