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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
36 listings nationwide

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2023 Volkswagen Jetta GLI
1.5T Autobahn FWD
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2.0T Autobahn FWD
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1.5T Autobahn FWD
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Specs

2023 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
2023 Volkswagen Jetta GLI
1.5T Autobahn FWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
24 MPG
26 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
34 MPG
37 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
241 hp @ 5,000 RPM
241 hp @ 5,000 RPM
228 hp @ 5,000 RPM
228 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,750 RPM
273 lb-ft @ 1,750 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
9.6:1
9.6:1
9.6:1
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 Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Leather Seats Optional Standard
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 41.1 in
Back Legroom 35 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 19.9 cu ft 14.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 904 lbs 915 lbs
Exterior
Length 168.8 in 186.9 in
Width 70.4 in 70.8 in
Height 57.6 in 57.9 in
Wheelbase 103.6 in 105.6 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 Jetta GLI
1.5T Autobahn FWD

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