Archive for the ‘Golf GTI’ Category

What’s the difference between a hatchback and a compact crossover?

Sunday, September 20th, 2020
2020 Golf GTI parked in front of mountain

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.

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What do GTI and GLI stand for on a Volkswagen?

Sunday, August 30th, 2020
2020 Jetta GLI parked in desert

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?

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What colors does the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI come in?

Saturday, August 15th, 2020
2020 GTI on interstate

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.

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When is the 2020 Volkswagen Golf R coming out?

Monday, June 15th, 2020
2019 Golf R driving on racetrack rear view

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?

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Which Volkswagen vehicles have manual transmissions available?

Monday, June 8th, 2020
2020 Golf GTI driving on the highway

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?

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How fast is the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI?

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
2020 Golf GTI driving on city interstate

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?

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Differences between the 2019 Golf GTI and 2019 Golf R?

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
2019 GTI vs 2019 R

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.

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Why is the Volkswagen Golf so popular?

Monday, October 28th, 2019
2019 VW Golf R parked in the middle of the road

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?

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How Much Space is in the 2019 Golf GTI?

Monday, March 11th, 2019
red 2018 VW Golf GTI outside of a city

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…)

What’s Inside the 2019 Golf GTI?

Monday, February 25th, 2019
2019 VW Golf GTI exterior profile

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Interior Features

You may have heard about the performance features highlighting the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI. With more horsepower than the 2018 Golf GTI and excessive sporty fine-tuning done under the hood, there’s no doubting that the Golf GTI continues to be a top choice for drivers looking for a performance hatchback. It’s what’s on the inside that counts though, right? That’s what we’ve been told, so let’s take a look at the interior features of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI! (more…)