|2015 Volkswagen Golf||2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI|
|25 city/37 hwy||Base MPG||25 city/34 hwy|
|200 lb.-ft.||Torque||258 lb.-ft.|
|North American Car of the Year||Awards||North American Car of the Year|
2015 Volkswagen Golf vs 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI
One of the great advantages to choosing Volkswagen for a new vehicle is the number of ways you can customize your vehicle. For example, you can get the Volkswagen Golf or Golf GTI, each of which comes with its own trim levels. To help you decide which vehicle works best for you, we are comparing the 2015 Volkswagen Golf vs 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI so that you can see the advantages in each model.
What separates these two vehicles is power. That isn’t to say that one necessarily has the edge over the other. Rather, it comes down to your personal preference. How much power do you need and what will you use it for?
With either vehicle you will find great fuel economy, with only small differences between the two. If fuel efficiency is of particular concern to you, however, consider the 2015 VW Golf with a TDI Clean Diesel engine. The diesel Golf can get you 30 city mpg and 45 highway mpg.
Great Performance With Both Models
When it comes to performance, you really can’t go wrong. If you’re looking for a little something extra in the power department, however, the Golf GTI base model comes equipped with a 210 horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. With this you will get 258 lb.-ft. of torque, but the VW Golf can flex its muscles as well, offering 170 horsepower and 200 lb.-ft. of torque from a 1.8-liter turbocharged engine.
The decision is yours between the 2015 Volkswagen Golf vs 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI. The Golf’s fuel efficiency may have you shouting for joy or the Golf GTI’s power boost may have you itching to get behind the wheel. Either way, you will get the best of both worlds and a comfortably stylish interior. Schedule a test drive for either vehicle by clicking below or fill out the form above for more information from Volkswagen of The Woodlands.