2012 Volkswagen GLI

Base FWD 4-Dr Sedan I4

Base FWD 4-Dr Sedan I4

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2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Front Left Side View
Driven: 2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI
When the current-generation Jetta was launched, its big advance over the previous model was its much lower price. Unfortunately, that lower price was achieved with some severe cost cutting both in the car's mechanicals -- a cheaper rear suspension and a smaller, less-powerful engine -- and its interior. The arrival for 2012 of the top-spec GLI edition of the Jetta, goes a long way toward remedying those issues.
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VW Previews New Jetta GLI with Light-Painting Ad
With car enthusiasts less-than-enthused about the base model Volkswagen Jetta, it’s no secret that the GLI will be an important model to win over enthusiasts. Fortunately VW has dropped a new commercial of the new GLI, and it’s taking a slightly different approach to win some hearts.
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Volkswagen to Build Polo R After All, Production Expected After 2013
Volkswagen hasn’t given up on the idea of a Polo R, it seems, as Autocar reports that the company has now committed to building a production model. Although VW said last year that it had no plans to build a Polo R, since such a car would compete with the company’s forthcoming Audi S1, the German manufacturer’s decision to enter the Polo into the World Rally Championship (WRC) has spurred it on to build a hotter version of its smallest hatch.
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2012 Volkswagen GLI
Base FWD 4-Dr Sedan I4
22 MPG City | 33 MPG Hwy
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2012 Volkswagen GLI
2012 Volkswagen GLI
Base FWD 4-Dr Sedan I4
$23,745
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2012 Volkswagen GLI
2012 Volkswagen GLI
Base FWD 4-Dr Sedan I4
200hp
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2012 Volkswagen GLI Specifications

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Engine
2.0L I4Engine
Fuel economy City:
22 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
33 MPG
Horsepower:
200 hp @ 5100rpm
Torque:
207 ft lb of torque @ 1700rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Steering Wheel Tilt (optional)
  • Cruise Control
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front (optional)
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Limited Slip Differential
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Radio
  • CD Changer (optional)