2012 Volkswagen GTI 2-door

Patrick M Hoey

2012 Volkswagen GTI 2-door

MSRP (with destination): $24,765
PRICE AS TESTED: $24,765

ENGINE:
2.0-liter DOHC turbocharged I-4
Horsepower: 200 hp @ 5100 rpm
Torque: 207 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm

TRANSMISSION:
6-speed manual

DRIVE:
Front-wheel

WHEELS AND TIRES:
18-inch aluminum wheels
225/40R-18 92H Pirelli P Zero Nero tires

FUEL ECONOMY (city/highway/combined):
21/31/25 mpg

CURB WEIGHT:
3034 lb

CAPACITIES:
Doors/Passengers: 2/5
Cargo: 15.2 cu ft
Legroom (front/rear): 41.2/35.5 in
Headroom (front/rear): 39.3/38.5 in
Towing: N/A

EXTERIOR/INTERIOR COLOR:
Candy White/Interlagos

STANDARD FEATURES:
Heated front seats and washer nozzles 60/40-split folding rear seats
Front center armrest
Fog lights
Red brake calipers
Tilt-and-telescopic steering column
Height-adjustable front seats
Cruise control
Power heated exterior mirrors
Air conditioning
Variable intermittent windshield wipers
Carpeted floor mats
Leather-trimmed steering wheel

OPTIONS ON THIS VEHICLE:
None

KEY OPTIONS NOT ON THIS VEHICLE:
Convenience and sunroof package- $2380
Unique 18-inch aluminum wheels
Power sunroof
Leather-wrapped sport steering wheel
Premium audio system w/touchscreen

ADDITIONAL SPECS:
While this is a 2012 model, the only changes for 2013 are new wheels to differentiate mid-level versions and a retro-inspired golf-ball shift knob that's offered on select trims.

COMPARE TO:
Fiat 500 Abarth, Ford Focus ST, Hyundai Veloster Turbo, Mazda Mazdaspeed 3

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