Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Volkswagen Eos 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.

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
MSRP
$36,945
Invoice
$35,467
Average Price Paid
$34,790
2 listings nationwide

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2016 Volkswagen Eos
Komfort SULEV
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2.0T Autobahn FWD
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Komfort SULEV
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,438
4 listings nationwide

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2016 Volkswagen Eos
Komfort SULEV
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$19,124
7 listings nationwide

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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, ...

2016 Volkswagen Eos
Komfort SULEV
Eric Tallberg Preview:

The rumored discontinuation of Volkswagen’s Eos high-end hardtop convertible after the 2015 model year was, apparently, a bit premature. Yep, the Eos is back! But for 2016, this 2-door...

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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"
2016 Volkswagen Eos
Komfort SULEV
Tlbt10 writes:
Would Buy Ranked 2002 Volkswagen Cabrio 2 Dr GLX Convertible worse.
"Mainly to get updated electronics. But like them both"

Specs

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
2016 Volkswagen Eos
Komfort SULEV
Powertrain 6-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
24 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
32 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
228 hp @ 5,000 RPM
228 hp @ 5,000 RPM
200 hp @ 5,100 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
207 lb-ft @ 1,700 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 --
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 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 Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 41.7 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 32.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 17.4 cu ft 10.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 915 lbs 932 lbs
Exterior
Length 168 in 174.1 in
Width 70.8 in 70.5 in
Height 57.8 in 56.9 in
Wheelbase 103.6 in 101.5 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
2016 Volkswagen Eos
Komfort SULEV

Exterior Colors

  • Black Oak Brown Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Flash Red
  • Pure White

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