Over the span of many decades, the iconic Volkswagen Golf has earned praise from consumers and critics alike for its pleasing combination of style, performance, refinement, practicality and hatchback versatility. The VW Golf gets even better for the 2018 model-year with a multitude of impressive styling, technology and driver assistance updates. If you live in the San Juan Capistrano-area and you'd like to get behind the wheel of the 2018 VW Golf, then feel free to contact us at Capistrano Volkswagen!
It's easy to get drawn into the stylish design of the 2018 Golf. The redesigned exterior features sharper lines, with new bumpers and a new chrome grille. Also, across the Golf trim lineup, you'll get many standard premium features. For the Golf S, you'll get LED taillights, LED Daytime Running Lights, automatic headlights and rain-sensing wipers. The Golf SE trim builds off of the S trim with 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and a sunroof, while the Golf SEL comes with 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. The Golf family also includes many different models, including the high-performance Golf GTI and Golf R, the high-utility Golf Sportwagen and Golf Alltrack and the fully-electric e-Golf.
Under the hood of the 2018 Golf is the high-tech 1.8L TSI engine, which delivers an impressive 170 horsepower and 199 lb-ft of torque. For the S and SE trims, drivers have a choice of a 5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission, while the SEL comes standard with the automatic transmission. Also, all Golf models are equipped with the XDS Cross Differential System, which uses sensors in the wheels to improve the car's stability, handling and corning performance.
On the safety front, the 2018 Golf comes standard with six airbags, along with a number of electronic and mechanical safety systems, including Electronic Stability Control and Volkswagen’s Automatic Post-Collision Braking System, which helps reduce the chance of additional damage after a primary collision is detected. The 2018 Golf also offers many available driver assistance systems, including Forward Collision Warning, Autonomous Emergency Braking and Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert.
If you'd like to find out more information about the 2018 Golf, then feel free to get in touch with us at Capistrano Volkswagen!