Compare Volkswagen Golf vs Volkswagen GTI

Overview

Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
53.7 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
207 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,945 lbs
3,113 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
33 MPG
25 MPG
City
29 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
39 MPG
31 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.4 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
382.8 miles
304.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
514.8 miles
449.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
167.6 in
165.8 in
Height
58.2 in
57.8 in
Max Width
70.8 in
70 in
Front Width
61 in
60.4 in
Rear Width
59.8 in
59.7 in
Wheelbase
103.8 in
101.5 in
Ground Clearance
5.4 in
5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.4 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
54.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.6 in
35.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.1 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.9 in
54.6 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
17.4 ft³
15.3 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
53.7 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.8 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
18" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
18" x TBD

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P205/55HR16
225/40R18
Rear Tire
P205/55HR16
225/40R18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Beige, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Interlagos, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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