2008 Volkswagen GTI 2-Door HB DSG Specs

2-Door HB DSG
MSRP based on 2-Door HB DSG

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 22 mpg City/29 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas Turbocharged I4, 2.0L
EPA Class Compact
Style Name 2dr HB DSG
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 2
Body Style 2dr Car


EPA Classification Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3151
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.2
Second Head Room (in) 38.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 39.3
Second Leg Room (in) 35.3
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58.4
Length, Overall (in) 165.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 101.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 14.7

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22

Performance Specs

Fuel System FSI
Engine Type Gas Turbocharged I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100-6000
Displacement 2.0L/121
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1800-5000
Trans Description Cont. DSG w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.08
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.06/3.14
Trans Order Code HBQ
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.15
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.98
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.46
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.92
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.28 x 0.98
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.26 x 0.47
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.01
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Front Tire Size 225/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size 225/45HR17
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 4-link
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
Driver & front passenger side-impact airbags
Front/rear side curtain protection
Buckle switch sensor for passenger airbag suppression
3-point safety belts w/front height adjusters, pretensioners,...
LATCH child restraint system
Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
Collapsible steering column
Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
Daytime running lights


Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 12
Drivetrain Miles/km 60,000
Drivetrain Years 5
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 50,000
Roadside Assistance Years 4

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.4
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
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