Category Archives: VW Golf GTI

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2019 Volkswagen Golf R exterior of both cars

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2019 Volkswagen Golf R

The hot hatchback has long been a staple of the Volkswagen lineup. Models like the Golf GTI and Golf R deliver impressive performance paired with hatchback versatility. So how do you know which hot VW hatchback is right for you? Looking at the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2019 Volkswagen Golf R breaks down the difference between these two cars. Read the rest of this entry >>

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI New York Times Review

New York Times Contributor Tom Voelk Has Fun in Volkswagen’s Hot Hatch

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI New York Times Review

Here at Compass Volkswagen, we revere the New York Times as a highly credible publication, and we rely on this long-running newspaper for the latest news and happenings around NYC, the rest of the United States, and the whole world. In addition to the facts, we look to the New York Times for their opinions (we always love their Best Sellers book list), and we were thrilled when they recently gave the 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI a shining review! Read the rest of this entry >>

2017 VW Golf GTI and Golf R Driving Mode Selection

How does Volkswagen driving mode selection work?

2017 VW Golf GTI and Golf R Driving Mode Selection

They say real automotive enthusiasts prefer a manual transmission, but with dual-clutch automatic options hitting the market and proving themselves to outperform the ol’ stick shift, how is a performance-minded shopper to choose? Well, you’ll be happy to know that most VW models have a few driving modes to help you customize the driving experience. Those of you out there considering the 2017 VW Golf GTI or Golf R will also note the Driving Mode Selection feature, which steps things up even further. Let’s explore the various VW driving modes. Read the rest of this entry >>

2017 VW Golf GTI models with performance features

Performance Package becomes standard on select 2017 GTI trims

2017 VW Golf GTI models with performance features

The Volkswagen Golf has been a popular model in the VW lineup ever since it hit U.S. soil under the Rabbit nameplate. What could be better than the original? The Golf GTI came out boasting more power, without losing out on spaciousness or maneuverability. Clearly, it’s been a favorite for those seeking performance on a budget. Now it is getting even better, as VW is making an effort to simplify its lineup by cutting some packages and absorbing them into certain trims as standard features. Today we’re looking at which 2017 VW Golf GTI models will come with the performance features that were previously a part of the GTI Performance Package. Read the rest of this entry >>

2016 Volkswagen Golf vs Golf GTI vs Golf SportWagen

What are the differences between the Golf models?

2016 Volkswagen Golf vs Golf GTI vs Golf SportWagen

The Golf family is continuing to expand, which may make it difficult for some shoppers to choose. Luckily, these cars aren’t a part of your family yet, so you don’t have to feel ashamed if you pick a favorite. Each model has its benefits, from the practical and compact Golf to the roomy Golf SportWagen. The Golf GTI throws a bit of fun and style into the mix for those who have an enthusiast’s spirit. So what are the differences between the 2016 Volkswagen Golf vs Golf GTI vs Golf SportWagen? Read the rest of this entry >>