2008 Volkswagen GTI User Reviews

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    Displaying 31 - 40 of 43 2008 Volkswagen GTI reviews.

    2008 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T 2Dr Review
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    Can't Wait To Get One — I can't wait to buy one of these. I almost got one earlier this year, but it just didnt work out. I will be getting a 2009 one next summer. It was a pleasure to drive, and is a lot of fun all around. The only hard choice is DSG vs stick.

    Pros: Amazing car

    Cons: just ouside of my current price range

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    2008 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T 2Dr Review
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    Fantastic — This car is a sensation, plenty of power and all the creature comforts of a family car. The handling is smooth and I love the adaptive steering, The gearbox feels solid and precise allowing for smooth gear changes on Volkswagen's manual box. Not to mention, this car looks awesome!

    Pros: Everything

    Cons: The engine is capable of a little more power, But this can be fixed with a simple ECU upgrade.

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    2008 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T 2Dr Review
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    My Mkv Gti — I love everything, the interior, steering wheel, sound, speed, handling. Its perfect for everyday use, you can be driving like a maniac speeding crazily, and when you want it to it can be quiet and relaxing (although the ruff suspenion can be a little bumpy at times). Only problem is its a little too heavy.

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    2008 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T 2Dr Review
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    Fantastic Car To Drive — Having owned the Golf for around 3 months now and covered just over 2700 miles. The interior has got to be one of my favourite parts of the car especially the bucket seats that provide comfort and the support to keep you firmly seated in any corner. The biggest surprise to me about the GTI is the fuel consumption as it is not any worse than my C2 VTS was, although I have to admit that is when the GTI isn’t being pushed. The Volkswagen Golf GTI is by far the best car I’ve owned so far for a few reasons. It amazes me how whatever gear you’re in the power is still at hand. I’ve discovered that GTI feels extremely safe at any speed, really provides me with a sense security. The handling of the GTI is brilliant you can go into any corner with the knowledge that you’ll remain firmly planted.

    Pros: Good Acceleration in any gear
    Great Bucket Seats
    Good Quality Interior

    Cons: No colour coded rear bumper and side skirts


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    2008 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T 2Dr Review
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    Under Rated — Dont look much but take 1 out for a drive...ul be surprised!can be driven round town at 30..ish..and when needed hammer to the floor and she wakes up with a pure punch of power.

    Pros: 6speed box,hugging recaros,loadsa leg room in back,wheel-gear lever-handbrake all in comfy position

    Cons: not found any yet

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    2008 Volkswagen GTI Review
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    Pocket Rocket — The GTI remains the king of the hatchback world. With DSG dual-clutch technology, the VW GTI can accelerate just as quickly as entry level Saabs, BMWs, Acuras, etc.. for a fraction of the cost.

    Pros: Good handling, good acceleration, high market value

    Cons: Limited buying options, so-so fuel efficiency, front-wheel drive

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    2008 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T 2Dr Review
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    Perfect Car For Every Day And Performance — This car is very versatile and perfect for every kind of use. Even the car is a performance based one, you can use it every day. Also, it allow uge amount of space if you need it for transportation of goods. Plenty space for the rear passenger seat in this relatively small car.

    Pros: Performance, engine sound, comfort ( leather seat ), sound system, fuel consumption, very good finition.

    Cons: Suspension too high, price.

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    My Fast Likes To Keep Things Streamlined — Out of the box awesome. This car is ready to go - no after market, no bolt ons, no mods. The only thing you need to turn is the key. It looks great, drives great and is daily driver friendly. Just the right level of refinement for a sporty car, and amazing fit and finish for the price. Make friends with YOUR fast

    Pros: No pimping required!

    Cons: The shifter throw is a little long for a sporty car.

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    2008 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T 2Dr Review
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    Grin-inducing — The 2008 GTI is, by far, the most fun I've had driving a car. I have an ECU upgrade, which gives it more zip, but even in stock form, it's a blast.

    Pros: Fun to drive, quick acceleration, nimble, comfy seats, great steering wheel, xenon headlights, excellent cargo space

    Cons: A few annoying rattles

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    2008 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T 2Dr Review
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    Great Car For Only $25,000 Base Price — this car i drove was very impressive and accelerated rapidly the second you reach 25 mph at 2,000 RPM the one i drove was fully loaded and was priced at around $35,000

    Pros: great car...nothing else to say about it

    Cons: none

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    2013 Volkswagen GTI Reviews

    Perfect Jack Of All Trades By ErroneousRex

    This is a beautiful package of a vehicle. Funto drive, stylish, comfortable, efficient, and well built, the GTI consistently surprises. It can handle the turns with ease while comfortably seating 4 fu... Read More

    Love My Gti! By photofinishstudio

    I love the stylish look. Just the right size. Fast pick up response. Stereo sounds great. I get 300 miles on a full tank. This is the first car which my dog actually enjoys riding in the back seat. ... Read More

    2012 Volkswagen GTI Reviews

    Great Car Would Buy It Again By shabra

    I like everything about my GTI handles awesome great car. I would recommend a friend and family. this car was awesome loved how it drives how it sounds and gas saver plus it is very fast car you would... Read More

    Great Little Car By Troyboy2

    The golf GTI is an excellent little car. With the hatchback you can carry lots of stuff in it. It's comfortable, gets about 30 miles per gallon and has the power to pass people at will. My only proble... Read More

    2011 Volkswagen GTI Reviews

    For The Kid, And Adult In All Of Us By damonrlloyd

    the 2011 gti has enough power, taut handling and aggressive style to appease the eighteen year old kid in me, yet the lines are refined, and the interior is upscale enough to be suitable for the resp... Read More

    Great Day-to-day Commuter By alexofdodd

    Love my VW it is such a nicely balanced vehicle and really impressed me with it's stability at the limits and in snow. Can almost run with the Subarus when fitted with snow tires. VW-please fix the Bl... Read More

    2010 Volkswagen GTI Reviews

    Practical Hot Hatch By hshamilt

    Plenty of cargo space. Nice interior. Very sporty. The only weak spot is that it is front wheel drive only. All wheel drive really should be an option. There also should be higher horsepower opti... Read More

    My Great Little Car By ersid

    Its a very cool car for young people. It has an exhaust that sound amazing(never boring). It very fast in the corners the car sticks to the road picks up very qucik and for a four door it small which ... Read More

    2009 Volkswagen GTI Reviews

    Just Do It. By mdjones2

    The Mk V was my favorite GTI in 2012. Bought a 2009 with low mileage and had stage 3 performance package done with a trusted mechanic. At $23k, it has been the greatest driving performance ever and I ... Read More

    2009 Volkswagen Gti By romanz85

    This Volkswagen GTI gets about 29/31 miles per gallon. It is a 6 speed manual with a turbo. It has remote power door locks, power mirrors, low fuel level warning, turn signal in mirrors, dual illumin... Read More

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