Volkswagen Golf GTI MK6 Owner's Manual

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Volkswagen Golf GTI MK6 Owner's Manual

VW Golf GTI MK6 is the sixth generation of GTI hatchbacks from the German manufacturer Volkswagen, released in 2010. The compact three-door car has five seats. The car is based on the universal PQ35 platform.

The cars are distinguished by their practicality, handling and speed, which is ideal for daily use and for fans of sports driving. Compared to its predecessor, the car is more economical and faster.

Interior and exterior design

The exterior of the hatchback is distinguished by the shape of the bumpers, massive exhaust pipes and a false radiator grille with a traditional red line. The car has 17-inch wheels. The developers placed a small aerodynamic spoiler on the roof. The car has a compact shape due to its shortened front end.

The interior of the car has seats with side support. Red stitching on the seats emphasizes the dynamism and originality of the model. The sporty character of the car is emphasized by the sports steering wheel. Additionally, aluminum pedal pads are provided.
The multifunctional steering wheel is equipped with 12 multifunctional control buttons.

Comfort and convenience in the cabin are ensured by air conditioning, electrically adjustable and heated mirrors. The audio system consists of 8 speakers.

Volkswagen Golf GTI MK6 Technical characteristics

Under the hood of the updated model is a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with a displacement of 2 liters. The engine output is 211 horsepower, which is 10 hp more than its predecessor. The torque is 280 Nm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. A 6-speed robot with DSG is also available.

The hatchback reaches 100 km in 6.9 seconds. Fuel consumption is 7.3 liters in mixed mode.

The VW Golf GTI MK6 has a front suspension in the form of lightweight shock-absorbing McPherson struts and an independent four-link rear suspension.

The braking system is represented by front and rear ventilated disc brakes.


The dimensions of the car are:

  • length – 4213 mm;
  • width – 1786 mm;
  • height – 1501 mm;
  • wheelbase – 2578 mm.

Safety systems and driver assistants

The list of equipment includes passive safety systems: airbags, head restraints, seat belt tensioners. The car is protected by a central locking system.

The Hill Hold Control system helps in steering the car when starting to drive up a slope. The rearview camera provides an overview, and Park Pilot helps with parking. The hatchback has a full range of systems: ABS, EBD, electronic stability control, emergency braking. The car is equipped with adaptive cruise control.

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