Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen GTI than the Toyota Prius c. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Volkswagen GTI and the Toyota Prius c in the front seats.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Volkswagen GTI as you will with the Toyota Prius c, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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 Volkswagen GTI is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Prius c. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Volkswagen GTI and the Toyota Prius c have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Volkswagen GTI is much wider than the Toyota Prius c, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Volkswagen GTI, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Toyota Prius c.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Volkswagen GTI does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius c.
The Volkswagen GTI has a significantly larger turning radius than the Toyota Prius c, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Volkswagen GTI has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Prius c. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Volkswagen GTI and the Toyota Prius c.
The Volkswagen GTI comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Prius c.
Compare the 2014 Volkswagen GTI and the 2014 Toyota Prius c.
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MSRP*: $25,095 - $29,695
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MSRP*: $19,080 - $23,360
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $250||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.90%||As low as 0.00%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 3.10%|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Safety Rating: Front
|Safety Rating: Side
|Safety Rating: Rear
|Invoice*:||$24,091 - $28,507||$18,127 - $21,746|
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