Drivers in the market for a new vehicle may have considered the ever-popular German brand, Volkswagen. The brand offers drivers decades of history, as well as hot, new features. A prime example of Volkswagen’s commitment to refining long-living models is the newest Golf GTI. The 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI in Topeka, KS will be forty years old in 2016, making it one of the most successful models in the brand’s lineup. A number of new technology and safety features have been incorporated into the 2016 model, giving drivers more bang for their buck.
Under the hood, the 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI sports a powerful base engine. A 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine gives the vehicle the capability to reach an upwards of 210 horsepower- not bad for a two-door hatchback model. Other engine options are available, along with a four-door set-up, should drivers prefer it.
2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs. 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI
Drivers who loved the 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI have even more to look forward to in the new model. For 2016, the Golf GTI offers several new technology and driver assistance upgrades. Standard in the 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI is an all-new 6.5-inch infotainment system, which gives drivers fast access to their audio and navigation features.
A rearview camera has also been made a standard, as well as a USB input jack. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is also a part of the newest GTI’s makeup, which means that drivers with compatible phones can have access to hands-free calling.