Research 2001 Volkswagen GTI specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

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Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.1 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x - TBD -

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 18.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.7


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -


SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5700
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 1.8L/108.6
Fuel System Turbocharged
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 1750

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 163.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 3.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.8
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3
Wheelbase (in) 98.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.1
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85
Second Head Room (in) 36.5


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31


Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion


Body Style 2 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name Volkswagen GTI
Vehicle Name Volkswagen GTI


Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut


Front Tire Size P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size 225/45R17
Rear Tire Size 225/45R17
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size 225/45R17
Spare Tire Size P195/65HR15


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.94
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.30
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94


EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2906


Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7