2019 Volkswagen Golf vs 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback

2019 Volkswagen Golf vs 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback

Although not as extensively iconic as the now sadly passed Beetle model, the Volkswagen Golf family provides a great deal of variety and pleasurable familiarity to drivers on the road. The original Volkswagen Golf hatchback is an affordable and fun driving experience that provides a lot of cargo space. Meanwhile, there’s also the Alltrack and SportWagen off-road and cargo wagons, the sporty GTI, and the performance-focused R variants. However, we’ll focus on the original today, and see how the 2019 Volkswagen Golf compares to other compacts on the market.

As the 2019 Mazda3 sedan and hatchback models are to release this month, we thought the hatchback build of the 2019 Mazda3 would make a fabulous comparison against the 2019 VW Golf. So, let’s see how each model fares against the other. It’s the 2019 Volkswagen Golf vs the 2019 Mazda3 hatchback!

2019 Volkswagen Golf


2019 Mazda3 Hatchback

Yes Manual Transmission Option Yes
Yes Automatic Transmission Option Yes
184 lb-ft Torque 186 lb-ft
53.7 ft3 Maximum Cargo Capacity 47.1 ft3
$21,845 Starting MSRP $23,600

2019 Volkswagen Golf West Chester, PA

The 2019 Mazda3 hatchback has a bit more engine power and fine driving dynamics, but it is a fair bit pricier than the 2019 Volkswagen Golf. Additionally, concerning the primary advantage of a hatchback, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf has quite a bit more available cargo space than the 2019 Mazda3 hatchback.

While the 2019 Mazda3 hatchback has a lot of available luxury within its higher tier trim levels, the more affordable 2019 VW Golf also doesn’t skimp on quality. Here some of the additional features of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf:

  • Rearview Camera System
  • Automatic LED Headlights
  • Pedestrian Monitoring
  • Volkswagen Car-Net® Multimedia
  • Leather-Wrapped Multi-Function Steering Wheel
  • Keyless Access with Push-Button Start
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • Power Tilting/Sliding Panoramic Sunroof
  • V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces with Heat
  • Lane Keeping System
  • And More!

For more information on the 2019 VW Golf or to test drive the model for yourself, please browse our online inventory and/or contact us. The staff of Garnet Volkswagen can be reached online, by phone, or with an on-site visit to our dealership located in West Chester, Pennsylvania.