VW Golf GTI vs Hyundai i20 N

Picture of Hyundai i20 N (BC3)
Picture of VW Golf GTI (Mk VIII)
Category Hyundai i20 N (BC3)VW Golf GTI
Engine layout 1.6 l R42.0 l R4
Max power (ps / bhp) 204 / 201245 / 242
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 275 / 203370 / 273
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1238 / 27291430 / 3153
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 165 / 163172 / 169
Average price €28,000€41,000

Acceleration

Speed & distance Hyundai i20 N (BC3)VW Golf GTI
0 - 40 kph 1.9 s1.9 s
0 - 50 kph 2.5 s2.5 s
0 - 80 kph 4.5 s4.2 s
0 - 100 kph 6.2 s5.7 s
0 - 120 kph 8.8 s7.5 s
0 - 130 kph 9.9 s9.0 s
0 - 140 kph 11.9 s9.9 s
0 - 150 kph 12.8 s11.7 s
0 - 160 kph 15.3 s12.6 s
0 - 180 kph 20.3 s16.5 s
0 - 200 kph 25.6 s21.5 s
1000 m 27.1 s @ 193.0 kph25.2 s @ 210.2 kph
Est. 1/8 mile 10.4 s @ 82.0 mph10.1 s @ 85.1 mph
1/4 mile 14.6 s13.6 s @ 105.0 mph

Rolling acceleration

Speed Hyundai i20 N (BC3)VW Golf GTI
60 - 100 kph (4) 4.8 s4.6 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 6.1 s6.1 s
80 - 120 kph (4) 5.1 s5.0 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 6.3 s6.1 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 7.7 s7.5 s
80 - 160 kph (4) 12.7 s10.9 s
80 - 160 kph (5) 15.3 s14.3 s
80 - 160 kph (6) 19.2 s18.1 s
60 - 100 kph 3.2 s2.8 s
80 - 120 kph 4.0 s3.5 s
Est. 100 - 140 kph 5.6 s4.4 s

Braking distance

Speed Hyundai i20 N (BC3)VW Golf GTI
50 kph - 0 9 m (29 ft)8 m (26 ft)
100 kph - 0 33 m (108 ft)31 m (102 ft)
130 kph - 0 56 m (184 ft)58 m (189 ft)
150 kph - 0 74 m (243 ft)71 m (234 ft)
200 kph - 0 128 m (421 ft)132 m (433 ft)

General performance

Category Hyundai i20 N (BC3)VW Golf GTI
Top speed 230 kph (143 mph)253 kph (157 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.48 g (5 m/s²)0.50 g (5 m/s²)
18m slalom 71.9 kph (44.7 mph)69.6 kph (43.2 mph)
Fuel economy 5.4 l/100 km (44 mpg US / 52 UK)5.1 l/100 km (46 mpg US / 55 UK)

Summary

Category Hyundai i20 N (BC3)VW Golf GTI
Track Performance 687687
Straight line speed 37104229
Total 43974916

Verdict

Golf GTI is the fastest by a small margin.

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Corvolet3  1y ago

The i20 n is faster on two tracks, that's very impressive.

 

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TypeF173  1y ago

Hyundai fan boy! Your favorite hatchback. ;)


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Corvolet3  1y ago @TypeF173

I hate fanboying over a car, but I can't help myself. It's just so good for the price ^^


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Drags  2m ago @Corvolet3

Honesty the i20N is such a blast to drive - it has so much character! I love them!