Category Archives: Volkswagen Golf GTI

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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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 >>

Front View of Black 2018 VW Golf GTI Driving on a Country Road

What does the GTI acronym stand for in the Volkswagen Golf GTI?

The Volkswagen Golf GTI, which is a high-performance version of the iconic VW Golf hatchback, first debuted back in 1976, and since then, it has improved with each successive generation, earning praise from automotive enthusiasts and automotive critics alike, with its combination of playful performance and hatchback versatility. However, you may be wondering, “What does the GTI acronym stand for in the Volkswagen Golf GTI?”  Read the rest of this entry >>

Black 2018 VW Golf GTI Driving by a Grassy Field

The High-Performance 2018 VW Golf GTI Will Soon Arrive at Capistrano Volkswagen!

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI Pricing and New Features 

When you combine the style, refinement and versatility of the iconic Volkswagen Golf with a powerful engine and sporty driving characteristics, you get the fun-to-drive 2018 VW Golf GTI. Read more to find out about the pricing and new features of the new Golf GTI.  Read the rest of this entry >>

Blue 2018 VW Golf R Driving by a Grassy Field

2018 Volkswagen Golf Models Win Car and Driver “10Best” Awards

With their stylish designs, hatchback versatility and fun-to-drive nature, there’s much to like about the Volkswagen Golf family of vehicles — and with pleasing styling and feature updates for the 2018 model-year, they are even better. The experts at Car and Driver magazine agree, for they named the 2018 VW e-Golf, Golf, Golf Alltrack, Golf GTI, Golf SportWagen and Golf R to their 2018 “10Best” list.  Read the rest of this entry >>