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Ford Mustang vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Mustang vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $36,910

Ford Mustang EcoBoost Premium   
Difference: $3,960

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelMustangMustangGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimEcoBoost PremiumGT PremiumR
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe4dr Hatch
Base Price $30,600 $39,095 $39,785
Safe and Smart Package 1,495 1,495  
Premium Plus Package 2,200 2,200  
All-weather floor mats 120 120 235
Rear spoiler 0 0  
Front sport buckets 1,595 1,595  
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable   895  
Safe and Smart Package 1,420 1,420  
Premium Plus Package 2,090 2,090  
All-weather floor mats 114 114 185
Rear spoiler 0 0  
Front sport buckets 1,515 1,515  
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable   850  
Options (change) 5,410 6,305 235
Options (change) 5,139 5,989 185
Destination 900 900 850
Total Price $36,910 $46,300 $40,870

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Mustang vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI R
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $265
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $34,028
Model Year201820182018
ModelMustangMustangGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimEcoBoost PremiumGT PremiumR
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe4dr Hatch
Engine310hp I4460hp V8292hp I4
TransmissionM6M6M6
DrivetrainRWDRWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 9?, 9400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/50-18235/50-18235/35-19
Total Price$36,910$46,300$40,870
Adjustments for Features0-500-4,225
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$36,910$45,800$36,645
Cost Above Minimum$0$8,890$0

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Features Comparison: Ford Mustang vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Model Year201820182018
ModelMustangMustangGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimEcoBoost PremiumGT PremiumR
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150$150$150
RWD$0$0 
AWD  $1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0  
Heated steering wheel$100$100 
Power rear side windows  $200
Remote climate control$25$25 
Remote start via app$75$75 
Universal garage door opener$100$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25 
Active glove box$100$100 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200$200 
Backup collision intervention  $150
Blind spot warning system$200$200 
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100 
Forward collision warning$200$200 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based  $200
Line lock$50$50 
Obstacle detection, front  $150
Pedestrian detection$50$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100 
Safety key$5$5 
Secondary collision brake assist  $25
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment  $50
Cargo cover  $75
Cargo mat  $40
Overhead sunglass holder  $25
Rear seat pass-through  $100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50 
Aux input  $50
HD radio  $50
Heated windshield washer nozzles  $15
Larger infotainment display  $0
Mirrorlink support  $0
Rear air vents  $100
Rear wiper  $175
Telematics service, such as OnStar  $200
Voice control for external devices$0$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0 
Body kit  $0
Body kit (gray/black)$0$0 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Cornering lights  $50
Fog lights$125$125 
Interior ambient lighting  $150
LED headlights  $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750 
Steering-linked headlights  $150
Powertrain 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable $500$500
Limited-slip rear differential$300$300 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim$100$100 
Center armrest(s), second row  $50
Heated front seats  $200
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50$50 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat  $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $50
Metal pedals$75$75 
No leather in second row$-300$-300 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $150
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat  $100
Power height adjuster, driver seat  $100
Power recliner, driver seat  $100
Power recliner, passenger seat  $100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat  $100
Upgraded floor mats$0$0 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical  $500
Additional powertrain and chassis calibration options$0$0 
Alloy wheels  $350
Machined alloy wheels$350$350 
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$3,030$3,530$7,255
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$500$4,225
Value of Feature Adjustments0-473-107

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Mustang vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Model Year20182018
ModelMustangGolf / Rabbit / GTI
Body2dr Coupe4dr Hatch

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Option Package Details
Ford Mustang EcoBoost Premium

Safe and Smart Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Adaptive cruise control450Yes
Memory system, driver seat200No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested95048%
Total Not Requested105052%
Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Remote start via app75No
Remote climate control25No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Remote app25Yes
4G LTE connectivity50No
Special interior trim0No
Upgraded floor mats0No
Total Requested97576%
Total Not Requested30024%

Option Package Details
Ford Mustang GT Premium

Safe and Smart Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Adaptive cruise control450Yes
Memory system, driver seat200No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested95048%
Total Not Requested105052%
Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Remote start via app75No
Remote climate control25No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Remote app25Yes
4G LTE connectivity50No
Special interior trim0No
Upgraded floor mats0No
Total Requested97576%
Total Not Requested30024%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI R

All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%

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