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BMW 1-Series vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW 1-Series vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $30,515

Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI   
Difference: $7,805

Lowest Total Invoice: $29,327

Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI   
Difference: $6,098

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201020102014
Model1-Series1-SeriesGolf / GTI
Trim128i135iGTI
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe4dr Hatch
Base Price $29,150 $36,050 $25,095
Base Invoice $27,000 $33,345 $24,091
Power front seats 995 995  
Xenon HID headlights 900    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550  
Sunroof 1,050    
iPod integration 400 400  
Heated front seats 500    
Navigation system 2,100 2,100  
Leather seating surfaces 1,450 1,450  
Satellite radio - one year subscription 350 350  
Cold Weather Package   600  
Sport Package   1,100  
6-speed manual   0  
Aluminum trim   0  
Driver's Edition     4,600
Power front seats 905 905  
Xenon HID headlights 820    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 500 500  
Sunroof 955    
iPod integration 365 365  
Heated front seats 455    
Navigation system 1,910 1,910  
Leather seating surfaces 1,320 1,320  
Satellite radio - one year subscription 320 320  
Cold Weather Package   545  
Sport Package   1,000  
6-speed manual   0  
Aluminum trim   0  
Driver's Edition     4,416
Options (change) 8,295 7,545 4,600
Options (change) 7,550 6,865 4,416
Destination 875 875 820
Total Price $38,320 $44,470 $30,515
Total Invoice $35,425 $41,085 $29,327

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW 1-Series vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $7,430
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,751
Model Year201020102014
Model1-Series1-SeriesGolf / GTI
Trim128i135iGTI
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe4dr Hatch
Engine230hp I6300hp I6200hp I4
TransmissionM6M6M6
DrivetrainRWDRWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 10?, 10?, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)205/50-17215/40-18225/40-18
Total Price$38,320$44,470$30,515
Adjustments for Features-375-1,1250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$37,945$43,345$30,515
Cost Above Minimum$0$5,400$0
Total Invoice$35,425$41,085$29,327
Adjustments for Features-347-1,0390
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$35,078$40,046$29,327
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,968$0

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Features Comparison: BMW 1-Series vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Model Year201020102014
Model1-Series1-SeriesGolf / GTI
Trim128i135iGTI
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150$150$150
RWD$0$0 
FWD  $0
Accessories 
Power rear side windows  $200
Remote window/roof operation$15$15 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Temporary spare tire  $150
Tires, run-flat$150$150 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment  $50
Cargo cover  $75
Overhead sunglass holder  $25
Rear seat pass-through $100$100
Second-row low console$100$100 
Ski sack $50 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Automatic air recirculation$100$100 
Automatic climate control, front$200$200 
Bluetooth audio streaming  $25
Bluetooth cell phone link  $100
Dual-zone climate control$125$125 
Media drive$15$15 
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175 
Rear air vents  $100
Rear wiper  $175
Satellite radio  $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250 
Traffic information$25$25 
Variable intermittent wipers  $75
Voice control for nav and audio$100$100 
Exterior 
Rear spoiler $200$200
Sport rocker panels (optional) $0 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Automatic headlights$125$125 
Compass  $0
Cornering lights$50$50 
Headlight washers $50 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver  $50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger  $50
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25 
Visor mirror, driver$10$10 
Visor mirror, passenger$10$10 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row $50$50
Manual height adjuster, driver seat  $50
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat  $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $50 
Memory system, driver seat$200$200 
Metal pedals  $75
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat $100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat $100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0
Total Value of Features$2,425$3,175$2,050
Value of Feature Adjustments$375$1,125$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-347-1,0390

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 1-Series vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Model Year20102014
Model1-SeriesGolf / GTI
Body2dr Coupe4dr Hatch
Wheelbase104.7 in101.5 in
Length171.7 in165.4 in
Width68.8 in70.3 in
Height56.0 in58.3 in
Curb Weight3,253 lb.2,969 lb.
Fuel Capacity14.0 gal.14.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.9 in39.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.0 in54.7 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.4 in52.8 in
Row 2 Legroom32.0 in35.5 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
10.0 ft315.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
10.046.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 1-Series 128i

Power front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100No
Power height adjuster, driver seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat50No
Power recliner, driver seat100Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, driver seat200No
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat50No
Total Requested20022%
Total Not Requested70078%

Option Package Details
BMW 1-Series 135i

Power front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100No
Power height adjuster, driver seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat50No
Power recliner, driver seat100Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, driver seat200No
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat50No
Total Requested20022%
Total Not Requested70078%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Center armrest(s), second row50Yes
Rear seat pass-through100Yes
Ski sack50No
Total Requested35088%
Total Not Requested5012%
Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Manual thigh support adjuster, driver seat50No
Power seatback bolsters, driver100No
Manual thigh support adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100No
Front sport buckets100Yes
Special exterior trim0No
Total Requested10025%
Total Not Requested30075%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI

Driver's Edition
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Total Requested3050100%
Total Not Requested00%

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