Volkswagen Golf Model Review

25/34  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
6.8  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
5
Seats
22.8-52.7  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New for the 2018 Volkswagen Golf

The Volkswagen Golf has long been a popular compact hatchback for drivers to select, and it continues to offer exceptional benefits to its drivers in its subtly enhanced 2018 model. This year's Golf is available in four trim levels, and all trim levels have a few noticeable exterior changes. These changes include an enhanced bumper, grille and lights. There are also several new exterior colors available for car shoppers to choose from. Likewise, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf offers its drivers thoughtful interior changes that add comfort and convenience to your time behind the wheel. Volkswagen has also made substantial changes to the standard safety features and to the engine and mechanical features. Your test drive at Camelback Volkswagen is an excellent opportunity for you to learn more about these exceptional updates.

2018 Volkswagen Golf Interior

Updated Trims & Features

2018 Volkswagen Golf FrontWhen you visit Camelback Volkswagen, you will be able to sit in the 2018 Golf to see its new features as well as features that have carried over from previous years. The four trim levels available for 2018 are the GTI, the R, the SportWagen and the Alltrack. All of the trim levels this year now have an updated dashboard with a 6.5-inch screen. This larger screen is to accommodate an enhanced media system. Some of the higher-end trim levels have an eight-inch screen. The R trim level is the highest trim level available, and this performance-inspired trim includes a configurable digital instrumentation panel and LED adaptive headlights. In addition to these new features, drivers will also enjoy carryover features from the previous year's model. This includes standard equipment like power windows and door locks, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, power seat adjustments, a great sound system, cruise control, numerous storage features and more.

Sporty Performance on the Road

2018 Volkswagen Golf RearThe 2018 Volkswagen Golf is a sporty vehicle that is fun to drive on open stretches of highway as well as through the city. The base trim level gives drivers a 1.8-liter, turbocharged I-4 engine with 199 lb.-ft. of torque and 170 horsepower. This engine is available with a manual or automatic transmission. A six-speed dual-clutch automatic is available in the SportsWagen and Alltrack trims. The GTI trim level comes with a 2.0-liter, I-4 engine that delivers 220 horsepower and 225 lb.-ft. for torque. This trim level also is equipped with larger brake pads, a VAQ differential and a DCC adaptive suspension. The R trim level is the most advanced, and it is loaded with a turbocharged version of the GTI's engine. This turbocharged engine gives drivers 229 horsepower. The R trim level comes with all of the same advanced features as the GTI trim, and it also includes a navigation feature.

Safety in the Forefront

Volkswagen understands that its drivers are concerned about safety, and it has made a few exceptional improvements to the 2018 Golf in the area of safety. In all trim levels except the base model, the Golf will now feature a front collision sensor and an auto-braking feature with pedestrian detection technology. Regardless of the trim level that you select, you can also benefit from a full range of standard safety equipment that carries over from the 2017 model. This includes LED headlights, child safety seat anchors in the backseat, child door locks on rear doors, airbags, a passenger airbag deactivation sensor, traction control, stability control, an engine immobilizer and several other exceptional features.

   

A great way to learn more about the safety features and to decide which Golf trim level is right for you is to stop by Camelback Volkswagen to see this vehicle in person.

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