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Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $41,290

Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI R   
Difference: $21,080

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20192019
ModelGolf / Rabbit / GTIA3 / S3 / RS3
TrimRRS 3
Body4dr Hatch4dr Sedan
Base Price $40,395 $56,200
Driver Assistance Package   1,400
Technology Package   3,200
Metallic paint (extra cost)   575
Driver Assistance Package   1,302
Technology Package   2,976
Metallic paint (extra cost)   536
Options (change) 0 5,175
Options (change) 0 4,814
Destination 895 995
Total Price $41,290 $62,370

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Audi A3 / S3 / RS3

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI R
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $16,840
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $53,232
Model Year20192019
ModelGolf / Rabbit / GTIA3 / S3 / RS3
TrimRRS 3
Body4dr Hatch4dr Sedan
Engine292hp I4394hp I5
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/29 MPG19/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)400, 9705, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/35-19235/35-19
Total Price$41,290$62,370
Adjustments for Features0-4,240
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$41,290$58,130

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Features Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Audi A3 / S3 / RS3

Model Year20192019
ModelGolf / Rabbit / GTIA3 / S3 / RS3
TrimRRS 3
Body4dr Hatch4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150 
7-speed automated manual $1200
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Backup collision intervention$150 
Blind spot warning system $200
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100
Forward collision warning $200
Knee airbag, passenger $100
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100
Temporary spare tire $150
Vehicle health reports$0 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Cargo cover$75 
Overhead sunglass holder$25 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50
App support$100 
Automatic air recirculation $100
CD player$125 
DVD-compatible player $0
Handwriting recognition $200
In-vehicle Internet $150
Larger infotainment display$0 
Media drive $15
Mirrorlink support$0 
Rear wiper$175 
SD Card slot $25
SMS text-to-speech reader$25 
Surround sound $250
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Sunroof, large $1100
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75
Boost gauge $75
Fog light, rear $100
Headlight washers $50
Power-folding mirrors $50
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Launch control $100
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim $100
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Manual height adjuster, driver seat $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $50
Manual tilt adjuster, driver seat $50
Manual tilt adjuster, passenger seat $50
Metal pedals $75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power recliner, driver seat$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100 
Synthetic suede door panel trim $250
Synthetic suede steering wheel $150
Total Value of Features$4,175$8,415
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$4,240
Value of Feature Adjustments0-3,948

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Specifications Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Audi A3 / S3 / RS3

Model Year20192019
ModelGolf / Rabbit / GTIA3 / S3 / RS3
Body4dr Hatch4dr Sedan
Wheelbase103.8 in103.8 in
Length167.6 in175.4 in
Width70.8 in70.7 in
Height58.2 in55.7 in
Curb Weight3,300 lb.3,593 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.4 in36.5 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in54.8 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in36.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.9 in53.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.6 in35.1 in
Cargo Volume,
17.4 ft312.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
53.7 ft312.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 RS 3

Driver Assistance Package
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested60044%
Total Not Requested75056%
Technology Package
Performance meter150Yes
Surround sound250No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Bang & Olufsen, 705W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Total Requested145058%
Total Not Requested106542%

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