Black 2018 Volkswagen Golf

2019 Volkswagen Golf**

Black 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI

2019 Volkswagen Golf vs. 2019 Golf GTI

2019 Volkswagen Golf


2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Starting MSRP

1.4L turbocharged 4-cylinder


2.0L turbo 4-cylinder
EPA-estimated 29 mpg city/37 mpg highway

City/Highway MPG

EPA-estimated 24 mpg city/32 mpg highway

VW Car-Net® App-Connect


Interior Upholstery

Clark Plaid Cloth

Want a vehicle that’s more spacious than a sedan but smaller than an SUV? Compare the Volkswagen Golf vs. GTI. Although there are differences in their prices, fuel economy, and performance specs, both offer plenty of interior space and features. Which is the right pick for you? Compare the 2019 Volkswagen Golf vs. Golf GTI below to choose the best hatch for your Lynbrook commutes.

Golf vs. Golf GTI: Prices & Performance Specs

When it comes to the VW Golf vs. VW Golf GTI in terms of performance, the Golf GTI is easily the sportier of the two. There’s a reason VW calls it the “hot hatch.” The Golf, on the other hand, focuses more on practicality and efficiency on Rockville Centre roads. Find out which offers more of what you want from your drive: 2019 Volkswagen Golf:

  • A 1.4L turbo 4-cylinder engine that generates 147 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 29 mpg city/37 mpg highway rating
  • Available with a Tiptronic® transmission with Sport mode
  • MSRP from $21,845 for the S trim*

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI:

  • A 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine that creates 228 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 24 mpg city/32 mpg highway rating
  • Standard Driving Mode Selection
  • Available DCC® adaptive chassis control with four settings: Normal, Sport, Comfort, and Individual
  • MSRP from $27,595 for the S trim*

Golf vs. Golf GTI: Interior Highlights

There are comfort and technologies features galore inside the Golf and Golf GTI. Both models come with a leather-wrapped gearshift knob and VW Car-Net® App-Connect. You’ll also find 60/40-split-folding rear seats inside the cabins, which fold down to reveal up to 53.7 cubic feet of cargo space. They’re separated by a few features, particularly the following features for the Golf GTI:

  • Heated front seats
  • Clark Plaid cloth upholstery
  • Cooled glove box

Test Drive the Golf & Golf GTI at Sunrise Volkswagen!

Comparing the Volkswagen Golf vs. Golf GTI, it’s easy to see that both are great picks for a reliable hatchback. If you want efficiency on Long Beach roads, choose the Golf. If you want a sportier vehicle to zip around in, go with the Golf GTI. Contact us to schedule a test drive and compare them both first-hand. Don’t forget to ask about our vehicle specials for savings opportunities on a Volkswagen Golf lease or finance place.

*Ask your dealer if this vehicle meets the emissions requirements of the state in which you are registering the vehicle. Starting MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title, other options, and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price. Specifications, equipment, options, and prices are subject to change without notice. Some items may be unavailable when vehicle is built. Ask your dealer about availability of options and verify that the vehicle includes the equipment you ordered.**Image shown is 2018 model

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