How Fast is the Volkswagen Golf GTI?

December 2nd, 2019 by

Volkswagen Golf GTI Driving
Easton drivers looking for practical speed and agility from an expertly and uniquely designed machine can end their search at the new Volkswagen Golf GTI. Respected for its quick acceleration and functional performance features, the Golf GTI is a hatchback that will get you where you need to go with a spirited drive. It has a sportscar personality with a design for real life on Bethlehem roads. Interested in just how fast the Volkswagen Golf GTI is? Read on below for the numbers.

Volkswagen Golf GTI 0-60

The Volkswagen Golf GTI Rabbit Edition gets to 60 mph in just 5.8 seconds, and covers a quarter mile in 14.4 seconds. These impressive numbers can be attributed to its nimble engine: the turbocharged 2.0L TSI® with intercooler and FSI® direct fuel injection. No matter which of the four trim levels you opt for— the Golf GTI S, Rabbit Edition, SE, or Autobahn— you’ll experience the responsiveness this engine provides when paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission and the Golf GTI model’s sporty design. Relevant specs include:

  • 258 lb-ft of torque
  • 228 hp
  • Forged steel, five-bearing crankshaft
  • 0.31 drag coefficient
  • 9.6:1 compression ratio

Volkswagen Golf GTI Turning a Corner

More Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance Features

In addition to its agile engine and design, a Volkswagen GTI for sale in the Allentown area comes standard with innovative VW technologies and features that the brand is known for. With both safety and performance benefits, the following features can’t be overlooked when it comes to the Volkswagen Golf GTI:

  • Autobahn-tuned Sport suspension
  • Variable-ratio steering system
  • Driving mode selection capabilities
  • Torque-sensing limited-slip differential
  • High-performance front and rear brakes
  • Available DCC® adaptive chassis control
  • Available paddle shifters

Test Drive a Volkswagen Golf GTI at Young Volkswagen

When you’re ready to get behind the wheel of the athletic Volkswagen Golf GTI, contact our dealership team and we’ll get you scheduled for a test drive. Interested in a Volkswagen GTI lease deal? Our finance department is happy to help you shop our available lease specials and talk further with you about the Golf GTI financing options. If you’re curious what kind of financing you may qualify for, apply for financing now and get one step closer to bringing the speedy Golf GTI home to your Easton driveway. You can also compare it to the VW Golf.

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