Dodge Challenger vs. Volkswagen GTI

Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat
VS
Pure White

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$27,791 - $30,538
$20,262 - $24,965

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.87 / 5
47 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
305 hp
220 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.6L V6 24V VVT
2.0L TSI I

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Not Available

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional
Not Available

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Not Available

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available

Power Steering

Power Steering
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42 in.
41.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.3 in.
38.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
33.1 in.
35.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.1 in.
38.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.2 cu. ft.
Not Available

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Not Available

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Not Available

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
116.2 in.
103.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.4 ft.
35.8 ft.

Length

Length
197.9 in.
168 in.

Width

Width
75.7 in.
70.8 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3894 .lbs
3062 - 3128 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
305 hp
220 hp

Torque

Torque
268 ft. lbs.
258 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 .lbs
Not Available

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Optional
Not Available

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
13.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
10 - 15 mpg
25 - 33 mpg

City

City
19 mpg
24 - 25 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 mpg
32 - 33 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Not Available

Safety Features

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Optional
Not Available

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Dodge Challenger
Volkswagen Golf GTI

Body Style

Body Style
Coupe
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
93.9 ft³.
93.5 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3894 lbs.
3062 - 3128 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 mpg.
27 - 28 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
19 mpg.
24 - 25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 mpg.
32 - 33 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
Not Available

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
Not Available

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
Not Available

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
Not Available

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
ERB
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
3.6 L/220
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
DFL
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
2.92 - 3.76

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
1.79 - 2.08

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11
1.14 - 1.46

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67
0.78 - 1.08

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28
0.80 - 1.09

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.64 - 0.91

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29
3.26 - 4.55

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07
3.24 - 4.77

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730
480

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6
6.3 - 6.5

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160
140

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
TR9 - TVJ
P30

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
TR9 - TVJ
P30

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
TBC - TBK
Not Available

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/45YR20
P225/40HR18 - P225/40YR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/45YR20
P225/40HR18 - P225/40YR18

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
20 X 8 - 20 X 9 in.
18 X 7.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 8 - 20 X 9 in.
18 X 7.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.4 ft.
35.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 - 14.2 in.
12.3 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 - 13.8 in.
10.7 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
13.2 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.3 in.
38.4 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42 in.
41.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
58.5 in.
55.9 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.3 in.
Not Available

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.1 in.
38.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
33.1 in.
35.6 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
53.9 in.
53.9 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
47.8 in.
Not Available

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
116.2 in.
103.6 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
197.9 in.
168 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.7 in.
70.8 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.5 in.
57.8 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.4 in.
60.6 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.8 in.
59.7 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.2 in.
5.1 in.

Liftover Height

Liftover Height
33.2 in.
Not Available

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.2 ft³.
Not Available

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
Not Available

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Challenger
Golf GTI

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Small Sporty
Small Sporty

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Coupe
Hatchback

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.6
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4