Compare 2014 Subaru WRX vs 2014 Volkswagen GTI

2014 Subaru WRX
2014 Volkswagen GTI
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2014 Subaru WRX
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4-Door HB Manual Wolfsburg PZEV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB Manual PZEV Wolfsburg 21 31 $24,091 $25,095
4-Door HB DSG PZEV Wolfsburg 24 32 $25,147 $26,195
4-Door HB Manual PZEV Driver's Edition 21 31 $28,507 $29,695
4-Door HB DSG PZEV Driver's Edition 24 32 $29,563 $30,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$24,091
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$25,095
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$418 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Subaru WRX and STI lack an automatic transmission and decent fuel economy, but they're fun to drive in just about any weather, and they're comfortable for long commutes, too.
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TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 21 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7
Second Leg Room (in)
35.5
Passenger Capacity
5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5
Length, Overall (in)
165.9
Height, Overall (in)
57.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.7
Wheelbase (in)
101.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
46
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
15.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA
Front Tire Size
P225/40HR18
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3113
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
480
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 1700
Engine Order Code
NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.47
Trans Type
6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.11
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.09
Trans Order Code
NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.10
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen GTI
Body Style
Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
- --
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
- --
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
- --
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
- --
Overall Side Crash Rating
- --
Side Barrier Rating
- --
Side Barrier Rating Driver
- --
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
- --
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
- --
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
- --
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
- --
Rollover Rating
-

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