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Brand New 17 Plate Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TSI GTI 3dr [Performance Pack/Nav]

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

'Lights On' warning buzzerACC - Adaptive cruise control with front assist, distance monitoring, city emergency brake and speed limiter
Bluetooth Telephone preparationBrake pad wear indicator warning light
Driver alert systemDriver profile selection
Exterior temperature gaugeFlat tyre indicator
Instrument cluster in whiteLow fuel level warning light
Multi function display colour screenMultifunction computer
Oil level gaugeProgressive power assisted steering
Rev counterTrip and service interval display
Ultrasonic front and rear optical and audible parking sensorsWarning buzzer and light for front seatbelts unfastened


CD/MP3/WMA, USB and SD card reader, aux-inComposition media system
DAB Digital radioMDI with USB/iPod connection cables

Exterior Features

Auto dimming rear view mirrorAutomatic coming/leaving home lighting function
Automatic headlightsBi-xenon headlights/wash + dynamic cornering lights + LED daytime running lights
Body colour bumpersBody colour door handles
Body colour door mirrors with integral indicatorsCherry red rear light cluster
Chrome trimmed front air intake surroundsChrome trimmed front fog light surrounds
Dusk sensor + auto driving lightsElectric folding door mirrors with puddle lamps
Electric front windowsElectrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
Heated rear windscreenHoneycomb radiator grille - black
LED front fog lightsLED rear lights
Rain sensorRange adjustable headlights
Rear roof spoilerRear window wash/wipe with intermittent delay
Red radiator grille louvresReverse activated kerb-view adjustment on passenger's door mirror
Twin chrome exhaust tailpipesWindscreen wipers/ intermittent wipe + 4 position delay

Interior Features

12V socket in luggage compartment3 rear headrests
3 spoke steering wheel60/40 split folding rear seat
Adjustable dashboard illuminationAir conditioning - 2 zone electronic climate control
Ambient lightingBag hook in luggage compartment
Black headliningBoot lashing points
Chrome-plated electric mirror adjustment switch surroundChrome-plated electric window button surround
Courtesy light delayDriver/front passenger seat height adjustment
Dust/pollen filterEasy entry slide seats (access to rear seats)
Front + rear carpet matsFront centre armrest with storage box and rear air vents
Front footwell illuminationFront seat back storage pockets
Grab handlesHeight/reach adjust steering wheel
Illuminated door sillsIlluminated vanity mirrors
Isofix preparation for 2 rear child seatsLED reading lights
Load through provision with rear centre armrest and cupholders x2Lockable, illuminated, cooled glovebox
Luggage compartment coverLuggage compartment lighting
Multifunction leather steering wheel with leather gear knob/handbrake gripPassenger underseat drawer
Stainless steel pedalsStorage box in centre console with cover
Storage box in luggage compartmentStorage compartments in doors
Variable boot floor, height adjustable and removableWhite adjustable panel illumination


Winter pack - Golf 


3 point height adj front seatbelts + pretensioners3 rear 3 point seatbelts
ABSAutomatic Post collision braking
Door open warning reflectorsDriver/Front Passenger airbags
Driver/Passenger whiplash optimised head restraintsDrivers knee airbag
Electronic parking brake with auto holdElectronic tyre pressure monitoring
ESP with EDL + ASRFront and rear curtain airbags
Front passenger airbag deactivationFront side airbags
Fuel cut off safety deviceHBA (Hydraulic Brake Assist)
Pre crash systemRed brake calipers
Warning triangle and first aid kit holder 


Alarm with interior protectionAnti-theft wheel bolts
Electronic engine immobiliserRemote central locking with 2 remote folding keys


Limited slip differentialLowered sports suspension


Chrome air vent surroundsChrome-plated light switch surround
Cyclone decorative insertsGloss black decorative inserts in centre console


Steel space saver spare wheel
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification


CO2 (g/km)148Noise Level dB(A)72
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6 

Engine and Drive Train

CC1984Cylinder LayoutIN-LINE
Cylinders4Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSE
Number of Valves16TransmissionMANUAL

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)44.1EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)55.4EC Urban (mpg)37.7


Badge Engine CC2.0Badge Power230
Coin DescriptionTSICoin SeriesGTI Performance/Nav
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0729EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %94
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %89NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %65NCAP Safety Assist %71
Service Interval Frequency - Months12Service Interval Mileage10000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 


0 to 62 mph (secs)6.4Engine Power - BHP230
Engine Power - KW169Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM4700Engine Torque - LBS.FT258
Engine Torque - MKG35.7Engine Torque - NM350
Engine Torque - RPM1500Top Speed155


Alloys?TrueSpace Saver?True
Tyre Size Front225/40 R18Tyre Size Rear225/40 R18
Tyre Size SpareSPACE SAVERWheel StyleAUSTIN
Wheel Type18" ALLOY 

Vehicle Dimensions

Width (including mirrors)2027 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)50Gross Vehicle Weight1850
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1270Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)380
Max. Loading Weight543Max. Roof Load75
Max. Towing Weight - Braked1600Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked690
Minimum Kerbweight1307No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb10.9
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport Edition

The Volkswagen Golf GTI - seen by many as the first hot hatchback - celebrates its fortieth birthday in 2016. To celebrate, the German brand have created the most powerful variant yet, the Clubsport Edition 40. The experts at Car and Driving check it out.

Ten Second Review

Volkswagen are masters of filling a niche and the Golf GTI Clubsport Edition 40 is further proof of this. Slotting in between the regular 230PS GTI Performance and 300PS Golf R, the Clubsport has a nominal 265PS, plus unique styling inside and out. Could this be the best hot Golf yet?


