2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Santa Monica CA


The 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI – dubbed the 'hot hatch' – features a turbocharged engine that sets it apart from other hatchbacks. Give it a test drive today at Volkswagen Santa Monica, and see how it lives up to its nickname.


A 210-horsepower (boosted to 220 with Performance Package) turbocharged engine delivers plenty of thrills, combined with sport-tuned suspension and Driving Mode Selection.

Fuel Economy

Sure, the Golf GTI is quick, powerful and a blast to drive. But it's also surprisingly efficient, with up to 34 highway mpg.


Make your Golf GTI experience even more enjoyable by staying connected to your music and friends through a new infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.


The Golf GTI is affordable, yet upscale, with features like sport seats, illuminated door sills, available leather seats and an available panoramic sunroof.


It's impressive to see just how much cargo you can fit into Volkswagen's hot hatch. Load up to 52.7 cu. ft. of your belongings or road trip supplies thanks to 60/40-split folding rear seats.

Driver Assistance

Make driving easier with available Driver Assistance systems like Adaptive Cruise Control, Parking Pilot and Blind Spot Monitor.


Prepare for an Exhilarating Experience Driving the 2016 VW Golf GTI in Santa Monica CA

The first thing you should know about the Golf GTI is that it's a blast to drive. A powerful engine, sport-tuned suspension, Driving Mode Selection and available DCC Dynamic Chassis Control help ensure that you experience all of the thrills that come with driving Volkswagen's hot hatch model. So, if you're ready to experience the 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI in Santa Monica CA through the best way possible, then get behind the wheel by contacting us at Volkswagen Santa Monica.

Using DCC Dynamic Chassis Control and Driving Mode Selection, you can adjust the steering, engine response and handling of the Golf GTI, giving you greater control over your driving experience. Meanwhile, a powerful turbocharged engine delivering 210 horsepower and 258 lb.-ft. of torque works under the hood to provide all the power you'll need. Horsepower can also be boosted to 220 with the Performance Package.

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Engine Specs

The VW Golf GTI boasts a 2.0L TSI® engine that delivers up to 2100-hp. The engine produces a maximum torque of 258 lb.-ft. The fuel economy is strong, yielding 34 mpg highway* and 25 mpg city*, meaning you'll have more time for fun on the road. The two-door model can accelerate from 0-60mph in as little as 5.9 seconds. Sport-tuned suspension is standard to maximize performance levels and give you the smoothest drive possible.


The Golf GTI comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission for precision gear shifting, and an available six-speed automatic transmission gives you ease of use on the road. Whichever your preference, you're going to get great mileage per gallon and a fun drive.


Inside the Golf GTI, there's plenty of legroom and space for both front and rear passengers. You'll be able to seat five in the leatherette V-Tex sports seats that offer premium support, perfect for long commutes or weekend trips. And you won't have to cram your cargo in the passenger area, as the hatchback opens up to reveal 22.8 cu. ft. of storage space.

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A redesigned 6.5-inch touchscreen display is mounted on the center console to provide entertainment and information, offering VW Car-Net® connection capabilities, with features like audio streaming, hands-free calling, and access to an available navigation system. A universal USB port allows you to connect your phone to use Apple CarPlay or Android Auto for compatible devices.

Driver Assistance

You'll enjoy the standard rearview camera that makes leaving a busy parking lot or your driveway a lot easier. With the available Driver Assistance Package offered on the Golf GTI, you'll have the advanced technologies of features like Forward Collision Warning, Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Traffic Alert, Lane Assist, Park Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Park Pilot.


There are five available trims for this year's model of the Golf GTI. The 2-door S trim starts at $24,995**, and the 2-door SE trim starts at $28,025**. The 4-door S starts at $35,595**, the SE starts at $28,625**, and the Autobahn (available by order only) starts at $30,135**. For an additional price, you can add the Performance Package to receive additional features. Ask us about current specials that we have going on for interest rate and lease deals that will ensure you can get behind the wheel of the Golf GTI you choose!

New Features and Specs

The 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI is ready for drivers of Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, and Los Angeles at Volkswagen Santa Monica. The VW Golf GTI is will give you the luxury features you desire without a price tag that will overwhelm you. Though it looks compact on the outside, the interior was designed to offer passengers plenty of space without compromising for cargo room. And when you need more cargo space, you can fold the rear seats down with ease, making 52.7 cu. ft. available for your goods.

VW offers all new software for this year's model, redesigning the interface behind the 6.5-inch touchscreen display for infotainment controls to make it easier to stay entertained on the road. You'll also be able to add more driver assistance features than ever before, now that adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, brake assist, and forward collision warning are available to add to the Golf GTI with the VW Driver Assistance Package.

Other features that you're going to love are the standard 18-inch alloy wheels, LED foglights and an additional Lighting Package that offers adaptive bi-xenon headlights and LED running lights give you maximum visibility no matter the time or weather. A sunroof is standard on the SE trim so you can take in all of the California sunshine and clear night skies. If you choose to add the Performance Package, you'll receive Dynamic Chassis Control, giving you adjustable and adaptive shock absorbers as well as a large rear stabilizer bar.

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Take the 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI for a Spin Today

We're open seven days a week at Volkswagen Santa Monica so that you can shop for your new 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI when it's most convenient for you. You'll fund our dealership at 2440 Santa Monica Blvd. in Santa Monica, CA, just west of the Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, and Los Angeles areas. Give us a call at 855-459-7323, or use our online form to contact us about setting up a test drive today!


*25 city/34 highway mpg (2016 Golf GTI 2.0L TSI®, 6-speed manual transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

**Starting MSRP of $25,595 for a 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI S 4-Door 2.0T with 6-speed manual transmission. Prices exclude transportation, taxes, title, other options and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price.