Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Golf R than the BMW 435, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Golf R, the BMW 435 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.
With the BMW 435 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Volkswagen Golf R, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW 435 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Volkswagen Golf R, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the BMW 435 is much higher than that for the Volkswagen Golf R.
Since the BMW 435 is much wider than the Volkswagen Golf R, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the BMW 435, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volkswagen Golf R.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW 435 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Volkswagen Golf R.
The BMW 435 has a larger turning radius than the Volkswagen Golf R, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 435 is somewhat more powerful than the Volkswagen Golf R.
The BMW 435 has less seating than the Volkswagen Golf R, making the Volkswagen Golf R the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW 435 has significantly less cargo room than the Volkswagen Golf R, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW 435 than that of the Volkswagen Golf R.
Compare the 2014 BMW 435 and the 2013 Volkswagen Golf R.
More Details & Photos
MSRP*: $46,000 - $48,000
More Details & Photos
MSRP*: $34,195 - $34,795
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||--||--|
|City MPG:||20 - 22||19|
|Highway MPG:||30 - 32||--|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$42,320 - $44,160||$32,827 - $33,403|
Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.
Use Car Chooser from NewCars.com to narrow your new car search by body type, price, make, fuel economy and much more!
Compare your contenders side by side and review the details of each new car you've filtered down to. See available styles, options, rebates and incentives for the models you're looking at.
There's no other tool quite like it!
*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.