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Honda Accord vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Honda Accord vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $35,805

Honda Accord Touring   
Difference: $5,490

Lowest Total Invoice: $32,810

Honda Accord Touring   
Difference: $6,778

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Model Year20172017
ModelAccordGolf / GTI
TrimTouringR
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Base Price $34,930 $35,655
Base Invoice $31,935 $34,229
DCC & Navigation Package   3,720
6-speed automated manual   1,100
DCC & Navigation Package   3,483
6-speed automated manual   1,056
Options (change) 0 4,820
Options (change) 0 4,539
Destination 875 820
Total Price $35,805 $41,295
Total Invoice $32,810 $39,588

The configured Honda Accord 4dr Sedan has a 278-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed automatic transmission.

The configured Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch has a turbocharged 292hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed automated manual transmission.

Even when the Honda Accord and Volkswagen Golf / GTI are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Honda Accord Touring trim is $34,930. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $35,805.

The base sticker price of the Volkswagen Golf / GTI R trim is $35,655. The features would cost an additional $4,820. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $41,295.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Honda Accord trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Volkswagen Golf / GTI trims is 9. Based on this adjustment, the Volkswagen Golf / GTI R appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Honda Accord 4dr Sedan has a 278-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed automatic transmission.

The configured Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch has a turbocharged 292hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed automated manual transmission.

Even when the Honda Accord and Volkswagen Golf / GTI are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Honda Accord Touring trim is $31,935. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $32,810.

The invoice of the Volkswagen Golf / GTI R trim is $34,229. The features would cost an additional $4,539. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $39,588.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Honda Accord trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Volkswagen Golf / GTI trims is 7. Based on this adjustment, the Volkswagen Golf / GTI R appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Honda Accord vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Honda Accord Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,480
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,851
Model Year20172017
ModelAccordGolf / GTI
TrimTouringR
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Engine278hp V6292hp I4
TransmissionA6S6
DrivetrainFWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/33 MPG23/30 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)360, 7400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/40-19235/35-19
Total Price$35,805$41,295
Adjustments for Features0-2,010
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$35,805$39,285
Total Invoice$32,810$39,588
Adjustments for Features0-1,927
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$32,810$37,661

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Features Comparison: Honda Accord vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Model Year20172017
ModelAccordGolf / GTI
TrimTouringR
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automatic$1000 
6-speed automated manual $1100
FWD$0 
AWD $1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0 
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000
Remote app $25
Remote start$150 
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Universal garage door opener$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Blind spot camera, passenger side$300 
Blind spot warning system $200
Knee airbag, driver $100
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist system$400 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rear cross-traffic collision intervention $100
Rear cross-traffic detection $100
Rollover sensor$50 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Temporary spare tire$150 
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Cargo cover $75
Rear seat pass-through $100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
Media drive$15 
Mirrorlink support $0
Rear wiper $175
SD Card slot $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300
Traffic + travel information $25
Traffic information$25 
Exterior 
Body kit $0
Sunroof$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Fog lights$125 
Headlight washers $50
Interior ambient lighting $150
LED headlights$1000 
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Xenon HID headlights $500
Powertrain 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable $500
Launch control $100
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Heated second row seats$200 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $50
Memory system, driver seat$200 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100 
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$6,105$8,115
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,010
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,927

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Specifications Comparison: Honda Accord vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Model Year20172017
ModelAccordGolf / GTI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Wheelbase109.3 in103.8 in
Length192.5 in167.5 in
Width72.8 in70.8 in
Height57.7 in57.2 in
Curb Weight3,543 lb.3,340 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.2 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.1 in38.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.6 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.6 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.5 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in38.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in53.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room54.7 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.5 in35.6 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
15.8 ft322.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
15.852.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / GTI R

6-speed automated manual
FeatureValueRequested?
6-speed automated manual0Yes
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100No
Launch control100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested200100%
DCC & Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive dampers - electrical500No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
235/35YR19 tires400No
Fender, 400W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200No
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Rear cross-traffic collision intervention100No
Total Requested292564%
Total Not Requested167536%

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