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2008 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWDReview
Patrick writes:
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2008 Vw Gti 2.0t Fsi — Performance is excellent tanks to the turbocharged 2.0 liter engine. Great chassis and handling. Appearance and built-quality are great. Loads of gadgets and goodies. Gas mileage is great in normal driving conditions. Very fun to drive! I strongly recommend this vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great engine, suspension, appearance

Cons: No limited slip differential

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2008 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 4-Door FWDReview
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My Gti — acceleration: 0-60 in 7.0 sec sharp braking & handling the interior is amazing it has a lovly interior but i did not like it as the interior gas mileage: 12.4 for me ull have a lot of fun with it ;-)

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: overall Performance

Cons: front W.D

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2008 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWDReview
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1 Of A Kind.... — the car is amazing...it has a DSG gearbox and does 0-100kmh in 6.9 seconds which is the same as the new 2009 standard GTI...the acceleration from 1st, 2nd and 3rd are amazing but it lacks pull on top hand....oh and the handling is impecable....

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: to pull chicks....

Cons: nothing really...

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2008 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 4-Door FWDReview
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You Need To Have One — Quick response, acceleration, great braking and handling. A classic from the VW family with a lot of power. Great design and form. Excellent car with a lot of technology. GTI is a great car for great drivers. I love it!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: It's a Volkswagen

Cons: ...

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2008 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWDReview
Mauricio writes:
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The Perfect Machine — My Gti is a 220 HP 225 Pounds of Torque turbo supercharge car, 0-60 in about 5.9 seconds!!! it is amazing machine full of technology, quiet and transmition works really fast in between gears. I add some extra features to my car's engine!!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Speed!!!

Cons: nothing

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2008 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWDReview
Trevor writes:
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It Rules. — its dope i like it its black its has plaid seats cool steering wheel decently quick, sounds good, looks nice REAL HIDs not fake pos u get with a huyndaiagay, 6 speed, roomy, great to drive long trips, rules the world

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: comfy, solid, great mpg's( mid 30's)

Cons: if u dont want FWD?

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2008 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWDReview
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Vw In Da House. Ya. — Well, it has good acceleration, 0-60 in about 6.5 seconds with the DSG. It is fwd and and is a VW so it costs a lot insure and upkeep. All in all, great car. Go out and buy one now!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Everything

Cons: Insurance and paying for it

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2008 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWDReview
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My Fast — This engine is AMAZING. Torque like a much larger engine. The car is a rocket. The ergonomics of the interior are nearly flawless. The shifter is a joy to use (and a HUGE improvement over previous Golf/Rabbit models). The dynamics are as good as ever. Just a wonderful car and a hoot to drive.

Pros: Engine, Handling

Cons: Nothing

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2008 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 4-Door FWDReview
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My Red Flash — Amazing performance: 6.9sec from 0-100km/h in manual gear selection - 6 speed DSG gearbox...Top speed - hmmm too many flashes but definitely fit for the race track, great handling, low gas mileage - around 7.5 l/100km in normal ride conditions Appearance in red: cool

Pros: race track capable

Cons: a bit too less power - stage 1 needed ;-)

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2008 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 4-Door FWDReview
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'08 Vw Gti 4-door — Fun daily driver. Powerful and comfortable, but doesn't ride so stiff as to jar your back like the Honda Civic SI. Expected understeer in corners is there, added to by the car being a little top heavy. Also, brake fade creeps up quick in "spirited" driving, so brake upgrade should be first on your list, quickly followed by a chip from AP Tuning.

Pros: quick, fun daily driver

Cons: brake fade creeps up quick, understeer, but expected in a fwd

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2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI Reviews

Review By 1987spider

SE auto drives and handles great. Comfortable, quiet and seems like its built well. Price is absurd. Controls are too - no knobs and so hard to use without taking eyes off the road. Kept me from the p... Read More

Review By Guru91B2W4

Good value for VW GTI Strim, lots of standard safety features. Blind Spot, lanes assistance, even have air vents for those sit in the back seat. Compare to subaru wrx base/premium, it has none I menti... Read More

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Reviews

Review By Guru9KSF9W

Great to drive, comfortable and high quality finishes both inside and out! Love it. Read More

Review By Guru9NHKGX

The GTI line peaked at the mk7.5 model in terms of overall value. It’s got the best silhouette and cabin design in my opinion. And there’s plenty of technology to pair with the exceptional driving exp... Read More

2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI Reviews

Review By Mike

Great performing car if you like a stick. Nice interior. Comfortable seats even in bac Read More

Review By heatherharris67

I love everything about this car. The driving experience is excellent and I highly recommend getting a standard transmission for the full fun of driving:) The interior is laid out perfectly and its ... Read More

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Reviews

Review By Guru9157B8

This isnt what I expected and wasnt happy at all Read More

Review By Guru9TWFRJ

Even as the car was in mint condition it was not the rabbit edition ie no badging Read More

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI Reviews

Review By Guru9KVSGH

Awesome car , very fun to drive especially the manual 6 speed. Glad I made this choice very sporty and well built. Read More

Review By Honoriu

Its one of the best car on the actual market ! Drive it ones and you will not accept another car ! Very good quality ! Read More

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