Used 2005 Volkswagen GTI Review

The GTI may have introduced the idea of budget performance, but its aging design has been surpassed by a number of cheaper and faster competitors.




what's new

With an all-new GTI on the way next year, there are no changes to the current platform for 2005.





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This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

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