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2021 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T Autobahn FWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

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
$34,335
472 listings nationwide

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T5
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2.0T Autobahn FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,045
1 listings nationwide

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2013 Volvo C30
T5
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$12,909
6 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
No Expert Reviews
2013 Volvo C30
T5
Patricia Mayo Preview:

Volvo has big plans lying just over the 2014 horizon for its C30 3-door hatchback, so for 2013 this cozy luxury 4-seater just carries over with a couple newly standard features and the...

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"
2013 Volvo C30
T5
Guru57242 writes:
Value Ranked 2013 Honda Civic EX better.
"Value"

Specs

2021 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
2013 Volvo C30
T5
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
24 MPG
21 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
32 MPG
30 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
228 hp @ 5,000 RPM
228 hp @ 5,000 RPM
227 hp @ 5,000 RPM
227 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
236 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
236 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
5 cylinders
5 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
9.6:1
9:1
9:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.27 in x 3.67 in
3.27 in x 3.67 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 --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof 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 --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 41.6 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 34.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 17.4 cu ft 12.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 915 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 168 in 167.4 in
Width 70.8 in 70.2 in
Height 57.8 in 57 in
Wheelbase 103.6 in 103.9 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
2013 Volvo C30
T5

Exterior Colors

  • Black Stone
  • Caspian Blue Metallic
  • Electric Silver Metallic
  • Flamenco Red Metallic
  • Ice White
  • Orange Flame Metallic
  • Titanium Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)
  • Climate PKG
  • Blonde, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Off-Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • 5-Speed Geartronic Automatic Transmission

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