Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Volkswagen Jetta 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
73 listings nationwide

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2022 Volkswagen Jetta
1.5T S FWD
MSRP
$20,365
Invoice
$19,550
Average Price Paid
$20,199
110 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 Volkswagen Jetta
1.5T S FWD
Fair Price
$20,328
Good Price
$19,509
Great Price
$19,040

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$41,434
18 listings nationwide

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2022 Volkswagen Jetta
1.5T S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,885
1 listings nationwide

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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 Volkswagen Jetta
1.5T S FWD
Matt Smith Preview:

The Volkswagen Jetta has been the automaker’s best-selling vehicle for the last 30 years—and with good reason. The compact car offers fun-to-drive dynamics, is laden with technology an...

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 Volkswagen Jetta
1.5T S FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2.0T Autobahn FWD
2022 Volkswagen Jetta
1.5T S FWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
25 MPG
29 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
34 MPG
43 MPG
41 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
241 hp @ 5,000 RPM
241 hp @ 5,000 RPM
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Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,750 RPM
273 lb-ft @ 1,750 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
9.6:1
11.5:1
11.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
2.93 in x 3.38 in
2.93 in x 3.38 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
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 Optional --
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Passenger Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 41.1 in
Back Legroom 35 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 19.9 cu ft 14.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 915 lbs 915 lbs
Exterior
Length 168.8 in 186.5 in
Width 70.4 in 70.8 in
Height 57.6 in 57.7 in
Wheelbase 103.6 in 105.7 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 Volkswagen Jetta
1.5T S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Rising Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Driver Assistance & Convenience Package
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Driver Assistance Package (WYD)
  • Extended Range Remote Engine Start
  • IQ.Drive Package

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