2 Powerpoints, 1 Useless - 2010 VW GTI Long-Term Road Test

2010 Volkswagen GTI Long-Term Road Test

2010 VW GTI: 2 Powerpoints, 1 Useless

August 31, 2010

VW GTI Cargo Area Powerpoint.JPG

Our long-term 2010 VW GTI has but a single 12V accessory powerpoint in the front seating area (below). Brent has pointed this out several times. When I took my road trip to San Francisco in July, I had to power my mobile phone, my radar detector (for safety reasons), and my portable navigation unit (as we didn't order Navi on our GTI).

Needless to say it was a pain to juggle these three devices in the single powerpoint. But I remembered that Brent mentioned that the GTI has a second powerpoint. And I found it in the cargo area.

Why in the cargo area? If this were a Sienna or some other mommymobile I would understand.
Moms need to inflate the kiddie pool floaties, soccer balls, etc.

What's a GTI driver going to do with that powerpoint? Maybe you GTI fanbois can help me understand.

Albert Austria, Senior Engineer @ 12, 250 miles

VW GTI front powerpoint.JPG

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