Exterior view of a 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI and a Jetta GLI

Why Were the 2020 VW Golf GTI and Jetta GLI Named “10Best” by Car and Driver?

2020 VW Golf GTI and Jetta GLI Named “10Best” By Car and Driver

Did you know that the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI and the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI were both recently named “10Best” by Car and Driver? This is the 14th year in a row that a Volkswagen Golf model has been named to this prestigious group of vehicles. The staff here at Frank Boucher Volkswagen of Racine is here to help customers explore these two award-winning vehicles for themselves when they arrive at the dealership in the next few months! Let’s explore why the 2020 VW Golf GTI and Jetta GLI were named “10Best” by Car and Driver together!

Car and Driver “10Best” List

Vehicles that are named to the Car and Driver “10Best” list represent some of the best vehicles where innovation and driving experience is concerned. This list was once previously broken up into two lists—one list for cars and another list for trucks and SUVs. However, as crossovers have grown more popular, Car and Driver decided to create one, definitive list of the 10 best vehicles for each model year.

The 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI and Jetta GLI share one spot on the list, which includes vehicles like the 2020 Honda Accord, the 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman, the Chevrolet Corvette, and the RAM 1500. Let’s explore which key features of the 2020 VW Golf GTI and the 2020 VW Jetta GLI helped these two vehicles make the list!

Exterior view of a black 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Exterior view of the front of a gray 2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Key Features of the 2020 VW Golf GTI and 2020 VW Jetta GLI

There are a number of key features associated with the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI and 2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI that contributed to the vehicles being named to the “10Best” list. However, the feature that stood out most prominently to Car and Driver was the powerful engine that two models share—the 2.0L turbocharged I-4 engine. This shared engine can generate 228 horsepower and achieve a top speed of 126 miles per hour! The excellent driver assistance features and the Car-Net® infotainment system were two other key factors in the vehicles receiving this particular honor.

Visit us here at Frank Boucher Volkswagen of Racine right here in Racine, WI to learn more about the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI and the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI for yourself today!


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