New Volkswagen 2022 VW Golf GTI / 2023 Acura Integra Comparison for Sale in Boulder, CO

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI / 2023 Acura Integra Comparison at Emich VW of Boulder in Colorado

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs. 2023 Acura Integra 

The Golf family of hatchbacks has always been loved for their sportier dynamics and modernized interiors. With the 2022 VW Golf GTI, Volkswagen has added even more performance and upscale cabin features to the equation to create a sensational cruising experience. Compared to other sporty hatchbacks on the market like the 2023 Acura Integra, Northern Colorado customers will find the Golf GTI delivers a more robust level of speed than its Acura counterpart. Drivers looking to get the most out of their daily adventures will prefer the Volkswagen.  


With its turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine under the hood, the 2022 VW Golf GTI zips around town or the highway with impressive force. Sitting at 241 horsepower and combined with its lightweight design, the Golf GTI is an exhilarating and nimble hatchback for everyday Colorado driving needs. Regardless of if the standard six-speed manual or the available seven-speed automatic dual-clutch transmission is paired with the engine, the ride is exceptionally smooth for maximum enjoyment. As for the 2023 Acura Integra, it comes equipped with a 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Only reaching 200 horsepower, the Acura struggles to achieve a similar level of enjoyable performance as the Volkswagen. Acura pairs its Integra with a standard Continuously Variable Transmission. Both the Golf GTI and the Integra are equipped with FWD platforms only.  

Interior Features

While both the 2022 Golf GTI and the 2023 Integra are equipped with a wide selection of welcome infotainment features, the Volkswagen features standard VW Car-Net® technology. This gives the hatchback an integrated Wi-Fi® hotspot for consistent Internet access all across Colorado. The 2023 Acura Integra lacks a Wi-Fi® hotspot until upper-level trims. Accessing all the various menus in the baseline trims of the two hatchbacks is easier with the 8.25-inch display in the Volkswagen compared to the seven-inch one in the Acura. In terms of comfort, both the Volkswagen and the Acura feature standard heated functionality in their front seats for optimal all-weather enjoyment.  

Safety Features 

Both the 2022 VW Golf GTI and the 2023 Acura Integra are equipped with premium driver-assistance technology. This includes respective versions of Adaptive Cruise Control to make long trips on the highway much more enjoyable for the driver. They also come with Blind Spot Monitoring technology standard for safer merging between lanes. Similarly, both vehicles are equipped with technology to protect against frontal collisions. To aid in the nimble nature of both vehicles, they come equipped with Electronic Stability Control and Traction Control to enhance grip on a wide array of driving surfaces.  

Shop with Emich VW of Boulder for a New 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI 

In Northern Colorado, Emich VW of Boulder is proud to be a trusted member of the local community. Visit us today and let one of our friendly associates help you get the 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI that is equipped with all the features you desire. A premier sporty hatchback for enjoyable everyday cruising needs, the Golf GTI is ready to make memories for everyone in the vehicle!  

  2022 VW Golf GTI  2023 Acura Integra 
Base MSRP  $30,540  $30,800 
Horsepower  241 HP  200 HP 
City Estimated MPG:  24 MPG  30 MPG 
Highway Estimated MPG:  34 MPG  37 MPG 

(Photo Credit: Volkswagen / Acura)

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