2010 Volkswagen GTI Long-Term Road Test


2010 Volkswagen GTI: UPDATED: Needs a Fuel Cap Hook

May 14, 2010

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You would think that being a premium car the GTI would have a hook to hang the fuel cap. But it doesn't. So instead you have to let the cap hang loosely against the paint while fueling up. That's disappointing.

UPDATE: Some commenters have pointed out that I'm wrong and that the fuel cap can be rested atop the fuel door. I must admit that it didn't occur to me to try this. Assume that while the "testers for IL must be the dumbest group ever" comment is certainly hyperbole, it very well applies to me in this case. You'll find a photo of the correct fuel cap placement below.

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Brent Romans, Senior Automotive Editor @ 5,586 miles

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