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Volkswagen Golf GTD (2020-) review

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Key features
  • Medium
  • Available new
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid

The GTD is the diesel 'hot' hatchback model in Volkswagen's eighth-generation<a href="https://www.which.co.uk/reviews/new-and-used-cars/volkswagen-golf-2020"> VW Golf </a>range, launched in 2020. It joins a high-performance line-up which also includes the petrol-powered GTI and the hybrid GTE. With 200hp of power, it promises plenty of pep but also frugal fuel consumption. Can it pull off this delicate balancing act? Find out in our full Volkswagen Golf GTD review.

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First reviewed by Which?

May 2021

Released

October 2020

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