NEW FOR 2013:

– P01 option package gets added sunroof. (GTI)
– Red and white colour choices discontinued (Golf R)

GTI is a car that does everything well. If you’re looking for back road fun, the 200-hp turbocharged GTI will kick it up a notch and charge ahead with a finely balanced front-drive chassis and class-leading steering feel. When you’re in the mood for calm refinement, the GTI becomes a relaxed tourer. The seats are excellent, fit and finish superb, and if you need to haul a load of wood or a small fridge, it’ll do that too. The icing on the cake is good fuel economy. The limited edition AWD Golf R with its 2.0L turbo juiced to 256 hp is pricey and oh-so sweet.

GTI features include 2.0L TSI 4-cylinder engine, 6-speed manual transmission, 17-inch alloy wheels, 60/40 split folding rear seats with centre armrest and pass-through, 8-way manually adjustable sport seats, Premium 8 audio (touch screen and 8 speakers) with auxiliary input, Bi-Xenon headlights, Bluetooth phone connectivity, automatic dual-zone climate control, cruise control, airbags (front, front side, side curtain), fog lights, heated front seats, MDI with iPod connectivity, multifunction GTI steering wheel with DSG paddle shifters (when equipped with DSG transmission), multifunction trip computer, satellite radio, and sport suspension.

Golf R features include 18-inch alloy wheels, 60/40 split folding rear seats with centre armrest and pass-through, 8-way partial power adjustable top sport seats, Bi-Xenon headlights, black brake calipers with R logo, Bluetooth phone connectivity, automatic dual-zone climate control, cruise control, airbags (front, front side, side curtain), 300-watt Dynaudio digital sound with auxiliary input, heated front seats, keyless entry, push button start, leather seats, LED daytime running lights in front bumper, MDI with iPod connectivity, multifunction Golf R sport steering wheel, multifunction trip computer, power sunroof, navigation with touch screen, satellite radio, and sport suspension.

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