FIAT 124 Spider vs. Volkswagen GTI

Grigio Moda
VS
Pure White

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$19,377 - $23,290
$20,262 - $24,965

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.33 / 5
3 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
160 hp
220 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.4L I4 MultiAir Turbo
2.0L TSI I

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Not Available

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Not Available

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.1 in.
41.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.4 in.
38.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
Not Available
35.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
Not Available
38.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
4.9 cu. ft.
Not Available

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
2
5

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
90.9 in.
103.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
30.8 ft.
35.8 ft.

Length

Length
159.6 in.
168 in.

Width

Width
68.5 in.
70.8 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2436 - 2476 .lbs
3062 - 3128 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
160 hp
220 hp

Torque

Torque
184 ft. lbs.
258 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
11.9 gal.
13.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
13 - 18 mpg
25 - 33 mpg

City

City
26 mpg
24 - 25 mpg

Highway

Highway
35 mpg
32 - 33 mpg

Safety Features

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
FIAT 124 Spider
Volkswagen Golf GTI

Body Style

Body Style
Convertible
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Two-Seaters
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2436 - 2476 lbs.
3062 - 3128 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

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

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
EAM
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
1.4 L/83
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
DAF - DAG
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
6

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.53 - 4.36
2.92 - 3.76

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 - 2.35
1.79 - 2.08

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 - 1.65
1.14 - 1.46

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.26
0.78 - 1.08

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 - 1.00
0.80 - 1.09

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 - 0.84
0.64 - 0.91

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.16 - 3.86
3.26 - 4.55

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.45 - 3.58
3.24 - 4.77

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
450
480

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9
6.3 - 6.5

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
140

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
TNZ
P30

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
TNZ
P30

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P195/50VR16
P225/40HR18 - P225/40YR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P195/50VR16
P225/40HR18 - P225/40YR18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
18 X 7.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
18 X 7.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
30.8 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
11 in.
12.3 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in.
10.7 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
11.9 gal.
13.2 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.4 in.
38.4 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.1 in.
41.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
52.1 in.
55.9 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
52 in.
Not Available

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
90.9 in.
103.6 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
159.6 in.
168 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
48.5 in.
57.8 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
58.9 in.
60.6 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
59.1 in.
59.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
4.9 ft³.
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
124 Spider
Golf GTI

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Small Sporty
Small Sporty

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Convertible
Hatchback

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.4
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
SOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4