Volkswagen GLI Models and GLI History

The compact GLI sedan was only called the GLI for 2008, not the Jetta, with the only major updates being made to the upper trim levels. Tweaks to trim levels and optional packages were the only changes for 2009. Following a two-year hiatus, the GLI returned in 2012 as an all-new model with a redesigned interior and exterior and sportier features. Itd enter 2013 unchanged.

New and Used GLI Prices, Volkswagen GLI Model Years and History

Newly available with launch control, the 2013 Volkswagen GLI produces 200 hp while maintaining an impressive 33 mpg highway.
Utilizing the Jetta redesign, the 2012 Volkswagen GLI is a FWD performance compact sedan that produces 200 hp and 207-lb ft of torque.
A powerful turbo engine, smooth ride, easy handling and high-quality build are among the many features that recommend the 2009 Volkswagen GLI compact sport sedan.
The 2008 Volkswagen GLI is a sporty version of the Jetta sedan, thanks to the 200 hp turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine and a more stand-out style.