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New 2017 VW Golf GTI at Coachella Valley Volkswagen for Palm Desert, CA

The 2017 line-up is simplified with the Golf GTI to come exclusively as 4-door hatchback. This model year also adds the new Sport trim. The Performance Package now comes standard on the SE and Autobahn. The SE comes with a Lighting Package that offers bi-xenon headlights and adaptive front-lighting system. The Autobahn adds a lot of advanced safety features as standard. Read all about the 2017 Golf GTI below to learn about the rest of its features.

Under the Golf GTI's Hood

All the Golf GTI's are powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine produces up to 210 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The standard drive and transmission is front-wheel drive and a six-speed manual transmission. There is the option to add a six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The Performance package can be added to the Sport, SE, and Autobahn and it boosts the performance to 220 horsepower. The manual transmission has a fuel economy of 24 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway, while the dual-clutch automatic's fuel economy of 24 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. The sport suspension in the GTI allows the driver to stay level in corners and helps maintain grip for a smooth ride. The power steering with variable assistance helps with quick response to driver input at higher speeds.

Design of VW Golf GTI

The Golf GTI is a four-door compact hatchback with four trims: S, Sport, SE, and Autobahn. The S offers LED foglights, heated mirrors, a rear spoiler, plaid cloth upholstery, a cooled glovebox, selectable drive modes, a driver information display, height-adjustable and heated front seats with power recline, ambient interior lighting, a rearview camera, 6.5-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, and an eight-speaker sound system. The Sport offers the Performance package, keyless ignition/entry, and adaptive xenon headlights. The SE offers automatic headlights, automatic wipers, a sunroof, leather upholstery, and a Fender premium audio system. The Driver Assistance package for the SE offers blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, a forward collision warning system with automatic emergency braking, and adaptive cruise control. The Autobahn offers basically everything from the other trims, plus a larger rear stabilizer bar, adaptive suspension dampers, a navigation system, a dual-zone automatic climate control, and a 10-way power driver seat. There is another Driver Assistance package for the Autobahn that offers an automatic high-beam headlight control, automated parallel parking, front and rear parking sensors, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and lane departure warning.

What are the cargo space in the Golf GTI?

Behind the rear seats, it is 22.8 cubic feet and when the seats fold flat at 52.7 cubic feet of space.  

Do you have any specials?

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What are the color options?

There are six color options available: Carbon Steel Gray Metallic, Deep Black Pearl, Reflex Silver Metallic, Tornado Red, Pure White, and Night Blue Metallic.  


The VW Golf GTI comes with antilock brakes, front side airbags, side curtain airbags, stability and traction control, and a rearview camera. It features a post-crash braking system will automatically apply the brake after an impact to reduce the chance of a second crash. It also comes standard with VW's Car-Net emergency telematics system that includes automatic crash notification, remote vehicle access, roadside assistance, geo-fencing, and stolen vehicle location. The Coachella Valley Volkswagen will help you find the right model of the 2017 VW Golf GTI, use the form below to contact us!

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