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2023 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T Autobahn FWD
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2023 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
MSRP
$39,070
Invoice
$37,507
Average Price Paid
$39,070
29 listings nationwide

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2023 Volkswagen Golf R
2.0T 4Motion AWD
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2.0T Autobahn FWD
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2.0T 4Motion AWD
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Specs

2023 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
2023 Volkswagen Golf R
2.0T 4Motion AWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
24 MPG
23 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
34 MPG
30 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
241 hp @ 5,000 RPM
241 hp @ 5,000 RPM
315 hp @ 5,900 RPM
315 hp @ 5,900 RPM
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,750 RPM
273 lb-ft @ 1,750 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 1,900 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 1,900 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
9.6:1
9.3:1
9.3:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Optional Optional
Passenger Airbag Optional Optional
Front Side Airbags Optional Optional
Curtain Airbags Optional Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats Optional Optional
Air Conditioning Optional Optional
Radio Optional Optional
Power Windows Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Driver Power Seats Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 35 in 35 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 19.9 cu ft 19.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 904 lbs 926 lbs
Exterior
Length 168.8 in 168.9 in
Width 70.4 in 70.4 in
Height 57.6 in 57.7 in
Wheelbase 103.6 in 103.5 in

Available Options

2023 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atlantic Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Kings Red Metallic
  • Moonstone Gray
  • Opal White Pearl
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
2023 Volkswagen Golf R
2.0T 4Motion AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Lapiz Blue Metallic
  • Pure White

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