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2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI is a hot hatch for grown-ups

This turbocharged five-door checks all the right boxes.

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LED headlights are standard on SE and Autobahn models.

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The hatchback has 52.7 cubic feet of cargo space.

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The Volkswagen Golf GTI uses a 220-hp turbocharged engine.

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The Golf GTI is only available as a five-door in the US.

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Eighteen-inch alloys nicely fill out the wheel wells.

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The GTI is available with a six-speed manual or a six-speed dual-clutch automatic.

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In addition to 220 hp, the Golf GTI has 258 pound-feet of torque.

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We love the new fan-blade-style 18-inch wheels.

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LED taillights are standard on the Golf GTI.

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