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2021 Toyota Supra vs. 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Review

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2021 Toyota
Supra

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2021 Volkswagen
Golf GTI

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MSRP*
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$43,090 to $54,795
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$28,695 to $36,945
Invoice* $39,211 to $49,864 $27,547 to $35,467
MPG - City 22 - 25 23
MPG - Hwy 30 - 32 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, Inline-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 2 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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
Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Golf GTI, the Toyota Supra may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Toyota Supra 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 Toyota Supra will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Volkswagen Golf GTI, 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 Toyota Supra and the Volkswagen Golf GTI have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Toyota Supra is much wider than the Volkswagen Golf GTI, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Toyota Supra, which is slightly longer than the Volkswagen Golf GTI.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Toyota Supra does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Volkswagen Golf GTI.

Handling
The Toyota Supra has a smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Golf GTI, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Toyota Supra 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
Those who have to chauffeur around a lot of people should beware, the Toyota Supra seats a lot fewer people than the Volkswagen Golf GTI. The Toyota Supra 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 Toyota Supra is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volkswagen Golf GTI.