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Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Mini Countryman Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Mini Countryman Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $33,025

Volkswagen Golf / GTI SEL   
Difference: $775

Lowest Total Invoice: $31,460

Mini Countryman Cooper   
Difference: $48

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172017
ModelGolf / GTICountrymanCountryman
TrimSELCooperCooper S
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $29,970 $26,100 $30,600
Base Invoice $28,772 $24,310 $28,450
Driver Assistance and Lighting Pkg. 1,995    
Door sill trim plates 240    
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only   1,250  
Technology Package   2,250  
Power front seats   1,250  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable   250  
Satellite radio - one year subscription   300  
Front sport buckets   300  
Metallic paint (extra cost)   500 500
Cold Weather Package   750  
Active Driving Assistant     1,000
Fully Loaded Package     6,250
Rear spoiler     250
Temporary spare tire     0
Driver Assistance and Lighting Pkg. 1,716    
Door sill trim plates 200    
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only   1,150  
Technology Package   2,070  
Power front seats   1,150  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable   230  
Satellite radio - one year subscription   275  
Front sport buckets   275  
Metallic paint (extra cost)   460 460
Cold Weather Package   690  
Active Driving Assistant     920
Fully Loaded Package     5,750
Rear spoiler     230
Temporary spare tire     0
Options (change) 2,235 6,850 8,000
Options (change) 1,916 6,300 7,360
Destination 820 850 850
Total Price $33,025 $33,800 $39,450
Total Invoice $31,508 $31,460 $36,660

The configured Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Wagon

The configured Mini Countryman 4dr SUV

Even when the Volkswagen Golf / GTI and Mini Countryman are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Volkswagen Golf / GTI SEL trim is $29,970. The features would cost an additional $2,235. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $33,025.

The base sticker price of the Mini Countryman Cooper trim is $26,100. The features would cost an additional $6,850. Including the destination charge of $850, the total price of this trim is $33,800.

The base sticker price of the Mini Countryman Cooper S trim is $30,600. The features would cost an additional $8,000. Including the destination charge of $850, the total price of this trim is $39,450.

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 3. The feature adjusted price of the Mini Countryman trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Mini Countryman Cooper 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 4dr Wagon

The configured Mini Countryman 4dr SUV

Even when the Volkswagen Golf / GTI and Mini Countryman are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Volkswagen Golf / GTI SEL trim is $28,772. The features would cost an additional $1,916. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $31,508.

The invoice of the Mini Countryman Cooper trim is $24,310. The features would cost an additional $6,300. Including the destination charge of $850, the total price of this trim is $31,460.

The invoice of the Mini Countryman Cooper S trim is $28,450. The features would cost an additional $7,360. Including the destination charge of $850, the total price of this trim is $36,660.

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 Mini Countryman trims is 1. Based on this adjustment, the Mini Countryman Cooper 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. Mini Countryman

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Golf / GTI SEL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,395
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,498
Model Year201720172017
ModelGolf / GTICountrymanCountryman
TrimSELCooperCooper S
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine170hp I4134hp I3189hp I4
TransmissionT6M6T8
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)400, 9?, 6410, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18225/55-17225/50-18
Total Price$33,025$33,800$39,450
Adjustments for Features-1,6200-3,925
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$31,405$33,800$35,525
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,725
Total Invoice$31,508$31,460$36,660
Adjustments for Features-1,5460-3,647
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$29,962$31,460$33,013
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,553

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Features Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Mini Countryman

Model Year201720172017
ModelGolf / GTICountrymanCountryman
TrimSELCooperCooper S
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100  
6-speed manual $150 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1300
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100  
Adaptive cruise control  $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000  
Cruise control $250 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate  $100
Personal item tracker $25$25
Power liftgate  $350
Rear bumper seat  $25
Remote app$25  
Remote window/roof operation $15$15
Universal garage door opener  $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200
Automatic braking, low-speed$200  
Blind spot warning system$200  
Forward collision warning$200 $200
Knee airbag, passenger $100$100
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based$200  
Lane departure warning system$200  
Rear cross-traffic collision intervention$100  
Rear cross-traffic detection$100  
Secondary collision brake assist$25  
Temporary spare tire$150 $150
Tires, run-flat $150$150
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100
Vehicle health reports$0  
Cargo Management 
Rear seat pass-through$100  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0  
Apple CarPlay support$0  
Automatic air recirculation $100$100
CD player$125  
Handwriting recognition $200$200
Media drive $15$15
Mirrorlink support$0  
MP3-compatible player$50  
Satellite radio$200  
Satellite radio - one year subscription $250$250
SD Card slot$25  
SMS text-to-speech reader$50  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300  
Traffic + travel information$25  
Traffic information $25$25
Wiper de-icer $25$25
Wireless charging station $75$75
Exterior 
Deep-tinted rear windows  $275
Rear spoiler$200 $200
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75$75
Auto-dimming headlights$200  
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75$75
Compass$0 $0
Cornering lights $75$75
Head-up display (HUD) $350$350
Interior ambient lighting$150  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150$150
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750$750
Power-folding mirrors $50$50
Road sign information  $75
Steering-linked fog lights$75  
Steering-linked headlights$150  
Xenon HID headlights$500  
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150$150
Downshift rev matching $50 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50 $50
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75$75
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat$50  
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$50  
Manual recliner, second row seats $75$75
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $50$50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $50$50
Memory system, driver seat $200$200
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150$150
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical  $500
Electronic systems calibration selector $200$200
Total Value of Features$5,900$4,280$8,205
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,620$0$3,925
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,5460-3,647

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Specifications Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Mini Countryman

Model Year20172017
ModelGolf / GTICountryman
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.5 in105.1 in
Length179.6 in169.8 in
Width70.8 in71.7 in
Height58.3 in61.3 in
Curb Weight3,064 lb.3,301 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.16.1 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.6 in39.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in54.8 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in40.4 in
Row 2 Headroom38.6 in37.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.9 in54.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.6 in37.6 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
30.4 ft317.6 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
66.5 ft347.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / GTI SEL

Driver Assistance and Lighting Pkg.
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning system200No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200No
Total Requested165052%
Total Not Requested150048%

Option Package Details
Mini Countryman Cooper

LED headlights, single projector or low beam only
FeatureValueRequested?
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750No
Fog lights125Yes
Cornering lights75No
Total Requested12513%
Total Not Requested82587%
Front sport buckets
FeatureValueRequested?
Front sport buckets100Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50No
Total Requested10050%
Total Not Requested10050%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Wireless charging station75No
Personal item tracker25No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Media drive15No
Handwriting recognition200No
Total Requested140068%
Total Not Requested66532%
Power front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power height adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power recliner, driver seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, driver seat200No
Power height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
Total Requested55050%
Total Not Requested55050%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Power-folding mirrors50No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Total Requested35064%
Total Not Requested20036%

Option Package Details
Mini Countryman Cooper S

Active Driving Assistant
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Road sign information75No
Total Requested70072%
Total Not Requested27528%
Fully Loaded Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100No
Compass0Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Deep-tinted rear windows275No
Power liftgate350No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Harman/Kardon, 410W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Heated front seats200Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Power-folding mirrors50No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Adaptive dampers - electrical500No
225/50VR18 tires400No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Wireless charging station75No
Personal item tracker25No
Center armrest(s), second row50Yes
Alarm100No
Storage beneath cargo floor100No
Rear bumper seat25No
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power height adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power recliner, driver seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, driver seat200No
Power height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Media drive15No
Handwriting recognition200No
Total Requested235037%
Total Not Requested396563%

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