Volkswagen Golf vs BYD Seal Comparison

    Volkswagen Golf

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    2024 Volkswagen
    Golf
    vs
    2024 BYD
    Seal
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
    0.0
    8.2
    NA
    0.0
    Based on the Volkswagen Golf 110TSI LIFE
    Based on the BYD Seal
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Transporting thingsTransporting things
    Fuel Efficiency
    50L - 55L
    290 to 429 km
    NA
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    6 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $32,790 - $77,490
    $49,888 - $68,798
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    CarExpert's Take

    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Lovely drive experience
    • Punchy powertrain for a base model
    • No annoying active safety tech
    Misses
    • Media controls take some learning
    • Loud on coarse road surfaces
    • Conventional auto not as snappy as DSG
    NA

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    NA
    • Ocean Blue Interior (+$1,500)

    Colours Available

    On the core range, metallic paint is a $600 option while premium metallic paint is a $900 option.

    The following shades are available on the core range:

    • Candy White
    • Deep Black
    • Dolphin Grey
    • Reflex Silver (excludes R-Line)
    • Moonstone Grey (R-Line only)
    • Atlantic Blue
    • Pomello Yellow

    All shades are a no-cost option in the GTI, but for Kings Red which costs $300. The following shades are available:

    • Pure White
    • Dolphin Grey
    • Deep Black
    • Moonstone Grey
    • Atlantic Blue
    • Kings Red

    The Golf R is available in three exterior paint colours:

    • Pure White
    • Lapiz Blue metallic
    • Deep Black pearl

    The BYD Seal is available in the following exterior colours:

    • Arctic Blue
    • Atlantis Grey
    • Aurora White
    • Cosmos Black
    • Shark Grey

    Aurora White is a no-cost option, with the other finishes costing $1500 or $2000 in the case of Shark Grey, which is available only on the Performance.

    Interior colours are either Ocean Blue or Thaumas Black.

    The Ocean Blue interior costs an extra $1500.

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJELECTRIC
    Size (cc)
    1395 - 1984-
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.4L0.0
    Induction
    TURBO 4NOT APPLICABLE
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAMNOT APPLICABLE
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16-
    Power
    110kW - 245kW150kW - 390kW
    Power RPM
    5000 - 5600-
    Torque
    250Nm - 420Nm310Nm - 670Nm
    Torque RPM
    1500 - 2100-
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.3 - 10.5-

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