Cheapest Speed Battle of 2015 Subaru WRX vs. 2015 Volkswagen GTI

2015 Subaru WRX Turbocharged 2.0-Liter flat-4 Engine

If you know a lot about automotive, then you will notice that the battle of 2015 Subaru WRX vs. 2015 Volkswagen GTI is considered as the battle of the cheap. That is because both of these cars are considered as the most affordable speed that many people can get. This is one reason why many people are putting these two cars on a battle to find out which one that will be the best.

VEHICLE 2015 Subaru WRX 2015 Volkswagen GTI
BASE PRICE $27,090 $25,815
PRICE AS TESTED $29,290 $28,305
DIMENSIONS
LENGTH 180.9 inches 168.0 inches
WIDTH 70.7 inches 70.8 inches
HEIGHT 58.1 inches 56.8 inches
WHEELBASE 104.3 inches 103.6 inches
FRONT TRACK 60.2 inches 60.6 inches
REAR TRACK 60.6 inches 59.7 inches
INTERIOR VOLUME F: 52 cubic feet
R: 41 cubic feet
F: 51 cubic feet
R: 42 cubic feet
CARGO 12 cubic feet 23 cubic feet
POWERTRAIN
ENGINE turbocharged DOHC 16-valve flat-4
122 cu in (1998 cc)
turbocharged DOHC 16-valve inline-4
121 cu in (1984 cc)
POWER HP @ RPM 268 @ 5600 220 @ 4700
TORQUE LB-FT @ RPM 258 @ 2000 258 @ 1500
REDLINE / FUEL CUTOFF 6700/6800 rpm 7300/6800 rpm
LB PER HP 12.4 14.1
DRIVELINE
TRANSMISSION 6-speed manual 6-speed manual
AXLE RATIO:1 4.11 3.24, 2.62*
CHASSIS
SUSPENSION F: struts, coil springs, anti-roll bar
R: multilink, coil springs, anti-roll bar
F: struts, coil springs, anti-roll bar
R: multilink, coil springs, anti-roll bar
BRAKES F: 12.4-inch vented disc
R: 11.3-inch disc
F: 13.4-inch vented disc
R: 12.2-inch vented disc
STABILITY CONTROL fully defeatable, competition mode partially defeatable, traction off
TIRES Dunlop Sport Maxx RT
235/45R-17 94W
Bridgestone Potenza S001
225/40R-18 92Y
C/D TEST RESULTS
ACCELERATION
0–30 MPH 1.7 sec 2.3 sec
0–60 MPH 5.1 sec 5.8 sec
0–100 MPH 13.8 sec 14.4 sec
0–120 MPH 21.6 sec 22.1 sec
¼-MILE @ MPH 13.8 sec @ 100 14.4 sec @ 100
ROLLING START, 5–60 MPH 6.6 sec 6.7 sec
TOP GEAR, 30–50 MPH 11.9 sec 12.4 sec
TOP GEAR, 50–70 MPH 8.0 sec 8.3 sec
TOP SPEED 144 mph (gov ltd) 124 mph (gov ltd)
CHASSIS
BRAKING 70–0 MPH 159 feet 163 feet
ROADHOLDING,
300-FT-DIA SKIDPAD
0.92 g 0.91 g
610-FT SLALOM 46.6 mph 44.1 mph†
WEIGHT
CURB 3314 pounds 3105 pounds
%FRONT/%REAR 59.8/40.2 60.7/39.3
CG HEIGHT 19.5 inches 21.0 inches
FUEL
TANK 15.9 gallons 13.2 gallons
RATING 91 octane 91 octane
EPA CITY/HWY 21/28 mpg 25/34 mpg
C/D 600-MILE TRIP 22 mpg 26 mpg
SOUND LEVEL
IDLE 51 dBA 42 dBA
FULL THROTTLE 77 dBA 84 dBA
70-MPH CRUISE 74 dBA 71 dBA

In the term of price, you can say that GTI is better from WRX. That is because the base price of GTI is only about 25,000 up to 26,000 while WRX is tagged around 27,000. However, if you are choosing the better trim of these two cars, the price for WRX is worth to buy compared with the GTI. If you are asking for the size of these cars, then you will get the bigger size from WRX. However, the room from 2015 Subaru WRX vs. 2015 Volkswagen GTI is considerably similar one another. Therefore, the bigger size of WRX is not meant for giving the additional room for the cabin. It is meant for something else.

Volkswagen GTI vs 2015 Subaru WRX Comparison Front View 2015 Volkswagen GTI vs Subaru WRX Front Design 2015 Subaru WRX vs 2015 Volkswagen GTI 2015 Volkswagen GTI 5-Door vs Subaru WRX Comparison 2015 Volkswagen GTI vs 2015 Subaru WRX Head 2 Head 2015 Subaru WRX vs Volkswagen GTI Performance Test If you are talking about the engine of these two cars, then the detail might be similar. Both are using the similar DOHC engine under their hood with the six speed manual transmission. However, the upgrades that these two brands made are something that differentiate these cars and make the battle becomes more interesting. WRX has the total of 268 horsepower under the hood while GTI only has the maximum of 220 horsepower. That number is surely one thing that will keep the battle of 2015 Subaru WRX vs. 2015 Volkswagen GTI on the top since GTI is better in the form of price and WRX is better from the engine.

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