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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
$31,779
224 listings nationwide

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2019 Volkswagen Golf R
4-Door AWD
MSRP
$40,395
Invoice
$38,779
Average Price Paid
$39,723
430 listings nationwide

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

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
Fair Price
$33,270
Good Price
$30,692
Great Price
$29,218
2019 Volkswagen Golf R
4-Door AWD
Fair Price
$39,984
Good Price
$39,210
Great Price
$38,768

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,001
1 listings nationwide

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2019 Volkswagen Golf R
4-Door AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$42,211

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 Volkswagen Golf R
4-Door AWD
No Expert Reviews
No Data Available
  • 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
writes:
Its what every review ever has said, good at everything. I want more straight line power, but its more than ...
2019 Volkswagen Golf R
4-Door AWD
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Specs

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
2019 Volkswagen Golf R
4-Door AWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
21 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
29 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
228 hp @ 4,700 RPM
288 hp @ 5,400 RPM
288 hp @ 5,400 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
9.6:1
9.6:1
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
3.25 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 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 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 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 41.2 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 35.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 22.8 cu ft 22.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 959 lbs 970 lbs
Exterior
Length 168 in 168.4 in
Width 70.8 in 70.8 in
Height 57.8 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 103.6 in 103.5 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 Volkswagen Golf R
4-Door AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Indium Gray Metallic
  • Lapiz Blue Metallic
  • Oryx White Pearl
  • Tornado Red

Option Packages

  • VW SPEKTRUM

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