2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI Features & Specs

Overview

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Engine Typegasgasgas
Transmission6-speed manual6-speed automated manual6-speed manual
Drive Trainfront wheel drivefront wheel drivefront wheel drive
Cylindersinline 4inline 4inline 4
Combined MPG282728
Total Seating555
Basic Warranty6 yr./ 72000 mi.6 yr./ 72000 mi.6 yr./ 72000 mi.

Drive Train

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Drive typefront wheel drivefront wheel drivefront wheel drive
Front limited slip differentialyesyesno
Transmission6-speed manual6-speed automated manual6-speed manual

Fuel & MPG

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EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)25/33 mpg24/32 mpg25/33 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)330.0/435.6 mi.316.8/422.4 mi.330.0/435.6 mi.
Fuel tank capacity13.2 gal.13.2 gal.13.2 gal.
Combined MPG282728
Fuel typepremium unleaded (recommended)premium unleaded (recommended)premium unleaded (recommended)

Engine

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Torque258 ft-lbs. @ 1500 rpm258 ft-lbs. @ 1500 rpm258 ft-lbs. @ 1500 rpm
Base engine size2.0 L2.0 L2.0 L
Horsepower220 hp @ 4700 rpm220 hp @ 4700 rpm220 hp @ 4700 rpm
Turning circle35.8 ft.35.8 ft.35.8 ft.
Valves161616
direct injectionyesyesyes
Base engine typegasgasgas
Valve timingVariableVariableVariable
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Cylindersinline 4inline 4inline 4

Safety

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Rear door child safety locksyesyesyes
cornering lightsyesyesno
Turn signal mirrorsyesyesyes
daytime running lightsyesyesyes
engine immobilizeryesyesyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyesyesyes
stability controlyesyesyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyesyesyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyesyesyes
remote anti-theft alarm systemyesyesyes
2 front headrestsyesyesyes
3 rear headrestsyesyesyes
auto delay off headlampsyesyesyes
tire pressure monitoringyesyesyes
traction controlyesyesyes
blind spot warning accident avoidance systemyesyesno
pre-collision safety systemyesyesno
4-wheel ABSyesyesyes
front fog/driving lightsyesyesyes
Rear center 3-point beltyesyesyes
post-collision safety systemyesyesyes
child seat anchorsyesyesyes
front and rear head airbagsyesyesyes
Emergency braking assistyesyesyes
adaptive headlightsyesyesno
Front and rear ventilated disc brakesyesyesno
dusk sensing headlampsyesyesyes
LED headlampyesyesno
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesnonoyes

In-Car Entertainment

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8 total speakersyesyesyes
3 Months of provided satellite radio serviceyesyesno
memory card slotyesyesyes
AM/FM stereoyesyesyes
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media controlyesyesno
satellite radio satellite radioyesyesno
USB connectionyesyesyes
USB with external media controlnonoyes

Comfort & Convenience

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Air conditioningyesyesyes
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheelyesnoyes
front seatback storageyesyesyes
cruise controlyesyesyes
leather steering wheelyesyesyes
keyless ignitionyesyesno
turn signal in mirrorsyesyesyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyesyesyes
cooled storage compartmentyesyesyes
front and rear cupholdersyesyesyes
front and rear door pocketsyesyesyes
electric power steeringyesyesyes
rear view camerayesyesyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyesyesyes
interior air filtrationyesyesyes
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheelnoyesno

Power Feature

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hands-free entryyesyesno
4 one-touch power windowsyesyesyes
Heated mirrorsyesyesyes
remote keyless power door locksnonoyes

Interior Options

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Carpeted Mat Kityesyesyes
First Aid Kityesyesyes
Roadside Assistance Kityesyesyes
Luggage Netyesyesyes
SE Leather Packageyesyesno
Rearview Mirror w/Homelinkyesyesyes
Rubber Mat Kityesyesyes

Instrumentation

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clockyesyesyes
external temperature displayyesyesyes
trip computeryesyesyes
tachometeryesyesyes

Front Seats

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height adjustable passenger seatyesyesyes
sport front seatsyesyesyes
multi-level heating driver seatyesyesyes
Front leg room41.2 in.41.2 in.41.2 in.
Driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar supportyesyesyes
Front head room38.4 in.38.4 in.38.4 in.
6 -way manual driver seat adjustmentsyesyesyes
2 -way power passenger seatyesyesyes
height adjustable driver seatyesyesyes
multi-level heating passenger seatyesyesyes
Passenger seat with manual adjustable lumbar supportyesyesyes
Front shoulder room55.9 in.55.9 in.55.9 in.
2 -way power driver seatyesyesyes
6 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyesyesyes
clothyesyesyes

Rear Seats

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Rear head room38.1 in.38.1 in.38.1 in.
Rear leg room35.6 in.35.6 in.35.6 in.
Rear shoulder room53.9 in.53.9 in.53.9 in.
folding with pass-thru center armrestyesyesyes
rear ventilation ductsyesyesyes
Split-folding rear seatbackyesyesyes

Exterior Options

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Summer Tiresyesyesyes
Wheel Locksyesyesyes
Splash Guardsyesyesyes

Measurements

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Maximum cargo capacity53.7 cu.ft.53.7 cu.ft.53.7 cu.ft.
Length168.0 in.168.0 in.168.0 in.
Curb weight3062 lbs.3128 lbs.3062 lbs.
Gross weight4233 lbs.4299 lbs.4233 lbs.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place22.8 cu.ft.22.8 cu.ft.22.8 cu.ft.
Ground clearance5.1 in.5.1 in.5.1 in.
Height57.8 in.57.8 in.57.8 in.
EPA interior volume110.9 cu.ft.110.9 cu.ft.110.9 cu.ft.
Maximum payload959 lbs.959 lbs.959 lbs.
Wheel base103.6 in.103.6 in.103.6 in.
Width70.8 in.70.8 in.70.8 in.

Colors

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Exterior Colors
  • Dark Iron Blue Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Great Falls Green Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Tornado Red
  • Night Blue Metallic
  • Dark Iron Blue Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Great Falls Green Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Tornado Red
  • Night Blue Metallic
  • Dark Iron Blue Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Great Falls Green Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Tornado Red
  • Night Blue Metallic
Interior Colors
  • Titan Black w/Red Stitching, leather
  • Titan Black w/Clark Plaid, cloth
  • Titan Black w/Red Stitching, leather
  • Titan Black w/Clark Plaid, cloth
  • Titan Black w/Clark Plaid, cloth

Tires & Wheels

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inside mounted spare tireyesyesyes
temporary spare tireyesyesyes
All season tiresyesyesyes
225/40R H tiresyesyesyes
18 x 7.5 in. wheelsyesyesyes
alloy wheelsyesyesyes

Suspension

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four-wheel independent suspensionyesyesyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryesyesyes

Warranty

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Basic6 yr./ 72000 mi.6 yr./ 72000 mi.6 yr./ 72000 mi.
Drivetrain6 yr./ 72000 mi.6 yr./ 72000 mi.6 yr./ 72000 mi.
Rust7 yr./ 100000 mi.7 yr./ 100000 mi.7 yr./ 100000 mi.
Roadside3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.

Inventory

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