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The GTI begins at $30,540, whereas the Golf R begins at $44,640

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Volkswagen already introduced — and we’ve already pushed — each the 2022 GTI and 2022 Golf R, and at the moment pricing for the 2 scorching hatches is revealed. The pair haven’t had their full U.S.-specific reveals both, in order that’s occurring in Chicago at the moment, too.

GTI

We’ll begin with the 2022 GTI. The bottom trim is an S, and it begins at $30,540 when paired with a handbook transmission. Tack on the DSG dual-clutch computerized, and also you’re taking a look at $31,340. The bottom automotive is fitted with 18-inch alloy wheels and “Scalepaper Plaid” heated seats. A couple of upmarket options may be discovered on the bottom automotive, together with rain-sensing wipers, heated steering wheel, wi-fi charging and VW’s full IQ Drive suite (driving help options). It additionally comes with VW’s older MIB3 infotainment system with an 8.25-inch touchscreen, not the brand new Uncover Professional infotainment with its bigger 10-inch touchscreen.

The center trim is the SE, and it begins at $35,290 for the handbook, or $36,090 for the DSG. This trim provides loads of additional tools, together with a sunroof, adaptive (cornering) headlights and fog lights, illuminated entrance grille, keyless entry, Harman/Kardon audio, the 10-inch Uncover Professional infotainment and highway signal recognition. You additionally acquire the choice so as to add leather-based/cooled seats (cooled in entrance solely) with an influence driver seat for $1,225 additional. Moreover, shiny black-painted 18-inch wheels add $395.

A top-of-the-line Autobahn begins at $38,990 for the handbook or $39,790 for the DSG. VW saved it below the $40,000 mark, however solely barely. This mannequin will get you some extremely fascinating choices like 19-inch wheels with summer season tires and VW’s DCC adaptive dampers. Sadly, it’s the one solution to get these two efficiency choices that we’d wager many consumers may need. Along with this stuff, VW consists of leather-based seats (cooled entrance and energy driver’s seat), heated rear seats, leatherette inside trim, three-zone auto local weather management, head-up show, auto excessive beams and Park Help.

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The 2022 Golf R is a straightforward one, as VW is barely providing it in a single trim. Nonetheless, we’ll begin with some powertrain information. The handbook transmission model of the Golf R will probably be down on torque versus the DSG. Each variations will make 315 horsepower from the two.0-liter turbo four-cylinder, however the handbook will solely have 280 pound-feet of torque as a substitute of the 295 pound-feet despatched by means of the DSG.

If you’d like the three-pedal mannequin, that’ll run you $44,640, whereas the DSG prices $45,440. It solely is available in a fully-loaded single trim, however that’s nonetheless a hefty value to pay for VW’s much-improved all-wheel-drive scorching hatch. It comes outfitted with all the GTI Autobahn’s tools and the requisite efficiency enhancements we already know include the Golf R. The non-compulsory tools from the Euro efficiency pack is all customary in America, so don’t be concerned about lacking out on the Drift and Nurburgring drive modes. Sadly, the non-compulsory Akrapovic exhaust out there to European consumers will not be out there at launch — VW says it is engaged on getting it federalized to U.S. requirements.

VW says each the GTI and Golf R will hit sellers within the fourth quarter this yr.

Breakdown of base costs and trims — add $800 to get the worth w/DSG

  • GTI S: $30,540
  • GTI SE: $35,290
  • GTI Autobahn: $38,990
  • Golf R: $44,640

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