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Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Mazda Mazda3 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Mazda Mazda3 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $28,720

Mazda Mazda3 Premium   
Difference: $3,130

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20142019
ModelGolf / GTIMazda3
TrimGTIPremium
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $25,095 $27,500
All-weather floor mats 235 100
6-speed automated manual 1,100  
Driver's Edition 4,600  
Cargo mat   75
Door sill trim plates   125
All-weather floor mats 185 80
6-speed automated manual 1,056  
Driver's Edition 4,416  
Cargo mat   60
Door sill trim plates   100
Options (change) 5,935 300
Options (change) 5,657 240
Destination 820 920
Total Price $31,850 $28,720

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Mazda Mazda3

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mazda Mazda3 Premium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $7,215
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $29,573
Model Year20142019
ModelGolf / GTIMazda3
TrimGTIPremium
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine200hp I4186hp I4
TransmissionS6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)24/32 MPG26/35 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 8?, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18215/45-18
Total Price$31,850$28,720
Adjustments for Features0-4,085
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$31,850$24,635

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Features Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Mazda Mazda3

Model Year20142019
ModelGolf / GTIMazda3
TrimGTIPremium
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automated manual$1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000
Cruise control$250 
Proximity key $250
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Blind spot warning system $200
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Following distance indicator $25
Forward collision warning $200
G-vectoring control $100
Knee airbag, driver $100
Knee airbag, passenger $100
Lane departure warning $200
Lane keeping assist $400
Pedestrian detection $50
Rearview camera $200
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Rear seat pass-through$100 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $100
App support $100
Apple CarPlay support $100
Automatic climate control, front $200
CD player$125 
Dual-zone climate control $125
HD radio $50
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15 
iPod integration$100 
MP3-compatible player$50 
Navigation system$600 
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents$100 
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
USB port $100
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Voice control for audio system $25
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Automatic headlights $125
Compass$0 
Fog lights$125 
Head-up display (HUD) $350
Heated mirrors$25 
LED headlights $1000
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Powertrain 
Launch control$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim$100 
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Memory system, driver seat $200
Metal pedals$75 
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100
Power recliner, passenger seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$3,790$7,875
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$4,085
Value of Feature Adjustments0-165

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Specifications Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Mazda Mazda3

Model Year20142019
ModelGolf / GTIMazda3
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase101.5 in107.3 in
Length165.4 in175.6 in
Width70.3 in70.7 in
Height58.3 in56.7 in
Curb Weight3,090 lb.3,082 lb.
Fuel Capacity14.5 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.3 in38.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.7 in55.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in54.6 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in42.3 in
Row 2 Headroom38.5 in37.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room52.8 in53.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in50.9 in
Row 2 Legroom35.5 in35.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
15.0 ft320.1 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
46.0 ft30.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI

Driver's Edition
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Total Requested245080%
Total Not Requested60020%

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