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Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk7 cars for sale

We have 191 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk7 cars available from trade and private sellers

Expert opinion

Having perhaps lost its way slightly with the Mk6 Golf GTI, VW rediscovered its form with the Mk7. With a new MQB platform and EA888 engine, the GTI was revitalised in 2013. Initially available as a 220hp standard car or a 230hp Performance Pack (bringing bigger brakes and the VAQ limited-slip diff as well as the extra power), the Mk7 was back to being everything a great Golf GTI should be: fast, stylish, capable, entertaining and desirable. There simply wasn’t a chink in its armour. Manual or DSG, three doors or five, you couldn't buy a bad Golf GTI.

The most significant update came in 2017 with the ‘Mk7.5’, boosting power for the standard car and the Performance to 230hp and 245hp respectively. The DSG was upgraded to seven gears, too, a worthwhile update given the old six-speed had begun to feel just a tad old against newer opposition. Though original Mk7s are brilliant (and available from just £12k) the updated interior and extra torque of the 7.5 does make it especially desirable. Don’t forget the Clubsport S, too: it jettisons a chunk of the GTI usability, but substitutes in its place 310hp and one of the finest front-drive experiences you can buy anywhere. Really. It’s £35k or so very well spent.

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Frequently asked questions

  • You can find a great used Golf GTI Mk7 on PistonHeads ranging from £11,900 to £45,000. You can expect to pay from £18,000 for a facelift Mk7.5 in today's market.
  • The Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk7 can reach a top speed of 153mph.
  • You can expect to average 36.2 - 47.1mpg & CO2 emissions are an estimated 139 - 162g/km, depending on the model.
    • Engine size: 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo.
    • Power: 220 - 310hp.
    • Torque: 258 - 280lb-ft.
    • 0-60: 5.8 - 6.5sec, depending on the year & version.
    • Transmission: 6-speed manual or 6-speed DSG automatic (7-speed on Mk7.5 Performance model), front-wheel drive.
  • The Golf GTI Mk7 was made as a hatchback and estate.
  • The Golf GTI Mk7 was made between 2013-2019 with the Performance Pack, Clubsport, Clubsport S and TCR all offering different levels of trim and performance.

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