The 2019 Volkswagen Golf vs The Competition

It's time to answer the call of the open road. The Golf is the hatch that offers pure style and purer performance.32 From city streets to highway mile markers, there's never a dull moment. From the thoughtfully designed cargo area to sleek LED taillights and LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL), the Golf has the things you want to keep up with city life. See how the 2019 Volkswagen Golf compares to the 2019 Ford Fiesta, Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio, Nissan Versa, and Toyota Corolla.

2019 Volkswagen Golf car vs the competition at our Boise Volkswagen dealership near Nampa

Basic Warranty


The Golf comes with a full 6-year/72,000-mile basic warranty, which covers the entire car. The 2019 Ford Fiesta, Nissan Versa, and Toyota Corolla's warranties expire 3 years and 36,000 miles sooner; and the Hyundai Accent's warranty expires 1 year and 12,000 miles sooner.

6 years / 72,000 miles

2019 Volkswagen Golf

5 years / 60,000 miles

2019 Hyundai Accent

3 years / 36,000 miles

2019 Nissan Versa

3 years / 36,000 miles

2019 Toyota Corolla

3 years / 36,000 miles

2019 Ford Fiesta

Fuel Economy


Travel for longer and back less stops at gas stations in the 2019 Volkswagen Golf, which has a higher city/highway fuel economy that its competitors: the Ford Fiesta, Hyundai Accent, and Kia Rio.

29/37 city/highway fuel economy

2019 Volkswagen Golf

27/37

2019 Ford Fiesta

14/19

2019 Hyundai Accent

28/37

2019 Kia Rio

Horsepower


Travel faster and feel the power of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf with its impressive horsepower that is higher than that of the 2019 Ford Fiesta, Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio, Nissan Versa, and Toyota Corolla. Statistics are based on the base model of each vehicle.

147 Horsepower

2019 Volkswagen Golf

120 HP

2019 Ford Fiesta

130 HP

2019 Hyundai Accent

130 HP

2019 Kia Rio

109 HP

2019 Nissan Versa

132-140 HP

2019 Toyota Corolla

Automatic Post-Collision Braking System


The Golf has standard Automatic Post-Collision Braking System, which automatically apply the brakes in the event of a crash to help prevent secondary collisions and prevent further injuries. The Hyundai Elantra and Kia Cadenza don't offer a post collision braking system: in the event of a collision that triggers the airbags, more collisions are possible without the protection of airbags that may have already deployed.

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2019 Volkswagen Golf

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2019 Ford Fiesta

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2019 Hyundai Accent

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2019 Kia Rio

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2019 Nissan Versa

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2019 Toyota Corolla

Maneuver Braking


Over 200 people are killed each year when backed over by motor vehicles. The Golf offers an optional Maneuver Braking that uses rear sensors to monitor and automatically apply the brakes to prevent a rear collision. The Fiesta, Accent, Rio, Versa, and Corolla don't offer backup collision prevention brakes.

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2019 Volkswagen Golf

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2019 Ford Fiesta

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2019 Hyundai Accent

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2019 Kia Rio

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2019 Nissan Versa

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2019 Toyota Corolla

Torque


The 2019 Volkswagen Golf leaves the competition in the dust with its high torque; higher than the Fiesta, Accent, Rio, Versa, and Corolla. Statistics are based on the base model of each vehicle.

184 lb-ft torque

2019 Volkswagen Golf

112

2019 Ford Fiesta

119

2019 Hyundai Accent

119

2019 Kia Rio

107

2019 Nissan Versa

126

2019 Toyota Corolla