2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2019 Subaru BRZ

Hot hatchback models are a valued rarity of the automotive market. One of the most notable contenders still going strong after decades of production is the reputable Volkswagen Golf GTI.

Nestled between the standard VW Golf hatchback and the performance-focused VW Golf R, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI offers a well-balanced middle ground. Highlights include its refined and comfortable interior, a fun and thrilling amount of power and performance features, and an affordable price that makes all of its bundled fun a great deal.

The 2019 Subaru BRZ is a coupe and therefore lacks the distinctive look of a hatchback. However, it aims to fulfill the same goals as the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI in terms of performance features and thrills. Let’s see how these fun-filled models compare. It’s the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs the 2019 Subaru BRZ!

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI


2019 Subaru BRZ

2L Turbocharged Inline 4 Baseline Engine 2L Flat 4
228 hp / 258 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 205 hp / 156 lb-ft
27 MPG Combined Fuel Economy 24 MPG
Front-Wheel Drive Standard Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Orwigsburg, PA

Surprisingly, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI produces more power than the 2019 Subaru BRZ while also maintaining a higher fuel economy. Additionally, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI provides a lot of additional cargo space due to its hatchback build. As for features, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI has the following to consider:

  • LED Headlights, Taillights, and DRL
  • Fender® Premium Audio
  • Adaptive Front-Lighting System
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Heated Seating
  • Pedestrian Monitoring
  • Exclusive Rabbit Edition
  • Volkswagen Car-Net® Infotainment
  • DCC® Adaptive Chassis Control
  • Park Distance Control
  • Performance Monitor
  • Drive Mode Selection
  • And More!

Want to test out the thrills of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI for yourself? Schedule a test drive here at the J. Bertolet Volkswagen dealership. Additionally, you can browse through our inventory of VW models if you’re shopping for a different vehicle build. For more information, please contact us. The J. Bertolet VW staff can be reached online, by phone, or in person at our dealership located in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania within Schuylkill County.

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