• (4.8) 5 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $2,638–$9,102
  • Body Style: Hatchback
  • Combined MPG: 25-27
  • Engine: 180-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2005 Volkswagen GTI

Our Take on the Latest Model 2005 Volkswagen GTI

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort on rough pavement
  • Difficult backseat entry and exit

Notable Features

  • Choice of two engines
  • Manual or automatic
  • Available stability system
  • Standard side-impact and side-curtain airbags

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 5 reviews

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most fun to drive

by charlie AZ from Bullhead City on August 14, 2017

most fun to drive and this car is for all ages. I am 64 years old and like gti better than any car that i have ownedThis is not my first vw . Been driveing vw for on and off 40 years

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Crash-Test Reports


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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