The Volkswagen GTI is nothing short of an icon, the enthusiast’s version of the Golf compact hatchback, one of the best-selling cars in the world. Those special initials (signifying Grand Tourer with fuel Injection) started the whole trend of hot hatchbacks way back in the late 1970s.

The Volkswagen GTI provides thrills, practicality and comfort while still being affordable to buy and affordable to run. There are cars that are quicker and more nimble, and some that offer more space and more luxury, but there’s nothing else that brings those attributes into one accessible package. Try another quiz

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