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Volkswagen Golf Hatchback
2.0 TSI 245 GTI Performance 5dr DSG [2020]

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  • Initial Payment: 9 months
  • Contract Length: 48 months
  • Annual Mileage: 5,000 miles
  • Maintenance: No thanks
  • Admin Fee: i £195.00 plus VAT
  • Road Tax: Included
  • Breakdown Cover: Included
  • Delivery: Free UK Mainland
  • Colour/Trim: Undecided
  • Options: Undecided

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  • Apple CarplayApple Carplay
  • Android AutoAndroid Auto
  • Sat NavSat Nav
  • Climate ControlClimate Control
  • Cruise ControlCruise Control

Vehicle info

  • Manufacturer OTROTR: £33,005.00
  • Fuel typeFuel: Petrol
  • No. of SeatsSeats: 5
  • Fuel ConsumptionMPG: Not Available MPG
  • Engine SizeEngine: 1984 CC
  • CO2 EmissionsCO2: 143 G/KM
  • Gearbox: Automatic
  • 0-62mph: 6.2 SECS
  • Engine PowerPower: 245 BHP
  • Engine powerPower: 245 BHP
  • 0-620-62: 6.2 SECS
  • Top SpeedTop Speed: 154 MPH
  • Engine SizeSize: 1984 CC
  • GearboxGearbox: AUTOMATIC
  • Combined MPGComb. MPG: Not Available MPG
  • Urban MPGUrban MPG: Not Available MPG
  • Service Interval MilesService Miles: 10000
  • Service Interval MonthsService Mths: 24
  • Extra Urban MPGExt. Urban MPG: Not Available MPG
  • CO2CO2: 143 G/KM
  • Number of seatsNo. of seats: 5
  • NCAP ratingNCAP: 5
  • LengthLength: 4258mm
  • WidthWidth: 1799mm
  • Boot SpaceBoot Space: 380cm3
  • HeightHeight: 1492mm

Std Equipment

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    Driver Convenience

  • 'Lights On' warning buzzer
  • ACC - Adaptive cruise control with front assist, distance monitoring, city emergency brake and speed limiter
  • Active information display - 12.3" high resolution TFT display
  • Bluetooth telephone and audio connection for compatible devices
  • Brake pad wear indicator warning light
  • Driver alert system
  • Driving Mode Selection with four preset modes - Eco, normal, sport or individual modes
  • Multifunction computer with visual gear change recommendation for fuel consumption
  • Progressive steering
  • Push tank flap
  • Rear view camera
  • Speedo, rev counter, electronic odometer, trip, service interval display, exterior temperature and fuel gauge
  • Think blue trainer driver tips and journey analysis
  • Unique GTI instrument cluster
  • Warning buzzer and light for front seatbelts unfastened
  • Car net app connect combined functionality of Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink, USB connection, audio and voice control (Available as no-cost option)
  • Discover navigation, 8"colour touch screen, 2D/3D European map data, Radio/CD, infotainment system via smartphone or tablet, Car-Net Guide and inform (Available as no-cost option)
  • Lane assist with dynamic light assist and traffic sign recognition (Available as no-cost option)
  • Ultrasonic front and rear optical and audible parking sensors (Available as no-cost option)
  • Entertainment

  • Composition media system
  • DAB Digital radio receiver
  • Driver Personalisation profile selection
  • MP3/WMA compatability
  • Multi device interface (MDI) with USB connection
  • Premium USB cable in choice of either Apple or Android smartphone compatibility
  • SMS Functionality
  • USB and SD card connectivity
  • Volkswagen media control
  • 8 speakers (Available as no-cost option)
  • Exterior Features

  • 3D-LED tinted rear light clusters with indicator sweep function
  • Black front air intake and radiator grille with chrome insert
  • Body colour door handles
  • Body colour door mirrors with integrated indicators
  • Body colour rear roof spoiler
  • Electric front windows
  • Electric rear windows
  • Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
  • Extended sill strips flared
  • Front and rear unique GTI badging in red
  • Fully galvanised body
  • GTI logo in red on front and back
  • GTI logo lettering on front wings on right and left
  • Heated rear windscreen
  • High level 3rd brake light incorporating LED Technology
  • Honeycomb front air intake - Black
  • Honeycomb radiator grille with red stripe
  • LED daytime running lights incorporating red stripe
  • LED front fog lights
  • LED headlights with dynamic light assist
  • Rear fog lamp
  • Rear number plate lights incorporating LED technology
  • Rear window aerial
  • Rear window wash/wipe with intermittent wipe
  • Reflectors in all doors
  • Remote electrically foldable door mirrors, door mirror puddle lights and reverse activated kerb-view adjustment on passengers door mirror
  • Shiny black aerofoil downside
  • Twin exhaust tailpipe
  • Uniquely shaped front/rear bumpers
  • Windscreen wipers/ intermittent wipe + 4 position delay
  • Rear tinted glass 65% light absorbing from B pillar backwards (Available as no-cost option)
  • Interior Features

