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2021 Chevrolet Camaro vs. 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI Review

New 2021 Chevrolet Camaro

2021 Chevrolet
Camaro

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New 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI

2020 Volkswagen
Golf GTI

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MSRP*
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$25,000 to $63,000
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$28,595 to $36,495
Invoice* $24,100 to $60,732 $27,452 to $35,034
MPG - City 14 - 19 24
MPG - Hwy 20 - 29 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 4 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Golf GTI than the Chevrolet Camaro, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Chevrolet Camaro will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Golf GTI.

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 GTI, 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 is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Golf GTI. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Camaro will cost more in transportation costs than the Volkswagen Golf GTI.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Camaro is much wider than the Volkswagen Golf GTI, 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 GTI.

Drivetrain
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 GTI.

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

Utility
The Chevrolet Camaro has less seating than the Volkswagen Golf GTI, making the Volkswagen Golf GTI the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Chevrolet Camaro has significantly less cargo room than the Volkswagen Golf GTI, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Camaro is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volkswagen Golf GTI.