Volkswagen GTI

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

87
Priced From $23,995
MPG 26.0
Styles Reviewed
HatchbackHatchback

Auto123.com

03/07/10
2010-03-07
84
100

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Bertrand Godin Bertrand Godin 6.8 out of 10 2010 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback

Volkswagen has, once again, managed the tour de force of developing one of the most enjoyable cars to drive for an entirely reasonable price. The GTI is a people’s car – but for people who like to drive.

Consumer Guide

10/13/10
2010-10-13
87
100

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Staff Review Consumer Guide 6.8 out of 10 2011 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback

The GTI is a Best Buy that offers near premium-compact build quality and serious driving-enthusiast appeal.

Kansas City Star

11/27/09
2009-11-27
86
100

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Tom Strongman Tom Strongman 6.5 out of 10 2010 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback

The all-new 2010 Volkswagen GTI is mature and refined, yet I could feel the spirit of the original every time I slid behind the wheel of the new one. It may be a four-door car, but it’s also a three-letter word for fun.

MotorAuthority.com

10/26/09
2009-10-26
83
100

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Nelson Ireson Nelson Ireson 6.4 out of 10 2010 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback

The GTI has been made a bit more attractive thanks to new sheetmetal tweaks, but it’s still the tossable, comfortable relatively efficient European hot-hatch that’s won so many fans over the years.

Car and Driver

03/24/10
2010-03-24
89
100

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Erik Johnson Erik Johnson 6.3 out of 10 2010 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback

The Volkswagen GTI, in any form, is a pure delight. We wouldn’t fault anyone for choosing the DSG over the manual transmission, or vice-versa. After all, no matter which transmission you choose, it’ll still be bolted into a GTI.

AutoBlog.com

10/08/09
2009-10-08
88
100

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Jonny Lieberman Jonny Lieberman 6.2 out of 10 2010 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback

The 2010 Volkswagen GTI MkVI has a lot going for it. As far as hot hatches are concerned, none of the competition offers the same mix of refinement, sophistication and driving good times that the GTI does.

Automobile Magazine

11/10/09
2009-11-10
96
100

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Joe DeMatio Joe DeMatio Score Pending 2010 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback

At a time when the world’s economy is in shambles and fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are on everyone’s minds, there remains only one car that ticks all the enthusiast boxes without setting off a single alarm. That’s the Volkswagen GTI. Once again, it’s Automobile Magazine’s Automobile of the Year.

MSN Autos

10/27/09
2009-10-27
89
100

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Marc Lachapelle Marc Lachapelle Score Pending 2010 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback

The Volkswagen GTI is a remarkably solid, practical and refined cruiser that can turn into a feisty and confidence-inspiring canyon-carver with a twitch of the right pedal.

TheTruthAboutCars.com

11/23/09
2009-11-23
88
100

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Don Gammill Jr. Don Gammill Jr. Score Pending 2010 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback

The 2010 Volkswagen GTI. Yes, the original hot hatch and its segment-founding “you-can-be-responsible-and-still-have-fun” formula remain thankfully intact — when you get behind the wheel, your life will almost assuredly suck less.

National Post

11/20/09
2009-11-20
89
100

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Graeme Fletcher Graeme Fletcher Score Pending 2010 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback

Some cars seem so inviting, but prove to be disappointing when driven. Others, like the Volkswagen GTI, appear somewhat staid at first blush, but the drive is divine.

egmCarTech.com

12/15/09
2009-12-15
90
100

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Omar Rana Omar Rana Score Pending 2010 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback

The best part of the overall 2010 GTI experience is that the car keeps its mix of power, handling, and practicality while being fuel-efficient and affordable. Yes, we know you have other options, but the GTI sets itself apart from all of its competitors – really far apart.

Road & Track

06/15/09
2009-06-15
89
100

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Joe Rusz Joe Rusz Score Pending 2010 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback

A sprint down the sinewy side roads of coastal Provence illustrates why Volkswagen has sold 1.7 million GTIs. Wonderfully balanced, this car loves to be driven with verve.

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