What Transmission Does the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Offer?

By Product Expert | Posted in Power, Volkswagen GTI on Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 at 6:30 pm
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2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Engine and Power Specs

Drivers looking for a sporty hatchback have surely considered a 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI. Not only does this vehicle wrap itself in an athletic and head-turning design, but the power underneath the hood lands it at the top. With more power than previous years, the 2019 Golf GTI packs a punch. Continue reading to learn all about the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI engine and power specs.


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VW Golf GTI Performance Specs Closeup of hand pushing start button in 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Under the hood of every model in the 2019 VW Golf GTI lineup – S, SE, Autobahn, and the limited-edition GTI Rabbit Edition – is a power-packed 2.0-liter TSI® turbocharged engine. Golf GTI models come standard with a six-speed manual transmission but offers an available seven-speed DSG® automatic transmission with Tiptronic®. The available DSG® transmission is the most advanced setup the Volkswagen brand offers in their lineup. On top of the added Tiptronic® mode on automatic models, the DSG® transmission also includes a Start/Stop System and launch control feature to help save fuel on the road.

For the 2019 model year, the Golf GTI gains an 8-horsepower increase from previous years, generating 228 horsepower with 258 pound-feet of torque on tap. Manual transmission Golf GTI models earn an EPA-estimated 24 city/32 highway/27 combined mpg, while automatic models earn a slightly different 25 city/31 highway/27 combined mpg.


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The powerhouse 2019 VW Golf GTI can be found in West Islip, NY on the Atlantic Volkswagen lot. Whether you are looking for an automatic set up or a manual, you can find yours at our dealership. Head over to our online inventory to view our lineup of in-stock Golf GTI models, then book a test drive on our scheduling page to experience all the power that this 2019 Volkswagen has to offer.

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