  • 12V socket in luggage compartment
  • 3 rear headrests
  • 4 load lashing points in luggage compartment
  • 60/40 split folding rear seat backrest
  • Bag hook in luggage compartment x 2
  • Black decorative sleeve on gear handles
  • Black headlining
  • Black rear diffuser with chrome exhaust tailpipes in left and right
  • Black roof lining
  • Climate control - 2 zone electronic air conditioning with automatic air recirculation and allergy filter
  • Cooled glovebox
  • Dust/pollen filter
  • Front + rear carpet mats
  • Front centre armrest with storage compartment and two rear air vents
  • Front seat back storage pockets
  • Grab handles front x 2, rear x 2 with integrated coat hooks
  • Height and reach adjustable steering wheel
  • Illuminated door sills
  • Illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Instrument lighting white adjustable panel illumination
  • Interior light delay
  • Isofix preparation for 2 rear child seats
  • Leather gear knob and handbrake grip
  • Load through provision with rear centre armrest and cupholders x2
  • Luggage compartment lighting
  • Overhead storage box
  • Stainless steel pedals
  • Storage box in luggage compartment
  • Storage compartment in roof console with cover
  • Storage compartments in front doors
  • Storage compartments in rear doors
  • Stowable luggage compartment cover
  • Sun visors
  • Three spoke multifunction leather steering wheel with GTI logo and red stitching including gearknob gaiter
  • Variable boot floor, height adjustable and removable
  • Driver/front passenger seat height adjustment (Available as no-cost option)
  • Front cupholders x 2 (Available as no-cost option)
  • Front sport seats (Available as no-cost option)
  • Jacara cloth upholstery (Available as no-cost option)
  • Lumbar support for driver's and front passengers seat (Available as no-cost option)
  • Packs

  • Ambient lighting pack - Golf
  • Convenience Pack - Golf
  • Light and Sight pack - Golf
  • Mirror pack - Golf
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      Winter pack - Golf (Available as no-cost option)
  • Safety

  • 3 rear three point seatbelts
  • Airbags - Driver's and front passenger's, curtain airbag, Driver's knee, front side impact and passenger's airbag deactivation switch
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Hydraulic Brake Assist (HBA)
  • Automatic post collision braking system
  • Child locks on rear doors
  • Driver/Passenger optimised head restraints
  • Electronic parking brake with auto hold
  • Electronic stability control (ESC) including Electronic differential lock (EDL) and ASR (Traction control) with deactivation via infotainment system
  • Front ventilated disc brakes and rear disc brakes
  • Larger diameter brake discs and GTI logo on red brake calipers
  • Pre crash preventive occupant protection
  • Three point height adjustable front seatbelts with tensioners
  • Tyre pressure loss indicator
  • Security

  • Alarm with interior protection and deactivation via infotainment system
  • Electronic engine immobiliser
  • Keyless entry with start/stop button on centre console and front centre armrest
  • Technical

  • Anti-tramp function
  • Battery regeneration during braking
  • Lowered sports suspension
  • Mechanical limited slip differential
  • Trim

  • Chrome plated air vent surround
  • Chrome plated electric mirror adjustment switch surround
  • Chrome-plated light switch surround
  • Honeycomb black decorative inserts
  • Piano black decorative inserts in centre console
  • Tumbler decorative inserts
  • Wheels

  • Steel space saver spare wheel
  • 18" Parker alloy wheels with anti theft wheel bolts (Available as no-cost option)

Tech Data

    Emissions - ICE

  • CO2 (g/km):143
  • HC+NOx:Not Available
  • Noise Level dB(A):72
  • Particles:Not Available
  • Standard Euro Emissions:EURO 6
  • Engine and Drive Train

  • Camshaft:DOHC
  • Catalytic Convertor:Yes
  • CC:1984
  • Cylinder Layout:IN-LINE
  • Cylinders:4
  • Engine Code:DLBA
  • Engine Layout:FRONT TRANSVERSE
  • Fuel Delivery:TURBO DIRECT INJECTION
  • Gears:7 SPEED
  • Number of Valves:16
  • Transmission:SEMI-AUTO
  • Fuel Consumption - ICE

