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Subaru Impreza vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Impreza vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $25,797

Subaru Impreza 2.0i Limited   
Difference: $5,803

Lowest Total Invoice: $24,403

Subaru Impreza 2.0i Limited   
Difference: $5,923

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820122012
ModelImprezaGolf / GTIGolf / GTI
Trim2.0i LimitedGTIR
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $24,695 $24,595 $34,590
Base Invoice $23,387 $23,611 $33,207
All-weather floor mats 81 235 235
Door sill trim plates 161    
Autobahn Package   6,000  
All-weather floor mats 52 185 185
Door sill trim plates 104    
Autobahn Package   5,760  
Options (change) 242 6,235 235
Options (change) 156 5,945 185
Destination 860 770 770
Total Price $25,797 $31,600 $35,595
Total Invoice $24,403 $30,326 $34,162

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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: $8,348
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $8,330
Model Year201820122012
ModelImprezaGolf / GTIGolf / GTI
Trim2.0i LimitedGTIR
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine152hp H4200hp I4256hp I4
TransmissionCVT-7M6M6
DrivetrainAWDFWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6300, 8?, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)205/50-17225/40-18225/40-18
Total Price$25,797$31,600$35,595
Adjustments for Features-2,5450-700
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$23,252$31,600$34,895
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$3,295
Total Invoice$24,403$30,326$34,162
Adjustments for Features-2,4070-672
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$21,996$30,326$33,490
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$3,164

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Features Comparison: Subaru Impreza vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Model Year201820122012
ModelImprezaGolf / GTIGolf / GTI
Trim2.0i LimitedGTIR
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100  
6-speed manual $150$150
AWD$1700 $1700
FWD $0 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Knee airbag, driver$100  
Rearview camera$200  
Rollover sensor$50  
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50$50
Cargo mat $40$40
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25
Rear seat pass-through $100$100
Roof rails$250  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$100  
App support$100  
Apple CarPlay support$100  
Automatic climate control, front$200 $200
CD changer, in-dash  $325
CD player$125$125 
Dual-zone climate control  $125
HD radio$50 $50
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15$15
iPod integration $100$100
Navigation app$50  
Navigation system $600 
Rear air vents $100$100
SD Card slot $25$25
SMS text-to-speech reader$25  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300  
USB port$100  
Voice control for audio system$25  
Wiper de-icer$25  
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0  
Body kit  $0
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25$25
Sunroof $900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Automatic headlights$125  
Compass $0$0
Fog lights$125$125 
Headlight washers  $50
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750  
Xenon HID headlights $500$500
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim $100$100
Manual height adjuster, driver seat $50$50
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50$50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat $50$50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $50$50
Metal pedals $75$75
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100  
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100  
Power recliner, passenger seat $100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels $350$350
Machined alloy wheels$350  
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0
Touring suspension (upgrade)$0  
Total Value of Features$6,250$3,705$4,405
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,545$0$700
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,4070-672

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Impreza vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Model Year20182012
ModelImprezaGolf / GTI
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase105.1 in101.5 in
Length175.6 in165.4 in
Width70.0 in70.3 in
Height57.3 in58.3 in
Curb Weight2,986 lb.2,969 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.14.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.8 in39.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.7 in54.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.1 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom43.1 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom38.0 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.6 in52.8 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.2 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom36.5 in35.5 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
20.8 ft315.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
55.3 ft346.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI

All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
Autobahn Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Dynaudio, 300W, 8 speakers350No
Navigation system600No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Audio controls on steering wheel125Yes
Sunroof900No
CD changer, in-dash200No
HD radio50Yes
SD Card slot25No
Total Requested197549%
Total Not Requested207551%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / GTI R

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

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