Sporty hatchbacks add a degree of fun and practicality to the compact car class. The 2018 Volkswagen Golf in Sayville NY is tasked with carrying to torch of one of the compact hatchbacks with the best reputations. The Gold has long held it’s own at the top of the compact hatchback class, and that will not be changing anytime soon.
The latest version of the Golf checks all the boxes, delivering peppy performance, a comfortable interior and the versatility that comes with a hatchback body style. Powering the new Golf is one of Volkswagen’s popular turbocharged engines. The Golf can also be equipped with all of the best comfort, safety and technology features Volkswagen has to offer. The 2018 Volkswagen Golf will be arriving during the Fall of 2018.
Under the hood of the 2018 Golf will be Volkswagen’s 1.8-liter TSI turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Performance numbers on the engine check in at 170 horsepower and 199 pound-feet of torque.
The safety features offered on the 2018 Golf include: a rearview camera, Front Assist mitigation system, Blind Spot Monitoring, Lane Assist, Park Distance Control, Car-Net Security & Service.
The hatchback design of the Golf helps the car maximize interior space, while still offering the nimble handling and fuel economy ratings that are expected from cars in the compact class.
The 2018 Volkswagen Golf will spread its features out over three trim levels: S, SE and SEL. Each trim will come equipped with a different roster of equipment.
Golf S: Standard and available equipment on the Golf S model includes: LED taillights, LED Daytime Running Lights, automatic headlights, rain-sensing wipers, 6.5-inch touchscreen Composition Color infotainment system, Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect, power reclining front seats, cruise control and a leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel.
Golf SE: Choosing the SE model adds: 8-inch Composition Media touchscreen infotainment display, 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, V-tex leatherette seating surfaces, Front Assist, Blind Spot Monitoring, Car-Net Security & Service, keyless access with push-button start, Voice Control, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and a sunroof.
Golf SEL: The top-of-the-line Golf SEL model offers: 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, 8-inch touchscreen Discover Media navigation system, Climatronic dual-zone automatic climate control, 12-way power driver’s seat, sunroof, comfort sports seats, ambient lighting, Car-Net Guide & Inform, Lane Assist, Light Assist, Park Distance Control, Park Assist, LED headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights and a Fender Premium Audio System.