Automakers are constantly updating their products to keep them fresh and competitive, and to keep consumers ready and exchange their old model for a new one. When a car or truck spends a few years on the market without change, we usually start to complain. Not the case here.
The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R is about the same as the 2017 edition, and that’s a good thing. The Golf R has won our comparison test of the AWD sports compacts, beating the violent Subaru WRX STI and the immensely powerful Ford Focus RS with an excellent combination of speed, handling and balance. In truth, the performance-infused compact hatchback has brought about cosmetic, technological and mechanical improvements, but it’s not that important.
2018 Vw Golf Design
Just like the newly updated eGolf 2017, all Volkswagen Golf variants of 2018 include a front bumper for redesign and new chrome grid accents, as well as daytime running lights and full LED indicator lamp. The previously available bi-xenon headlamps can now be replaced with full LED alternatives, which are now standard on the GTI SE / Autobahn and Golf R models. In addition to several new exterior colors, the 2018 Golf Brigade also features Coated alloy wheels. Inside, the cabins have new trim and increasing the size of the standard 5.0 “to 6.5” central touch screen that expands to an 8.0-inch display on Finishing qualities SE and SEL. The range-wise R Golf is now delivered with the VW Digital VW Digital Cockpit Instrument clapper.
On the safety front, most SE / SEL 2018 golf models will offer a forward collision warning and stand-alone emergency brake, as well as a blind monitor with the rear traffic alert as a ” Options with the last iteration of front assistance, adding pedestrian monitoring. The 2018 Golf models offer or offer adaptive cruising, lane departure warning, park distance control, park steering assistance and high beam control, as well as a And a Fender Premium audio system.
2018 Vw Golf Engine
The Golf range’s core engine is the 1.8-liter I-4 turbocharger from the automaker that makes 170 hp and 199 lb-ft of torque. The turbo-four is mated to a five-speed or six-speed automatic in the tailgate or six-speed manual or six-speed automatic double clutch in the Golf SportWagen or Golf Alltrack model. The front drive is standard on the tailgate and SportWagen, while the driving wheels are optional on SportWagen and standard on Alltrack.
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The Volkswagen Golf GTI sport is powered by a 2.0-liter I-4 turbocharged 220 hp and 258 lb-ft and coupled with a six-speed manual or six-speed dual clutch transmission. The old performance package is now standard and includes differential VAQ and larger brake plates. An adaptive DCC suspension is only available on the Autobahn trim.
2018 Vw Golf Price
Prices for the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R, which will be on sale this fall, have not yet been settled. However, we should expect an increase from the core program of the 2017 edition of $ 40,695 to compensate for the added features. In Canada, the Golf R will also be available in a wide variety of colors, provided we are willing to pay an extra $ 2,995.