2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI Los Angeles CA

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The Volkswagen Golf is known as a high performing, reliable, compact hatchback. All of those adjectives are well earned, and they get exemplified when we talk about the Golf GTI. The Golf GTI, or Grand Touring Injection, is much like the standard Volkswagen Golf. The two cars basically look the same but the GTI features something a bit more powerful under the hood.

Don't worry, we will expand on that and more below. The Golf GTI is made to be a fast, fun ride, but that's not to say it is lacking in other areas. Technology runs rampant throughout the cabin and drivers and passengers alike can enjoy the many amenities offered. Style, performance, and technology are the three primary pillars upon which the Golf GTI is built. Keep reading to learn more about this special ride.

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The original Golf already has some impressive engine specs and the GTI model only builds on those strengths. The GTI features a fuel-injected, 2.0-liter inline-four engine powered by an impressive 220 horses. The engine produces 258 lb.-ft. of torque and contributes to the car's 33 highway MPG. There are many reasons to buy the new Golf GTI, but the turbocharged engine might just be number one.


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Today, it's almost as if technology makes the car. Well, the 2018 Golf GTI won't only impress you with its engine power but also with what you can do inside the cockpit. Touchscreen navigation, Fender premium audio, and Sirius XM are all available features on each trim level. VW Car-Net App-Connect integrates Apple CarPlay and Android Auto so you can safely connect with navigation, messaging, social media, music, and more.


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Who says hatchbacks can't look good? LED lighting throughout the Golf GTI makes the car pop like never before and interior ambient lighting gives off a refreshing and relaxing vibe. Available Clark Plaid seating gives the inside a totally unique look and feel and the race-inspired bucket-style seats are as comfy as you're thinking they are.

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With all of that said, you might still be wondering about how safe the Golf GTI is. The NHTSA 5-star safety rated car scores highly across the board. It all starts with the safety cage. Front and rear crumple zones absorb impact energy in the event of a collision. The energy is deflected away from that inside. Other available safety features include post-collision braking automation, stability control, intelligent crash response system, and tire pressure monitoring.

If your interest has been piqued while reading this, don't hesitate to contact us. We can go over additional details about the 2018 Golf GTI and talk about pricing and financing or leasing information. Schedule a test drive online or come in and see us in person. Either way, we hope to see you soon!

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