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VW Golf GTI (Mk VII 220 PS) specs

Car type Compact
Curb weight 1351 kg (2978 lbs)
Dimensions 4.36 m (172 in) long, 1.80 m (71 in) wide, 1.44 m (57 in) high
Wheelbase 2.63 m (104 in)
Power / weight 163 ps (161 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 259 Nm (191 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 2013
Origin country Germany
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Performance

Top speed 246 kph (153 mph)
0 - 100 kph 6.4 s
0 - 60 mph 5.6 s
0 - 100 mph 14.2 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.9 s @ 81.4 mph
1/4 mile 14.6 s @ 99.7 mph
Lateral acceleration 0.96 g (9 m/s²)

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VW Golf GTI acceleration graph

Powertrain

Engine type 4-cylinder-in-line, turbo
Displacement 2.0 l (122 ci)
Power 220 ps (217 bhp / 162 kw) @ 4500 rpm
Torque 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) @ 1500 rpm
Power / liter 110 ps (108 hp)
Transmission 6-speed-manual, 6-speed-DSG
Layout front engine, front wheel drive

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Ardalan  3y ago

i have the 230 model and its wonderful.
Drove the R model last year and i couldn't se any big difference.
And the slip-diff is amazing, it corners the bends like a snake. just love it
have plans do take it around the Nurburgring this spring.


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PL  5y ago

0-100 km/h: 6.36 Seconds
¼ Mile: 14.55 Seconds @ 161.16 km/h
1 Km: 26.17 Seconds @ 204.09 km/h

60-100 km/h: 3.35 Seconds (in Drive Sport)
80-120 km/h: 4.08 Seconds (in Drive Sport)
100-200 km/h: 18.38 Seconds (from 3rd)

True Top Speed: 249.61 km/h @ 5 800 rpm in 5th (Clock 256 km/h)

Fuel Consumption: 6.4 litres / 100 km Claimed (8.5 litres Test A

Source:http://www.performancemotormedia.co.za/road-tests/vw/vw-golf-vii-gti-dsg

Tested at Gerotek, South Africa, Altitude 1400m above sea level


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DeDe  5y ago

400 m: 15,0 s (with DSG)

Source: AutoBild Spain


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DeDe  5y ago

@ anoni
With 1-ft-rollout it is possible (it's about 6,2-6,3 seconds 0-100 kph without rollout).

Yes, only 1 shift until 100 kph.


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anoni  5y ago

it is possible 5.6 sec to 60mph ?
it seems to fast for a 220hp car and fwd.
it change gears only once to 60mph ?


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DeDe  5y ago

Finally, a test of the basic-GTi DSG by New Zealand Autocar!

0-100 km/h: 6,4 s

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5489/9355943945_3967335b67_o.jpg


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Iggz  5y ago

@ dede
Well, design is a matter of taste, wont argue about that. ESP is same, so equally good. Dont agree with acceleration though, R is noticably faster


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DeDe  5y ago

Better design (in and out), much forgiving ESP... and last but not least the performance: the GTi Performance is just as fast on the straightline.


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Iggz  5y ago

@ dede
What for ?


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DeDe  5y ago

This one, definitely.


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Iggz  5y ago

@ Dede
Compared to the 2010 Golf R with 270 hp, what would be your choice? It is a bit more heavy and performance seems to be very similar however the press seems to prefer the R model.


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DeDe  5y ago

0-60mph: 5,6 s
0-100mph: 14,2 s
Quarter mile: 14,2 s @ 100mph

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5452/8958607658_c2c9604d7b_h.jpg


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rxbkrs  5y ago

220 PS at just 4500 rpm?? Amazing!


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Shaggy  5y ago

@ DeDe: I've always liked the Golf GTI, it looks like a fast, fun little car to drive, when someone mentions hot hatchback, the Volkswagen Golf GTI is the first car that pops into my mind.


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DeDe  5y ago

This is the basic GTi-model with 220 ps.

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