If there's the slightest hint of petrol running through your veins (and even if there's not), you're probably aware of the Volkswagen Golf GTI. What was initially a secretive project hidden from company executives burst onto the scene in 1976. With a 1.6-litre fuel injected engine pushing out 110PS, its light weight meant it was faster than many sports cars back then. As the Seventies became the Eighties, the second generation grew larger but became available with a sixteen valve engine to increase performance further. During the nineties, the Golf started to develop a middle aged spread that blighted the third and fourth generation models. Thankfully the last three generations have regained their form with the seventh generation offering the trademark blend of practicality and performance. The Clubsport Edition 40 version we see here celebrates the fortieth birthday of the GTI in the same way as other anniversary models. That means this the most powerful GTI ever.

Driving Experience

At first glance, the GTI Clubsport Edition 40 follows the same recipe as the regular GTI and GTI 'Performance Pack' models. That means a 2.0-litre four cylinder turbocharged engine coupled to either a six-speed manual or dual-clutch automatic gearbox. Where the normal GTI has a maximum of 230PS however, the Clubsport has an additional 35PS under normal conditions. If you push the throttle flat to the floor, this increases to 290PS for up to ten seconds at a time. Even with the additional grunt, there's only the front wheels to transmit this to the road. Those hoping for performance comparable to the Golf R will be disappointed. Traction limits the 0-62mph time to 6.0 seconds for the manual and 5.9 seconds for the auto model. Top speed is a whisker under 155mph for the auto and 155mph exactly for the manual. Not only is there more power, the new body kit offers 'significantly improved downforce' which increases the tyre's grip the faster you go. While it's unlikely you'll notice much difference when popping to the shops, it could make a very noticeable difference if you're partial to the odd track day.

Design and Build

There's plenty to distinguish the Clubsport from the regular GTI models both inside and out. Starting with the exterior, your eye is naturally drawn to the newly designed 18" alloy wheels that barely cover the bright red brake calipers. Being forged, they're nice and light too. Should they not be flashy enough, there's an optional 19" wheel that was also specifically created for this anniversary model. Up front there's a totally new front bumper with enlarged black vents that flow into a distinctive black stripe along the sides. This decal evokes the first generation GTI and includes the word 'Clubsport' for extra pose factor. New side sills complement the stripe while out back you'll find a new diffuser for the rear bumper. While you're looking at that, you might notice the larger exhaust tips too. More striking is the significantly larger rear spoiler that provides much of the additional downforce. Inside you get racing bucket seats with part Alcantara trim and 'GTI' lettering embroidered into the headrests. If that wasn't racy enough, there's an Alcantara covered steering wheel with a red strip and GTI logo, a red stripe on the seatbelts and GTI branded stainless steel kick-plates as you open the doors.

Market and Model

Clubsport pricing starts at around £31,000 for the three-door model: there's a £675 premium for the five-door version. The DSG auto gearbox is optional for just under £1,500 more. That's brave pricing, given that we're talking here of a two-wheel drive model with 265PS (or 290PS if you keep the throttle pinned for ten seconds at a time) priced only fractionally below a Golf R model with four wheel drive and 300PS available all the time. For reference, a basic Golf GTI is still nearly £27,500 for the three-door 220PS version, though should you wish to up that to the Performance model with 230PS, better brakes and a limited-slip diff, you're looking at almost another £1,000 on top of that. Still, at least this Clubsport model looks bespoke. It's being offered with an optional black painted roof which is combined with one of the body colours: Pure White, Tornado Red, Oryx White with a mother of pearl effect, Reflex Silver, Carbon Grey Metallic or Urano Grey. The solid colour Deep Black pearl effect is also available. And it's well equipped, the kit tally running to climate control, keyless entry, Bluetooth and satellite navigation. To keep you safe there's adaptive cruise control, a driver alert system, post collision auto braking and the usual selection of electronic assistants.

Cost of Ownership

The GTI Clubsport may offer a serious slug of extra performance over and above its lesser brothers, but that doesn't make it significantly more expensive to run. The GTI and GTI 'Performance Pack' variants both emit 145g/km of carbon with the auto gearbox and 139g/km with the manual. Go for the Clubsport and the manual produces 160g/km while the auto actually drops this to 155g/km. As for fuel consumption, it's the auto once again that proves the more efficient gearbox. The combined figure is a reasonable 42.1mpg, 2mpg less than the regular GTI. The warranty is unlimited mileage for the first two years but you're only covered up to 60,000 miles for a third year. Pretty standard in other words. Servicing costs won't be terrible and you can always count on Volkswagens for decent residual values.


It's easy to argue that the Golf GTI Clubsport Edition 40 fills a gap in the range that isn't really there. While it may be little more expensive than the GTI and offer up to 290PS, that power output is only for brief periods at a time. Not only that, there's not much more to spend before you can drive home in a Golf R that offers a nice round 300PS at all times plus AWD. We think in a more positive way however. The Clubsport will be usefully lighter than the R which could make for even more engaging handling. There's also no doubt that Golf anniversary models tend to have quite a following, something that does resale value and collectability no harm. If you're in the market for a truly exciting hot hatchback, we'd recommend taking the Clubsport for a spin before it's too late.


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Monthly payment£299
Term (months)49
Fixed interest rate6.16%
Cash price£23,695
Credit amount£21,387.26
Completion fee£10
Guaranteed future value£11,047.50
Total amount payable£27,717.24
Contract mileage24000
Excess mileage charge10.8p per mile
APRFixed 6.2% APR representative

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