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2012 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWDReview
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Great Car — As most of reviews i have read on this car have stated this is an overall great well rounded car. It is extremely reliable, it is very fuel efficient, and fun to drive. for a performance car in the price range it is lacking some performance areas. The acceleration and power while impressive is not as competitive as other vehicles in the same price range. but overall i am very pleased with this purchase.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: its Beautiful and quite fast its just a great well rounded car.

Cons: Not AWD

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2012 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 4-Door FWDReview
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The Ultimate Hot Hatch — The 2012 GTI is yet another gem in the long line of hot hatchbacks from VW. It handles and races well outside its class, and the numbers don't do it justice. One of the most fun cars to drive I've ever been in, and I've driven everything from 645d's to SL55 AMG's. I've raced and beaten Mazdaspeed 3's, WRX's, TT's, and Si's.

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

Pros: Handles like something well above it's class, MDI cable is a must have for every vehicle .

Cons: Not the best fuel economy in class, but it's a GTI so who cares.

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2012 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWD Review
MykeX5 says:
Excellent vehicle!
vs2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo with Sunroof, Sound, and Navigation
2012 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 2-Door FWD winning categories:
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Looks/Style Ranked 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo with Sunroof, Sound, and Navigation better.
"It is what I was attracted to both in looks and needs"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo with Sunroof, Sound, and Navigation better.
"It is good enough for my needs. "
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2012 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 4-Door FWD with Sunroof and Navigation Review
Alena says:
Great car for someone who loves speed and feeling the power of the car going.
vs2012 Ford Focus SE
2012 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T 4-Door FWD with Sunroof and Navigation winning categories:
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vs2012 Ford Focus SE Hatchback
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Reviews From Other Years

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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