Volkswagen Golf 2012 vs Toyota Auris 2013

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Volkswagen Golf
2012 - 2017
Toyota Auris
2013 - 2015
Gearbox: Manual/AutomaticManual/Automatic
Wheel drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD) / All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)Front wheel drive (FWD)
Volkswagen Golf is available with front wheel drive and four wheel (4x4) drive, while Toyota Auris can be equipped only with front wheel drive.
Engines: 1.0 - 2.01.3 - 2.0


Power: 85 - 184 HP90 - 136 HP
Torque: 160 - 380 NM128 - 310 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 7.9 - 12.6 seconds10 - 12.6 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 3.9 - 5.33.7
Volkswagen Golf petrol engines consumes on average 1.2 litres more fuel per 100 km than Toyota Auris.
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Ground clearance: 131 - 140 mm (5.2 - 5.5 inches)138 mm (5.4 inches)


Length: 4.56 m4.56 m
Width: 1.80 m1.76 m
Height: 1.48 m1.46 m
Both cars are similar in size. Volkswagen Golf and Toyota Auris are practically the same length.
Trunk capacity: 605 litres530 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1620 litresno data
Volkswagen Golf has more luggage capacity.
Volkswagen Golf has 75 litres more trunk space than the Toyota Auris.
Turning diameter: 10.9 meters10.4 meters
The turning circle of the Volkswagen Golf is 0.5 metres more than that of the Toyota Auris, which means Volkswagen Golf can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 1`917~ 1`230
Safety: no data
above average

above average
Average price (€): 98008400
Rating in user reviews: 8.7/10 9.0/10
Pros and Cons: Volkswagen Golf has
  • available with 4x4 drive
  • roomier boot
Toyota Auris has
  • lower fuel consumption for petrol engines
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
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