2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2016 Honda Fit

If you’re drawn to the versatility, stylishness and refinement of the Volkswagen Golf, but are looking for a little more kick, then we highly recommend the 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI. The Golf GTI is the original "hot hatch," with a high-performance turbocharged engine that gives it the power to deliver immense driving thrills for any of your adventures. In this 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2016 Honda Fit comparison, we show how the new Golf GTI dominates the compact hatchback competition.

The 2016 Golf GTI absolutely blows away the 2016 Fit away with its incredible performance. It comes with a robust 2.0-liter TSI turbocharged and direct-injection engine, producing 210 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. In comparison, the 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine in the 2016 Fit only manages a very weak 130 horsepower and 114 lb-ft of torque. Also, the Golf GTI gives its owners the ability adjust the driving experience according to performance and efficiency needs, with the Driving Mode Selection feature, with its "Normal," "Sport" and "Individual" modes.

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2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI VS 2016 Honda Fit
2.0-liter TSI Turbo 4-cylinder Engine 1.5-liter 4-cylinder
210 Horsepower 130
258 Torque 114
22.8/52.7 cu-ft Cargo Volume - Seats Up/Seats Down 16.6/52.7 cu-ft

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It's easy for you and your passengers to be connected, entertained and safe with all of the advanced technology in the 2016 Golf GTI. One of the most impressive tech features in the new Golf GTI is the innovative new MIB II infotainment system, which supports all three available connected car systems: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink. With USB and VW-Car Net App-Connect, it allows owners with these systems to access select apps from their smartphones directly through the vehicle’s head unit. Also, a rearview camera comes standard in the Golf GTI, while its Driver Assistance Package (SE trim) has been updated to include a number of new technologies, including Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert and Parking Steering Assistant.

Making the 2016 Golf GTI even more appealing is its roomy, refined and versatile interior. It offer 93.5 cu-ft of passenger space and its premium performance personality is further accentuated by the red ambient lighting and illuminated door sills, black headliner and trim inserts, buttons and switches that are backlit in white and the use of premium materials and soft-touch plastics throughout. While both hatchbacks offer an identical cargo volume of 52.7 cu-ft with the seats folded down, the Golf GTI has the advantage with the seats up: 22.8 cu-ft, compared to only 16.6 cu-ft for the Fit. If you live in Seattle or anywhere else in King County WA and would like to get behind the wheel of the high-performance 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI, then be sure to get in touch with us at Carter Volkswagen!

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2016 Honda Fit Performance
2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2016 Honda Fit Exterior
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2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Seattle WA
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