2017 Porsche Macan vs. 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Image Comparison

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What is the main difference between Macan and Golf GTI?

Although there are some similarities, these two are different in most aspects such as body structure, starting price, horsepower, fuel economy, ground shadow size, and market segment. First of all, there is a significant difference between body structures and exterior dimensions. The 2017 Porsche Macan is an SUV, while the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI is a Hatchback. It is also significantly larger. Also, the 2018 Golf GTI is priced $21,085 lower compared to the base MSRP of the 2017 Macan. In addition, the Macan has a more powerful engine and gets 7 mpg less than the Golf GTI. Among similarities is the maximum occupancy.

Specification Comparison

Safety Rating
Safety Rating
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Trim
Trim
Configuration
Configuration
  • 2.0 L, Turbo, Auto, AWD
  • 2.0 L, Turbo, Man, FWD
  • 2.0 L, Turbo, Auto, FWD
MSRP
MSRP
$47,500
$26,415
Engine
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Turbo
2.0L Inline-4 Turbo
Horsepower
Horsepower
252 hp
220 hp
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
0-60 MPH
0-60 MPH
6.3 sec
-
City MPG
City MPG
20 MPG
25 MPG
Highway MPG
Highway MPG
25 MPG
33 MPG
Combined MPG
Combined MPG
22 MPG
28 MPG
Width
Width
82.6 in
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Width W/O Mirrors
Width W/O Mirrors
75.7 - 76.1 in
70.8 in
Length
Length
184.3 - 185.0 in
168.0 in
Height
Height
63.0 - 63.9 in
57.8 in
Wheelbase
Wheelbase
110.5 in
103.6 in
Ground Shadow
Ground Shadow
96.9 - 97.8 ft2
82.6 ft2
Seats
Seats
5
5
First Row Head Room
First Row Head Room
-
38.4 in
First Row Leg Room
First Row Leg Room
-
41.2 in
First Row Leg Shoulder
First Row Leg Shoulder
-
55.9 in
Second Row Head Room
Second Row Head Room
-
38.1 in
Second Row Leg Room
Second Row Leg Room
-
35.6 in
Second Row Leg Shoulder
Second Row Leg Shoulder
-
53.9 in

Costs

2017 Porsche Macan

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Annual Fuel Cost
Annual Fuel Cost
$2,650 - $3,050
$1,700 - $1,750
Mininum Monthly Lease
Mininum Monthly Lease
$639 (2017 Porsche Macan AWD)
$249 (2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T S Manual)
Lease Due
Lease Due
$3,999
$2,999
Cost To Lease
Cost To Lease
$29,653 - $30,053
$13,663 - $13,713
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