Model Compare

Comparing the "2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI" and "2016 Hyundai Veloster"

Overview

MSRP

$24,995

$18,000

MPG (Combined)

28

30

Engine

210-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium)

132-hp, 1.6-liter I-4 (regular gas)

Transmission

6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual ,

6-speed manual w/OD

6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual ,

6-speed manual w/OD

Drivetrain

FWD

FWD

Seats

5

4

Consumer Rating

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Pricing

List Price

$25,815

$18,835

MSRP

$24,995

$18,000

Invoice Price

$23,995

$17,360

Destination Charge

$820

$835

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

28

30

City MPG

25

28

Highway MPG

34

36

Convenience

Cruise Control

Standard

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Not available

Not available

Compass

Standard

Available

Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Driver and passenger

Driver and passenger

Steering Wheel Material

Leather

Urethane

Gear Shift Knob Trim

Leather/aluminum

Urethane

Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Standard

Standard

Clock

In-dash

In-dash

12-Volt DC Power Outlet

2

2

Retained Accessory Power

Standard

Standard

Dome Light

Fade

Fade

Glovebox Light

Standard

Not available

Map Light

Front & rear

Front

Cargo Light

Standard

Standard

Cupholders

Front and rear

Front and rear

Programmable Garage-Door Opener

Not available

Available

Voice Recorder

Not available

Not available

Tire Mobility Kit

Not available

Standard

Rearview Mirror

Day-night

Day-night

Rear Window Defogger

Standard

Standard

Floor Mats

Carpeted front & rear

Available: Carpeted front & rear

USB Ports

Not available

Available

Hands Free Auto-Opening Liftgate/Trunk

Not available

Not available

Proximity Key

Not available

Available

Specifications

Length

168.0 "

166.1 "

Wheelbase

103.6 "

104.3 "

Front Track

60.6 "

61.5 "

Rear Track

59.7 "

62.0 "

Width

70.5 "

70.5 "

Turning Radius

17.9 '

17.1 '

Height

56.8 "

55.1 "

Horsepower

210 @ 4,500 rpm

132 @ 6,300 rpm

Torque

258 @ 1,500 rpm

120 @ 4,850 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

13.2 gal.

13.2 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.25 / 3.65 "

3.03 / 3.36 "

Drag Coefficient

.31

.32

Curb Weight

2,972 lbs.

2,679 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

4,189 lbs.

3,748 lbs.

Maximum Trailer Weight

Not available

Not available

Passenger Volume

93 cu.ft.

90 cu.ft.

Front Legroom

41.2 "

43.9 "

Front Headroom

38.4 "

39.0 "

Front Hip Room

Not available

53.2 "

Front Shoulder Room

55.9 "

55.6 "

Rear Legroom

35.6 "

31.7 "

Rear Headroom

38.1 "

35.3 "

Rear Hip Room

Not available

52.6 "

Rear Shoulder Room

53.9 "

54.0 "

Maximum Luggage Volume

52.7 cu.ft.

34.7 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

22.8 cu.ft.

15.5 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

52.7 cu.ft.

34.7 cu.ft.

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

52.7 cu.ft.

34.7 cu.ft.

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