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VW Golf GTI (Mk VI) specs

Car type Compact
Curb weight 1318 kg (2906 lbs)
Power / weight 160 ps (158 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 212 Nm (157 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 2009
Origin country Germany
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Submitted by Georg

Performance

Top speed 240 kph (149 mph)
0 - 40 kph 2.2 s
0 - 100 kph 6.2 s
0 - 200 kph 26.4 s
0 - 60 mph 5.8 s
0 - 100 mph 15.0 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.8 s @ 82.0 mph
1/4 mile 14.5 s @ 100.0 mph
Est. 1/2 mile 23.1 s @ 117.4 mph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 20.2 s

More acceleration times

VW Golf GTI acceleration graph
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BR2'  5y ago

...Who even talks about Golfs anymore?...


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kevolution  5y ago

I see and read all debates here, but all I see is bullshivik feeding. The Golf 6 Gti 155kw can't keep up with the Focus 2012/2013 period. So what's up with these k@k figure? Are Gti owners who probably own this site so desperate. The G6 is weak...beauty killed the beast. I'm shocked that debates are revolving around other subject either than that the real 0-100 "real world" time of the G6 is 7.2s,and 6.9 claimed by manufacturer, you can't be that desperate!


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RAV3N  5y ago

All kinds of wrong.. How can it also take 0.4 seconds to go from 60mph to 62mph?


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RAV3N  5y ago

How can this 0-100 be 6.2 seconds when the edition 35 has 6.3 seconds??


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Georg  5y ago

@tabo

sportauto test 2012
GTI(2door)
filled up to max without driver (curb weight)
sitting heavyer 19" wheels
1353kg = 2982lbs

currious how US magazines get the car over 3100lbs or 3200lbs

only the 4door GTI is significant heavyer than the 2door


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golf3diesel  5y ago

@Fastest Laps, that is the DSG version(238 kmh in prospect) because the one that reaches 240 kmh is the manual gearbox car,which is a bit slower in acceleration


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keith  6y ago

Dear mr RSA, your comments make no sense.it seems that in RSA you never had a good taste of japanese cars. I am not a ford driver. a 1999 Nissan Silvia is RWD car with 187kw standard. Lets see a stock g6 gti go against that? A g6 is 10 years old and it will still get hammered!


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Po3sklap  6y ago

@keith: Hey, moron! What are you on about? Or do you just like it when other people think you're a poes? Here in the good old Republic of South Africa, we kick idiots like you in the head! So go back and suck on your mommas titty, you dumbass Ford Ka driver!


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TabooXer  6y ago

2900 lbs????

Car and Driver weighed it at: 3180lbs curb weight. No way in Hell 2900 lbs is correct.

Also, this site has the 3 MPS (Mazdaspeed 3) at 1485kgs or 3273 lbs which is way off. It's actual curb weight is 3152 lbs or 1429kgs. This has been pointed out like 20+ times yet the WRONG curb weight continues to be listed.

The 3MPS mk2 or 2009+ Mazdaspeed 3 weighs 3270lbs or about 120 lbs heavier vs. the 1st Gen MS3 yet the WRONG curb weight continues to be listed.

The EVO X SE ISN'T a whopping 344 lbs lighter than the EVO X MR.

The SE doesn't weigh just 3348 lbs as listed on this site. The SE is only about 60-80 lbs lighter than the MR.


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keith  6y ago

a stock wrx bug eye should hammer this k6 gti. and old evo7 would so the same. A nissan silvia (s15) which is also a 2.0 turbo will smoke this gti. i can go on and on....


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deracore  6y ago

Nordschleife 8'34''77


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FastestLaps  7y ago

Those are massively improved figures!


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Paule  7y ago

0-100: 6.2s
0-160: 15.0s
0-200: 26.4s

http://www.pic-upload.de/view-7811407/IMG_0246.jpg.html


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Viking  7y ago

I looked it up, the beam axle rear suspension was used up through the 2006 model year in the U.S. and then was replaced by a four link independant suspension for the 2007 model year. I personally haven\'t driven a VW in years so I really don\'t know if they are still good hot hatches or not.


