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2020 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Mustang
Bullitt Coupe RWD
MSRP
$46,705
Invoice
$44,370
Average Price Paid
$44,111
54 listings nationwide

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2020 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
MSRP
$36,495
Invoice
$35,034
Average Price Paid
$32,835
127 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Ford Mustang
Bullitt Coupe RWD
Fair Price
$45,197
Good Price
$43,246
Great Price
$42,130
2020 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
Fair Price
$34,060
Good Price
$32,140
Great Price
$31,042

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Mustang
Bullitt Coupe RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$51,736
4 listings nationwide

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2020 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,277
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Ford Mustang
Bullitt Coupe RWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

For 2020, Ford introduces a new performance package along with several other updates. Four new colors—Grabber Lime, Iconic Silver, Red Hot Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, and Twisted Orange...

2020 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
Steve Halloran Preview:

If you like driving and can have only one car, the 2020 Volkswagen GTI might be just the machine for you. It’s a four-door hatchback that specializes in both performance and practicali...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Ford Mustang
Bullitt Coupe RWD
10
GuruRR27T writes:
Great looking, powerful and agile. Good smooth manual transmission. Great exhaust sounds to bother bad neighbo...
Handling Ranked 2020 Porsche 911 worse.
"not better on a short drive...just as well."
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Porsche 911 worse.
"See it- Drive it - Shelter money !"
GuruM65N8 writes:
great
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Dodge Challenger worse.
"yes"
Cori writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD better.
"Brand loyalty "
Value Ranked 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD better.
"Northeast resident "
2020 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2020 Ford Mustang
Bullitt Coupe RWD
2020 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
RWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
14 MPG
24 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
32 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
480 hp @ 7,000 RPM
228 hp @ 4,700 RPM
228 hp @ 4,700 RPM
Torque
420 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
9.6:1
9.6:1
Displacement
5,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.63 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.1 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 29 in 35.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.5 cu ft 22.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 959 lbs
Exterior
Length 188.5 in 168 in
Width 81.9 in 70.8 in
Height 54.3 in 57.8 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 103.6 in

Available Options

2020 Ford Mustang
Bullitt Coupe RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Dark Highland Green Metallic
  • Shadow Black

Option Packages

  • MagneRide Damping System
  • Bullitt Electronics Package
  • Ebony W/Green Stitch, RECARO Leather-Trimmed Sport Seats
2020 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Dark Iron Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic

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