4dr HB DSG Autobahn
Starting at | Starting at 24 MPG City - 33 MPG Highway
The GTI sticks with its model heritage, offering surprisingly quick acceleration and crisp handling while sipping fuel. Handling in the GTI is light and quick, and the GTI offers interior appointments that are more premium compared to other sporty small cars, as well as safety and entertainment features that are otherwise in the realm of luxury vehicles. Price is a big selling point for the GTI as well; starting under $24,000, the GTI offers a lot of performance for less money than other hot hatches and a lot less than all-wheel-drive machines like the Subaru Impreza WRX and Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.
For 2012, the Volkswagen GTI receives only minor changes. Autobahn editions get aluminum interior trim and push button start, a golf ball-style shift knob (on cars equipped with the DSG transmission), as well as new ten-spoke, 18-inch Serron alloy wheels. Those models, plus all GTIs with sunroof and navigation, also get LED daytime running lights. A new GTI with Convenience and Sunroof adds a power tilt/slide sunroof, leather-trimmed steering wheel and the Premiun VIII touchscreen stereo with in-dash CD changer.
The front-wheel-drive GTI moves authoritatively thanks to its turbocharged, 2.0L direct-injected 4-cylinder engine that makes 200 horsepower and 207 ft-lb, which kicks in as low as 1,800 rpm. The engine's especially responsive, whether coupled with either the standard 6-speed manual gearbox or optional Direct Shift Gearbox.
Braking & Traction
|Tire Pressure Monitoring System||Std|
|Driver Air Bag||Std|
|Passenger Air Bag||Std|
|Side Air Bag||Std|
|Side Head Air Bag||Std|
|Rear Head side Air Bag||Std|
|Child Safety Locks||Std|
|Daytime Running Lights||Std|
|Variable Inter. Wipers||Std|
|Basic||3 Years/36,000 Miles|
|Drivetrain||5 Years/60,000 Miles|
|Corrosion||12 Years/Unlimited Miles|
|Roadside Assistance||3 Years/36,000 Miles|
|Maintenance||3 Years/36,000 Miles Carefree Maintenance Program|
Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned Warranty
2 years / 24,000 miles from the purchase date comprehensive limited warranty including the balance of the 4 year/50,000 mile original limited powertrain & corrosion warranty.
|Age/Mileage Eligibility||6 years / 75,000 miles|
|Lease Term Certified||No|
|Point Inspection||112-Point Inspection|
|Roadside Assistance||2 Year 24-Hour Roadside Assistance|
|Transferrable Warranty||Yes, at no cost to buyer|
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