With a car as near perfect as the Mk8 Golf GTI, it’s the little things that matter. So we made the 2.0-liter turbocharged direct-injection TSI® engine the most powerful yet, the new chassis the most agile yet, and we kept the six-speed manual transmission as is.
With 241 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque, plus an advanced dynamic steering system, the road is your playground. You’re sure to whip up some fun wherever you go.
Now you can drive exactly how sporty you want with the new driving dynamics control systems inside the MK8 Golf GTI. They synchronize a suite of complex components, bringing you live performance data and personalization options.
Aggressively styled, and more iconic than ever, the new Golf GTI has gone full-on fun with a design that celebrates exhilarating performance.
Offered on the Golf GTI for the first time ever in North America, the available 19" two-tone, black and silver factory installed alloy wheels are eye-catching, aggressively styled, and sure to turn heads along the way.
With illuminated door handles, the Mk8 Golf GTI is truly a beacon of power with instant vehicle recognition. Go ahead and make your entrance.
With its available 12-way fully power-adjustable driver seat, the Golf GTI goes out of its way to bring you comfort. In fact, it delivers so much comfort you may find yourself going out of your way to drive your friends home, like miles out of the way.
You’ll want to hold on tight, because the heated three-spoke leather-wrapped sport steering wheel with available paddle shifters doesn’t just have multi-function touch sensitive controls, it’s also how you control the fun.
With its innovative features and a variety of premium content, the available SiriusXM with 360L curates a personalized experience for every driver. Try it out with a three-month Platinum Plan trial subscription. When amplified by the available Harman Kardon premium sound system, which lends clarity and sophistication to your road tunes, your front seat becomes the front row.
Keep your gadgets happy with 4 USB-C ports total, 2 data ports in the front and 2 charging ports in the back.
Benefit from the view of a wide lens when you want it. It can help you see obstacles when backing up, a feature so helpful you’ll wonder how you ever managed without it.
Front and rear crumple zones help absorb crash energy, while a rigid safety cage helps distribute forces away from the driver and passengers.
Not every collision brings a car to stop. That’s why our vehicles include the Automatic Post-Collision Braking System. It can also help slow the vehicle down after a collision, helping reduce the chance of any additional impacts.
From Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution (EBD), which helps maintain appropriate stopping power during a hard-braking situation, to Electronic Stability Control (ESC), which can adjust engine throttle and apply corrective forces to the wheels that need them most, your vehicle is equipped with a total of six stability-enhancing systems.