Model Compare

Comparing the "2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI" and "2018 Ford Mustang"

Overview

MSRP

$26,415

$25,680

MPG (Combined)

28

25

Engine

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

310-hp, 2.3-liter I-4 (premium)

Transmission

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

6-speed manual w/OD

10-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual ,

6-speed manual w/OD

Drivetrain

FWD

RWD

Seats

5

4

Consumer Rating

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Pricing

List Price

$27,310

$26,675

MSRP

$26,415

$25,680

Invoice Price

$25,357

$24,524

Destination Charge

$895

$995

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

28

25

City MPG

25

21

Highway MPG

33

32

Convenience

Cruise Control

Standard

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Not available

Not available

Compass

Standard

Standard

Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Driver and passenger

Driver and passenger

Steering Wheel Material

Leather

Leather/aluminum

Gear Shift Knob Trim

Leather/aluminum

Leather/aluminum

Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Standard

Standard

Clock

In-dash

In-radio display

12-Volt DC Power Outlet

3

2

Retained Accessory Power

Standard

Standard

Dome Light

Fade

Fade

Glovebox Light

Standard

Standard

Map Light

Front & rear

Front

Cargo Light

Standard

Standard

Cupholders

Front and rear

Front

Programmable Garage-Door Opener

Available

Not available

Voice Recorder

Not available

Not available

Tire Mobility Kit

Not available

Standard

Rearview Mirror

Day-night

Auto-dimming day-night

Rear Window Defogger

Standard

Standard

Floor Mats

Carpeted front & rear

Carpet front

USB Ports

Not available

Standard

Hands Free Auto-Opening Liftgate/Trunk

Not available

Not available

Proximity Key

Not available

Standard

Specifications

Length

168.0 "

188.3 "

Wheelbase

103.6 "

107.1 "

Front Track

60.6 "

62.3 "

Rear Track

59.7 "

64.9 "

Width

70.8 "

75.4 "

Turning Radius

17.9 '

18.3 '

Height

57.8 "

54.4 "

Horsepower

220 @ 4,700 rpm

310 @ 5,500 rpm

Torque

258 @ 1,500 rpm

350 @ 3,000 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

13.2 gal.

15.5 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.25 / 3.65 "

3.45 / 3.70 "

Drag Coefficient

.31

Not available

Curb Weight

3,062 lbs.

3,532 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

4,233 lbs.

Not available

Maximum Trailer Weight

Not available

Not available

Passenger Volume

93 cu.ft.

84 cu.ft.

Front Legroom

41.2 "

44.5 "

Front Headroom

38.4 "

37.6 "

Front Hip Room

Not available

54.9 "

Front Shoulder Room

55.9 "

56.3 "

Rear Legroom

35.6 "

30.6 "

Rear Headroom

38.1 "

34.8 "

Rear Hip Room

Not available

47.4 "

Rear Shoulder Room

53.9 "

52.2 "

Maximum Luggage Volume

53.7 cu.ft.

13.5 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

17.4 cu.ft.

13.5 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

53.7 cu.ft.

Not available

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

53.7 cu.ft.

13.5 cu.ft.

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