2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI 7 – a sports car for every day

The hot hatchback 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI of the 7th generation of the sample – reached Russia. Charged version of the Golf with three magic letters GTI on the wall false radiator grille and boot lid offer Russian fans speeds as low as 1,271 rubles for cars with 220 horsepower and a three-door body, pyatidverki cost is estimated at 26,900 rubles more.


In our review article acquainted with the exterior and interior 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf 7th generation DzhiTiAy the model year, we learn about the technical characteristics and fuel consumption, carry out a test drive, evaluate photos and videos Autonovelties, talk about filling the car with modern systems provide comfort, safety and entertainment crew members.

At the beginning of the review we would like to remind our readers that the ancestor class has been hot hatchbacks 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk1 with modest by today’s 1.6-liter gasoline engine with 110-impact forces, equipped with a mechanical fuel injection. The car made its debut back in 1975, but hit his contemporaries reactive acceleration up to 100 mph in 9.1 seconds and a top speed of 182 mph.

Time inexorably moves forward, and on the 38th year of life, a charismatic model from 2018-2019 Volkswagen GTI appears to us as early as the seventh generation with 220 hp 2.0-liter engine is equipped with a turbocharged and combined injection dinamire able to provide acceleration to 100 kmh in 6.5 seconds and a top speed of 246 mph. Progress in the installed power of the German hot hatch visible to the naked eye, a two-fold increase in capacity, the maximum speed at 250 mph, but it is certainly not all. Let’s get acquainted closer with the design trends of the exterior.

2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk7 with a strong resemblance to the usual golf 7th generation is different from the civilian version of the hatchback have a standard established by the bi-xenon headlamps with LED circuits daytime running lights, the original false radiator grille prolonged fine mesh and augmented classic model Jeet red stripe of the setting under the hood lights, bumper with bright aerodynamic components and the advanced air intake. Such differences reveal the review of the front of the car.

When looking at the car body side select undervalued by 15 mm ground clearance, large visor spoiler above the tailgate glass and stylish alloy wheels designed specifically for version GTI.

  • As a basic set of 17 inch Brooklyn with rubber 225/45 R17, for an extra charge hot hatchback will be equipped with alloy wheels with tires 18-19 size 225/40 R18 or 235/35 R19. Through the spokes wheels reviewed huge brake discs, diameter 314 mm front and 300 mm rear.


Behind charged Golf GTI Mk7 flaunt stylish fully LED marker lights with tinted lampshades buildings, complete with a neat bumper diffuser and a powerful divorced on the sides of the body of the nozzle exhaust system.

Installation of original bumpers and lowered suspension changed the external dimensions of the body of hot hatch as compared with the conventional golf 7th reincarnation, the car has become a little more in length, smaller in height, reducing the size of the wheelbase.

  • External dimensions 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI July Body year are: 4268 mm long, 1799 mm (2027 mm with mirrors) in width, 1442 mm in height, 2631 mm wheelbase 1538 mm Front track 1516 mm rear track, 133 mm ground clearance (clearance). Weight of car in running order of 1351 to 1370 kg.
  • Body color trends, you can choose from a wide palette: Tornado Red (bright red), Black (Black), Pure White (white) or with metallic effect – Carbon Steel Grey (Grey), Reflex Silver (Silver), Tungsten Silver (silver tungsten ), limestone Grey (gray limestone), Night blue (dark blue) and two pearl – deep black (black) and Oryx white Mother (white).

Salon 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI seventh generation fascinates and impresses with its meticulous attention to detail reference ergonomics, perfectly contoured sports seats of the first row, the comfort and coziness, quality materials and high-level assembly. Branded plaid upholstery, a business card of all generations of the GTI, a feeling of nostalgia and respect.

