Volkswagen Golf GTI

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Rating Summary

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI is currently rated #3 out of 17 overall in its category, beaten by the 2017 Hyundai Elantra for Compact Cars.

It's a good car overall compared to others in the same category and beats more than half of its competition along the way.

Its Cargo Volume and Car and Driver Overall Rating win versus competitors, but its Fuel Tank Capacity loses against the competition.

Competitors

Which is better: Volkswagen Golf GTI or Kia Soul?

The Golf GTI costs $8,895.00 more than the Soul. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf GTI or Chevrolet Bolt?

The Golf GTI costs $11,625.00 less than the Bolt. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf GTI or Honda Civic Sedan?

The Golf GTI costs $6,255.00 more than the Civic Sedan. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf GTI or Mazda Mazda3?

The Golf GTI costs $7,150.00 more than the Mazda3. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf GTI or Toyota Prius?

The Golf GTI costs $1,520.00 more than the Prius. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf GTI or Chevrolet Volt?

The Golf GTI costs $8,225.00 less than the Volt. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf GTI or Hyundai Elantra?

The Golf GTI costs $7,845.00 more than the Elantra. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf GTI or Volkswagen Golf?

The Golf GTI costs $5,100.00 more than the Golf. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf GTI or Chevrolet Cruze?

The Golf GTI costs $8,020.00 more than the Cruze. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf GTI or Honda Civic Coupe?

The Golf GTI costs $5,845.00 more than the Civic Coupe. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf GTI or Honda Civic Hatchback?

The Golf GTI costs $5,295.00 more than the Civic Hatchback. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf GTI or Honda Civic Si Coupe?

The Golf GTI costs $1,095.00 more than the Civic Si Coupe. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf GTI or Honda Civic Si Sedan?

The Golf GTI costs $1,095.00 more than the Civic Si Sedan. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf GTI or Toyota Corolla SE?

The Golf GTI costs $4,550.00 more than the Corolla SE. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf GTI or Hyundai Veloster Turbo?

The Golf GTI costs $2,395.00 more than the Veloster Turbo. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf GTI or Subaru Impreza Sport?

The Golf GTI costs $24,995.00 more than the Impreza Sport. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI Details

Is This Car Good?
Overall Rating

Best Attribute
Cargo Volume

Worst Attribute
Fuel Tank Capacity

Rating Feature Value Analysis
MSRP$24,995.00Bad with 1 stars based on 8 ratings
MPG24 city / 34 highwayBad with 1.5 stars based on 4 ratings
Horsepower210 to 220 hpGood with 4 stars based on 5 ratings
Fuel Tank Capacity13.2 galBad with 0 stars based on 1 ratings
Cargo Volume22.8cubic feet with seats up, 52.7 with seats folded down.Good with 5 stars based on 5 ratings
Seating Capacity5. Front seats supportive, rear seats plenty of space. Easy to get in and out of.Good with 4 stars based on 7 ratings
Car and Driver Overall Rating5/5Good with 5 stars based on 3 ratings
Motor Trend Overall Rating4.5/5Good with 5 stars based on 6 ratings