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Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Nissan LEAF Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Nissan LEAF Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $28,670

Nissan LEAF SL   
Difference: $3,120

Lowest Total Invoice: $26,385

Nissan LEAF SL   
Difference: $4,165

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201320132014
ModelGolf / GTIGolf / GTILEAF
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $24,795 $34,795 $35,020
Base Invoice $23,803 $33,403 $32,803
Autobahn Package 6,200    
Door sill trim plates     130
Floor mats     170
Autobahn Package 5,952    
Door sill trim plates     101
Floor mats     131
Options (change) 6,200 0 300
Options (change) 5,952 0 232
Destination 795 795 850
Gas Tax 0 0 -7,500
Total Price $31,790 $35,590 $28,670
Total Invoice $30,550 $34,198 $26,385

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Nissan LEAF

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Nissan LEAF SL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,965
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,863
Model Year201320132014
ModelGolf / GTIGolf / GTILEAF
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine200hp I4256hp I4107hp E
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)300, 8?, 8?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18225/40-18215/50-17
Total Price$31,790$35,590$28,670
Adjustments for Features0-450-1,845
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$31,790$35,140$26,825
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,350$0
Total Invoice$30,550$34,198$26,385
Adjustments for Features0-432-1,698
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$30,550$33,766$24,687
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,216$0

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Features Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Nissan LEAF

Model Year201320132014
ModelGolf / GTIGolf / GTILEAF
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150$150 
1-speed automatic  $800
FWD$0 $0
AWD $1700 
Heated steering wheel  $100
Photovoltaic solar panel  $250
Proximity key$250 $250
Remote app  $25
Tilt steering wheel, manual  $150
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250 
Universal garage door opener  $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Rearview camera  $200
Temporary spare tire$150$150 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50 
Cargo mat  $40
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25 
Rear seat pass-through$100$100 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Automatic climate control, front $200$200
CD changer, in-dash $325 
CD player$125 $125
Dual-zone climate control $125 
HD radio $50 
Heat pump  $250
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15 
Interior air filter$0$0 
iPod integration$100$100 
Navigation system$600 $600
Pandora internet radio connectivity  $50
Rear air vents$100$100 
SD Card slot$25$25 
Traffic information  $25
USB port  $100
Voice control for nav and audio  $100
Body kit $0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror  $150
Automatic headlights  $125
Detailed driving style feedback  $100
Digital instruments  $0
Fog lights$125 $125
Headlight washers $50 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50$50 
LED headlights  $1000
Steering-linked headlights$150$150 
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25$25 
Visor mirror, driver  $10
Visor mirror, passenger  $10
Xenon HID headlights$500$500 
24 kWh battery pack  $0
6.6 kW onboard charger  $500
DC quick-charging capability  $750
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim$100$100 
Center armrest(s), front row$75$75 
Center armrest(s), second row$50$50 
Heated second row seats  $200
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat$50$50 
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat$50$50 
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$50$50 
Metal pedals$75$75 
Power recliner, driver seat$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0$0 
Total Value of Features$4,490$4,940$6,335
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$450$1,845
Value of Feature Adjustments0-432-1,698

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Specifications Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Nissan LEAF

Model Year20132014
ModelGolf / GTILEAF
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase101.5 in106.3 in
Length165.4 in175.0 in
Width70.3 in69.7 in
Height58.3 in61.0 in
Curb Weight2,969 lb.3,257 lb.
Fuel Capacity14.5 gal.0.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.3 in41.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.7 in54.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in51.7 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in42.1 in
Row 2 Headroom38.5 in37.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room52.8 in52.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in50.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.5 in33.3 in
Cargo Volume,
15.0 ft324.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
46.0 ft330.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI

Autobahn Package
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Dynaudio, 300W, 8 speakers350No
Navigation system600Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Audio controls on steering wheel125Yes
CD changer, in-dash200No
HD radio50No
SD Card slot25No
Total Requested237559%
Total Not Requested167541%

Option Package Details
Nissan LEAF SL

Floor mats
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%

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