2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance Specs and Features

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Golf GTI on Thursday, January 9th, 2020 at 6:44 pm
Grey 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI with forested mountains in the background

If you desire the stylish design and everyday practicality of the iconic Volkswagen Golf — but want a car that offers a very high level of performance, then you’ll be very impressed with the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI. Read more to find out about its performance specs and features. 

Powerful Turbocharged TSI Engine in the 2020 VW Golf GTI 

Under the hood of the 2020 VW Golf GTI is the 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder TSI engine. With its lightweight design and direct-injection system, it doles out 228 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. This enables the Golf GTI to reach a top speed of 155 mph and go from zero to 60 mph in only 5.9 seconds. Buyers of the Golf GTI have a choice of two transmissions: the 7-speed DSG automatic with Tiptronic paddle shifters — and for driving purists — a 6-speed manual.  

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Additional Performance Features in the 2020 VW Golf GTI 

White 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI driving on a roundabout

With the strut-type front suspension and multilink rear suspension, the Golf GTI has sporty handling and a smooth ride. With the progressive variable-ratio electric power steering system, the Golf GTI provides quick and responsive steering at all speeds. You can customize your driving experience in the Golf GTI with the Driving Mode Selection function, with settings for Individual, Comfort, Sport, and Normal. Additional performance features in the Golf GTI include the DCC Adaptive Damping System and a torque-sensing limited-slip differential.

2020 VW Golf GTI Safety Features 

When you’re going on your exhilarating drives with the 2020 Golf GTI, you can have the utmost peace of mind for safety. Safety features include the Intelligent Crash Response System, the Automatic Post-Collision Braking System, and Electronic Stability Control. Safety is further enhanced by driving assistance features like Blind Spot Monitor, Adaptive Cruise Control, Park Distance Control, Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring, and High Beam Control. 

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