2019 Volkswagen Golf vs 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI

2019 Volkswagen Golf vs 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI

The Volkswagen Golf was such a popular vehicle that it spawned a few variances. One of which is the Volkswagen Golf GTI, a similar vehicle to the Volkswagen Golf, with a more focused design for performance. Here, we are comparing the 2019 Volkswagen Golf to the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI.

Starting with cost efficiency, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf starts out at $21,845 and has a fuel economy rating of 29 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. The 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI starts out at $27,595 and has a fuel economy rating of 25 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. Keep reading below to learn more about the 2019 Volkswagen Golf and the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI.

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2019 Volkswagen Golf  vs 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI 
147-hp, 1.4-liter I-4 (regular gas) engine  Standard engine  228-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium) engine 

6-speed manual with OD, 

8-speed automatic with OD and auto-manual 

Transmission options 

6-speed manual with OD, 

7-speed auto-shift manual with OD and auto-manual 

15" silver aluminum wheels  Standard wheel style  18" machined wheels with painted accents aluminum 
P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS tires  Standard tire type  P225/40HR18.0 BSW performance AS tires 

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The chart above highlights the stellar performance features of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI. You can see that the engine packs quite a punch, especially when compared with the engine of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf. Overall, there is an 81-horsepower increase, which can really change the way your drive feels. Another key difference is that the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI comes with two manual transmission options. Automatic transmissions are much more common on today’s cars, because of their convenience and ease, but they don’t offer the same feeling of being in sync with your vehicle that a manual transmission has. On top of them, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI has optimized wheels and tires for performance.

In a lot of ways, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf and the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI are similar. We suggest coming in for a test drive of both, so that you can feel the difference and decide which feel suits you better. Plus, you can direct any lingering questions to our sales team. We hope to see you soon here at New Century Volkswagen, the dealership serving the Los Angeles area.

 

blue 2019 Volkswagen Golf with a man
white 2019 Volkswagen Golf by a mountain