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Subaru Impreza 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.

Subaru Impreza vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $29,541

Subaru Impreza 2.0i Limited   
Difference: $5,699

Lowest Total Invoice: $27,710

Subaru Impreza 2.0i Limited   
Difference: $6,026

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Model Year20172017
ModelImprezaGolf / GTI
Trim2.0i LimitedGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $24,595 $34,085
Base Invoice $23,295 $32,651
EyeSight, High Beam Assist, Moonroof, Nav, and HK Pkg. 3,845  
Cargo net 42 100
All-weather floor mats 81 235
Door sill trim plates 158  
EyeSight, High Beam Assist, Moonroof, Nav, and HK Pkg. 3,414  
Cargo net 27 80
All-weather floor mats 52 185
Door sill trim plates 102  
Options (change) 4,126 335
Options (change) 3,595 265
Destination 820 820
Total Price $29,541 $35,240
Total Invoice $27,710 $33,736

The configured Subaru Impreza 4dr Hatch

The configured Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch

Even when the Subaru Impreza and Volkswagen Golf / GTI are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Subaru Impreza 2.0i Limited trim is $24,595. The features would cost an additional $4,126. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $29,541.

The base sticker price of the Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI Autobahn trim is $34,085. The features would cost an additional $335. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $35,240.

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 Subaru Impreza trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Volkswagen Golf / GTI trims is 5. Based on this adjustment, the Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI Autobahn 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 Subaru Impreza 4dr Hatch

The configured Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch

Even when the Subaru Impreza and Volkswagen Golf / GTI are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Subaru Impreza 2.0i Limited trim is $23,295. The features would cost an additional $3,595. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $27,710.

The invoice of the Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI Autobahn trim is $32,651. The features would cost an additional $265. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $33,736.

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 Subaru Impreza trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Volkswagen Golf / GTI trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI Autobahn 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: Subaru Impreza vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Impreza 2.0i Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $7,144
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $7,381
Model Year20172017
ModelImprezaGolf / GTI
Trim2.0i LimitedGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine152hp H4220hp I4
TransmissionCVT-7M6
DrivetrainAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)205/50-17225/40-18
Total Price$29,541$35,240
Adjustments for Features-1,4450
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$28,096$35,240
Total Invoice$27,710$33,736
Adjustments for Features-1,3550
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$26,355$33,736

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Features Comparison: Subaru Impreza vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Model Year20172017
ModelImprezaGolf / GTI
Trim2.0i LimitedGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100 
6-speed manual $150
AWD$1700 
FWD $0
Accessories 
Lead vehicle start alert$25 
Remote app $25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based$200 
Lane departure warning system$200 
Lane sway warning system$25 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rollover sensor$50 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Cargo mat $40
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Rear seat pass-through $100
Roof rails$250 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Dual-zone climate control $125
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
Mirrorlink support $0
Navigation map updates, three years$0 
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents $100
SD Card slot $25
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Wiper de-icer$25 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0 
Body kit $0
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $50
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Sunroof$900 
Sunroof, large $1100
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Compass $0
Interior ambient lighting $150
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750 
Xenon HID headlights $500
Powertrain 
Limited-slip front differential $500
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $50
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power recliner, passenger seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Alloy wheels $350
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Touring suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$6,400$4,955
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,445$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,3550

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Impreza vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Model Year20172017
ModelImprezaGolf / GTI
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase105.1 in103.8 in
Length175.6 in167.5 in
Width70.0 in70.8 in
Height57.3 in57.2 in
Curb Weight2,986 lb.2,964 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.8 in38.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.7 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.1 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom43.1 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom38.0 in38.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.6 in53.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.2 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom36.5 in35.6 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
20.8 ft322.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
55.3 ft352.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Impreza 2.0i Limited

EyeSight, High Beam Assist, Moonroof, Nav, and HK Pkg.
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Backup collision intervention250Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Sunroof900Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200No
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning system200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning system25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested330077%
Total Not Requested100023%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI Autobahn

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

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