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

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Honda Civic vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $35,595

Honda Civic Type R   
Difference: $6,140

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelCivicGolf / GTI
TrimType RR
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $34,700 $39,785
7-speed automated manual   1,100
7-speed automated manual   1,056
Options (change) 0 1,100
Options (change) 0 1,056
Destination 895 850
Total Price $35,595 $41,735

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Golf / GTI R
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $300
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $31,483
Model Year20182018
ModelCivicGolf / GTI
TrimType RR
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine306hp I4292hp I4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)22/28 MPG22/29 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)540, 12400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/30-20235/35-19
Total Price$35,595$41,735
Adjustments for Features0-6,440
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$35,595$35,295

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Features Comparison: Honda Civic vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Model Year20182018
ModelCivicGolf / GTI
TrimType RR
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150 
7-speed automated manual $1200
AWD $1700
Adaptive cruise control $600
Cruise control$150 
Remote app $25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0
Backup collision intervention $150
Knee airbag, driver $75
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane departure warning $200
Obstacle detection, front $150
Obstacle detection, rear $250
Rollover sensor$50 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Rear seat pass-through $100
Second-row low console$100 
Climate Control 
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents $100
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Limited-slip front differential$500 
Engine / Motor 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable $500
Rear spoiler $200
Tall rear wing-type spoiler$500 
Vortex generator$50 
Aux input $50
CD player $125
Larger infotainment display $0
Mirrorlink support $0
MP3-compatible player $50
Telematics service, such as OnStar $200
Traffic + travel information $25
Traffic information$25 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Auto-dimming rearview mirror $150
Boost gauge$75 
Cornering lights $50
Fog lights$125 
Heated mirrors $25
Interior ambient lighting $150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row $50
Color seat belts$0 
Heated front seats $200
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Leather seating surfaces $900
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $50
Metal pedals$75 
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
Synthetic suede seating surfaces$900 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Ultra-sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Downshift rev matching$50 
Launch control $100
Short-throw shifter (optional)$0 
Total Value of Features$2,950$9,390
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$6,440
Value of Feature Adjustments0-294

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Specifications Comparison: Honda Civic vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Model Year20182018
ModelCivicGolf / GTI
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase106.3 in103.8 in
Length177.9 in167.6 in
Width70.8 in70.8 in
Height56.5 in58.2 in
Curb Weight3,117 lb.3,373 lb.
Fuel Capacity12.4 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.3 in38.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.7 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.3 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.4 in38.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in53.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room48.8 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom36.0 in35.6 in
Cargo Volume,
25.7 ft317.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
46.2 ft353.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / GTI R

7-speed automated manual
7-speed automated manual0Yes
Launch control100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested100100%

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