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Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. BMW 2-Series Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. BMW 2-Series Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $25,815

Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI S   
Difference: $22,830

Lowest Total Invoice: $24,815

Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI S   
Difference: $21,165

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelGolf / GTI2-Series
TrimGTI SM240i
Body2dr Hatch2dr Coupe
Base Price $24,995 $44,450
Base Invoice $23,995 $42,020
Metallic paint (extra cost)   700
Heated front seats   500
AWD   2,000
Wood trim   0
Sunroof   0
Metallic paint (extra cost)   645
Heated front seats   460
AWD   1,860
Wood trim   0
Sunroof   0
Options (change) 0 3,200
Options (change) 0 2,965
Destination 820 995
Total Price $25,815 $48,645
Total Invoice $24,815 $45,980

The configured Volkswagen Golf / GTI 2dr Hatch has a turbocharged 292hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manual transmission.

The configured BMW 2-Series 2dr Coupe has a turbocharged 335hp 3.0L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Volkswagen Golf / GTI and BMW 2-Series are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI S trim is $24,995. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $25,815.

The base sticker price of the BMW 2-Series M240i trim is $44,450. The features would cost an additional $3,200. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $48,645.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Volkswagen Golf / GTI trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the BMW 2-Series trims is 0. Based on this adjustment, the BMW 2-Series M240i appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Volkswagen Golf / GTI 2dr Hatch has a turbocharged 292hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manual transmission.

The configured BMW 2-Series 2dr Coupe has a turbocharged 335hp 3.0L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Volkswagen Golf / GTI and BMW 2-Series are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI S trim is $23,995. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $24,815.

The invoice of the BMW 2-Series M240i trim is $42,020. The features would cost an additional $2,965. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $45,980.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Volkswagen Golf / GTI trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the BMW 2-Series trims is 8. Based on this adjustment, the BMW 2-Series M240i appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. BMW 2-Series

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI S
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $15,165
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $13,920
Model Year20172017
ModelGolf / GTI2-Series
TrimGTI SM240i
Body2dr Hatch2dr Coupe
Engine210hp I4335hp I6
TransmissionM6T8
DrivetrainFWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)22/31 MPG21/31 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 8?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18225/40-18
Total Price$25,815$48,645
Adjustments for Features0-7,665
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$25,815$40,980
Total Invoice$24,815$45,980
Adjustments for Features0-7,245
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$24,815$38,735

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Features Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. BMW 2-Series

Model Year20172017
ModelGolf / GTI2-Series
TrimGTI SM240i
Body2dr Hatch2dr Coupe
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
FWD$0 
AWD $1700
Accessories 
Proximity key $250
Remote app$25 
Remote window/roof operation $15
Universal garage door opener $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
High performance brake pads (optional) $0
Hill descent control $250
Knee airbag, passenger $100
Rearview camera$200 
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 
Cargo cover$75 
Overhead sunglass holder$25 
Second-row low console $100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0 
App support$100 
Apple CarPlay support$0 
Automatic air recirculation $100
Automatic climate control, front $200
Dual-zone climate control $125
Mirrorlink support$0 
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents$100 
Rear air vents with manual controls $150
Rear wiper$175 
Residual heat $50
Satellite radio$200 
Satellite radio - one year subscription $250
SD Card slot$25 
SMS text-to-speech reader$50 
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Voice control for audio system$25 
Voice control for external devices $0
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional) $0
Body kit$0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50 
Sport rocker panels (optional) $0
Sunroof $900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75
Auto-dimming rearview mirror $150
Automatic headlights $125
Compass$0 
Cornering lights $75
Fog lights$125 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Power-folding mirrors $50
Steering-linked headlights $150
Xenon HID headlights $500
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Launch control $100
Regenerative braking $0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50 
Door sill trim plates $100
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200 
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Manual lumbar 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
Memory system, driver seat $200
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power recliner, driver seat $100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat $100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Synthetic leather seating surfaces $0
Wood trim $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$2,175$9,840
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$7,665
Value of Feature Adjustments0-7,245

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Specifications Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. BMW 2-Series

Model Year20172017
ModelGolf / GTI2-Series
Body2dr Hatch2dr Coupe
Wheelbase103.8 in105.9 in
Length167.5 in174.7 in
Width70.5 in69.8 in
Height57.2 in55.8 in
Curb Weight3,221 lb.3,662 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.13.7 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.4 in40.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in54.4 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in41.5 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in36.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.9 in53.4 in
Row 2 Legroom35.6 in33.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
22.8 ft313.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
52.7 ft313.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 2-Series M240i

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested250100%

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