Joining the 2010 Volkswagen Golf and the Golf TDI is our favorite of the bunch – the 2010 Volkswagen GTI.
The 2010 Volkswagen GTI is available in 2-door and 4-door trims – both are powered by a 2.0L turbocharged with intercooled and direct fuel injection 4-cylinder engine pumping out 200-hp at 5,100 rpm and a maximum torque of 207 lb-ft available from 1,800 rpm up to 5,000 rpm. The 2010 GTI comes standard with a 6-speed manual with an available 6-speed automatic DSG with Tiptronic and Sport mode. 0 to 60 mph comes in at 6.8 seconds with the 6-speed manual and 6.7 seconds with the 6-speed automatic. EPA estimated fuel-economy comes in at 21/31 mpg.
Prices for the 2010 Volkswagen GTI start at $23,489 for the 2-door 5-speed manual model and $24,589 for the 2-door 6-speed automatic model. The 4-door 2010 GTI starts at $24,089 with a 5-speed manual and $25,189 when mated to a 6-speed automatic.
Follow the jump for the high-res image gallery and the list of GTI Optional Accessories.
2010 Volkswagen GTI (US Spec):
GTI Optional Accessories:
Sunroof, power tilt/sliding (included in Autobahn Package) – $ 1,000: You know what it is. But you may not know how to open it. It has a dial to adjust the aperture like an SLR camera. You can take in the perfect amount of sunlight just by turning it.
Airbags, rear side (4-door only) – $ 350: Airbags are deployed from the rear-seat side bolsters to protect the rear passengers in a side impact accident with twice the quickness of a mother bear protecting her cubs.
Bi-Xenon™ headlamps with AFS – $ 700: High-intensity gas-discharge lamps. Housed in chip-resistant polycarbonate lenses. Great for seeing things in front of you with ease. Because squinting isn’t cool.
Dynaudio® “Light” Advanced Sound 300W – $ 476: The available Dynaudio® stereo features 300 watts and it’s even got Digital Sound Processor (DSP) technology built in.
Autobahn Package – $ 2,795: Leather seating surfaces, power sunroof, front sport seats w/ lumbar
DVD Satellite Navigation – $ 1,750: This available touchscreen radio navigation system includes an internal 30GB hard disk to manage the navigation, radio, and CD and MP3 players.
18″ Detroit Alloy Wheel Package w/ All-Season Tires – $ 750: Inspired by The Motor City, these 18-inchers are designed to take on any city.
18″ Detroit Alloy Wheel Package w/ Summer Tires – $ 890: Inspired by The Motor City, these 18-inchers are designed to take on any city.
– By: Omar Rana