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These are the latest Volkswagen GTI 0-60 times and 1/4 mile times taken from reputable car magazine sources such as Car and Driver, MotorTrend and Road & Track. There are many reasons why 0-60 times and 1/4 mile times can vary including the driver, weather conditions, wear and tear on the vehicle during test, and more. By giving you a list of all the Volkswagen GTI 0-60 times and quarter mile times, you can get a general idea of what performance numbers are achievable with Volkswagen GTI for all model years available in our database.

Fastest, Slowest, and Average Volkswagen GTI 0-60 Times

The fastest tested Volkswagen GTI is 2022 Volkswagen GTI 5-door Hatchback (Euro Spec), which was able to go from 0 to 60 mph in 5.1 seconds. It was able to reach the 1/4 mile in 13.6 seconds at 105 , according to Car and Driver.

The slowest tested Volkswagen GTI is 1990 Volkswagen GTI Wolfsburg Edition 3-door Hatchback, which was able to go from 0 to 60 mph in 10.2 seconds. It was able to reach the 1/4 mile in 17.5 seconds at 78 , according to Car and Driver.

Out of all the Volkswagen GTI tests in our database, the average 0 to 60 mph time is 6.45 seconds. The average quarter mile time for all the tests is 14.92 seconds at 95.58 mph.

Volkswagen GTI 0-60 times and quarter mile times

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2023 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
40th Anniversary Edition 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
7A
5.6 sec 14.2 sec @ 99.5 mph Motor Trend
S 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.4 sec 14.8 sec @ 99.1 mph Motor Trend

2022 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
5-door Hatchback (Euro Spec)
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
7A
5.1 sec 13.6 sec @ 105 Car and Driver
5-door Hatchback (Euro Spec)
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
7A
5.4 sec 13.9 sec @ 103.9 Motor Trend
Autobahn 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
7A
5.7 sec 14.2 sec @ 102 Car and Driver
Autobahn 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.1 sec 14.6 sec @ 99.8 Motor Trend
S 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
5.8 sec 14.3 sec @ 101 Car and Driver
S 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.2 sec 14.8 sec @ 96.5 Motor Trend

2019 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Rabbit Edition 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
7A
5.8 sec 14.4 sec @ 101 Car and Driver
Rabbit Edition 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.3 sec 14.8 sec @ 98 Car and Driver
Rabbit Edition 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
7 sec 15.4 sec @ 97 Motor Week
Rabbit Edition 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
7A
5.9 sec 14.5 sec @ 99.7 Road & Track

2018 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Autobahn 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6 sec 14.5 sec @ 100 Car and Driver
Autobahn 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6 sec 14.5 sec @ 98.4 Motor Trend
Autobahn 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.2 sec 14.7 sec @ 98.6 Motor Trend
SE 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
5.7 sec 14.3 sec @ 100 Car and Driver

2017 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Sport 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
5.9 sec 14.6 sec @ 100 Car and Driver

2015 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
5-door Hatchback (Euro Spec)
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
5.6 sec 14.2 sec @ 100 Car and Driver
Autobahn 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6.1 sec 14.7 sec @ 96.9 Motor Trend
Autobahn 5-door Hatchback (Performance Pack)
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
5.6 sec 14.3 sec @ 100 Car and Driver
S 3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
5.9 sec 14.5 sec @ 98.3 Motor Trend
S 3-door Hatchback (Performance Pack)
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.1 sec 14.6 sec @ 99.7 Motor Trend
S 5-door Hatchback (Performance Pack)
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
5.8 sec 14.4 sec @ 100 Car and Driver
S 5-door Hatchback (Performance Pack)
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.1 sec 14.6 sec @ 100 Car and Driver
S 5-door Hatchback (Performance Pack)
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
5.7 sec 14.2 sec @ 99.9 Motor Trend
S 5-door Hatchback (Performance Pack)
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
5.9 sec 14.5 sec @ 97.9 Motor Trend
S 5-door Hatchback (Performance Pack)
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
5.8 sec 14.4 sec @ 98.7 Road & Track

2012 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.4 sec 14.8 sec @ 96 Car and Driver
3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6.1 sec 14.7 sec @ 95.8 Motor Trend
3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.4 sec 15 sec @ 94.4 Road & Track

2010 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6.1 sec 14.7 sec @ 96 Car and Driver
3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
5.8 sec 14.5 sec @ 96.7 Motor Trend
3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.5 sec 14.9 sec @ 101 Motor Week
3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6.1 sec 14.6 sec @ 96.9 Road & Track
5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.3 sec 14.9 sec @ 96 Car and Driver
5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6 sec 14.5 sec @ 97.1 Motor Trend
5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.6 sec 14.9 sec @ 96.2 Road & Track

2009 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6.1 sec 14.7 sec @ 96 Car and Driver
5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6 sec 14.6 sec @ 94.9 Motor Trend

2007 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6.1 sec 14.7 sec @ 94.2 Motor Trend
5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.2 sec 14.5 sec @ 95 Car and Driver
5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.4 sec 15 sec @ 95 Car and Driver
5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.3 sec 14.9 sec @ 94 Road & Track

2006 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6 sec 14.6 sec @ 95 Car and Driver
3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6.6 sec 14.9 sec @ 95 Car and Driver
3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.3 sec 14.7 sec @ 94.8 Motor Trend
3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.5 sec 15.1 sec @ 95 Motor Week
3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6.3 sec 14.8 sec @ 94.6 Road & Track

2004 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Oettinger 3-door Hatchback
Engine
1.8L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
6.1 sec 14.7 sec @ 95.3 Motor Trend

2002 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
1.8T 25th Anniversary Edition 3-door Hatchback (Euro Spec)
Engine
1.8L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.5 sec 15 sec @ 93 Car and Driver
1.8T 3-door Hatchback
Engine
1.8L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
6.5 sec 15.3 sec @ 94 Car and Driver

2000 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLS 1.8T 3-door Hatchback
Engine
1.8L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
7.3 sec 15.9 sec @ 88 Car and Driver
GLX VR6 3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.8L V6
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
7.6 sec 16.2 sec @ 89 Car and Driver
Neuspeed 3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.8L V6
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
7.8 sec 16.1 sec @ 89 Car and Driver

1996 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
9.8 sec 17.2 sec @ 81 Motor Trend
VR6 3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.8L V6
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
7.2 sec 15.6 sec @ 92.6 Motor Trend

1995 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
VR6 3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.8L V6
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
6.7 sec 15.3 sec @ 91 Car and Driver
VR6 3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.8L V6
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
7.1 sec 15.5 sec @ 90.5 Motor Trend

1991 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
16V 3-door Hatchback
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
8.4 sec 16.8 sec @ 85 Road & Track

1990 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Wolfsburg Edition 3-door Hatchback
Engine
1.8L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
10.2 sec 17.5 sec @ 78 Car and Driver

1987 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
16V 3-door Hatchback
Engine
1.8L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
8.5 sec 16.5 sec @ 84 Road & Track

1985 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Callaway Stage II 3-door Hatchback
Engine
1.8L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
7.2 sec 15.5 sec @ 88 Car and Driver

1981 Volkswagen GTI

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
3-door Hatchback (Euro Spec)
Engine
1.6L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
8.65 sec 16.59 sec @ 82.6 Motor Trend

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