2008 Volkswagen GTI

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2008 Volkswagen GTI Ratings
80
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
80
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Average
71/100
Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Best
94/100
Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.

Resale

Great
83/100
J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Compact Sporty Car of 2008

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Compact Sporty Car
Rating
#4 Volkswagen GTI
80

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2008 Volkswagen GTI after 90-days of ownership.
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • Comfort of the 2nd row seats
  • Sound of the engine/exhaust

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2008 Volkswagen GTI during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • The vehicle's audio system
  • The vehicle's heating and air conditioning
  • Smoothness of vehicle's ride

Performance Specs

MPG City

21 - 22

MPG Hwy

29

Horsepower

200

Transmission

6 speed, DSG w/OD, 6 speed, Manual w/OD

Engine

Gas Turbocharged I4

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

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J.D. Power Award Winner

Performance Award Winner

Awarded to the models with the highest owner ratings for design and performance after the first 90 days of ownership
2008 Volkswagen GTI JD Power Award Winner
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