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

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
MSRP
$38,330
Invoice
$36,798
Average Price Paid
$38,330
76 listings nationwide

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2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$25,550
Invoice
$24,240
Average Price Paid
$25,554
516 listings nationwide

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

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
Fair Price
$38,918
Good Price
$37,765
Great Price
$37,106
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Fair Price
$27,272
Good Price
$25,642
Great Price
$24,710

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$41,392
16 listings nationwide

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2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,190
66 listings nationwide
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12 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

The Volkswagen GTI is an icon of compact, affordable performance. It didn’t start the hot-hatchback craze, but it certainly became one of the most popular choices in the “hot-hatch” se...

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

According to Honda, 75 percent of Civic owners return in the future to buy another one of the company’s vehicles. That represents a significant opportunity, and it makes the redesigned...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5

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

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
SG writes:
Handling Ranked 2021 Ford Mustang GT Premium Convertible RWD better.
"Great car handling is great and reliable. Very comfortable driving car in any situation "
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
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Specs

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
25 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
34 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
241 hp @ 5,000 RPM
241 hp @ 5,000 RPM
180 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,750 RPM
273 lb-ft @ 1,750 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
9.6:1
10.3:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Optional Optional
Passenger Airbag Optional Optional
Front Side Airbags Optional Optional
Rear Side Airbags -- Optional
Curtain Airbags Optional Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Optional Optional
Radio Optional Optional
Power Windows Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Passenger Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 35 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 19.9 cu ft 14.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 915 lbs --
Exterior
Length 168.8 in 184 in
Width 70.4 in 70.9 in
Height 57.6 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 103.6 in 107.7 in

Available Options

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atlantic Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Kings Red Metallic
  • Moonstone Gray
  • Oryx White Pearl
  • Pomelo Yellow Metallic
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Meteorite Gray Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Morning Mist Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red
  • Sonic Gray Pearl
  • Valencia Red Pearl

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