2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2017 Subaru WRX

The Golf family of vehicles is quite versatile. The 2017 Golf GTI might be stocked with the most value of any vehicle in the Golf lineup, with a combination of a performance-minded turbocharged engine and hatchback versatility. The 2017 Golf GTI is also more attractive as an everyday commuter, earning up to 34 mpg on the highway, compared 27 mpg highway from the WRX.

Available 2017 Golf GTI Packages:

  • Performance Package
  • Lighting Package
  • Driver Assistance Package

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2017 Golf GTI vs 2017 WRX
24/34 MPG (City/Hwy) 20/27
Turbocharged 2.0L I-4 Engine 2.0L H-4
6-speed manual Base Transmission 6-speed manual
52.7 CF Cargo Space 12.0 CF

Performance-minded 2017 Golf GTI

What’s different between the 2017 Golf GTI and the Subaru WRX? The Volkswagen Golf GTI is one of the most well-rounded hatchbacks on the market. Commonly referred to as the “hot hatch,” the Golf GTI proves its worth. Named the 2015 North American Car of the year, along with the Golf, this generation GTI has won more than a dozen awards. Inside, you’ll find Volkswagen App-Connect, that provides access to Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Mirrorlink technology with a compatible smartphone.

The seventh-generation Golf GTI also looks similar to the Golf, but with a few more visual differences. There’s no doubt that the 2017 Golf GTI and Subaru WRX are fun to drive. If you’re looking for a performance-mind compact car that can easily double as a commuter, the Golf GTI should be at the top of your list.

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2017 Golf GTI bi-xenon lights
2017 Golf GTI Clark Plaid Seating
2017 Golf GTI information display system
2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI navigation system

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