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Viking  7y ago

I haven\'t driven one of these in a few years, it looks as if VW is still making very competive hot hatches. Does anyone know if the GTI still uses a beam axle rear suspension? The last time I tried one for competition driving, it had a beam axle which had very little suspension travel. The consequence of it was it lifted an inside rear wheel entering every corner. However the front tires had plenty of grip and the car did good lap times.



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sammyrs6  7y ago

I DID 0-160 STOCK DSG IN 14.7 SECONDS AND U GUYS KNOW THAT THE 1/4 MILE IS DONE AT 161 KM SHOULDINT U FIX THE 0-160 TO 14.4


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FastestLaps  8y ago

Notice, we have 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) not 0-96,5 km/h figures in car pages.

So there's nothing bogus or shameful.


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Anonymous  8y ago

some one please fix these bogus number my 2010 does it in 5.8 with out launch control and 5.5 with launch control and 160 in about 14.8 seconds
motor trend did it in 5.8 with out LC

http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/hatchbacks/112_0910_2010_volkswagen_gti_test/specs.html

and heres an other 0-60 in 6 seconds flat from utube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZWHXmQJf6M

sorry to bother but these numbers are just shamfull


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rxbkrs  8y ago

How can the 0-160 time be 15.4 secs, when the the quarter mile time is 14.5 secs, at 161 kmh??


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Georg  8y ago

@ anon

It was british best car tester who rated the Scirocco R over the RS ...


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anon  8y ago

and by the way, the focus rs is still regarded as the best hot hatch available to buy at the moment, evo, autocar, auto express have all rated it as such.
the scirocco was rated by one reviewer over the rs as its easier to manage the power, the rs is still quick :-)


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anon  8y ago

the golf gti base car is 24,175, for that you dont get bi-xenons,dab stereo,auto headlights,tyre sensors,quick clear windscreen etc etc0the focus st does! im not making it up mate, the golf gti is a rip off in base spec compared to the st,
it costs nearly 2 grand more! vw are having a laugh!

overpriced and not worth it, the st has the gti pipped in every way, and its 4 years older, get used to it.


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Georg  8y ago

the ST was in production together with the Edition30 and Pirelli ..the Focus RS lost it´s first UK compare vs the cheaper less powerfull Scirocco R ...

according to Ford and VW UK webpage the GTI starts at 24,175 and the Ford ST at 22,500 both stripped out of everything...with leather the ST starts at 23,488

the different isn´t as big as you try to let it look!


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anon  8y ago

the gti edition30 isnt made anymore, this model was replaced with the pirelli edition, also phased out with the mk5.
the golf r is 30k, so nearly 5k more than the equivelant hot hatches focus rs and audi s3 which, according to the golf r reviews, are both alot better.
the r32 mk5 was sluggish and thirsty.
in the uk, the golf gti starts at 25k for a bog spec one, no luxurys.
the st is around 22k with full leather interior etc, so 3k cheaper with more spec and nicer engine, the new megane rs250 is also 3k cheaper. these are both better at what they do.


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Georg  8y ago

VW has car´s abouve the GTI in the hot hatch segment and they have a GTI with more power than the ST... the GTI Edition30 with 230hp, there is the Golf R and there was the R32...
In Germany the home of both cars the GTI and the ST (like al Europen Ford models) cost exactly the same 26,500Euro incl 19% VAT


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anon  8y ago

Focus st is same 0-60 as the golf gti, is cheaper and 4 years older than this?! will vw ever move the golf gti where it should be?

how can it take vw 4 years to come up with a hot hatch with less power and equal 0-60 to hot hatches that came out in 2005? get your act together vw, this car is no good.
Hence why every ones no aiming to get the hot hatches that are moving the game on, ie megane rs250, focus rs and mazda3 mps, 200bhp wont cut it anymore. disappointing, really disapointing.

(and vag fanboys, give up, this doesnt cut it ahem georg)


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PL  8y ago

Nice! Posted better times at Kyalami than the C63 and the 135i!



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Anonymous  8y ago

This is a good looking car, there is nothing to complain about.

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