2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Engine Specifications

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Golf GTI on Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 at 9:08 pm
2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI driving down a curving road

How powerful is the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI?

The Volkswagen Golf GTI has a great reputation among hatchback enthusiasts because of its fun, sporty nature and superb engine power. Because this hatchback received a performance boost for the latest model year, many Golf GTI fans are wondering: How powerful is the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI? To answer this question, we’ve compiled all the information we could about this hatchback’s engine specifications, including its performance ratings.  


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Powering all four trim levels (S, Rabbit, SE and Autobahn) of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI is the same powertrain: A turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine with 228 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Drivers familiar with the performance of the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI will notice that the 2019 Golf GTI produces eight more horsepower. This engine is paired with either a six-speed manual or seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. All four trim levels of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI are front-wheel drive.

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Storage & Safety


2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI parked in a lot near a beach

2019 VW Golf GTI Cargo Storage

On top of its powerful engine, the hatchback design of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI makes it a proficient cargo-hauler too. The 2019 Golf GTI has a standard cargo capacity of 22.8 cubic feet and 52.7 cubic feet of maximum cargo capacity.

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI driving down a road at dawn

2019 VW Golf GTI Safety Technology

A generous amount of standard safety features and advanced driver aids can be found in every 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI. An engine immobilizer, post-collision safety system and automatic emergency braking are all standard in this hatchback.

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