Test drove 2 GTI's tonight and 1 had the steering wheel controls and the other didn't Couldn't figure out why when the Monsoon didn't but the lower grade one did. Also, a new Jetta had it. Some more thinking on the way home - both the non-monsoon and the new Jetta had leather interiors, the GTI w/Monsoon did not. So, the controls come with the leather package. Those of you that knew this think I'm a dummy, but I had asked about this before, and nobody seemed to know much about it. Just thought this info might be helpful to others
yep, knew that, but I did not read your other post. By the way, these steering buttons are not available on GTIs even with the leather pkg because we now get the 3 spoke steering wheel design instead of the 4 branch. The 3 spoke wheel is nicer IMHO.
Re: I finally figured it out... (newbiewithGTI2002)
i have an 02 gti with leather and monsoon, and there are no radio controls on the steering wheel (i have the 3 spoke), i thought they are only on the the glx model jettas/gti, i have a GLS (1.8t), glx is VR6
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