How Fast is the Volkswagen Golf GTI?

2020 VW Golf on Street

The Volkswagen Golf GTI, in all its glory, is a majestic vehicle. It comes as no surprise; after all, it is a member of the Volkswagen family. As the latest version of the Volkswagen Golf GTI came in with the new year, so did an upgrade.

The 2020 Golf GTI is a big deal for a reason. You can expect new technology, sporty styling, and a beefed-up powertrain. Not to mention, the driver-focused cockpit and virtual cabin are more desirable than ever before. The 2020 Golf GTI will have you nostalgic for 1983, when it first debuted, but with a modern kick.

Volkswagen Golf GTI Speeds

The turbocharged engine of the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI goes from 0-60 MPH in 5.9 seconds. You will enjoy its acceleration power of 228 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque as the adrenaline coarses through your veins. Not for the faint of heart, the thrill of the ride continues to escalate. The Golf GTI has a 6-speed manual transmission or 7-speed dual-clutch Tiptronic®.

Get ready to shift your way of driving behind the wheel of the Golf GTI. Your race track dreams can begin with a top speed of 154 MPH. Nothing is boring here.

 2020 VW Golf GTI headlight and grille

Volkswagen Golf GTI: Performance and Specs

The iconic Volkswagen Golf GTI is a fan favorite offering two trim levels, the S and SE. There is also the available Autobahn Package for the SE. Besides its hatchback looks and race track engine, the Golf GTI has an excellent fuel economy. It’s a triple threat in the automotive world with an EPA-estimated 24 mpg city/32 mpg highway rating. The 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI is decked out in technology and safety features. Here are some highlights you can expect:

  • DCC® Adaptive Chassis Control: Not to be confused with adaptive cruise control, this system allows you to control the damper valves automatically.
  • Progressive Power Steering: With the help of variable assistance, steering at any speed is more comfortable and fluid.
  • Sport Suspension: Sport suspension improves the hatch grip while delivering sporty driving feedback.
  • Performance Braking: Ventilated disc brakes keep your Volkswagen braking system optimally functional at high and low speeds.
  • Limited-Slip Differential: This feature adjusts the torque balance to improve vehicle control.
  • Paddle Shifters: The available seven-speed automatic transmission provides manual control over gearshifts.

Whether you live near Caseyville or Madison, you will enjoy the benefits of the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI specs.

Test Drive a Golf GTI at Auffenberg Volkswagen!

If you are looking to test drive the new 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI, choose Auffenberg Volkswagen. We want to help you with a Volkswagen Golf GTI lease through our finance department. Give us a call to set up an appointment or check out our Volkswagen Golf GTI for sale inventory. If you are in the East St. Louis area, stop in for a test drive. At Auffenberg Volkswagen, we know you will fall in love with a Volkswagen! See how the Golf GTI compares to the Golf today.

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