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2008 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWDReview
Craig writes:
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Gti - A Little Rocket In Rabbit Clothes — This little "rabbit: is a rocket. Uses the same engine found in the audi A4 and a3. 200 and 200 with such a litlle car and this things moves. It can be chiped throught VW to get upwards of 280 and 290. The dsg transmission is fantastic giving the options of using the paddle shifters, the traditional stick shift, regular automatic or sport mode automatic which maintains high revs for fast responses. For those who think sports cars should only have a true manual; drive this transmission system ans then think again. FUN FUN FUN

Pros: Fast, Fun, smooth and a looker

Cons: Only comes with summer performance rated tires meaning have to buy winters with seperate rims.

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2008 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWDReview
Benyamin writes:
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Gti — It's super awesome. Handles real good, drives real fast, really comfortable, gorgeous looking, smooth shift gear, lightweight, surprisingly can fit a lot of stuff, provides good sound sytem, nice exhaust sound, nice engine sound, accelerate effortlessly, the seats are super comfortable and have a very nice interior....A REAL SPORTS CAR!

Pros: Good handling, fast car, smooth shift gear.

Cons: NOTHING

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2008 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWDReview
Humam writes:
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The Dub Definition — Classy yet performance orientated hatchback, loved the evolution of the body from the Mark 4 to the Mark 5, for a stock engine and for what it comes out from the factory amazing power and handling. Great feel and control of the vehicle around corners and nice sounding back fires with the DSG Box.

Pros: Everything

Cons: Dont Own the full option GTI :(

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2008 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWDReview
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Volkswagen Gti 2008 — It is a great car! handles very well in the curb and on the straight away. I have the 18inch weels and they give a great feeling on the weel. car is great for 2 people! I love having a car that is different from the others, and my GTI gets me heads turning around all the time! I recommand this car to anybody who is single and does not have kids!!

Pros: 2 dr 200hp vehicul

Cons: Its only two doors!!!

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2008 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWDReview
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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 Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWDReview
Callum writes:
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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 Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWDReview
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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 Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWDReview
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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 Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWDReview
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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 Golf GTIReview
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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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2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI Reviews

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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

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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

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