2018 Volkswagen Golf Performance Specs


2018 VW Golf Delivers Power and Efficiency in Equal measure

VW Golf Engine

2018 Volkswagen Golf Performance

The 2018 Golf offers a 1.8L, inline four cylinder, 16V, turbocharged and intercooled, DI engine. This engine delivers 170 hp @ 4500 rpm and 184 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm. For a 1.8L engine, you’re receiving excellent value in the horsepower and torque departments.


2018 Volkswagen Golf Performance

Thanks to its remarkable efficiency technologies, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf achieves 34 mpg on the highway** and 25 mpg in the city** for a combined 29 mpg**. You’ll save money at the gas pump without needing to sacrifice the impressive acceleration and horsepower the turbocharged 1.8L engine provides.

VW Golf Transmission

2018 Volkswagen Golf Performance

The 2018 Golf offers an available 6-speed automatic transmission for improved acceleration and gear changing. For drivers who want more control, this transmissions may shift manually thanks to the innovative Tiptronic mode. For those drivers who want even more fun, Sport mode is a great choice.

VW Golf Sport Mode

2018 Volkswagen Golf technology

Sport mode is an automatic transmission mode that keeps the transmission in gear longer. This can help improve acceleration. While fuel economy will decline in this mode, you’ll enjoy having lots of fun with the sporty feeling it provides.

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2018 Volkswagen Golf
**Based on EPA estimates. See www.fueleconomy.gov for details. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.