2010 Volkswagen GTI Long-Term Road Test


2010 VW GTI: Hatchback > Sedan

September 27, 2010

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I had the choice of the GTI, Kizashi, Crosstour and Raptor on Friday, and since I usually like to give the folks with families a chance at the bigger cars on the weekend, I gladly picked the smallest of the bunch. And yet, the little two-door VW swallowed a whole heap of stuff I needed to dump off donate to Goodwill. While I know a similarly sized sedan could've also done the job, the ease of loading and unloading is quite obviously not the same as it is with a hatchback.

I know most people hate hatchbacks for some stupid reason, but as long as the car doesn't look like this, the hatchback is a superior design for a compact vehicle.

James Riswick, Automotive Editor @ 13,679 miles

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The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2010 Volkswagen GTI in VA is:

$141 per month*
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