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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
$18,473
210 listings nationwide

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
MSRP
$23,245
Invoice
$22,316
Average Price Paid
$19,764
3,780 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
$19,047
Good Price
$18,086
Great Price
$17,537
2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
Fair Price
$20,698
Good Price
$18,750
Great Price
$17,636

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T S 4-Door FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,131
1 listings nationwide

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,366
142 listings nationwide
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17 GOOD deals

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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 Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

Small cars aren't asked to do much beyond the basics: provide efficient, reliable transportation at a manageable price. Plenty of models fit this form, and in some rare cases, they man...

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

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

2019 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T S 4-Door FWD
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2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
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New design I great. Much more open and comfortable in the cabin. Gas mileage is incredible with an astounding ...

Specs

2019 Volkswagen Golf
1.4T S 4-Door FWD
2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
29 MPG
29 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
37 MPG
37 MPG
40 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
1,400 cc
1,400 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.93 in x 3.15 in
2.93 in x 3.15 in
2.93 in x 3.15 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 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard 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 41.1 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 22.8 cu ft 14.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 893 lbs 970 lbs
Exterior
Length 167.6 in 185.1 in
Width 70.8 in 70.8 in
Height 58.2 in 57.4 in
Wheelbase 103.8 in 105.7 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 Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • HABANERO Orange Metallic
  • Habanero Orange Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic

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