BMW 1-Series BMW 1-Series 2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI Volkswagen Golf / GTI 2014

We are 106,000+ car owners sharing real-world car information.

Join Us

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

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

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

Lowest Total Price: $30,515

Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI   
Difference: $8,810

Lowest Total Invoice: $29,327

Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI   
Difference: $7,038

Calculate Payments

  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2013201320132014
Model1-Series1-Series1-SeriesGolf / GTI
Trim128i135i135isGTI
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe2dr Coupe4dr Hatch
Base Price $31,200 $39,300 $43,250 $25,095
Base Invoice $28,885 $36,335 $39,970 $24,091
Technology Package 2,350 2,350 2,350  
Sport seats 400 400    
Xenon HID headlights 900      
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 550  
Sunroof 1,050      
Heated front seats 500 500 500  
Leather seating surfaces 1,450 1,450 1,450  
Aluminum trim   0    
Driver's Edition       4,600
Technology Package 2,140 2,140 2,140  
Sport seats 365 365    
Xenon HID headlights 820      
Metallic paint (extra cost) 500 500 500  
Sunroof 955      
Heated front seats 455 455 455  
Leather seating surfaces 1,320 1,320 1,320  
Aluminum trim   0    
Driver's Edition       4,416
Options (change) 7,200 5,250 4,850 4,600
Options (change) 6,555 4,780 4,415 4,416
Destination 925 925 925 820
Total Price $39,325 $45,475 $49,025 $30,515
Total Invoice $36,365 $42,040 $45,310 $29,327

Return to top

While we strive for accuracy, the site is not error-free, and prices can change at any time.

Dealer Price Quotes

Want to find out how much dealers are willing to discount these cars?

Request free, no-obligation BMW 1-Series dealer quotes or Volkswagen Golf / GTI dealer quotes from dealers using our car quote form.

The process is easy and takes just a minute or two. You'll receive price quotes from local approved dealers within 48 hours.

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $8,610
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,853
Model Year2013201320132014
Model1-Series1-Series1-SeriesGolf / GTI
Trim128i135i135isGTI
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe2dr Coupe4dr Hatch
Engine230hp I6300hp I6320hp I6200hp I4
TransmissionM6M6M6M6
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)180, 8180, 8180, 8?, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)205/50-17215/40-18215/40-18225/40-18
Total Price$39,325$45,475$49,025$30,515
Adjustments for Features-200-1,650-1,7250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$39,125$43,825$47,300$30,515
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,700$8,175$0
Total Invoice$36,365$42,040$45,310$29,327
Adjustments for Features-185-1,525-1,5940
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$36,180$40,515$43,716$29,327
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,335$7,536$0

Return to top

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

Model Year2013201320132014
Model1-Series1-Series1-SeriesGolf / GTI
Trim128i135i135isGTI
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe2dr Coupe4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150$150$150$150
RWD$0$0$0 
FWD   $0
Accessories 
Power rear side windows   $200
Remote app$25$25$25 
Remote window/roof operation$15$15$15 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Temporary spare tire   $150
Tires, run-flat$150$150$150 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment   $50
Cargo cover   $75
Overhead sunglass holder   $25
Rear seat pass-through   $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 
Dual-zone climate control$125$125$125 
DVD-compatible player$0$0$0 
HD radio$50$50$50 
Media drive$15$15$15 
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175$175 
Rear air vents   $100
Rear wiper   $175
Residual heat$50$50$50 
Satellite radio   $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 
Rear spoiler $200$200$200
Sport rocker panels (optional)$0$0$0 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Automatic headlights$125$125$125 
Compass   $0
Cornering lights$50$50$50 
Headlight washers $50$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver   $50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger   $50
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25$25 
Visor mirror, driver$10$10$10 
Visor mirror, passenger$10$10$10 
Powertrain 
Raised top speed limiter  $0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row   $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$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
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $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$100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100$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
Total Value of Features$2,325$3,775$3,850$2,125
Value of Feature Adjustments$200$1,650$1,725$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-185-1,525-1,5940

Return to top

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

Model Year20132014
Model1-SeriesGolf / GTI
Body2dr Coupe4dr Hatch
Wheelbase104.7 in101.5 in
Length172.2 in165.4 in
Width68.8 in70.3 in
Height56.0 in58.3 in
Curb Weight3,209 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

Return to top

Option Package Details
BMW 1-Series 128i

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 link100Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Bluetooth audio streaming25Yes
Remote app25No
Total Requested72555%
Total Not Requested59045%
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%

Option Package Details
BMW 1-Series 135i

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 link100Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Bluetooth audio streaming25Yes
Remote app25No
Total Requested72555%
Total Not Requested59045%
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%

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 link100Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Bluetooth audio streaming25Yes
Remote app25No
Total Requested72555%
Total Not Requested59045%

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%

Was this information useful?

We're glad we could help! Share this page:

We're so sorry! Tell us how we can improve it.

See TrueDelta's information for all Hatchbacks
See TrueDelta's information for all BMW models.
Website Security Test