Alpha genes under the bonnet.
The latest addition to the GTI dynasty even manages to eclipse its predecessors. Lurking under the bonnet is a breathtaking drive unit delivering more power than ever before.
The build of a champion.
The GTI has a tradition of generating intense power – and displaying it for all to see. Its expressive exterior is just as much a part of the legend as its stunning performance.
The inner workings of a winner.
Living up to expectations – the interior of the Golf GTI greets drivers with a legendary, high-class design.
Driving pleasure with greater peace of mind.
The Golf GTI takes safety as seriously as the driving experience.
Engine, gearbox, electrical system
Engine type4-cylinder petrol engine with BlueMotion Technology
Cubic capacity, litres/cm³2.0/1984
Injection method/turbocharged or twinchargerDirect injection/turbocharger
Max. Output, kW (PS) at rpm162 (220)/4500-6200
Max. Torque, Nm at rpm350/1500-4400
Emission categoryEuro 6
Gearbox6-speed direct shift gearbox DSG
Fuel tank capacity, litres50
Gross vehicle weight1840
Unladen weight (kerb weight)1370
Top speed, kph
With direct shift gearbox DSG244
Acceleration from 0-100 kph, s
With direct shift gearbox DSG6.5
Fuel consumption, litres/100 km 2)
Fuel grade 3)Premium unleaded, min. 95 RON
CO2 emission combined, g/km148
Body type 4)3-door / 5-door hatchback*
Track front/rear, mm1538/1516
Wheel size 4)7.5J x 17 / 7.5J x 18*
Tyre size 4)225/45 R17 / 225/40 R18*
Turning circle, m10.9