How powerful is the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI?

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance Ratings

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Golf GTI on Thursday, December 20th, 2018 at 4:40 pm
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI parked on a country road

How powerful is the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI?

Drivers searching for a vehicle that combines the incredible power of the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R with the comfort and efficiency of the 2018 Volkswagen Golf will find a happy medium in the form of the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI. The 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI’s powertrain provides drivers with a responsive and exciting travel experience. How powerful is the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI? We’ve answered that question with our analysis in the blog post below.


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The 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI is known for its excellent performance, which can be credited to its turbocharged, four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine. This powertrain generates 220 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Either a six-speed manual transmission system or a six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission system can be paired to this engine.

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI driving out of a cityOther 2018 VW Golf GTI Specifications

This hatchback is offered in three trims. Drivers can choose between S, SE or Autobahn models when purchasing a 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI. The 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI is available in several exterior color options, including Deep Black Pearl, White Silver Metallic, Tornado Red, Urano Gray, Cornflower Blue, Great Falls Green Metallic, Pure White, Night Blue Metallic and Dark Iron Blue Metallic. Every 2018 Golf GTI’s interior shares the same color, Titan Black.

The standard comfort and convenience features found in the 2018 Golf GTI include interior air filtration, a rearview camera, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, front and rear door pockets, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, air conditioning, front and rear cupholders, front seatback storage and electric power steering.

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