2014 Volkswagen GTI 4-Door

The Hatch is Back. A quick, efficient and well-priced hatchback.

  • Likes
  • sporty; transmission; quality build
  • Dislikes
  • dull dashboard

Volkswagen’s classic hot hatch continues to set the standard in its segment with its winning combination of efficient performance, smart amenities and value-oriented price. The 2014 Volkswagen GTI is quick and lively out of the gates and around turns thanks to a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4, and earns a driver-pleasing 33 mpg highway. Assembled in Wolfsburg, Germany of a majority German parts, our Tornado Red tester came equipped with a power sunroof, Interlagos cloth interior and touch screen navigation, as well as standard satellite radio and a multi-function trip computer.

Warranty/Service: 3-year/36,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty; 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty; 12-year/unlimited-mile corrosion warranty; 3-year/36,000-mile roadside assistance; 3-year/36,000-mile Carefree Maintenance

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Specs

Base Price: $29,895

As Tested: $29,895

  • 24 / 33 mpg
  • EPA
  • 6.8 sec
  • 0-60
  • 200 hp @ 5,100 rpm
  • Horsepower
  • 130 mph
  • Top Speed
  • Engine: 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 with direct injection
  • Horsepower: 200 hp @ 5,100 rpm
  • Torque: 207 lb-ft @ 1,700 rpm
  • Transmission: 6-speed DSG automatic with gear shifters
  • Curb Weight: 3,113 lbs
  • Wheelbase: 101.5 in
  • Length: 165.9 in
  • Width: 70 in
  • Height: 57.8 in
  • Turning circle: 35.8 ft
  • Brakes: 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
  • Suspension: MacPherson strut front; multi-link rear
  • Traction: electronic stability control with traction control
  • 0-60 mph: 6.8 sec
  • 60-0 mph: 113 ft.
  • Top Speed: 130 mph
  • EPA City: 24 mpg
  • EPA Highway: 33 mpg
  • Combined MPG: 27 mpg
  • Seating Capacity: 5
  • Safety: driver and front passenger front airbags; front side airbags; front and rear side curtain airbags

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