2013 Volkswagen GTI Consumer Review: Thunder Bunny

2013 Volkswagen GTI - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

16 Total Reviews

Base 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4-cyl. Turbo 6-speed Automated Manual w/Convenience, Sunroof)

Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display
Build Quality
Reliability Value
19 of 19 people found this review helpful
Thunder Bunny
By judge67 on


2013 Volkswagen GTI 2dr Hatchback w/Convenience, Sunroof (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)


Simply amazing car... the 2.0 Turbo is quick. It is strong all through the rev range, very little turbo lag. I drive a considerable distance on the interstate, and it revs high at 75-80 mph (turning over 3000 rpm). As such, I have to work to get 30 mpg out of it, although at 60 it gets mid-30's easy. It has an Audi-grade interior and fit/finish, love the plaid seats and they are very comfortable (and heated!). The gauges light up white/grey/red and match the upholstory well. This is the only car on the planet that I prefer the automatic over a stick; the DSG is brilliant! My car also has the Pirelli tires as opposed to the Dunlops. The GTI is a ball to drive, but civilized, too.

Best Features

Quick, agile, great interior, much bigger inside than you'd think. Nice electronics, Bluetooth phone/iPhone interface, very good stock stereo. Love the sunroof, too.

Worst Features

That 6th gear could be a bit taller for mileage. I've only had the car about a month, so can't attest to reliability or cold weather capabilities, although I'm encouraged by what others have posted. The car is more expensive than it's competition... but it's money well spent: everything is Audi quality in this car.
Recommend (19) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.


Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
Price Drop Alert

We found that have recently dropped in price. Sign up to see this price drop and to receive future price drop notifications.