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

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Subaru Crosstrek vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $31,214

Subaru Crosstrek 2.0i Limited   
Difference: $5,041

Lowest Total Invoice: $29,174

Subaru Crosstrek 2.0i Limited   
Difference: $5,608

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Model Year20182018
ModelCrosstrekGolf / GTI
Trim2.0i LimitedGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $26,295 $35,070
Base Invoice $24,840 $33,667
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245  
EyeSight, High Beam Assist, Moonroof, Nav, and HK Pkg. 3,445  
Cargo net 72 100
All-weather floor mats 81 235
Door sill trim plates 161  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158  
EyeSight, High Beam Assist, Moonroof, Nav, and HK Pkg. 3,059  
Cargo net 46 80
All-weather floor mats 52 185
Door sill trim plates 104  
Options (change) 4,004 335
Options (change) 3,419 265
Destination 915 850
Total Price $31,214 $36,255
Total Invoice $29,174 $34,782

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Crosstrek vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Crosstrek 2.0i Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,811
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $7,262
Model Year20182018
ModelCrosstrekGolf / GTI
Trim2.0i LimitedGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine152hp H4220hp I4
TransmissionCVT-7M6
DrivetrainAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)432, 8400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18225/40-18
Total Price$31,214$36,255
Adjustments for Features-1,7700
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$29,444$36,255
Total Invoice$29,174$34,782
Adjustments for Features-1,6540
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$27,520$34,782

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Features Comparison: Subaru Crosstrek vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Model Year20182018
ModelCrosstrekGolf / 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 
PIN Code Access$10 
Remote app $25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Backup collision intervention$150 
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear $100
Hill descent control$250 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200 
Lane departure warning$200 
Lane sway warning$25 
Obstacle detection, rear$300 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rollover sensor$50 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Cargo mat $40
Cargo tray$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
Larger infotainment display $0
Mirrorlink support $0
Navigation map updates, three years$0 
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents $100
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Wiper de-icer$25 
Exterior 
Body kit $0
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Sunroof$900 
Sunroof, large $1100
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Cornering lights $50
Interior ambient lighting $150
LED headlights $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750 
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 
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$7,225$5,455
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,770$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,6540

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Crosstrek vs. Volkswagen Golf / GTI

Model Year20182018
ModelCrosstrekGolf / GTI
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase104.9 in103.8 in
Length175.8 in167.6 in
Width71.0 in70.8 in
Height63.6 in58.2 in
Curb Weight3,114 lb.2,946 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.6 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 ft317.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
55.3 ft353.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Crosstrek 2.0i Limited

EyeSight, High Beam Assist, Moonroof, Nav, and HK Pkg.
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Harman/Kardon, 432W, 8 speakers350No
Sunroof900Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Backup collision intervention150No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50No
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Total Requested250058%
Total Not Requested180042%

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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