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2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
MSRP
$35,995
Invoice
$34,555
Average Price Paid
$32,060
160 listings nationwide

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330i Sedan RWD
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2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
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330i Sedan RWD
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Small, fun cars hold a special place in my heart. I’ve always been a fan of little yet mighty automobiles, and not just because they put performance within easier financial reach. You ...

2019 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

A staple in the BMW lineup, the 3 Series enters 2019 as a brand new seventh-generation model. Compared to the outgoing 3 Series, its dimensions are larger, but it’s also lighter, more ...

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  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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Specs

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
2019 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
25 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
31 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 15.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
228 hp @ 4,700 RPM
228 hp @ 4,700 RPM
255 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
9.6:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.23 in x 3.72 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 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 Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard 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 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 42 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 22.8 cu ft 17 cu ft
Maximum Payload 959 lbs --
Exterior
Length 168 in 185.7 in
Width 70.8 in 81.4 in
Height 57.8 in 56.8 in
Wheelbase 103.6 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Dark Iron Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Great Falls Green Metallic
  • Night Blue Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic
2019 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • PORTIMAO Blue Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic
  • Vermont Bronze Metallic

Option Packages

  • Adaptive M Suspension
  • Active Cruise Control
  • Convenience Package
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Executive Package
  • Harman/Kardon Surround Sound System
  • Live Cockpit Pro
  • Luxury Package
  • M Sport Package
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Track Handling Package
  • Wireless Charging
  • Black W/Orange Stitching, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster W/Black Stitching, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Blue, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Contrast, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" Double-Spoke Bi-Color Orbit Grey

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