2019 Volkswagen Golf vs 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

The iconic look of the Volkswagen Golf is described by the VW company itself as an ‘urban legend’. This is a fantastic description to position the VW Golf as the perfect city vehicle. Affordable, versatile, and spacious for cargo and passengers, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf tackles all your wants and needs and surpasses expectations for what a compact car can accomplish.

So, what kind of hatchback can stand up against the reputation of the VW Golf? Today, we’ve chosen the new 2019 Corolla Hatchback variant to see if the ingenuity of the Toyota brand can elevate this model to the status of a worthy competitor. It’s the 2019 Volkswagen Golf vs the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback!

2019 Volkswagen Golf vs 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback
1.4L Turbocharged Inline 4 Baseline Engine 2L Inline 4
147 hp / 184 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 168 hp / 155 lb-ft
53.7 ft3 Maximum Cargo Capacity 17.8 ft3
6 yr. / 72,000 mi. Standard Warranty 3 yr. / 36,000 mi.


2019 Volkswagen Golf Orwigsburg, PA

The 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback is a slick model and does have its advantages. However, in the end, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf retains its title as the superior hatchback, primarily with its adjustable cargo space and long, reliable warranty. Additionally, the 2019 VW Golf model has an expansive list of available features to peruse, including: 

  • Rearview Camera System 
  • Overhead View Camera 
  • Automatic Headlights  
  • Volkswagen Car-Net® with App-Connect 
  • Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers with Heated Washer Nozzles 
  • Keyless Access with Push-Button Start 
  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror 
  • Blind Spot Monitor 
  • Leather-Wrapped Multi-Function Steering Wheel 
  • V-Tex Leatherette Seating 
  • Heated Seats 
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection 
  • And More! 

To test out the ‘urban legend’ for yourself, schedule a test drive with a 2019 Volkswagen Golf model here at the J. Bertolet Volkswagen dealership. You can also browse through our online inventory of available VW models and contact us to learn more. The J. Bertolet VW staff can be reached online, by phone, or with a visit to our dealership located in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania within Schuylkill County.