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2009 Volkswagen GLI Review

review was written when the Volkswagen GLI was new.

The 2009 GLI provides for a sprightly, well-balanced that leaves most drivers satisfied.


The Volkswagen GLI is a performance-tuned variant of the Jetta. Equipped with a I4 engine and sport-tuned to handle the and turns of the rally racing this speedster earns the of both auto critics and

For ’09 the GLI gains heated and windshield-washer nozzles, as well as an navigation system. Otherwise, a carry-over from the 2008 year.

The GLI is available in two trims, GLI and GLI — both of which are the same. Only one body is offered, a four-door sedan.

As the hottest Jetta on the street, the Volkswagen GLI offers four-door with turbocharged performance as the expression of a sports sedan. NewCars.com Bridging the gap between compact sedans and luxury the GLI (it was called the Jetta GLI until year) offers the taut, feel of a German-engineered sedan, but at a attainable price. The GLI’s turbocharged inline four-cylinder provides plenty of punch, a firm suspension and communicative bring joy to those who appreciate a connection to the road. —

The Bottom Line

The 2009 GLI is quick and nimble, but for a starting of $24,770 there are better — namely the Mazdaspeed3 and WRX. Both provide horsepower and torque, and accelerate 0 to 60 mph much faster than the And while the Mazdaspeed3 also a front-wheel drive-train, the WRX come with all-wheel drive which is a huge advantage in scenarios.

Performance Dynamics

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Test report that the ’09 GLI plenty of pep, albeit turbo lag, and smooth-operating choices. While most that the GLI’s handling is well balanced, opinions on the quality of its ride.

The Volkswagen GLI features a 2.0-liter I4 engine that produces at 5,100 — 6,000 rpm and 207 of torque at 1,800 — rpm. While a six-speed transmission is standard, a six-speed DSG with Tiptronic and sport is available. Volkswagen reports the GLI has a top speed of 127 mph and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 7.2 with the manual transmission and 6.9 with the automatic.

According to the the GLI has a city/highway fuel economy of mpg with a manual transmission and mpg with an automatic.

Standard components include an electro-mechanical assist power rack-and-pinion a fully independent sport-tuned system, and an Anti-lock Braking (ABS) with Electronic Distribution (EBD), Hydraulic Assist (HBA), and Traction The GLI operates on a front-wheel drive-train.

The GLI is the most powerful Jetta and comes with the GTI’s 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine to 200 horsepower. Like its more counterpart, the GLI has a relatively wide band and pushes out its full 207 of torque between 1,800 and rpm — though as with the the full horsepower only into play between and 6,000 rpm. This is also shared with the Audi A3 and TT. — Left News The standard 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine produces 200 and 207 lb.-ft. of torque for excellent and off-the-line power. It’s to a standard 6-speed manual that offers smooth or an amazing 6-speed automatic DSG with Tiptronic and Sport for rapid gear changes steering-wheel mounted paddle — NewCars.com A manual-transmission GLI did mph in 6.8 seconds in our test. Turbo lag is particularly from a stop. GLI its 17-inch tires feels thumpy, and borderline harsh on all but roads. GLI offsets its lumpy with terrific handling. is strong and sure. — Guide The GLI’s well-sorted strikes a near-perfect balance a comfortable ride and sporty And the ride is surprisingly quiet. the precise handling, strong engine and smooth-shifting DSG transmission, the Volkswagen GLI is a well-rounded

choice for enthusiasts on a budget. Edmunds

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