2010 Volkswagen GTI Long-Term Road Test

2010 Volkswagen GTI: Strange Headlight Decision

May 20, 2010

Just look at this headlight and all its fine detailing. You've got the little logo there and all sorts of carefully constructed reflectors that look good whether the light is on or off. Clearly someone thought long and hard about this.

So then, why is it that the GTI doesn't have automatic headlights? I mean, all that effort and they couldn't figure out a way to price in a knob with an extra detent for the ol' "A" option. Seems like an odd oversight for a car that has so many details right.

Ed Hellwig, Senior Editor @ 5,820 miles

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