Volkswagen GTI vs Honda Civic Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2021 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T Autobahn FWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
MSRP
$36,945
Invoice
$35,467
Average Price Paid
$34,273
391 listings nationwide

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2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$24,400
Invoice
$22,950
Average Price Paid
$23,273
3,894 listings nationwide

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

2021 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
Fair Price
$35,114
Good Price
$33,446
Great Price
$32,493
2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Fair Price
$23,975
Good Price
$22,657
Great Price
$21,904

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,077
1 listings nationwide

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2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,041
1 listings nationwide

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

2021 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
GuruJ11M4 writes:
Plush but expensive
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Audi A3 2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD worse.
"Value"
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Audi A3 2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD better.
"More room"
2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2021 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
228 hp @ 5,000 RPM
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
10.6:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 5 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
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 17.4 cu ft 15.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 915 lbs 985 lbs
Exterior
Length 168 in 182.7 in
Width 70.8 in 70.9 in
Height 57.8 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 103.6 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2021 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cornflower Blue
  • Dark Iron Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic
2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD

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