2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI Santa Monica CA

Front View of Red 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI combines the style, practicality, refinement, and hatchback versatility of the iconic VW Golf with a high-performance engine and a number of performance aids, resulting in a phenomenal driving experience. Come step inside the Golf GTI and enjoy driving a hatchback with some serious kick — right here at Volkswagen of Santa Monica!

Open the hood of the 2018 Golf GTI and check out the state-of-the-art 2.0-liter TSI turbocharged engine. With its lightweight design and direct-injection technology, it delivers 220 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. High-level performance doesn't mean you have to sacrifice efficiency, for the Golf GTI gets an estimated highway fuel economy of up to 34 mpg. Buyers of the Golf GTI have a choice of the six-speed manual transmission or the six-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission, which features launch control technology. Also, the Golf GTI offers three adjustable driving modes: “Normal,” “Sport,” and “Individual.”

Get the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI near Pacific Palisades CA

The 2018 Golf GTI provides a very safe ride with its plethora of advanced safety features. This includes the standard Automatic Post-Collision Braking System, Electronic Stability Control, and the Intelligent Crash Response System. For an even higher level of safety, the Golf GTI offers a multitude of optional driver assistance technologies, including Lane Departure Warning, High Beam Control, Parking Steering Assistant, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Forward Collision Warning, and Adaptive Cruise Control.

The interior of the Golf GTI is very inviting, with comfortable seating and high-quality materials throughout the cabin. It also offers plenty of space, with a passenger volume of 93.5 cu-ft and a maximum cargo capacity of 52.7 cu-ft. Helping you stay well-connected and entertained on your Southern California adventures is the MIB II infotainment system, Volkswagen Car-Net with App-Connect, and the available Fender Premium Audio System.

Here at Volkswagen of Santa Monica, we invite "hot hatch" shoppers from Pacific Palisades, Venice, Culver City, and elsewhere in West LA to come check out the phenomenal 2018 VW Golf GTI!