The driver role model – convenient multifunction steering wheel with stylish cropped below the rim perfectly fits in your hand, devices with a color screen trip computer provides comprehensive information, the center console is deployed in the direction of the pilot, carries on its surface a modern car attributes represented by a color screen multimedia system control unit air conditioner and auxiliary function control button. Everything is so intuitively, and correctly understood that the deal with the whole matter of five minutes. Adjust the steering column and seat for themselves easier in the end we get a correct and comfortable fit. PPC control knob on hand control electric handbrake with a button. Seats in the front row is enough to comfortably accommodate the driver and passenger with an increase by 190 centimeters.

Three passengers of the second row is not so freely as sitting in the front row, despite an increase of 15 mm for the knees compared to the previous generation model. However, to stay in the rear three can be very comfortable with the proviso that the passengers did not increase more than 185 cm, and body composition sports.

Trunk 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk7 – year is not devoid of practicality and can take from 380 to 1,270 liters of cargo depending on the position of the second row seats, folding in the ratio of 40:60. Loading height to boot floor is 655 mm, the width of the tailgate opening – 1023 mm and the total width of the trunk – 1272 mm, the maximum length of the trunk with the second row seats folded – 1558 mm. You can omit the adjustable raised floor in the luggage compartment or raise to 100 mm depending on the needs.

For a charged German hatchback GTI 7th generation of the 2018-2019 Volkswagen offers a huge selection of equipment (it is clear that a large part as an option): adaptive cruise control, dual-zone climate control, power driver’s seat, the system is following the road signs, markings, blind zones and the physical condition of the driver, parking assistant, keyless access, panoramic roof, various multimedia systems with a color touch screen diagonal of 5, 5.8 and 8 inches, navigation, rearview camera and other.

Specifications Hot 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf 7-generation DzhiTiAy imply the presence in the heart of the new modular platform structure (MQB). The suspension is independent with McPherson struts at the front and rear mnogoryichazhka, electromechanical power steering with progressive characteristics, wheel phenomenally sharp and short, from stop to stop only 2.1 turnover, disc brakes, stability control available to equip XDS + (imitation locking front differential), in as an option, it will be possible to order the DCC adaptive dampers.

Under the hood is working four gasoline engine series EA888 2,0-liter the TSI (220 hp 350 Nm) that transmits torque through manual transmission 6 (6 DSG) to the front wheels. As we said at the beginning of the review engine in tandem with the gearbox can accelerate the car from the driver to the first hundred in just 6.5 seconds, top speed is 246 (244) mph. Fuel consumption in combined mode is declared by the manufacturer at 6.0 (6.4) liters per hundred, and in the city mode about 7.5 (8.1) liters.

In the real world engine absorbs some more gasoline from 7-7.5 liters on the highway up to 14-15 liters with the active driving on the track, an average of one hundred in combined mode is not burdened with caring for nature is about 10 liters.

Test drive the new’s seventh-generation 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI reveals a phenomenally well-balanced chassis setup. German engineers managed to achieve the perfect balance of the suspension for the active drive and comfortable movement, naturally smooth, high-quality asphalt is more suited to the chassis of a charged version of the Golf, but also on the bumpy road car rides adequate and comfortable, but frankly the big hole will cause no allowance passengers in the cabin. The turbocharged engine loves high speed and maximum efficiency when the tachometer needle is in the range between the numbers 3 and 4,5 thous. Revolutions, the return at such speeds of the crankshaft such that the only time to change the transmission 6 speed manual. Comfort from the control adds the availability of the DSG 6, but the machine is somewhat delayed when switching to a lower gear (sharpened by fuel savings).

The first generation 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI hot niche has opened up the world of compact cars. The new Golf Mk7 Dzhitiay in , continues the tradition and is considered one of the best representatives of the charged hatchback where competitors galore – Renault Megane RS, Opel Astra OPC , Ford Focus ST, Mazda 3 MPS, Seat Leon FR and of Skoda the Octavia the RS . We are the new 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI in seemed the most comfortable and accommodating of all.





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