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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: $28,505

Toyota Corolla XSE   
Difference: $9,770

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212021
ModelCorollaGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimXSEGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Base Price $25,925 $36,945
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 995 995
Total Price $28,505 $38,275

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

Lowest Adjusted Price: Toyota Corolla XSE
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI GTI Autobahn
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,920
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $932
Model Year20212021
ModelCorollaGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimXSEGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Engine169hp I4228hp I4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18225/40-18
Total Price$28,505$38,275
Adjustments for Features0-2,850
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$28,505$35,425

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

Model Year20212021
ModelCorollaGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimXSEGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
10-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$100 
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 and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $100
Apple CarPlay support $100
Dual-zone climate control $125
DVD-compatible player$0 
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
Larger infotainment display $0
Mirrorlink support $0
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents $100
Rear wiper $175
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
Telematics service, such as OnStar $200
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Body kit $0
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Sunroof, large $1100
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
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
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
Total Value of Features$3,790$6,640
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,850
Value of Feature Adjustments0-94

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

Model Year20212021
ModelCorollaGolf / Rabbit / GTI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Wheelbase106.3 in103.8 in
Length182.3 in167.6 in
Width70.1 in70.8 in
Height56.5 in58.2 in
Curb Weight2,911 lb.2,874 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.3 in38.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.0 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in38.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room51.7 in53.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.3 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom34.8 in35.6 in
Cargo Volume,
13.1 ft317.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
13.153.7 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 support100Yes
Total Requested725100%
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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