Blue Volkswagen Golf

2018 Volkswagen Golf

Red Volkswagen Golf GTI

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

2018 Volkswagen Golf vs. 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Thinking about getting into a new Volkswagen model? Compare the 2018 Volkswagen Golf vs. 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI and see which will give you all you want and more out of your Daphne commute. Depending on your preferences, on VW hatchback model might suit you more than the other.

Price and Performance

Looking at performance, the upgraded engine of the Golf GTI provides more power on the Fairhope streets for a higher price. The Golf achieves slightly less power while remaining efficient for a more affordable price. This is what each model has to offer your commute:

Volkswagen Golf:

  • 170 hp, 1.8L turbocharged engine that exports 184 lb-ft of torque
  • Offered with a Tiptronic transmission with Sport mode
  • MSRP from $20,910 for the S trim*

Volkswagen Golf GTI:

  • 210 hp, 2.0L turbo engine that exports 258 lb-ft of torque
  • Turbocharged 2.0L TSI inline-four with sport-tuned GTI increases specs up to 220 hp
  • Standard sport-tuned suspension with an optional DCC adaptive chassis control with four configurations: Normal, Sport, Comfort, and Individual
  • MSRP from $26,415 for the S trim*
Blue VW Golf driving in the city 2

Interior Features

Inside both of these Volkswagen models is plenty of innovative tech to keep you comfortable and entertained. Standard in both models is the VW Car-Net App Connect, SiriusXM satellite radio, as well as a leather-wrapped steering wheel. What sets the Golf GTI apart from the Golf are features like:

  • Iconic plaid cloth upholstery
  • Heated front seating
  • Cooled glove box
Golf GTI front seat interior

Explore the Golf vs. Golf GTI at Volkswagen Mobile

When comparing the Volkswagen Golf vs. GTI, you’ll find the GTI offers a bit more performance output and features, but for a higher price. The best way to decide what your drive needs is to take these models for a test drive with us! And whether you want a used Volkswagen Golf GTI or the newest Golf to buy or lease, there are plenty of offers for you to browse. Check out our Volkswagen Golf lease and finance offers and more when you visit us at Volkswagen Mobile. If you have any questions, contact us.

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