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Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Kia Soul Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Kia Soul Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $29,280

Kia Soul Turbo   
Difference: $6,740

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182021
ModelGolf / Rabbit / GTISoul
TrimGTI AutobahnTurbo
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $35,070 $27,650
Cargo net 100 70
Floor mats   135
Illuminated door sill trim plates   250
Cargo net 80 0
Floor mats   0
Illuminated door sill trim plates   0
Options (change) 100 455
Options (change) 80 0
Destination 850 1,175
Total Price $36,020 $29,280

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Kia Soul

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Kia Soul Turbo
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,300
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $32,999
Model Year20182021
ModelGolf / Rabbit / GTISoul
TrimGTI AutobahnTurbo
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine220hp I4201hp I4
TransmissionM6S7
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)400, 9640, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18235/45-18
Total Price$36,020$29,280
Adjustments for Features-4400
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$35,580$29,280

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Features Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Kia Soul

Model Year20182021
ModelGolf / Rabbit / GTISoul
TrimGTI AutobahnTurbo
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150 
7-speed automated manual $1200
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel $100
Remote climate control $25
Remote start $150
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Knee airbag, driver$75 
Lane departure warning $200
Lane keeping assist $400
Pedestrian detection $50
Rollover sensor $50
Secondary collision brake assist$25 
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Rear seat pass-through$100 
Climate Control 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15 
Interior air filter$0 
Ionizing air filtration $50
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Rear air vents$100 
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Drivetrain 
Limited-slip front differential$500 
Engine / Motor 
Automatic start / stop $150
Exterior 
Body kit$0 
Deep-tinted rear windows $275
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0 
Rear spoiler$200 
Sunroof $900
Sunroof, large$1100 
Infotainment 
App support$0 
Aux input$50 
Bluetooth audio streaming$25 
CD player$125 
Larger infotainment display$0 
Mirrorlink support$0 
MP3-compatible player$50 
SMS text-to-speech reader$25 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$200 
Traffic + travel information$25 
Wireless charging station $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Auto-dimming rearview mirror$150 
Boost gauge $75
Compass$0 
Cornering lights$50 
Head-up display (HUD) $350
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Speaker lights $100
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
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 lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100
Power recliner, passenger seat$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500 
Total Value of Features$5,340$4,900
Value of Feature Adjustments$440$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4230

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Specifications Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Kia Soul

Model Year20182021
ModelGolf / Rabbit / GTISoul
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase103.8 in102.4 in
Length167.6 in165.2 in
Width70.8 in70.9 in
Height58.2 in63.0 in
Curb Weight2,946 lb.2,803 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.14.3 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.4 in39.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in55.5 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in41.1 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in39.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.9 in54.7 in
Row 2 Legroom35.6 in38.8 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
17.4 ft324.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
53.7 ft362.1 ft3

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