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Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $42,070

Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI R   
Difference: $19,850

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelA4 / S4 / RS4Golf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimS4 3.0TR
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Base Price $51,400 $39,785
S Sport Package 2,500  
Driver Assistance Package 1,800  
Prestige Package 4,400  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575  
Cargo net 80 100
All-weather floor mats 190 235
7-speed automated manual   1,100
S Sport Package 2,326  
Driver Assistance Package 1,674  
Prestige Package 4,092  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536  
Cargo net 74 80
All-weather floor mats 177 185
7-speed automated manual   1,056
Options (change) 9,545 1,435
Options (change) 8,879 1,321
Destination 975 850
Total Price $61,920 $42,070

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI R
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $12,900
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $49,014
Model Year20182018
ModelA4 / S4 / RS4Golf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimS4 3.0TR
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Engine354hp V6292hp I4
TransmissionT8S7
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/30 MPG22/29 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)755, 19400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/40-18235/35-19
Total Price$61,920$42,070
Adjustments for Features-6,9500
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$54,970$42,070

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Features Comparison: Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Model Year20182018
ModelA4 / S4 / RS4Golf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimS4 3.0TR
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
7-speed automated manual $1200
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware$1300 
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving$200 
Universal garage door opener$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0
Around view cameras$500 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Backup collision intervention $150
Blind spot warning system$200 
Collision preparation system, rear$100 
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100 
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Evasive maneuver assist$200 
Following distance indicator$25 
Forward collision warning$200 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist$400 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rearview camera $200
Rollover sensor$50 
Temporary spare tire$150 
Turn assist$25 
Vehicle exit assist$25 
Vehicle health reports $0
Wide-view front camera$150 
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover $75
Cargo mat $40
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Rear seat pass-through $100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
App support $100
Automatic air recirculation$100 
CD player $125
CD player, remote$100 
DVD-compatible player$0 
Handwriting recognition$200 
In-vehicle Internet$150 
Larger infotainment display $0
Media drive$15 
Mirrorlink support $0
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
Rear wiper $175
SD Card slot$25 
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Surround sound$250 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows$200 
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0 
Sunroof$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Boost gauge$75 
Cornering lights $50
Fog light, rear$100 
Fog lights$125 
Head-up display (HUD)$350 
Interior ambient lighting $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150 
Performance meter $150
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Predictive efficiency assist$0 
Road sign information$75 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Powertrain 
Active rear differential$500 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable $500
Regenerative braking$0 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim$100 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Massage, driver seat$100 
Massage, passenger seat$100 
Memory system, driver seat$200 
Metal pedals$75 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Synthetic suede door panel trim$250 
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces$0 
Upholstered door armrests (optional)$0 
Total Value of Features$13,015$6,065
Value of Feature Adjustments$6,950$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-6,4710

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Specifications Comparison: Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Model Year20182018
ModelA4 / S4 / RS4Golf / Rabbit / GTI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Wheelbase111.0 in103.8 in
Length186.1 in167.6 in
Width72.5 in70.8 in
Height56.2 in58.2 in
Curb Weight3,858 lb.3,373 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.9 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.9 in38.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in55.9 in
Row 1 Legroom41.3 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.4 in38.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.5 in53.9 in
Row 2 Legroom35.7 in35.6 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
13.0 ft317.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
13.053.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 S4 3.0T

S Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive dampers - electrical500Yes
Active rear differential500No
Painted brake calipers (optional)0No
Total Requested50050%
Total Not Requested50050%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Road sign information75No
Turn assist25No
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Predictive efficiency assist0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware1050No
Total Requested80034%
Total Not Requested157566%
Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Laminated front side windows200No
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150No
Wide-view rear camera0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Upholstered door armrests (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Total Requested97540%
Total Not Requested146560%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI R

7-speed automated manual
FeatureValueRequested?
7-speed automated manual0Yes
Launch control100Yes
Total Requested100100%
Total Not Requested00%
All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%

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