One of the most famous hot hatchbacks is back for a new model year and it has more to offer performance-minded drivers than ever before. The original hot hatch raises the bar this year with more power and an old heritage-inspired model that drivers loved for many years. The 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI in Spartanburg, SC returns this year with many new offerings, a more powerful turbocharged engine and a long list of highly advanced and innovative safety systems.
The 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI will be available in multiple trim levels that include the S, SE, and Autobahn. For 2019, a limited-edition GTI Rabbit Edition that pays homage to the history of the GTI will also be available. With a long list of technology features, comfort options, safety systems, and a turbocharged engine, you’ll find everything you’re looking for in a high-performance hatchback when buying the new 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI at Vic Bailey Volkswagen.
2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Engine Specs and Fuel Economy Rating
Underneath the hood of the new 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI, you’ll find a turbocharged 2.0-liter TSI® four-cylinder engine that cranks out an incredible 228 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. You can choose either a six-speed manual transmission or go with the new seven-speed DSG® automatic transmission with Tiptronic®. The new automatic transmission also offers a launch control feature and a Start-Stop system that is designed to help save fuel. When opting for the six-speed manual transmission, you’ll get an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 24 mpg in the city, 32 mpg on the highway and 27 mpg combined. The optional seven-speed DSG® automatic transmission delivers an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of up to 25 mpg in the city, 31 mpg on the highway and 27 mpg combined.