2020 Golf GTI driving on city interstate

How fast is the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI?

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?

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2020 Golf GTI Performance Specs

2020 Golf GTI gauge cluster

The 2020 Golf GTI has the 2.0-liter turbocharged direct injection (TDI) four-cylinder engine. It puts out 228 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. For a vehicle that weighs as little as the 2020 Golf GTI, this is exceptional power output. The engine gives the 2020 Golf GTI a 0-60 acceleration time of 5.9 seconds. It has a top speed of 155 mph. Whether you choose the 7-speed DSG dual-clutch transmission or the 6-speed manual, you’ll have an exceptionally responsive vehicle on your hands.

2020 Golf GTI Performance Features

The engine isn’t the only thing on the 2020 Golf GTI tailored for performance. It has an autobahn-tuned sport suspension that can be adjusted on the fly between eco, comfort, normal, sport, and custom driving modes. There is are available DCC adaptive chassis dampers that make driving the 2020 Golf GTI a truly unparalleled experience. Paired with a VAQ limited-slip locking front differential and GTI performance brakes, the 2020 Golf GTI shows us why the term “hot hatch” originated with the Golf GTI.

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Schedule a test drive for the newest hot hatch at Hall Volkswagen near Milwaukee. If you have any questions about the Golf GTI or Volkswagen in general, give us a call. We’re always happy to shoot the breeze.