Does the 2019 Golf GTI have a VW Digital Cockpit?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Technology, VW Golf GTI on Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 at 2:40 pm
White 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI drives by.

Digital Cockpit and Infotainment Features on the 2019 Golf GTI

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI continues to get oodles of acclaim for being an excellent, fun-to-drive machine. It also gets praised for its high-quality interior, which of course includes a selection of the latest automotive tech. But does this include the digital cockpit?

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No, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI does not come with a VW Digital Cockpit feature. Some drivers have stated they like the dash this way, as they “prefer clean analog gauges.” The Digital Cockpit is, however, expected to enter the Golf GTI with the next model redesign.

Those who insist on a Digital Cockpit in their VW can find this feature in a multitude of other Volkswagen vehicles. In the Golf family, this includes the Golf R and the e-Golf.

Interior of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Despite the absence of a Digital Cockpit, the 2019 Golf GTI has been acclaimed for having one of the nicest interiors in the class. In addition to a bevy of comfort and style features, the technology is easy-to-use and modern. The touchscreen is enjoyably responsive, with controls that work just how you want them to.

Technology Features on the 2019 Golf GTI

The base models of the 2019 Volkswagen GTI come standard with a 6.5-inch touchscreen, HD Radio, six speakers, Bluetooth and a USB port. There’s also smartphone integration systems in the form of Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink.

Hands grip the wheel by the navigation system inside a 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI.

Stepping up to the SE and Autobahn trim levels earns buyers an 8-inch touchscreen and satellite radio. The Autobahn trim also gets an easy-to-use navigation system.

Other standard tech for inhabitants to soak up includes:

  • Ambient lighting
  • Rearview camera
  • Automatic Post-Collision Braking System
  • Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers

Optional amenities include:

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Sunroof
  • Proximity key
  • Push-button start
  • Fender premium audio system


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