Is Golf 5 GTI a good car?

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Is Golf 5 GTI a good car?

Overall, the mk5 Golf GTI was a car that felt tight and cohesive to drive. Performance was excellent, handling and road-holding were almost peerless in its class and, just like the original GTI, it delivered driver enjoyment in spades.

How Fast Is Golf 5 GTI?

Volkswagen Golf V 2.0 GTI TFSI (200 Hp) 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Specs

General information
Acceleration 0 – 100 km/h 7.2 sec
Acceleration 0 – 62 mph 7.2 sec
Acceleration 0 – 60 mph (Calculated by 6.8 sec
Maximum speed 243 km/h 150.99 mph

What year GTI is best?

CarBuyer reports the Mk6 overall is considered more reliable than the Mk5. But Consumer Reports recommends avoiding 2010-2012 GTIs. In fact, Car Complaints ranks the 2012 model as the worst Volkswagen GTI model year. The 2013 and 2014 models, though, are more reliable.

Does a Golf GTI mk5 have launch control?

They all have launch control. The inclusion of launch control on the DSG-equipped Volkswagen GTI was a trump card in the hot hatch segment in the late 2000s. To start, you need a DSG-equipped GTI.

What is Abt programme for VW Golf VII GTI?

The ABT programme for the VW Golf VII GTI is completed by suspension springs that lower the CoG and even increase the standard version’s roadholding capacities. One could also order a height adjustable suspension kit for the front and rear axle as well as anti-roll bars.

Is the VW evergreen GTI a good car?

The ABT Golf VII GTI is a perfect car that leaves nothing to be desired. You could hardly make the VW evergreen more dynamic or sporty: Front spoiler and front grille underline the strong charisma of the ABT Golf GTI, the headlight covers its aggressiveness.

What kind of engine does VW Golf VII your have?

The current Golf VII R is even more successful at that, after being endowed by ABT with 370 HP (272 kW) instead of the standard 310 HP (228 kW). The ABT Engine Control (AEC) also increases the maximum torque from 400 to 480 Nm.

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