2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI 5-Door

2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI 5 Door Exterior Rear Corner

If you are in the market for a high performance yet safe and dependable family car with all the latest features without the outrageous price, then consider the 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI 5-Door. This upgraded version of the classic VW Golf offers superb acceleration and handling while maintaining the convenience aspect of being a four door car with a lift gate trunk.


2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI 5 Door Exterior Front

The 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI brings a 2.0L 4 cylinder turbo charged engine to the road. Although the 200 horsepower that is outputted may seem low, the feel of the acceleration at speeds from 0-100 km/h is really quite thrilling. Not only are you pushed back into your seat, the fierce sound of the engine added to the g-force of the acceleration with super smooth gear changes will definitely leave you grinning ear to ear.

When driving in the city, the 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI brings you up to 60 km/h in no time at all, making it dangerously easy to go over the speed limit! With all this pep, you might think you’ll pay for it on the other end of things with the gas consumption. However, this fast yet efficient engine only requires 8.7 L/100km in the city and 6.3 L/100km on the highway for the 6 speed automatic version.


2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI 5 Door Interior

2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI 5-door hatchbacks are built with precision, using laser seam welding techniques verses traditional spot welding techniques. This gives the car a continuous seal instead of having spaces in between, allowing outside road noise to be kept to a minimum while emphasizing the sounds of the engine.

2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI Interior Golf Ball ShiftEquipped with all the latest technology and features, the interior of the 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI has everything you’ll desire. Not only is the interior focused on the performance aspect of the GTI Golf model, but also has a strong base foundation for the convenience side of things.

Performance wise, the interior has the driver and front passenger sitting in sport seats providing side support for quick turns. Also, the tiptronic shifting can be done either from steering wheel mounted paddles or from the gear shifter (complete with a golf ball style shift knob). Super bright bi-Xenon headlights that also move to light up your turns, sport suspension, front halogen projector lens fog lights and speed sensitive power steering are some of the other performance related features of the 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI.

2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI Exterior Side

Comfort wise, the 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI offers the latest in interior technology with heated front seats, power sunroof, keyless access with start/stop button, 60/40 split folding rear seats and fully integrated touch screen display with Bluetooth connectivity. In case you were wondering – Yes – the 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI can comfortably transport 4 adults with 4 sets of golf clubs in the trunk.


All in all the 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI was more than a pleasure to drive – it was a thrill. And, unlike many other comparables the 2013 VW Golf GTI doesn’t leave you paying a hefty sum for this feeling. The great mileage for savings on gas, a starting price of $30,375 and the quality of reliable German engineering makes the 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI a great buy.

2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI 5 Door Exterior Front Corner

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About Sean Mackay

Sean writes about cars, golf and events going on in British Columbia, Canada. He is also the editor for The Automotive Review - an automotive publication bringing a West Coast flavour to its editorials.
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