Volkswagen is credited with creating one of the first sports hatchbacks all the way back in 1976. That car? The Volkswagen Golf GTI. Fast forward from Mk1 nearly 50 years and the Mk8 Golf GTI is still capturing the hearts and minds of auto enthusiasts around the world. Why is that? Good question. If you want to see what the fuss is all about, read on. Boucher Volkswagen of Janesville goes in-depth on the 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI.
Performance car fans often have a favorite brand, like Volkswagen, that they’re attracted to. That said, wise consumers still want the most “bang for the buck” that they can get. Volkswagen has crafted a high-performance sports hatchback that is fiercely competitive, including in price. Let’s look at some specs, features, highlights, and performance in the 2022 Golf GTI. Specs and features below are derived from the base trim level unless noted otherwise.
Seats 5 / 4 doors / Hatchback
Engine / Horsepower / Torque in lbs.-ft.
2.0L turbo 4-cylinder / 241 / 273
Transmission / Drive / Torque in lb.-ft.
Fuel Economy MPG City / Hwy
6-speed manual / FWD
25 / 34
Composition Media touchscreen sound system with 8.25" display, proximity sensor, and AM/FM/HD radio
18" 5-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels
Quarter-mile Time in seconds
0-60 MPH time in seconds
All things considered, this car packs in a lot of performance for a very reasonable price tag. What else is on offer?
The high-end 2022 Golf GTI Autobahn edition has even more to offer. Some of the features standard to this trim level are:
VW has packed so much into this car that we can’t list it all here. That said, we can’t emphasize enough that this car is an incredible value for your dollar. And the huge hatchback cargo area lets you haul some big ticket items.
Boucher VW of Janesville would love to help you achieve your dream of owning a 2022 VW Golf GTI. If we don’t have it in inventory, we can place it on special order for you. If you’d like to learn more about it or anything else in the VW family, please contact us.