The 2023 Golf GTI

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Acceleration

0-100km/h in 6.2 seconds*

Horsepower and Torque

241HP & 273 lb-ft

Transmission

6-Speed Manual or 7-Speed DSG®

Fuel economy

8.5 L / 100 km* (DSG®)
8.8 L /100 km *(MT)

Limited Edition

40th Anniversary Special Edition

Golf GTI model versions

2021 Autobahn

2021 Autobahn

from $35,995

2023 Golf GTI drives down the road in front of a mountain in the wilderness of Canada.

8th generation of an icon

Eight generations in, this hot hatch just keeps redefining fun to drive. If performance is what you’re after, look no further than the newest, most thrilling Golf GTI yet.

Golf GTI interior: steering wheel and a dashboard in front of mountains.

Driver-centric tech

Head-Up Display (HUD) helps keep your focus squarely on the road ahead, while advanced driver assistance features like Travel Assist combine Lane Keeping Assist and Adaptive Cruise Control to help maintain your distance and keep you on course.*

Golf GTI interior featuring harman / kardon® audio system, heated steering wheel and a dashboard with red LED light in front of mountains with the sun setting in the background.

A front row seat

With a revised interior, Golf GTI looks just as thrilling from the inside. Sport seats feature an embroidered GTI logo, fiery red stitching accents the steering wheel, and a new high-gloss centre console completes the look.

Design and Comfort

The best of both worlds

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Performance

Ready, Set, Golf GTI

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Technology and Convenience

The latest tech for GTI

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IQ. DRIVE

An intelligent suite of active safety and driver assistance features* designed to help keep you and everyone around you, protected.

Features include:

  • Travel Assist
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane Assist
  • Emergency Assist
  • Side Assist (Blind spot monitor with Rear Traffic Alert)
  • Front Assist with Autonomous Emergency Braking with pedestrian and cyclist monitoring

Driver Assistance

Convenient, cutting edge tech designed to enhance your driving experience.

Features include:

  • Park Distance Control (front and rear)
  • Park Assist
  • Light Assist
  • Dynamic Road Sign Display
Features are for driver assistance. Drivers must continue to pay full attention to the road and safe driving at all times. Please see owner’s manual for important information and feature limitations.

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Golf GTI interior featuring harman / kardon® audio system, heated steering wheel and a dashboard with red LED light in front of mountains with the sun setting in the background.

Ambient lighting

Set the mood with 30-colour ambient lighting for the dash panel and doors that’s synchronized with the display.

Red LED light 2023 Golf GTI interior featuring wireless charging, wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.

Wireless connectivity

Stay connected with available wireless charging, and available wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.*

Please do note drive distracted.

Premium sport front seats with integrated headrests in the 2023 Volkswagen Golf GTI.

Comfort

Share the warmth with available heated rear seats and a third Climatronic® zone for rear passengers in the Execline trim.

FAQs

Many Volkswagens have a surprisingly low cost of ownership versus the competition. But don’t just take our word for it: use this convenient third party cost of maintenance tool from Vincentric to see for yourself.

The MY23 Golf GTI features 241 hp and an impressive 273 lb-ft of torque.

Fuel economy with the 6-speed manual transmission is 8.8 l / 100 km, while the 7-speed DSG® comes in at 8.5 l/100 km.*

Fuel consumption figures are estimates based on Natural Resources Canada’s approved criteria and testing methods. Refer to the EnerGuide 2023 for Natural Resources Canada’s estimated fuel consumption figures. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving conditions, driver habits and the vehicle’s condition, weight carried and additional equipment.

Don’t let Golf’s small size fool you: It has 564 litres of cargo space, which increases to 977 with the rear seats folded. That’s easily enough space for your gear, groceries, suitcases and whatever else you might need.

The VW Golf has been in production for over 45 years and has been the ideal family car for those in a variety of different life stages. Should your needs ever change, an SUV like a Tiguan or an Atlas is a great alternative.

The GTI uses regular fuel

Absolutely. GTI fans have told us that they love the iconic plaid cloth seats so you have the Performance trim with the leather delete package.

We understand that not everyone wants a sunroof on their Golf GTI, but it’s now available with a panoramic power sunroof. This is an option, so you can have your GTI with or without. The choice is entirely yours.

1. Base MSRP of a new and unregistered 2023 Golf GTI with 6-speed manual FWD is $31,995. $1,750 freight and PDI, $100 air conditioning levy, license, insurance, registration, levies, options, dealer administration fees (if applicable) and applicable taxes are extra. Dealer may sell for less. Dealer order/trade may be necessary.

2. DSG models. Please drive safely and obey all local traffic laws, including speed limits.

3. Fuel consumption figures are estimates based on Natural Resources Canada’s approved criteria and testing methods. Refer to the EnerGuide 2023 for Natural Resources Canada’s estimated fuel consumption figures. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving conditions, driver habits and the vehicle’s condition, weight carried and additional equipment.

4. Steering wheel varies in production model.

5. Requires compatible mobile device running iOS 12, Android 8, or higher, with cellular service. Access to the desktop web portal requires a compatible internet browser. Microsoft Internet Explorer is not supported.

6. Up to 26% savings compared to the cost of paying for maintenance, on a per service basis. Potential savings percentage determined using the average savings amount of all model/year plans vs. the retail cost of individual services in 2022. See dealer for details.

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