Volkswagen Golf copy

2019 Volkswagen Golf

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2019 Golf GTI

2019 Volkswagen Golf vs. 2019 Golf GTI

Are you in the market for a new Volkswagen model? If you’re on the hunt for a family-sized vehicle with exciting features, you should check out the 2019 VW Golf at Alexandria Volkswagen. We’ll look at how the 2019 Golf compares to the 2019 Golf GTI and determine which model fits your budget and lifestyle the best. We’re here to help you find the right vehicle that will make your Arlington commute more enjoyable.

VW Golf vs. Golf GTI

2019 VW Golf

2019 VW Golf GTI


Starting Price

1.4L Turbo


2.0L Turbo
147 hp


228 hp

Price and Performance

If high performance is at the top of your list, you will want to experience the Golf GTI! Its upgraded engine gives you more power and speed while driving on the streets in Washington DC, but will come at a higher price. While the Golf offers slightly less power than the GTI, the price is more approachable. Here is a quick look at what you can expect with the newest Golf and Golf GTI.

Volkswagen Golf:

  • 147 hp, 1.4L turbocharged engine that supplies 184 lb-ft of torque
  • Offered with a Tiptronic® transmission with Sport mode
  • MSRP starting from $21,845 for the S trim*

Volkswagen Golf GTI:

  • 228 hp, 2.0L turbo engine that supplies 258 lb-ft of torque
  • Created to keep up with a fast-paced lifestyle
  • Take handling to new levels with the Autobahn-tuned sport suspension. Sustain a stronger grip while enjoying a smooth ride.
  • MSRP starting from $27,595 for the S trim*

Interior Features

The interior of both models offers an abundance of high-class technology to keep your commutes to Springfield exciting. Both models come standard with the VW Car-Net App Connect, SiriusXM satellite radio, and the chic leather-wrapped steering wheel. What makes the Golf GTI stand out are features like:

  • Cooled glove box
  • Iconic plaid cloth upholstery
  • Fan-favorite heated front seats

Compare the Golf vs. Golf GTI at Alexandria Volkswagen

Comparing the Volkswagen Golf vs. GTI, you will notice quite a bit of difference. The GTI was made for drivers who have a fast-paced lifestyle and want that in a vehicle, while the Golf offers strong performance, but at a more affordable price point. The best way to make your final decision is to visit Alexandria Volkswagen and hit the road for a test drive and see firsthand what each model has to offer. Contact us today for questions! Whether you’re looking for a used Volkswagen Golf GTI, or for details on a Volkswagen Golf lease, we’re here to help. Don’t forget to ask about our current vehicle specials and check out the available Volkswagen Golf GTI accessories.

* 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.

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