2019 Volkswagen Golf

2019 Volkswagen Golf

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI


2019 Volkswagen Golf


2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI


Starting MSRP


1.4L turbocharged 4-cylinder


2.0L turbo 4-cylinder

EPA-estimated 29 mpg city/37 mpg highway

City/Highway MPG

EPA-estimated 24 mpg city/32 mpg highway


VW Car-Net® App-Connect



Interior Upholstery

Clark Plaid Cloth

2019 Volkswagen Golf vs. 2019 Golf GTI

Considering a new VW hatchback for your Santa Monica commutes? The new Volkswagen lineup offers powerful and spacious options — two which are the new Golf and new Golf GTI. Compare the 2019 Volkswagen Golf vs. Golf GTI to find out which offers the price-tag, performance, and features you want. While both are great choices, one might be a better option for you than the other.

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Golf vs. Golf GTI: Price & Engine Options

If you're comparing the VW Golf vs. VW Golf GTI performance, the Golf GTI stands out as being more powerful. The Golf, on the other hand, is more efficient. Find out which best matches your needs below:

2019 Volkswagen Golf:

  • 147-hp 1.4L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that creates 184 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 29 mpg city/37 mpg highway rating
  • Offered with a Tiptronic® transmission with Sport mode
  • MSRP from $21,845 for the S trim*
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2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI:

  • 228-hp 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine that creates 258 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 24 mpg city/32 mpg highway rating
  • Standard Driving Mode Selection with an optional DCC® adaptive chassis control with four configurations: Normal, Sport, Comfort, and Individual
  • MSRP from $27,595 for the S trim*
2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Engine


Interior Features

You'll find a variety of comfort features and innovative technologies to make your journeys throughout Brentwood more enjoyable. Both VW hatchbacks include VW Car-Net® App-Connect, 60/40-split-folding rear seats, and a leather-wrapped gearshift knob. However, only the Golf GTI comes with the following:

  • Clark Plaid cloth upholstery
  • Heated front seats
  • Cooled glove box

Compare the Golf vs. Golf GTI at Volkswagen Santa Monica!

When you compare the Volkswagen Golf vs. Volkswagen Golf GTI, both stand out in their own ways. The VW Golf is more fuel-efficient and makes a great vehicle for cruising around Beverly Hills. The VW Golf GTI is the sportier pick and offers a more powerful engine and features like VAQ front limited-slip differential. We should also mention that it's available with plenty of unique accessories. Ready to test drive one or both? Schedule a test drive today or contact us to learn more about a Volkswagen Golf lease!

*Ask your dealer if this vehicle meets the emissions requirements of the state in which you are registering the vehicle. Starting MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title, other options, and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price. Specifications, equipment, options, and prices are subject to change without notice. Some items may be unavailable when vehicle is built. Ask your dealer about availability of options and verify that the vehicle includes the equipment you ordered.