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

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

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
MSRP
$35,995
Invoice
$34,555
Average Price Paid
$31,637
373 listings nationwide

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2014 Subaru Impreza WRX
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2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,361
4 listings nationwide

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2014 Subaru Impreza WRX
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$18,475
42 listings nationwide

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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 ...

2014 Subaru Impreza WRX
Base
Michael Perkins Preview:

It’s never easy coming to the end of an era, especially one that should’ve ended already. With the WRX, everyone expected to see a new version by now. The Impreza upon which it’s based...

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  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
50
writes:
Its what every review ever has said, good at everything. I want more straight line power, but its more than ...
2014 Subaru Impreza WRX
Base
writes:
I chose the car because of AWD and the performance of the car.
writes:
Great cargo capacity, the back seats are able to fold down too, and overall comfort of the car is a 10 for me....
writes:
power, four wheel drive, resale value

Specs

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
2014 Subaru Impreza WRX
Base
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
25 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
31 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 16.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
228 hp @ 4,700 RPM
228 hp @ 4,700 RPM
265 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
244 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
9.6:1
8.4:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.92 in x 3.11 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 --
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 --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 43.5 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 33.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 22.8 cu ft 11.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 959 lbs --
Exterior
Length 168 in 180.3 in
Width 70.8 in 70.7 in
Height 57.8 in 58.1 in
Wheelbase 103.6 in 103.3 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
2014 Subaru Impreza WRX
Base

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Dark Gray Metallic
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Plasma Blue Silica
  • Satin White Pearl
  • WR Blue Pearl

Option Packages

  • 10" Powered Subwoofer
  • Popular Package #2 (IYO)
  • Popular Package #2B
  • SPT Performance Exhaust
  • Sport Performance 1A

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