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Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Chevrolet Sonic Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Chevrolet Sonic Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $21,945

Chevrolet Sonic Premier   
Difference: $9,710

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182019
ModelGolf / Rabbit / GTIGolf / Rabbit / GTISonic
TrimGTI SEGTI AutobahnPremier
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $30,470 $35,070 $20,020
Cargo net 100 100 60
All-weather floor mats 235 235 140
Sunroof     850
Cargo net 80 80 55
All-weather floor mats 185 185 127
Sunroof     774
Options (change) 335 335 1,050
Options (change) 265 265 956
Destination 850 850 875
Total Price $31,655 $36,255 $21,945

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Chevrolet Sonic

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Chevrolet Sonic Premier
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $5,925
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $24,905
Model Year201820182019
ModelGolf / Rabbit / GTIGolf / Rabbit / GTISonic
TrimGTI SEGTI AutobahnPremier
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine220hp I4220hp I4138hp I4
TransmissionM6M6M6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 8400, 9?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18225/40-18205/50-17
Total Price$31,655$36,255$21,945
Adjustments for Features-3,785-7,2100
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$27,870$29,045$21,945
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,175$0

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Features Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Chevrolet Sonic

Model Year201820182019
ModelGolf / Rabbit / GTIGolf / Rabbit / GTISonic
TrimGTI SEGTI AutobahnPremier
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150$150$150
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $750 
Cruise control$250 $250
Heated steering wheel  $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
4-wheel disc brakes$150$150 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200 
Blind spot warning system$200$200 
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear$100$100 
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100 
Forward collision warning$200$200 
Knee airbag, passenger  $100
Rear side airbags  $300
Rollover sensor  $50
Secondary collision brake assist$25$25 
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50 
Cargo mat$40$40 
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25 
Rear seat pass-through$100$100 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity  $50
Automatic climate control, front $200 
CD player$125$125 
Dual-zone climate control $125 
HD radio$50$50 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15 
Larger infotainment display$0$0 
Mirrorlink support$0$0 
MP3-compatible player$50$50 
Navigation system $600 
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175 
Rear air vents$100$100 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation  $325
Traffic + travel information $25 
Variable intermittent wipers  $75
Voice control for audio system$25 $25
Voice control for external devices  $0
Voice control for nav and audio $100 
Wi-Fi hotspot  $50
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25 
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0$0 
Sunroof  $900
Sunroof, large$1100$1100 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror $150 
Cornering lights$50$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50$50 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150 
LED headlights$1000$1000 
Steering-linked headlights$150$150 
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25$25 
Visor mirror, driver  $10
Visor mirror, passenger  $10
Powertrain 
Limited-slip front differential$500$500 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50$50 
Floor mats, second row (optional)  $0
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200$200 
Leather seating surfaces $900 
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50  
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat$50$50 
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat$50  
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$50$50 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150 
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100 
Synthetic leather seating surfaces  $0
Upgraded floor mats  $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200 
Wheels, dark finish  $0
Total Value of Features$6,380$9,805$2,595
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,785$7,210$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,631-6,9170

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Specifications Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Chevrolet Sonic

Model Year20182019
ModelGolf / Rabbit / GTISonic
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase103.8 in99.4 in
Length167.6 in159.8 in
Width70.8 in68.3 in
Height58.2 in59.7 in
Curb Weight2,946 lb.2,820 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.12.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.4 in38.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in53.4 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in51.4 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in41.8 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in37.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.9 in53.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in51.6 in
Row 2 Legroom35.6 in34.6 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
17.4 ft319.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
53.7 ft347.7 ft3

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