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

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

Lowest Total Price: $28,270

Volkswagen Rabbit / GTI GTI   
Difference: $11,055

Lowest Total Invoice: $26,293

Volkswagen Rabbit / GTI GTI   
Difference: $10,072

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Model Year20132013201320082008
Model1-Series1-Series1-SeriesRabbit / GTIRabbit / GTI
Trim128i135i135isGTIR32
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe2dr Coupe2dr Hatch2dr Hatch
Base Price $31,200 $39,300 $43,250 $22,800 $32,990
Base Invoice $28,885 $36,335 $39,970 $21,258 $31,283
Sport seats 400 400      
Technology Package 2,350 2,350 2,350    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 550    
Heated front seats 500 500 500    
Xenon HID headlights 900        
Sunroof 1,050        
Leather seating surfaces 1,450 1,450 1,450    
Aluminum trim   0      
Autobahn Package       3,020  
Navigation system       1,800 1,800
iPod integration       0 0
Sport seats 365 365      
Technology Package 2,140 2,140 2,140    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 500 500 500    
Heated front seats 455 455 455    
Xenon HID headlights 820        
Sunroof 955        
Leather seating surfaces 1,320 1,320 1,320    
Aluminum trim   0      
Autobahn Package       2,796  
Navigation system       1,589 1,589
iPod integration       0 0
Options (change) 7,200 5,250 4,850 4,820 1,800
Options (change) 6,555 4,780 4,415 4,385 1,589
Destination 925 925 925 650 650
Total Price $39,325 $45,475 $49,025 $28,270 $35,440
Total Invoice $36,365 $42,040 $45,310 $26,293 $33,522

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Rabbit / GTI GTI
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $10,280
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $9,355
Model Year20132013201320082008
Model1-Series1-Series1-SeriesRabbit / GTIRabbit / GTI
Trim128i135i135isGTIR32
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe2dr Coupe2dr Hatch2dr Hatch
Engine230hp I6300hp I6320hp I6200hp I4250hp V6
TransmissionM6M6M6M6S6
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDFWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)180, 8180, 8180, 8250, 10250, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)205/50-17215/40-18215/40-18225/45-17225/40-18
Total Price$39,325$45,475$49,025$28,270$35,440
Adjustments for Features-775-2,225-2,3000-3,425
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$38,550$43,250$46,725$28,270$32,015
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,700$8,175$0$3,745
Total Invoice$36,365$42,040$45,310$26,293$33,522
Adjustments for Features-717-2,057-2,1260-3,240
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$35,648$39,983$43,184$26,293$30,282
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,335$7,536$0$3,989

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

Model Year20132013201320082008
Model1-Series1-Series1-SeriesRabbit / GTIRabbit / GTI
Trim128i135i135isGTIR32
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe2dr Coupe2dr Hatch2dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150$150$150$150 
6-speed automated manual    $1100
RWD$0$0$0  
FWD   $0 
AWD    $1700
Accessories 
Remote app$25$25$25  
Remote window/roof operation$15$15$15  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Temporary spare tire   $150$150
Tires, run-flat$150$150$150  
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment   $50$50
Cargo cover   $75$75
Overhead sunglass holder   $25$25
Rear seat pass-through   $100$100
Second-row low console$100$100$100  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support$100$100$100  
Automatic air recirculation$100$100$100  
Automatic climate control, front$200$200$200 $200
Aux input$50$50$50  
Bluetooth audio streaming$25$25$25  
Bluetooth cell phone link$100$100$100  
Dual-zone climate control$125$125$125 $125
DVD-compatible player$0$0$0  
HD radio$50$50$50  
Media drive$15$15$15  
MP3-compatible player$50$50$50  
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175$175 $175
Rear air vents   $100$100
Rear wiper   $175$175
Residual heat$50$50$50  
Satellite radio   $200$200
SMS text-to-speech reader$25$25$25  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300$300  
Traffic information$25$25$25  
Variable intermittent wipers   $75 
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0  
Voice control for nav and audio$100$100$100  
Exterior 
Body kit    $0
Body kit (gray/black)   $0 
Rear spoiler $200$200$200$200
Sport rocker panels (optional)$0$0$0  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror    $150
Automatic headlights$125$125$125  
Compass   $0$0
Cornering lights$50$50$50  
Headlight washers $50$50  
Illuminated visor mirror, driver   $50$50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger   $50$50
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25$25  
Steering-linked headlights$150$150$150  
Visor mirror, driver$10$10$10  
Visor mirror, passenger$10$10$10  
Powertrain 
Launch control    $100
Raised top speed limiter  $0  
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls    $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row   $50$50
Manual height adjuster, driver seat   $50$50
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat   $50$50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50  
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50$50$50  
Manual tilt adjuster, driver seat$50    
Manual tilt adjuster, passenger seat$50    
Memory system, driver seat $200$200  
Metal pedals  $75$75$75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150$150$150$150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150$150$150$150
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 recliner, driver seat $100$100  
Power recliner, passenger seat $100$100  
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100$100  
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100$100  
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100$100  
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100$100  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0$0$0
Total Value of Features$2,700$4,150$4,225$1,925$5,350
Value of Feature Adjustments$775$2,225$2,300$0$3,425
Value of Feature Adjustments-717-2,057-2,1260-3,240

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

Model Year20132008
Model1-SeriesRabbit / GTI
Body2dr Coupe2dr Hatch
Wheelbase104.7 in101.5 in
Length172.2 in165.8 in
Width68.8 in69.3 in
Height56.0 in58.4 in
Curb Weight3,209 lb.2,976 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 in54.6 in
Row 2 Legroom32.0 in35.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
10.0 ft315.1 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
10.041.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 1-Series 128i

Sport seats
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
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rocker panels (optional)0No
Total Requested10025%
Total Not Requested30075%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100No
Traffic information25No
Media drive, large15No
App support100No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
Bluetooth cell phone link100No
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Bluetooth audio streaming25No
Remote app25No
Total Requested60046%
Total Not Requested71554%

Option Package Details
BMW 1-Series 135i

Sport seats
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
Total Requested10025%
Total Not Requested30075%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100No
Traffic information25No
Media drive, large15No
App support100No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
Bluetooth cell phone link100No
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Bluetooth audio streaming25No
Remote app25No
Total Requested60046%
Total Not Requested71554%

Option Package Details
BMW 1-Series 135is

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100No
Traffic information25No
Media drive, large15No
App support100No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
Bluetooth cell phone link100No
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Bluetooth audio streaming25No
Remote app25No
Total Requested60046%
Total Not Requested71554%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Rabbit / GTI GTI

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
CD changer, remote-125No
Total Requested600126%
Total Not Requested-125-26%
Autobahn Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Front seat active head restraints0Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Heated windshield washer nozzles15Yes
Unbranded, 250W, 10 speakers350No
Total Requested221586%
Total Not Requested35014%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Rabbit / GTI R32

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
CD changer, remote-125No
Total Requested600126%
Total Not Requested-125-26%

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