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

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

Lowest Total Price: $33,808

Toyota Prius Four   
Difference: $2,447

Lowest Total Invoice: $31,283

Toyota Prius Four   
Difference: $3,499

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelPriusGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimFourGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $29,685 $35,070
Base Invoice $27,634 $33,667
Floor mats 225  
Premium Convenience Package 1,205  
Advanced Technology Package 1,350  
Cargo net 49 100
All-weather floor mats 100 235
Illuminated door sill trim plates 299  
Floor mats 140  
Premium Convenience Package 1,092  
Advanced Technology Package 1,202  
Cargo net 35 80
All-weather floor mats 60 185
Illuminated door sill trim plates 225  
Options (change) 3,228 335
Options (change) 2,754 265
Destination 895 850
Total Price $33,808 $36,255
Total Invoice $31,283 $34,782

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Toyota Prius Four
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $857
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,974
Model Year20182018
ModelPriusGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimFourGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine95hp I4 H220hp I4
TransmissionCVTM6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 10400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)195/65-15225/40-18
Total Price$33,808$36,255
Adjustments for Features0-1,590
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$33,808$34,665
Total Invoice$31,283$34,782
Adjustments for Features0-1,525
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$31,283$33,257

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

Model Year20182018
ModelPriusGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimFourGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000 
6-speed manual $150
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Remote app $25
Universal garage door opener$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Cross-traffic collision intervention, 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
Temporary spare tire $150
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Console with shifter $150
Console without shifter$150 
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
Rear air vents $100
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
Wireless charging station$75 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0 
Body kit $0
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Rear spoiler $200
Sunroof$900 
Sunroof, large $1100
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Compass $0
Cornering lights $50
Detailed driving style feedback$100 
Digital instruments$0 
Fog lights $125
Head-up display (HUD)$350 
Interior ambient lighting $150
Large energy flow and fuel economy display$25 
LED headlights $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Tachometer $75
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Limited-slip front differential $500
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather seating surfaces $900
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $50
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat $100
Synthetic leather seating surfaces$0 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$5,725$7,315
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,590
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,525

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

Model Year20182018
ModelPriusGolf / Rabbit / GTI
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase106.3 in103.8 in
Length178.7 in167.6 in
Width69.3 in70.8 in
Height58.1 in58.2 in
Curb Weight3,076 lb.2,946 lb.
Fuel Capacity11.3 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.4 in38.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.0 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.4 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom43.2 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.4 in38.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.0 in53.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.9 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom33.4 in35.6 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
24.6 ft317.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
62.7 ft353.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Toyota Prius Four

Premium Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
JBL, 10 speakers350No
Total Requested30046%
Total Not Requested35054%
Advanced Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Total Requested90072%
Total Not Requested35028%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI GTI Autobahn

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

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