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ECS Tuning MK6 GTI 3.0" Catback Exhaust System

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Original price $1,845.95
Current price $1,699.95

ECS Tuning MK6 GTI 3.0" Exhaust System - Catback System

True automotive passion comes in many forms. For us, we've found driving euphoria with our in-house engineered ECS Tuning Exhaust System. 

Enjoy your Volkswagen MK6 GTI with the most engaging, race-inspired, performance exhaust system. Intoxicating exhaust notes fuel your desire to push your engine to its limits with every ounce of power and every engine revolution. Experience your driving passion with our ECS Exhaust!


  • In-house designed and engineered using FARO ARM laser scanning technology for precise fitment 

  • 3.0" T304 Stainless Steel Mandrel Bent, Brushed Tubing with 1.25mm wall thickness

  • Dual 2.5" Tailpipe Sections with Tig-Welded Merge Pipe and Laser-Cut ECS Logo Plate 

  • T304 Stainless Steel 12mm barbed round stock exhaust hangers Tig-Welded in OE locations for precise fitment (Note: RR exhaust hanger will need rotated 180 degrees)

  • Strategically placed slip joints provide the most adjustability to obtain perfect fitmen.

  • NON-VALVED MUFFLER (Contact us for valved option):

    • In-House designed to provide a sporty driving experience like no other

    • Perforated core with stainless steel wool packing for sound absorption  

    • Straight Through "Turbo Style" Muffler

    • ​Designed to maximize ground clearance while still being compatible with aftermarket components such as our ECS Tuning Rear Subframe Brace.


DOWNPIPE (Contact us for downpipe option): 

  • In-house designed and engineered using FARO ARM laser scanning technology for precise fitment 

  • 3.0" T304 stainless steel CNC-mandrel bent tubing with 1.5mm wall thickness

  • 10mm thick CNC laser-cut turbine flange prevents heat-warping and is precision ground for optimum gasket sealing capacity 

  • Stainless steel bellow flex section designed to provide a wide range of engine movement and heat expansion

  • 200 Cell high flow metallic catalytic converter 

  • 100% Tig-welded at each joint

  • T304 stainless steel mounting bracket with Tig-welded barbed hangers locate our downpipe to the OEM mounting bracket 

  • Stainless steel oxygen sensor bungs are welded in OE-locations so no extension harness is required. 

    • NOTE: CCTA engines will need to plug the extra O2 bung (CBFA-specific) with the included O2 plug and sealing washer 


  • Our ECS Tuning Exhaust Systems were designed, engineered, tested and quality inspected by our Research and Development team in our Wadsworth, Ohio facility. We strive for the highest level of precision and quality through leading-edge product development technology including FARO laser scanning for reverse engineering and quality inspection, SolidWorks 3D CAD modeling, rapid prototyping utilizing our in-house 3D printer, and rigorous long term product testing. 



  • Looking for installation tips? Look no further, we put together a full installation tutorial from start to finish including how to remove your OEM parts! See our Installation PDF under the INSTALLATION Tab for more information. 

  • Head over to our YouTube channel for our full feature video @ ECS Tuning! --


  • Aftermarket ECU software is recommended to maximize performance gains as advertised.
  • A boost tap is required for exhaust valve operation - See ES2718328, sold separately 

  • The included remote key fob is used to open & close the exhaust valve, however, for a more OE-type operation you may purchase the Double APEX Exhaust Switch which is placed in front of the shifter, along the button blank arrangement. - See ES3246145

  • This product is ordered on demand. Contact us for through email for more information.