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Toyota Corolla vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Toyota Corolla vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $25,210

Toyota Corolla XSE   
Difference: $11,045

Lowest Total Invoice: $23,045

Toyota Corolla XSE   
Difference: $11,737

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelCorollaGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimXSEGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Base Price $22,730 $35,070
Base Invoice $21,047 $33,667
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 349  
Entune Audio with Navigation 525  
Floor mats 224  
Cargo net 49 100
All-weather floor mats 239 235
Door sill trim plates 199  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 274  
Entune Audio with Navigation 388  
Floor mats 139  
Cargo net 32 80
All-weather floor mats 135 185
Door sill trim plates 135  
Options (change) 1,585 335
Options (change) 1,103 265
Destination 895 850
Total Price $25,210 $36,255
Total Invoice $23,045 $34,782

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Toyota Corolla vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Toyota Corolla XSE
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $8,095
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $8,907
Model Year20182018
ModelCorollaGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimXSEGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Engine132hp I4220hp I4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/45-17225/40-18
Total Price$25,210$36,255
Adjustments for Features0-2,950
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$25,210$33,305
Total Invoice$23,045$34,782
Adjustments for Features0-2,830
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$23,045$31,952

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Features Comparison: Toyota Corolla vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Model Year20182018
ModelCorollaGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimXSEGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100 
6-speed manual $150
Remote app $25
Universal garage door opener$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Blind spot warning system $200
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear $100
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200 
Lane departure warning$200 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$0 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Cargo cover $75
Cargo tray$40 
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Rear seat pass-through $100
Climate Control 
Dual-zone climate control $125
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents $100
Rear wiper $175
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Limited-slip front differential $500
Body kit $0
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Sunroof, large $1100
Android Auto support $100
Apple CarPlay support $100
DVD-compatible player$0 
Larger infotainment display $0
Mirrorlink support $0
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
Telematics service, such as OnStar $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Automatic headlights $125
Cornering lights $50
Fog lights $125
Interior ambient lighting $150
Steering-linked headlights $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Leather seating surfaces $900
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
Synthetic leather seating surfaces$0 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Alloy wheels $350
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Total Value of Features$3,690$6,640
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,950
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,830

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Specifications Comparison: Toyota Corolla vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Model Year20182018
ModelCorollaGolf / Rabbit / GTI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Wheelbase106.3 in103.8 in
Length182.6 in167.6 in
Width69.9 in70.8 in
Height57.3 in58.2 in
Curb Weight2,821 lb.2,946 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.3 in38.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.8 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.0 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom40.2 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in38.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.8 in53.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room43.9 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom41.4 in35.6 in
Cargo Volume,
13.0 ft317.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
13.053.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Toyota Corolla XSE

Entune Audio with Navigation
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
App support0Yes
Total Requested625100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI GTI Autobahn

All-weather floor mats
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%

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