Volkswagen GTI vs. Toyota 86

Pure White
VS
Asphalt

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$20,262 - $24,965
$19,855 - $22,812

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
220 hp
200 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L TSI I
2.0L H

Interior Features

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.2 in.
41.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.4 in.
37.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.6 in.
29.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.1 in.
35 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
Not Available
6.9 cu. ft.

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
4

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.6 in.
101.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.8 ft.
36.1 ft.

Length

Length
168 in.
166.7 in.

Width

Width
70.8 in.
69.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3062 - 3128 .lbs
2815 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
220 hp
200 hp

Torque

Torque
258 ft. lbs.
151 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.2 gal.
13.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
25 - 33 mpg
12 - 16 mpg

City

City
24 - 25 mpg
24 mpg

Highway

Highway
32 - 33 mpg
32 mpg

Safety Features

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Golf GTI
Toyota 86

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback
Coupe

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Minicompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
93.5 ft³.
76.5 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3062 - 3128 lbs.
2815 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

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

Engine Type

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

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/121
2.0 L/122

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Port/Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
6

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 - 3.76
3.54

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.79 - 2.08
2.06

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 - 1.46
1.40

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 - 1.08
1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 - 1.09
0.71

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 - 0.91
0.58

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.26 - 4.55
3.17

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.24 - 4.77
4.10

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
480
390

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

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

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140
130

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
P30
AS

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
P30
AS

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/40HR18 - P225/40YR18
P215/45VR17 - P215/45WR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/40HR18 - P225/40YR18
P215/45VR17 - P215/45WR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
17 X 7 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
17 X 7 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged 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
35.8 ft.
36.1 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
12.3 in.
11.6 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal.
13.2 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.4 in.
37.1 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.2 in.
41.9 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.9 in.
54.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.1 in.
35 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.6 in.
29.9 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
53.9 in.
51.7 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.6 in.
101.2 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
168 in.
166.7 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.8 in.
50.6 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
60.6 in.
59.8 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
59.7 in.
60.6 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.1 in.
4.9 in.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
17.4 ft³.
Not Available

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
53.7 ft³.
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Golf GTI
86

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Small Sporty
Small Sporty

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
Coupe

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4