Compare 2021 Volkswagen Golf vs 2022 Volkswagen Taos

2021 Volkswagen Golf
2022 Volkswagen Taos
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1.4T TSI Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Golf 1.4T TSI Automatic 29 36 $23,035 $23,995
Golf 1.4T TSI Manual 29 39 $22,267 $23,195
Golf GTI 2.0T Automaticbahn DSG 24 32 $36,235 $37,745
Golf GTI 2.0T Automaticbahn Manual 23 30 $35,467 $36,945
Golf GTI 2.0T S DSG 24 32 $28,315 $29,495
Golf GTI 2.0T S Manual 23 30 $27,547 $28,695
Golf GTI 2.0T SE DSG 24 32 $32,127 $33,465
Golf GTI 2.0T SE Manual 23 30 $31,358 $32,665
2022 Volkswagen Taos
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,035
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,995
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$400 / month
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The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 VW Golf TSI compels shoppers for its overall value, but the GTI is a hole in one. The spacious 2022 Volkswagen Taos is one of the roomiest in the class and comes with good standard convenience features.
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Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg -
Highway
36 mpg -
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.5 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 -
Passenger Capacity
5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 -
Wheelbase (in)
103.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.8 -
Track Width, Front (in)
61 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 -
Length, Overall (in)
167.6 -
Height, Overall (in)
58.2 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
17.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
53.7 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 -
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA -
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA -
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact -
Front Tire Order Code
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3012 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
480 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 1400 -
Engine Order Code
NA -
Displacement
1.4 L/85 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
147 @ 5000 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 -
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection -
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
32 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
29 -
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.07 -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.87 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 -
Trans Type
8 -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.00 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.97 -
Trans Order Code
M8 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.47 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Golf -
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
5.6 -
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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