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For The VW Scirocco 2.0 TSI 210 GT gives excellent performance, affordable running costs and no real rivals at this price. GT spec with 18-inch alloys, automatic headlights and wipers, leather multifunction steering wheel and tinted windows.

Against There are very few flaws in this package, but the Scirocco's rear passenger space is cramped and the boot is much less practical than the Golf's. Discounts will be small and rare in dealerships.

Volkswagen Scirocco Coupe

What Car? says

4 out of 5 stars

The VW Scirocco 2.0 TSI 210 GT is one of our favourite Sciroccos, as it's the best driver's car and the most desirable model, yet it's still affordable to buy and run. An excellent combination of style, performance and practicality.

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Key facts

6.9 secs
Top speed
149 mph
Average mpg
Tank range
458 miles
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Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

The Volkswagen Scirocco is a great purchase no matter what engine you opt for.

If you’re looking for performance, the 2.0 TSI has brilliant flexibility, plenty of punch and reasonable running costs.

Although the 1.4 TSI versions lack the outright pace of the bigger 2.0-litre model, they still offer enough to let you enjoy the sharp handling and responsive dynamics that make the Scirocco a great driver’s car.

The 2.0 diesel engines (with either 138 or 168bhp) aren’t what most would traditionally associate with a sports coupe, but it makes perfect sense if you want an affordable and comfortable cruiser.

The 2.0-litre models have the option of a six-speed semi-automatic DSG box in place of the standard six-speed manual, but it’ll set you back a four-figure sum and doesn’t add that much to the experience.

Resale values should be excellent and, although discounts are possible, don't expect them to be particularly huge.

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