2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Review

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Review

If you’re currently in hot pursuit of a sporty and fun-to-drive compact car near Panama City, then you’ll want to take a closer look at everything the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI has to offer.

Available at VW of Panama City, this modern hatchback has been exciting drivers ever since making its American debut in the 1980s. Its roomy design and sophisticated drive make it a fantastic option for everyday commuting and weekend adventuring with friends.

To see whether the VW Golf GTI deserves a spot in your garage, continue reading our helpful review and contact us to take a test drive around Panama City, Callaway, and Springfield.

VW Golf GTI Performance Specs

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI EngineFeaturing an Autobahn ready sport-tuned suspension, limited-slip differential, and special ventilated GTI performance brakes, the VW Golf GTI delivers the perfect level of exhilaration and poise to all your trips around town.

Helping to deliver a confident level of power, this compact hatch comes equipped with a turbocharged 2.0L TSI® 4-cylinder engine with 228 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.

Keeping everything seamlessly in line, its 6-speed manual or 7-speed DSG® automatic transmission is bolstered by the addition of behind-the-wheel paddle shifter. The VW Golf GTI also comes with an available Driving Mode Selection, allowing drivers to customize their experience to match outside conditions.

VW Golf GTI Efficiency

From navigating busy city traffic to tackling the wide-open highway, the VW Golf GTI makes it possible to run all day while limiting your stops at the pump. Its engine system features a turbo direct injection system which gives the engine serious boost while improving overall efficiency. The result is an EPA-estimated 24 city/32 highway MPG*.

VW Golf GTI Interior

Those who opt for the special Autobahn trim will enjoy having a unique set of adjustable dampers which greatly reduce vibration and jostling inside the cabin. Its three lower trims aren’t too shabby either, delivering limber and exceptionally comfortable rides.

Step inside and you’ll notice the same meticulous design went into its airy and well-appointed cabin as under the hood. Each trim comes with race-inspired bucket seats which hold driver and front passenger comfortably in place while careening tight turns. There’s also interior ambient lighting which maintains a calming mood throughout. Providing four wide-opening doors with comfortable seating for up to five, you’ll find little difficulty gearing up for a nice long road trip out of town:

Interior Space



38.4/38.1 in. (front/rear)


41.2/35.6 in. (front/rear)

Cargo Volume

22.8 cu. ft.

Innovative Technology

Volkswagen Golf GTI InteriorTake everything you love back home along for the ride with help from the full suite of standard and available technologies inside the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI. From the built-in 8-inch touchscreen, use the Volkswagen Car-Net® App-Connect interface to access features like:

  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • Bluetooth® technology with audio streaming
  • Fender® Premium Audio System

Schedule a Test Drive Today!

If you’d like more information on the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI, visit VW of Panama City or go online to schedule a test drive around Panama City, Callaway, and Springfield today!


*Based on EPA estimates. See www.fueleconomy.gov for details. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.


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