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2018 Volkswagen Golf Austin TX

Where compact cars are concerned, the Volkswagen Golf comes through time and again as one of the most beloved models out there. In fact, the Golf line has expanded in recent years to include multiple different iterations. As for the standard Golf model, however, drivers can choose between two unique trim levels—S and SE.

Below, we have outlined details about the 2018 Volkswagen Golf, including performance specs, design, elements, safety features, and technologies. We invite you to utilize the information here to decide whether or not the Golf would be a good fit for you. Then, you can get behind the wheel here at Onion Creek Volkswagen in Austin, TX before making a final buying decision.

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Performance Specs

The Volkswagen Golf is powered by a 1.8-liter Turbo four-cylinder engine that is able to deliver 170 horsepower and achieve EPA-estimated 36 mpg on the highway and 25 mpg in the city. Drivers can choose between standard 5-speed manual and available 6-speed automatic transmissions.


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Safety Features

In order to help prevent and protect against potential collisions, the 2018 Golf comes with a variety of passive and active safety systems, including six airbags, three-channel ABS with electronic brake pressure distribution, Automatic Post-Collision Braking System, and Intelligent Crash Response System.


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Exterior Design

On the outside, the Volkswagen Golf features a number of updated elements, making it look more sculpted than previous models. The front end includes a chrome-surround grille and LED Daytime Running Lights, while the rear comes with full standard LED taillights.

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A Look Inside the 2018 Volkswagen Golf

Once you have a better idea of what to expect in terms of performance and exterior styling, it's time to take a look inside the 2018 Volkswagen Golf. We can assure you—you won't be disappointed. Standard elements include a 6.5-inch Composition Color touchscreen infotainment display, 16.5 cubic feet of cargo space, 3-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel, rearview camera, power windows, and so much more. Drivers can also upgrade to more advanced equipment, such as:

  • 8-inch glass-covered Composition Media touchscreen infotainment display
  • Steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters
  • V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces
  • KESSY keyless access with push-button start
  • Heated front seats
  • Voice Control

When you are ready to get up close and personal with the 2018 Volkswagen Golf, feel free to schedule a test drive with our team at Onion Creek Volkswagen.

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