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2002 Volkswagen GTI

2002 Volkswagen GTI
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Boasting impressive power and performance in a hatchback, the industrious yet trendy 2002 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback not only packs a substantial engine but also a wide array of comforts and conveniences that make it a practical choice. Backed by quality and superior engineering, the comfortable GTI Hatchback brings along plenty of spunk and personality.

Available Models
Two impressive models hit the market for 2002 - the Volkswagen GTI 1.8T Hatchback and the Volkswagen GTI VR6 Hatchback. Each vehicle is built with two doors and a handy hatchback door for easy loading and unloading of groceries and other cargo.

Interior Features
Within the cabin of the trendy VW TDI Hatchback are amenities that include speed adjustable cruise control, valet key, two reading lights, power windows, chrome interior handles, CFC-free air conditioning, front center armrest with storage compartment, premium eight-speaker AM/FM stereo with cassette player and available CD changer, and central power door locks. The rear seat splits and folds conveniently to accommodate surplus luggage or awkward cargo.

Among the available features are leather upholstery, three-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheels, lumbar support for front seats, electronic climate control, an upgraded audio system, and molded door trim with leatherette inserts.

Exterior Features
Accenting the sophisticated design of the VW GTI Hatchback are body color door handles, tinted green glass, body color grille with center logo, three halogen front fog lights, darkened tail light lenses, body color mirror housing, heated dual power outside mirrors, body color side moldings, and all-season tires. The 1.8T is equipped with sixteen-inch alloy wheels, while the VR6 is fitted with seventeen-inch alloy wheels. A power glass sunroof with tilt and slide feature, tinted glass, and sunshade is available on both models as an option.

Running under the hood of the VW GTI 1.8T Hatchback is a 1.8-litre, four-cylinder turbo-charged engine that cranks out 180 horsepower and 174 lb-ft of torque. Standard equipment includes a five-speed manual transmission, power assisted rack-and-pinion steering, front and rear gas shock absorbers, front stabilizer bar, and a sport suspension for precision handling. A five-speed automatic Tiptronic automatic transmission is available as an option.

In the performance department for the VW GTI VR6 Hatchback is an impressive 2.8-litre six-cylinder engine that produces 174 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque.

Safety and Security
Both of the GTI Hatchback models feature extensive safety features that include electronic differential lock, anti-slip regulation, protective padding inside side doors, side impact door beams, hard shell box around the battery for protection, driver air bag, passenger air bag, side impact air bags, side curtain air bags, three-point seatbelts at all seating positions, and child seat tethers and anchors. Each vehicle is also equipped with ABS brakes.

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Fast Stats
MSRP from
1.8L I4
2.8L V6
180 @ 5,500
174 @ 5,800
5-speed auto
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
1.8L auto 22/29
1.8L man. 24/31
2.8L man. 20/28

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