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2022 Chevrolet Camaro vs. 2021 Volkswagen Golf Review

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2022 Chevrolet
Camaro

MSRP*: $25,000 to $63,000
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2021 Volkswagen
Golf

MSRP*: $23,195
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MPG - City 13 - 22 MPG 29 MPG
MPG - Hwy 21 - 30 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 4 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 53.7 ft3
Engine 275-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 455-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 650-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) Inline-4
Transmission 10-Speed A/T, M/T Manual
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front-wheel
Horsepower 275 - 650 hp 147 hp
Exterior Length 188.3 - 190.2 in 167.6 in
Exterior Width 74.7 - 75.0 in 70.8 in
Leg Room Front 43.9 in
Rear info not available
Front 41.2 in
Rear 35.6 in
Head Room Front 38.5 in
Rear info not available
Front 38.4 in
Rear 38.1 in
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available ****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Camaro will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Golf.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Camaro as you will with the Volkswagen Golf, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
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 Chevrolet Camaro will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Volkswagen Golf, which has a much lower MSRP.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Camaro is much wider than the Volkswagen Golf, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Camaro, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volkswagen Golf.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Camaro has a much more powerful engine than the Volkswagen Golf. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Camaro does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Volkswagen Golf.

Utility
The Chevrolet Camaro has less seating than the Volkswagen Golf, making the Volkswagen Golf the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.