  • EC Combined (mpg):Not Available
  • EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies:Yes
  • EC Extra Urban (mpg):Not Available
  • EC Urban (mpg):Not Available
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Max:7.6
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Min:7.5
  • WLTP - MPG - Comb - Max:37.2
  • WLTP - MPG - Comb - Min:37.7
  • General

  • Badge Engine CC:2.0
  • Badge Power:245
  • Based On ID:Not Available
  • Coin Description:TSI 245
  • Coin Series:GTI Performance
  • Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 07:33E
  • Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years:12
  • Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years:3
  • NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %:94
  • NCAP Child Occupant Protection %:89
  • NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09:5
  • NCAP Pedestrian Protection %:65
  • NCAP Safety Assist %:71
  • Did at least one aspect of this vehicle's safety give cause for concern?:No
  • Service Interval Frequency - Months:24
  • Service Interval Mileage:10000
  • Special Edition:No
  • Special Order:No
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage:60000
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - Years:3
  • Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Months:Not Available
  • Timing Belt Interval Mileage:Not Available
  • Vehicle Homologation Class:M1
  • Performance

  • 0 to 62 mph (secs):6.2
  • Engine Power - BHP:245
  • Engine Power - KW:180
  • Engine Power - RPM:5000
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT:273
  • Engine Torque - MKG:37.7
  • Engine Torque - NM:370
  • Engine Torque - RPM:1600
  • Top Speed:154
  • Test Cycles

  • Emissions Test Cycle:Second Act
  • Tyres

  • Alloys?:Yes
  • Space Saver?:Yes
  • Tyre Size Front:225/40 R18
  • Tyre Size Rear:225/40 R18
  • Tyre Size Spare:SPACE SAVER
  • Wheel Style:PARKER
  • Wheel Type:18" ALLOY
  • Vehicle Dimensions

  • Height:1492
  • Height (including roof rails):Not Available
  • Length:4258
  • Wheelbase:2620
  • Width:1799
  • Width (including mirrors):2027
  • Weight and Capacities

  • Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres):50
  • Gross Vehicle Weight:1890
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Down):1270
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Up):380
  • Max. Loading Weight:550
  • Max. Roof Load:75
  • Max. Towing Weight - Braked:1600
  • Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked:700
  • Minimum Kerbweight:1340
  • No. of Seats:5
  • Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb:10.9

Want a little extra?

Independent review

PACKING A BIT MORE

Want a Volkswagen Golf GTI? Then you probably want one with in uprated 245PS Performance form. Jonathan Crouch takes a look.

Ten Second Review

The Volkswagen Golf GTI wears one of the most iconic badges around and this Mk7 model is a class act. Available in 230PS standard power or in 245PS 'Performance' guise, the GTI is bigger, quicker, better built and more efficient than ever before, Three doors or five, manual gearbox or semi-auto, this one's still the best all-rounder in the hot hatch division.

Background

Just as the hot hatch class as a whole has been through lean years and good times, that's also been the case with the Golf GTI. And although it's grown into an automotive icon, there were long periods when the Golf GTI wasn't the best car in its class. That changed with the introduction of the Mk5 back in 2004; a car that saw the Golf charge back to the head of the class. The evolutionary Golf Mk6 continued that trend in 2008 but towards the end of its life, the GTI Mk6 was beginning to come under challenge from a whole host of hugely talented rivals. Volkswagen's answer was this seventh generation Golf GTI, launched in 2013 and updated in 2017. Here's a model that's been redesigned from the ground up and which offers more choice, better value, more efficiency and, if you choose the optional Performance Pack, more than double the power of the original Golf GTI. That 1976 car was designed to be an affordable and practical performance hatch that you could use every day. Is that the case with this latest version? Let's find out.

