Volkswagen Golf 2003 vs Toyota Corolla 2004

Volkswagen Golf
2003 - 2006
Toyota Corolla
2004 - 2007
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.4 Petrol1.6 Petrol


Power: 140 HP110 HP
Torque: 220 NM150 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 8.8 seconds10.2 seconds
Volkswagen Golf is more dynamic to drive.
Volkswagen Golf engine produces 30 HP more power than Toyota Corolla, whereas torque is 70 NM more than Toyota Corolla. Thanks to more power Volkswagen Golf reaches 100 km/h speed 1.4 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.07.0
Fuel tank capacity: 55 litres55 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 780 km in combined cycle780 km in combined cycle
1070 km on highway930 km on highway
740 km with real consumption760 km with real consumption


Length: 4.20 m4.18 m
Width: 1.76 m1.71 m
Height: 1.48 m1.48 m
Volkswagen Golf is larger.
Volkswagen Golf is 2 cm longer than the Toyota Corolla, 5 cm wider the height of the cars does not differ significantly.
Trunk capacity: 350 litresno data
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1305 litresno data
Turning diameter: 10.9 meters10.2 meters
The turning circle of the Volkswagen Golf is 0.7 metres more than that of the Toyota Corolla, which means Volkswagen Golf can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`7901`300
Safety: no data
above average

Toyota Corolla has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Volkswagen Golf has serious deffects in 30 percent more cases than Toyota Corolla, so Toyota Corolla quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 18002000
Rating in user reviews: 8.2/10 8.4/10
Pros and Cons: Volkswagen Golf has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower price
Toyota Corolla has
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
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