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2020 BMW i8 and 2019 Volkswagen Golf / GTI Specifications

Model Year 2020 2019  
Model BMW i8 Volkswagen Golf / GTI  
Engine turbocharged
1.3L I3 Plug-in Hybrid
DOHC-4v
357 hp
420 lb-ft
turbocharged
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
292 hp@5400
280 lb-ft@1800
 
Transmission 6-speed shiftable automatic 7-speed automated manual  
Drivetrain AWD AWD  
Body 2dr Coupe 4dr Hatch  
      Difference
Wheelbase 110.2 in 103.8 in 6.4 in
Length 184.9 in 167.6 in 17.3 in
Width 76.5 in 70.8 in 5.7 in
Height 50.8 in 58.2 in -7.4 in
Curb Weight 3501 lb. 3373 lb. 128 lb.
Fuel Capacity 11.1 gal. 13.2 gal. -2.1 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 38.7 in 38.4 in 0.3 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 56.7 in 55.9 in 0.8 in
Legroom, Row 1 43.1 in 41.2 in 1.9 in
Headroom, Row 2 32.4 in 38.1 in -5.7 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 49.6 in 53.9 in -4.3 in
Legroom, Row 2 28.2 in 35.6 in -7.4 in
Total Legroom 71.3 in (over 2 rows) 76.8 in (over 2 rows) -5.5 in
Cargo Volume, Minimum 4.7 ft3 17.4 ft3 -12.7 ft3
Cargo Volume, Maximum 4.7 ft3 53.7 ft3 -49 ft3

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