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2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,134
8 listings nationwide

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2021 MINI Cooper Clubman
John Cooper Works ALL4 AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,500
1 vehicle

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Now in its last year of production before a major makeover, the 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI five-door hatchback embodies the benefits (and drawbacks) of the hot hatch formula. The quick, ...

2021 MINI Cooper Clubman
John Cooper Works ALL4 AWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

The 2021 MINI Cooper Clubman is part of a generation that launched for the 2016 model year and was refreshed for 2020. This year, the manual transmission makes a return, making the Coo...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Volkswagen Golf 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 MINI Cooper Clubman
John Cooper Works ALL4 AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
2021 MINI Cooper Clubman
John Cooper Works ALL4 AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
24 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
32 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
228 hp @ 5,000 RPM
228 hp @ 5,000 RPM
301 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
331 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
9.6:1
10.2:1
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
3.23 in x 3.72 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 --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 34.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 17.4 cu ft 17.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 915 lbs 917 lbs
Exterior
Length 168 in 168.5 in
Width 70.8 in 79.4 in
Height 57.8 in 56.7 in
Wheelbase 103.6 in 105.1 in

Available Options

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cornflower Blue
  • Dark Iron Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic
2021 MINI Cooper Clubman
John Cooper Works ALL4 AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Chili Red
  • John Cooper Works Rebel Green
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Mini Yours Enigmatic Black Metallic
  • Moonwalk Gray Metallic
  • Moonwalk Grey Metallic
  • Pepper White
  • Starlight Blue Metallic
  • Thunder Grey Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic

Option Packages

  • Radio: 6.5" Touchscreen Media Display
  • Radio: 8.8" Touchscreen Nav Package
  • Dynamic Damper Control
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Iconic Trim
  • Premium Package
  • Signature Trim
  • Signature Upholstery Package
  • Alarm System
  • Black Pearl, Cloth/Leatherette Upholstery
  • Carbon Black, Dinamica/Leather Upholstery
  • Carbon Black, Mini Yours Lounge Leather Upholstery
  • Indigo Blue, Chesterfield Leather Upholstery
  • Malt Brown, Chesterfield Leather Upholstery
  • Satellite Grey, Chesterfield LTHR Upholstery W/Satellite Grey Trim

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