Driving Experience

Before we get too involved with how this thing gets around corners, it's probably worth getting a few of the numbers out of the way. The standard issue Golf GTI now makes 230PS which will send this 1330kg car to 62mph in 6.4 seconds on the way to a 155mph top end. From that base point you have basically three major decisions to make; whether to opt for three doors or five, whether to stick with the manual gearbox or plump for the DSG twin-clutch transmission and whether to be content with 230PS under your right boot or fork out the extra for the 245PS Performance Pack version. That'll set you back around a grand and also includes bigger brake discs and an electronically controlled clutch pack in the differential, which directs the nose into corners more keenly, but doesn't tug on the steering wheel as a traditional mechanical system will. The extra 15PS of the 'Performance' model saves a couple of tenths from the rest to 62mph sprint time. As with the standard GTI, the bggest issue for us in choosing the spec of this car would concern transmission. There's no doubt that the slick six-speed manual gearbox offers a much closer bond with the car and rewards driver skill, but on the schlep home from work when I'm stuck in traffic and I'm just looking forward to a cup of tea and putting my feet up, the DSG seems worth every penny. You might well ask what is the point of buying a GTI if not for driver involvement, but remember, this isn't a car in the vein of a Renaultsport Megane. Yes, you could conceivably take it on a track day and you'd probably have a lot of fun, but it's a more mature and versatile proposition. You feel it in that classy suspension, in the slick electrically assisted steering system and in a hundred and one other feel-good measures that Volkswagen seems to excel at.

Design and Build

If you had to pick one word to describe the GTI's exterior design it would probably be 'subtle' but then this is a model that's never been about lairy spoilers and drainpipe exhausts. Instead you get a car that sits 15mm lower to the road than its humbler siblings, the 18-inch alloy wheels filling the arches purposefully. As is usually the case, the three-door car looks a bit better than the five-door body, the longer doors having the visual effect of lengthening and lowering the profile. Drop inside and you'll be greeted by some fairly loud 'Jacara' tartan cloth upholstery. Should that prove a bit too much for you, Volkswagen can happily deliver your Golf with black leather seats instead, for a fee of course. Regular Golf drivers will feel instantly at home here and then go about playing a game of spot the GTI bits. They include a sports steering wheel with red stitching and a GTI face plate, a black roof lining and some rather 'Hamburg night club' red ambience lighting. There's also a bespoke gear lever and instrument cluster, GTI trim strips and stainless steel pedal caps. It's just enough to make the GTI feel special inside without going too over the top.

Market and Model

Prices start at around £28,000 for a three-door manual Golf GTI which is a premium of around £500 over its diesel-powered sibling, the 184PS Golf GTD. The Performance Pack option we're looking at here adds around £1,000 to the standard price. Tempted by the DSG twin-clutch transmission? I can see why you might be although you'll need to budget around £1,500 for that particular upgrade, which means that before you've started thinking about bigger alloy wheels, the Performance Pack or the Dynamic Chassis Control, you're already be spending around £30,000 for a five-door GTI. As you might expect, it's fairly easy to specify one to well over £30,000 where the Golf runs into the immovable object that is the BMW M140 - then there's the £32,000 310PS AWD Golf R to consider. Whichever GTI version you choose, you'll get a colour touch screen front and centre on the dash, a DAB digital radio, a CD player, an MDI interface for connecting iPod or MP3 player, Bluetooth telephone preparation and audio streaming and eight speakers.

Cost of Ownership

The Performance Pack option has virtually no impact on efficiency and when it comes to a performance versus efficiency equation, the Golf GTI is genuinely tough to beat. Choose the manual gearbox and you'll manage around 47mpg while emitting just 148g/km. That's very good going for a 2.0-litre petrol engine that makes 230-245PS. By contrast if you wanted a little more power in the shape of a Ford Focus ST, you'd have to put up with 39.2mpg economy and 169g/km emissions. To put in perspective quite how impressive the Golf's efficiency is, consider that the Renaultsport Clio 200, a less powerful car that campaigns in the class below, can only manage 44.8 miles from a gallon of petrol and will emit 144 grammes of CO2 for every kilometre travelled. It's all down to the fact that this Mk7 GTI is relatively light and efficient, thanks to its hi-tech MQB chassis. You also get fuel saving features such as stop/start and smarter aerodynamics. There's no efficiency penalty if you opt for the DSG gearbox.

Summary

Whenever we test sporting cars, we usually look for superlatives. Pitching compromise is a whole lot harder. The Golf GTI might be an automotive icon but in all the dynamic measures that matter to hot hatch drivers such as 0-60 times, top speed, circuit lap times, lateral grip, braking performance and so on, it never really worries the class best. Despite that, this is a car that earns an unqualified recommendation, especially in Performance Pack form. Why? Because it's a car that instead of concentrating on making big numbers, it just works as a road car. It's hugely accomplished, feels even more expensive than its asking price, and makes most of its rivals look a bit juvenile. There is, of course, a flipside to all of this. Despite being quick enough for most, it's not the most exciting car in the world to drive. Some have driven the car and felt that it might even be a little too accomplished. I disagree. The Golf GTI never imposes its personality on you and long after the novelty of some more puppyish rivals have worn off, the GTI will always feel a class act.

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