2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback

If you are looking for a compact hatch that offers impressive performance, then look no further than the incredible 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI. This vehicle has the versatility to meet your daily drive habits, the style to turn heads, and the driving character to make every journey a memorable one. All these attributes work together to make the Golf GTI one sought-after vehicle. 

 In order to see how the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI stacks up against the competition, we've compared it to another vehicle in its class, the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback. Take a look at this 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback comparison below! 

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2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI VS 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback
220 Horsepower 174
258 lb-ft Torque 167 lb-ft
Available Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission No
53.7 cu-ft Max. Cargo Area 46.2 cu-ft

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Under the hood, the new Volkswagen Golf GTI is powered by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder TSI turbocharged engine, which offers plenty of power in its 220 horsepower rating and 258 lb-ft of torque. On the other hand, the new Honda Civic Hatch comes with a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that can only reach a rating of 174 horsepower and 167 lb-ft of torque. The Golf GTI then comes with your choice of either a standard manual transmission or an available six-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission while the Honda Civic Hatchback comes with a choice of manual transmission or a CVT.  

On the inside, the new Golf GTI offers plenty of space, both for the passengers and in the cargo area. In fact, the Golf GTI has a maximum cargo capacity of 53.7 cubic feet, whereas the Civic Hatchback only measures in at 46.2 cubic feet. Add in a 60:40 split-fold for the rear seat in the Golf GTI, and you've got space in the back that can be configured to fit even the most oddly-shaped cargo. Finally, only the Volkswagen Golf GTI comes available with Volkswagen Car-Net with such features as remote access, maintenece reminders, smartphone connectivity, and more. 

If you are looking for a model that can really perform, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI is your best bet. Stop by New Century Volkswagen for a test drive today! 

Red 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI with City Skyline in the Background
TSI Turbocharged Engine in 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI
Dashboard and Black Front Seats of 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI
Navigation System of 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI