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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet
Base
No Data Available
2020 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T FWD
MSRP
$23,195
Invoice
$22,267
Average Price Paid
$20,127
784 listings nationwide

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1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet
Base
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2020 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$18,770
2020 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,035
3 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet
Base

For its final year in production, the Volkswagen Cabriolet was powered by a 1.8-liter, 4-cylinder engine that generated 94 hp. It was linked to a five-speed manual overdrive transmissi...

2020 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T FWD
Steve Halloran Preview:

The Golf gets few changes for the 2020 model year, which will almost certainly be the last for the seventh generation of this classic hatchback. Volkswagen debuted the eighth-generatio...

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

1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet
Base
105
courtneybriton 1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet BaseReview:

I Absolutely Loved It. — I had my cabby completely restored, by me, as a first time project. When it was finished it got abou...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

35
August 1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet BaseReview:

Fun Fast Good Looking — 1993 vw cabriolet 5 speed and alot of potencial H&R cup kit powder coated tear drops leather interio...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

75
paulie71 1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet BaseReview:

Great Second Car And Fun Weekend Driver In Summer — I have owned mine 93 cab for over 3 years (bought in 2006). They are a great car to run around and ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2020 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet
Base
2020 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T FWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
21 MPG
29 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
27 MPG
35 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
94 hp @ 5,400 RPM
94 hp @ 5,400 RPM
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
100 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
100 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
1,800 cc
1,800 cc
1,400 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.19 in x 3.4 in
3.19 in x 3.4 in
2.93 in x 3.15 in
2.93 in x 3.15 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional --
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 39.4 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 31.8 in 35.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 22.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 893 lbs
Exterior
Length 153.1 in 167.6 in
Width 64.6 in 70.8 in
Height 55.6 in 58.2 in
Wheelbase 94.5 in 103.8 in

Available Options

1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet
Base
2020 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Tungsten Silver Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic

Option Packages

  • Roof Edge Spoiler

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