The Golf GTI has always been an impressive vehicle. One of the original “hot hatches,” the Golf GTI has consistently put performance front and center. The 2021 Golf GTI is no different.
Below, we’ve listed important info on powertrain specs, connectivity tech, and safety features of the 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI. Take a look to see what the 2021 Golf GTI has to offer and if it’s the right vehicle for you.
The 2021 Golf GTI sports a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine under the hood. The engine pumps out 228 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. Each 2021 Golf GTI model is equipped a six-speed manual transmission as a standard feature, but a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic with Tiptronic® and Sport modes is available. All 2021 Golf GTI models are FWD. The manual gearbox models are EPA-estimated at 23-city/30-highway mpg; the automatic models are EPA-estimated at 24-city/32-highway mpg.
The 2021 Golf GTI places lots of emphasis on drivability. A big chunk of that is safety. As a result, the 2021 Golf GTI has many standard safety features. Included on every model are forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and a rearview camera. More features are added at higher trims, such as front and rear parking sensors, adaptive cruise control, automatic parking assist, lane departure warning, lane keeping assist, adaptive headlights, and automatic high beams.
Connectivity is important nowadays. Luckily, the 2021 Golf GTI delivers. Standard features include a 6.5-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth, and a USB port. Car-Net® capability (with 60 months of free serivce) and a Wi-Fi hotspot are also standard. Similar to the safety suite, the 2021 Golf GTI gets more features at higher trims. Available features include an 8-inch touchscreen, an eight-speaker Fender stereo, SiriusXM satellite radio, satellite navigation, wireless smartphone integration, and an extra USB port.
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