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Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Mazda CX-5 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Mazda CX-5 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $30,335

Volkswagen Golf / GTI 1.8T SE   
Difference: $1,790

Lowest Total Invoice: $28,906

Volkswagen Golf / GTI 1.8T SE   
Difference: $2,116

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201620162016
ModelGolf / GTIGolf / GTICX-5
Trim1.8T SE1.8T SELGrand Touring
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Base Price $27,025 $29,385 $28,570
Base Invoice $25,944 $28,210 $27,759
Lighting Package 995 995  
Driver Assistance Package 1,495 1,495  
i-ACTIVSENSE Package     1,500
Technology Package     1,155
Lighting Package 856 856  
Driver Assistance Package 1,286 1,286  
i-ACTIVSENSE Package     1,335
Technology Package     1,028
Options (change) 2,490 2,490 2,655
Options (change) 2,142 2,142 2,363
Destination 820 820 900
Total Price $30,335 $32,695 $32,125
Total Invoice $28,906 $31,172 $31,022

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Mazda CX-5

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Golf / GTI 1.8T SE
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,555
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,889
Model Year201620162016
ModelGolf / GTIGolf / GTICX-5
Trim1.8T SE1.8T SELGrand Touring
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Engine170hp I4170hp I4184hp I4
TransmissionT6T6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)25/36 MPG25/36 MPG26/33 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)400, 9400, 9225, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-17225/40-18225/55-19
Total Price$30,335$32,695$32,125
Adjustments for Features0-1,325-235
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$30,335$31,370$31,890
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,035$0
Total Invoice$28,906$31,172$31,022
Adjustments for Features0-1,263-227
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$28,906$29,909$30,795
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,003$0

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Features Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year201620162016
ModelGolf / GTIGolf / GTICX-5
Trim1.8T SE1.8T SELGrand Touring
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100$100 
Adaptive cruise control  $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000 
Remote app$25$25 
Semi-automated parking system$500$500 
Universal garage door opener  $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist  $25
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear$100$100 
Following distance indicator  $25
Knee airbag, driver$100$100 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200$200 
Obstacle detection, front$200$200 
Obstacle detection, rear$300$300 
Rollover sensor  $50
Secondary collision brake assist$25$25 
Vehicle health reports$0$0 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50 
Cargo cover$75$75 
Overhead sunglass holder  $25
Rear seat pass-through$100$100 
Roof rails$250$250 
Storage compartment under front seat(s)$50  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$100$100 
Apple CarPlay support$100$100 
Automatic climate control, front $200$200
Dual-zone climate control $125$125
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15 
Mirrorlink support$0$0 
Navigation system $600$600
Rear air vents$100$100 
SD Card slot$25$25 
Surround sound  $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300 
Traffic + travel information $25 
Traffic information  $25
Voice control for audio system$25  
Voice control for nav and audio $100$100
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)  $250
Deep-tinted rear windows  $275
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200 
Sunroof  $900
Wheel-lip moldings  $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights  $200
Compass$0$0 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only  $750
Steering-linked fog lights$50$50 
Xenon HID headlights$500$500 
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather seating surfaces  $900
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$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 lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $100
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Synthetic leather seating surfaces$0$0 
Total Value of Features$7,090$8,415$7,325
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,325$235
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,263-227

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Specifications Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year20162016
ModelGolf / GTICX-5
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.5 in106.3 in
Length179.6 in179.3 in
Width70.8 in72.4 in
Height58.3 in65.7 in
Curb Weight3,123 lb.3,433 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.14.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.6 in40.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in57.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in55.2 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in41.0 in
Row 2 Headroom38.6 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.9 in55.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in53.7 in
Row 2 Legroom35.6 in39.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
30.4 ft334.1 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
66.5 ft364.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / GTI 1.8T SE

Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Interior ambient lighting150No
Total Requested50063%
Total Not Requested30037%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150No
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300No
Lane departure warning system200No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Parking guidance system - active500No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Rear cross-traffic collision intervention100No
Total Requested40013%
Total Not Requested270087%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / GTI 1.8T SEL

Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Total Requested50077%
Total Not Requested15023%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150No
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300No
Lane departure warning system200No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Parking guidance system - active500No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Rear cross-traffic collision intervention100No
Total Requested40013%
Total Not Requested270087%

Option Package Details
Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

i-ACTIVSENSE Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning system200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Total Requested20013%
Total Not Requested132587%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150No
Steering-linked headlights150No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
LED tail lights0No
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1350100%

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