If you are looking for a car with a lively and vivacious performance, you might consider the 2016 Subaru WRX or the 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI. Both provide sporty yet refined interiors for a satisfying ride through Freehold and Farmingdale Township. It may be tough choosing one model over the other, especially with their innovative technology features and versatile seating configurations.

If you can't decide between the Subaru WRX and the 2016 Volkswagen GTI, take a look at our vehicle comparison below. We break down their similarities and differences so that you can decide which option is best for you!

2016 Subaru WRX Overview

The latest Subaru WRX is available in Base, Premium, and Limited trims. Each WRX has all-wheel drive, a standard six-speed automatic transmission, and an impressive 268 horsepower, 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder boxer engine for superb handling and traction.

The WRX also offers an eight-speed CVT transmission with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters for nimble, athletic gear shifting.

Muscular and strong, Subaru's four-cylinder engine provides an exhilarating and thrilling performance. Its handling is precise and responsive around curves, lending itself to an exciting ride-quality through Freehold and Farmingdale Township.

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Overview

The 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI is available as a two-door or four-door hatchback and is offered in three trim levels - S, SE, and Autobahn. Each receive a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine that produces 210 horsepower.

For drivers looking for a more potent ride, the Golf GTI offers a Performance package that increases the engine's output to 220 horsepower. The 2016 Subaru WRX still generates more horsepower with its boxer engine, lending itself to a quick and sporty performance.

A six-speed manual transmission is offered on the 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI, though a six-speed automatic transmission is also available.

2016 Subaru WRX Safety Features

EySight® Driver Assist Technology available on the Subaru WRX monitors traffic patterns, optimizes cruise control, and alerts you if you drift out of your lane. If an accident is looming, driver assist can even slow the car down to decrease chances of injury.

Premium and Limited trims offer variable torque distribution all-wheel drive for outstanding yet controlled driving dynamics. It uses a computer-controlled planetary gearset center with a rear-biased torque split of 45 percent front and 55 percent rear, which improves handling and responds to changes in terrain.

Standard safety features on the WRX include anti-lock brakes, electronic brake distribution, and an advanced airbag system.

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Safety Features

Like the 2016 Subaru WRX, the Volkswagen Golf GTI offers a variety of advanced driver assist features, including adaptive cruise control and blind spot monitoring. It also comes with anti-lock brakes, a post-crash braking system, stability and traction control.

Test Drive a 2016 Subaru WRX at Freehold Subaru

The Volkswagen GTI is quick on its feet, but the 2016 Subaru WRX provides stronger acceleration, handling, and steering.  Read more about the WRX with our 2016 Subaru WRX review, too!

There is nothing stopping you from getting behind the wheel of a 2016 Subaru WRX in Freehold and Farmingdale Township. Schedule a test drive at Freehold Subaru in Freehold today!

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