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2021 Volkswagen Golf and GTI Standard Features
In between new generations or redesigns of vehicles, new model years tend to keep the vehicle mostly the same. However, new features do get added. Sometimes they are big additions, sometimes they aren’t. With the Mk8 Golf set to come out in the States for the 2022 model year, what does the 2021 Golf has to offer?
Here are the features that come standard on the 2021 Volkswagen Golf and Golf GTI models. Which is right for you?(more…)
Hatchback vs Subcompact SUV: What’s the difference and which should I get?
A couple years back, an article by Popular Mechanics stated that “cars, in case you haven’t heard, are dead. More specifically, cars are crossovers now.” And while that statement is hyperbolic, as they are still many cars on the market today, it does have a kernel of truth to it. As the article suggests, fewer hatchbacks are being produced, while an army of small, eerily similar subcompact crossovers are taking their place.
So, is a subcompact crossover essentially just a hatchback or is it just a similar vehicle that taps into the same part of the market? Let’s take a look at some of the differences between the two.(more…)
Volkswagen Acronyms Explained: GTI & GLI
While browsing the Volkswagen lineup, you may have noticed that the Golf and Jetta have variants that aren’t technically classified as the same model. Those models are the Golf GTI and Jetta GLI, respectively. So, what do those acronyms indicate?
What do GTI and GLI stand for on a Volkswagen?(more…)
2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI Color Options
You’ve found the perfect car. Now it’s time to find the perfect color.
Here are all the colors that the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI comes in.(more…)
2020 Volkswagen Golf R Release Date Details
If you’ve been waiting for the 2020 Volkswagen Golf R to be revealed, chances are that you’re pretty confused by now. We’re about half of the way through 2020 and there’s no sign of the 2020 Golf R.
So, when is the 2020 Volkswagen Golf R coming out?(more…)
These 2020 Volkswagen Vehicles have Manual Transmissions
For the vast majority of people, automatic transmissions are the way to go. Automatics take care of everything for you, without you having to worry about stalling out or the like. However, there’s just something about a stick shift that can’t be beat. If you’re like us, then you love a good stick-shift.
But which Volkswagen vehicle have manual transmissions available?(more…)
2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance Specs
The Golf GTI has entered its seventh generation, dubbed Mk7 (pronounced “mark seven”). With a new but instantly recognizable look, the 2020 Golf GTI is sure to win the hearts of even more drivers. But when it comes to the GTI, looks aren’t everything. No, when it comes to the GTI, what you can’t see is what matters most. How powerful is the engine? Is the transmission smooth? Is the suspension well-tuned?
How fast is the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI?(more…)
2019 Golf GTI and 2019 Golf R Comparison
The Volkswagen Golf is an icon. It’s one of the most produced vehicles. Ever. The Golf GTI, when it was introduced back in 1975, single-handedly pioneered the concept of a hot hatch. Nowadays, its much more common to see performance-focused hatchbacks, but we’d like to take some time to appreciate the originals.
Today, we’re looking at the newest performance iterations of the iconic Volkswagen Golf, the limited-edition 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Rabbit and the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R. This isn’t a comparison to see which is objectively better, but more an evaluation of the strengths of each.
Here are the differences between the 2019 Golf GTI and the 2019 Golf R.(more…)
Why the Volkswagen Golf is So Popular
Alongside the Volkswagen Beetle, the Golf is most of the popular cars ever, as iconic to younger generations as the Beetle was to their parents and grandparents. But why does the Golf retain such a loyal following and enthusiastic fan base?
Today, we’re going to figure out why the Volkswagen Golf is so popular. (more…)
Cargo Space in the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI
The 2019 Golf GTI is known by many as a performance machine; a juiced-up hatchback with plenty of performance features worth taking a look at. While these are all worth noting, it’s important to remember that the Golf GTI is still a Golf and as such it also has a lot of utility inside. Check out the cargo space in the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI! (more…)