Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen GTI than the Subaru BRZ, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Subaru BRZ, drivers may find the Volkswagen GTI a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.
The Volkswagen GTI requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Subaru BRZ, making it more convenient to drive.
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). Whether you pick the Subaru BRZ or the Volkswagen GTI, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Subaru BRZ and the Volkswagen GTI have similar Destination Charges.
The Subaru BRZ is about the same width as the Volkswagen GTI. When looking at overall length, the Subaru BRZ takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volkswagen GTI.
The Subaru BRZ has much less torque than the Volkswagen GTI, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Subaru BRZ has about the same turning radius as the Volkswagen GTI, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
The Subaru BRZ has less horsepower than the Volkswagen GTI, so it will probably be somewhat slower.
The Subaru BRZ has less seating than the Volkswagen GTI, making the Volkswagen GTI the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Subaru BRZ has significantly less cargo room than the Volkswagen GTI, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The Subaru BRZ comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen GTI.
Compare the 2014 Subaru BRZ and the 2014 Volkswagen GTI.
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MSRP*: $25,595 - $27,595
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MSRP*: $25,095 - $29,695
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||--||As low as 1.90%|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$24,421 - $26,205||$24,091 - $28,507|
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