2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2020 Toyota Corolla

2020 Toyota Corolla
2020 Toyota Corolla
$19,600MSRP
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2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI
$28,695MSRP
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2020 Toyota Corolla
$19,600MSRP
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2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI
$28,695MSRP
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MSRP

$19,600

MSRP

$28,695

Average price

$17,852

Average price

$25,789

Listings

1521

Listings

64
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

7.0 out of 10

Expert reviews

7.8 out of 10
Pros
  • Manual transmission available
  • Premium interior materials
  • Standard advanced safety features
Cons
  • Uncomfortable seats
Pros
  • Manual transmission available
  • Great handling
  • Fun to drive
Cons
  • Poor ride quality
  • Not much cargo space
  • Outdated technology

2020 Toyota Corolla Reviews Summary

If ever a car was to be described as an appliance, the Toyota Corolla was it. Cheap to buy, dependable as a sunrise, thrifty with fuel, and roomy enough for a frugal family, the Corolla faithfully delivered its owners to their destinations without a hint of fuss... or emotion. That changes with the redesigned 2020 Toyota Corolla, which adds a sense of style and a bit of thrill to its longstanding mission.

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Reviews Summary

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, nimble, and stylish compact delivers impressive performance—but what does it sacrifice?
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Popular Features & Specs

Engine

1.8L 139 hp I4

Engine

2.0L 228 hp I4

Drive Train

FWD

Drive Train

FWD

Seating Capacity

5

Seating Capacity

5

Horsepower

Horsepower

228 hp @ 5000 rpm

MPG City

30

MPG City

23

MPG Highway

38

MPG Highway

30
2020 Toyota Corolla
2020 Toyota Corolla
$19,600MSRP
Overview
Overview
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2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI
$28,695MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2020 Toyota Corolla
$19,600MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI
$28,695MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview
MSRP
$19,600
$28,695
Average price
$17,852
$25,789
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.6
5.0
Expert reviews

7.0 out of 10

Read full review

7.8 out of 10

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Pros & cons
Pros
  • Manual transmission available
  • Premium interior materials
  • Standard advanced safety features
Cons
  • Uncomfortable seats
Pros
  • Manual transmission available
  • Great handling
  • Fun to drive
Cons
  • Poor ride quality
  • Not much cargo space
  • Outdated technology
Summary
If ever a car was to be described as an appliance, the Toyota Corolla was it. Cheap to buy, dependable as a sunrise, thrifty with fuel, and roomy enough for a frugal family, the Corolla faithfully delivered its owners to their destinations without a hint of fuss... or emotion. That changes with the redesigned 2020 Toyota Corolla, which adds a sense of style and a bit of thrill to its longstanding mission.
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, nimble, and stylish compact delivers impressive performance—but what does it sacrifice?
Video
No video found
Popular Features & Specs
Engine
1.8L 139 hp I4
2.0L 228 hp I4
Drive Train
FWD
FWD
Seating Capacity
5
5
Horsepower
228 hp @ 5000 rpm
MPG City
30
23
MPG Highway
38
30
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