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2010 Volkswagen GTI - Review


This year Volkswagen decided to do away with the Rabbit name for the U.S., instead going back to the global Golf moniker, but despite the name-change, the 2010 Volkswagen GTI, based on the Golf, is still largely the same as it was last year. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

It’s been made a bit more attractive thanks to new sheetmetal tweaks that mark out the Mark VI model of the Golf, but it’s still the tossable, comfortable relatively efficient European hot-hatch that’s won so many fans over the years. For 2010, the GTI starts from $23,290, putting it shoulder-to-shoulder with competition like the MINI Cooper, Mazdaspeed3 and Honda Civic Si.

The 2010 GTI can still be had in either three-door or five-door hatchback layout, with the three-door being the decidedly sportier looking option. Neither is quite up to par with the Mazdaspeed3’s racy looks, nor is the GTI as cutesy as the MINI, making it a somewhat more mainstream choice in the segment--much like the Honda...

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Specs: Select a Trim

Style MSRP Invoice MPG City MPG Hwy
2-Door HB DSG (2)
2-Door HB DSG Specs $24,565 $22,984 24 32
PZEV Specs $24,565 $22,984 24 32
2-Door HB Manual (2)
2-Door HB Manual Specs $23,465 $21,885 21 31
PZEV Specs $23,465 $21,885 21 31
4-Door HB DSG (2)
4-Door HB DSG Specs $25,170 $23,545 24 32
PZEV Specs $25,170 $23,545 24 32
4-Door HB Manual (2)
4-Door HB Manual Specs $24,070 $22,446 21 31
PZEV Specs $24,070 $22,446 21 31
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