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2021 GTI on roundabout

How fast is the 2021 Golf GTI?

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Speed, Acceleration, and Performance Specs

With the 2021 Golf being scaled back to just one trim for the new model year and there being no 2021 Golf R, the 2021 Golf GTI is the head of the pack for the Volkswagen hatchback line-up. The GTI has always placed great importance on performance. How does that hold up for this model year?

Just how fast is the 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI? What’s its top speed? And the 0-60 mph acceleration time? Keep reading to find out.

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2020 Golf GTI driving on city interstate

How fast does the 2020 Golf GTI do 0-60 mph?

2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance Details

The Golf GTI was the original hot hatch. Introduced back in 1976 (two years after the Golf made its first appearance), the Golf GTI has been making a splash ever since. It keeps all the great bits from the base Golf model and adds a ton of performance-boosting features. So, what do all those performance tweaks amount to?

For instance, how fast does the 2020 Golf GTI do 0-60 mph? What’s its top speed?

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White 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf driving by palm trees

Can I get a Volkswagen electric car near San Juan Capistrano CA?

Many automakers are now offering electric vehicles, as consumers desire cars have minimal adverse effects on the environment. Perfectly meeting this demand is Volkswagen, which offers the VW e-Golf, which combines an all-electric powertrain with the stylish and versatile hatchback design of the VW Golf family.

Are you looking for an eco-friendly electric car near San Juan Capistrano, California? Get the 2019 VW e-Golf at Capistrano Volkswagen! Read the rest of this entry >>

A person charging a white 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf

How to Set a Charging Time for the Volkswagen e-Golf with VW Car-Net

The Volkswagen e-Golf is a superb choice for the electric compact car segment, with its efficient electric powertrain, excellent driving dynamics, and stylish and versatile hatchback design. Another benefit of the VW e-Golf is the ability to set charging times, charge settings, and other features remotely via Volkswagen Car-Net from either a mobile app on your smartphone or a website on your computer. Read the rest of this entry >>

Dark grey 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Rabbit Edition driving on a curvy mountain road

Is the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI a safe car?

Automotive enthusiasts are drawn to the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI for its excellent performance, quick acceleration, and fun-to-drive nature, as well as its stylish and versatile hatchback design. Also, with its many advanced passive and active features, the Golf GTI provides a very safe ride. This is evidenced by the car recently earning a 2019 TOP SAFETY PICK rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Read the rest of this entry >>

Grey 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI with mountains in the background

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI: Popular Mechanics “Hatchback of the Year” Award

Combining the style, versatility, and practicality of the Volkswagen Golf with a robust engine and advanced performance technologies, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI delivers an incredible driving experience. The experts at Popular Mechanics agree, for the publication named the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI the “Hatchback of the Year” in its 2019 Automotive Excellence awards. Read the rest of this entry >>

A man charging a white 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf

What’s the MPGe rating and range of the 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf?

There’s been a great deal of publicity about Volkswagen’s plans for rolling out an ever-expanding lineup of electric vehicles. However, Volkswagen already offers an all-electric vehicle: the 2019 VW e-Golf. With its cutting-edge electric powertrain, quick acceleration, and pleasing driving dynamics, the e-Golf is a compelling choice for the compact electric car segment. Read the rest of this entry >>