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Here's how the 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI and the 2016 Hyundai Veloster measure up.
$24,995
Starting MSRP
$18,000
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 3-door -
Seats
5 4 -
Engine

210.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

132.0-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
28 30 -
Size
168" length, 56.8" height 166.1" length, 55.1" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black / Copper

Gray

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in 17 X 7 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A -
Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in 17 X 7 in -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 90 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
480 410 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 4500 132 @ 6300 -
Displacement
2.0 L/121 1.6 L/97 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500 120 @ 4850 -

Mileage

Cruising Range - City
330.00 mi 356.40 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
25 MPG 27 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
448.80 mi 462.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 MPG 30 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 MPG 35 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam -

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in 11 in -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 in 10.3 in -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal 13.2 gal -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.8 ft 34.1 ft -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P225/40HR18 P215/45HR17 -
Front Tire Size
P225/40HR18 P215/45HR17 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2972 lbs 2679 lbs -

Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room
55.9 in 55.6 in -
Second Head Room
38.1 in 35.3 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A 53.2 in -
Front Leg Room
41.2 in 43.9 in -
Length, Overall
168 in 166.1 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
22.8 ft³ 15.5 ft³ -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Height, Overall
56.8 in 55.1 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
52.7 ft³ 34.7 ft³ -
Second Leg Room
35.6 in 31.7 in -
Second Shoulder Room
53.9 in 54 in -
Track Width, Front
60.6 in 61.5 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A 52.6 in -
Front Head Room
38.4 in 39 in -
Trunk Volume
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
59.7 in 62 in -
Wheelbase
103.6 in 104.3 in -
Min Ground Clearance
5 in 5.6 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.5 in 70.5 in -
Passenger Volume
93.5 ft³ 89.8 ft³ -

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