On this episode, we drive the 2022 Volkswagen GTI. We discuss how this classic hatchback has evolved since the 1980s, where it fits in Volkswagen’s SUV focused lineup and the one thing that holds the GTI back from being a great all-around vehicle. We also answer a question about the safety of paddle shifters.
0:00 – Volkswagen GTI discussion
12:20 – Question: Does CR consider paddle shifters a safety hazard?
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