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Volkswagen Golf GTI (2015)

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Volkswagen Golf GTI (2015) review: 37 facts and highlights

Volkswagen Golf GTI (2015)
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Volkswagen Golf GTI (2015)

Why is Volkswagen Golf GTI (2015) better than the average?

  • Greater cargo volume (seats down)
    ?

    1634lvs1043.84l
  • Maximum torque
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    350Nmvs172.96Nm
  • Greater cargo volume
    ?

    671lvs380.6l
  • Longer wheelbase
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    2.63mvs2.54m
  • More valves
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    16vs15.03
  • More cylinders
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    4vs3.77
  • Height
    1.44mvs1.5m
  • Lower ground clearance
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    129mmvs131.26mm

General info

1.Has fully independent suspension
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This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

Volkswagen Golf GTI (2015)
2.Has front-wheel drive
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Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.

Volkswagen Golf GTI (2015)
3.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
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A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

Volkswagen Golf GTI (2015)
4. longer drivetrain warranty (km)
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The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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Hyundai Veloster (2014)

160 934km

100 000km

5. longer drivetrain warranty (years)
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The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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Nissan Versa Note S (2014)

10yrs

5yrs

6. longer basic warranty (km)
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The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Clio GT TCe 120 (2014)

Unlimited km

100 000km

Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume (seats down)
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A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.

Best

Fiat Doblo 1.4 (2014)

3200l

1634l

2. shorter length
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Best

Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014)

2.34m

4.27m

3. greater cargo volume
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A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

Mini Clubman (2014)

1068l

671l

4. longer wheelbase
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The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)

3.07m

2.63m

5.weight
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Best

Opel Ampera Positiv (2014)

1.69kg

1.38t

6. more headroom (front)
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More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

Best

Mini Clubman (2014)

1.06m

975mm

Speed

1. lower coefficient of drag
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The coefficient of drag is one measurement of how well air travels around a vehicle. A lower value means it is more aerodynamic and the engine doesn't have to work as hard. It can result in faster speeds and lower fuel consumption.

Best

Toyota Prius Two (2014)

0.25Cd

0.32Cd

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Mitsubishi i-MiEV ES (2014)

2.2l/100 km

9.4l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (combined)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A higher fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Volkswagen Golf GTI (2015)

0l/100 km

0l/100 km

3.maximum torque
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Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)

400Nm

350Nm

4. better fuel economy (highway)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Alfa Romeo Mito Distinctive (2014)

2.4l/100 km

6.9l/100 km

5.Has a turbocharged engine
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A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

Volkswagen Golf GTI (2015)
6. larger fuel tank
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A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

Best

Kia Rio LX (2015)

73l

50l

Features

1.Has in-car system
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An in-car system (e.g., Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) offers extra functionalities, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

Volkswagen Golf GTI (2015)
2.Has stolen vehicle tracking system
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The vehicle has a tracking system that utilizes GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.

Volkswagen Golf GTI (2015)
3.Has a rear-view camera
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A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

Volkswagen Golf GTI (2015)
4.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
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ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

Volkswagen Golf GTI (2015)
5.Has height-adjustable seat belts
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Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.

Volkswagen Golf GTI (2015)
6. bigger screen size
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A bigger screen size for the in-car system provides a better user experience and is easier to use while driving.

Best

Ford Focus SE Hatch (2014)

19"

5.8"

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