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Volkswagen GLI Review: 2008 Volkswagen GLI: Symbol of dawn & wind

In the present world, every car buyer desires to own a car that has the blend of the latest technologies in it. Most car makers take this desire into consideration while coming up with newer models of their car. Volkswagen is amongst the popular car manufacturers, which have won several hearts by the appearance and power that their models provide.

The latest car that is coming out from the Volkswagen in the market is 2008 Volkswagen GLI 2.0T PZEV. The features of this car are amazing and sure to attract a large number of buyers towards it.

Exterior & Interior Designing Feature

The windows in the 2008 Volkswagen GLI 2.0T PZEV are all power windows with the driver side windows having additional features like one-touch up, one-touch down and pinch protection. The car is given an attractive appearance with the green-tinted glass. There are some features like front dual illuminated vanity mirrors, dual body color folding power adjustable heated signaling exterior rearview mirrors, rear window defroster, front dual sun visors and variable intermittent windshield wipers, which makes it different from cars of similar genre.

The plush interior of the 2008 Volkswagen GLI 2.0T PZEV has carpeted front and rear floor mats. The center floor console, doors and instrument panel has a chrome finish. The doors have cloth located on them with the steering wheels being made up of leather.

Comfort Features

Keeping in mind the comfort of the users, the car is equipped with manual air conditioning. Rear heating, ventilation and air conditioning ducts supplement to the convenience of its owner. There is an interior pollen air filter, which sees to it that the air inside the car remains fresh for longer periods.

The 2008 Volkswagen GLI 2.0T PZEV has comfortable seating systems with care taken about the storage features that are expected in a car like this. There are also some extra features like audible warning system that issues warnings when the headlights are kept on or when seat-belts are unfastened.

2008 Volkswagen GLI 2.0T PZEV comes with Sirius satellite radio that is inclusive of three months of service. The car has ample provisions for entertainment with its premium AM/FM radio having 10 speakers, along with the 6-disc CD changer and MP3 player. The car has also got in-glass diversity radio antenna.

Safety Features

2008 Volkswagen GLI 2.0T PZEV has taken good care of its safety concerns. The car has both driver and passenger airbags, which deploy in dual stages. It has also got various locking features which safeguard the car against possible thefts.

The car has front power 312 mm-by-25 mm vented disc brakes and the rear power 286 mm-by-12 mm solid disc brakes. The brake control system in the car is further accentuated by the anti-lock brakes, which makes handling the car relatively easy.

The good fuel economy and great safety features along with accelerating features of 2008 Volkswagen GLI 2.0T PZEV makes it a symbol of dawn & wind and a must-have for any car-owner.

Tech Specs

Body: Four-door sedan

Engine: 2.0 liter I4 200 hp

Transmission: 6 – speed manual & automatic

Torque: 207 ft/lbs

Power: 200 hp

Tires: SBRP205/55R16


For: Excellent blend of fuel economy and power

Against: VW service can be improved

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