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2019 Volkswagen Golf 1.4T S 4-Door FWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T S 4-Door FWD
MSRP
$21,845
Invoice
$20,971
Average Price Paid
$18,967
186 listings nationwide

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2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
MSRP
$27,295
Invoice
$26,203
Average Price Paid
$25,517
217 listings nationwide

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

2019 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T S 4-Door FWD
Fair Price
$19,819
Good Price
$18,430
Great Price
$17,635
2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
Fair Price
$26,509
Good Price
$24,858
Great Price
$23,914

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T S 4-Door FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,746
1 listings nationwide

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2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,863

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T S 4-Door FWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

A perennial favorite for small hatchback shoppers all over the world, the Volkswagen Golf comes in many flavors, from the cheap and economical to the downright sporty. The GTI and Gol...

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The distinctive Beetle came to represent Volkswagen as soon as it debuted several decades ago, and then returned with renewed vigor when a modern version was introduced in 1998. Unfort...

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

2019 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T S 4-Door FWD
No User Reviews
2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
20
writes:
It is a delight to drive and has all the options except leather seats.

Specs

2019 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T S 4-Door FWD
2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
29 MPG
29 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
37 MPG
37 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
174 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
11.7:1
Displacement
1,400 cc
1,400 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.93 in x 3.15 in
2.93 in x 3.15 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 --
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 --
Comfort and Convenience
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 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 31.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 22.8 cu ft 7.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 915 lbs 705 lbs
Exterior
Length 167.6 in 168.8 in
Width 70.8 in 71.9 in
Height 58.2 in 58 in
Wheelbase 103.8 in 100.1 in

Available Options

2019 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T S 4-Door FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Night Blue Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • Tungsten Silver Metallic

Option Packages

  • Roof Edge Spoiler
2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl/Black Roof
  • Platinum Gray Metallic/Black Roof
  • Pure White/Black Roof
  • Safari Uni/Black Roof
  • Stonewashed Blue Metallic/Black Roof

Option Packages

  • Wind Deflector

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