2018 Volkswagen Golf Engine Fuel Economy Ratings
If you could only use one word to describe hatchbacks such as the 2018 Volkswagen Golf, many people would say “versatile.” Offering great performance, a vast amount of cargo space and a suite of comfort/entertainment features, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf stands out from the rest of the crowd in the hatchback segment. But what about fuel efficiency? Read on, as we’ve broken down everything you need to know about the 2018 Volkswagen Golf’s engine fuel economy ratings.
The 2018 Volkswagen Golf is offered in two trim levels: S and SE. Both models share the same engine, a turbocharged, four-cylinder 1.8-liter engine, paired with either a five-speed or six-speed automatic transmission. This engine generates 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque, or 199 pound-feet of torque for automatic transmission models.
The 1.8-liter engine received EPA fuel economy ratings of 25 miles per gallon for city travel and 24 miles per gallon for highway travel, for a combined rating of 29 miles per gallon. The 2018 Golf has a travel range of 330 miles for city driving and 448 miles for highway driving. The fuel tank capacity for the 2018 Golf is 13.2 gallons.
2018 Volkswagen Golf Technology Features
In addition to its great fuel economy, one other great reason to own a 2018 Volkswagen Golf is its integrated technology. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are both supported as standard features, allowing you to integrate your smartphone with the hatchback’s main dashboard interface. Bluetooth support, USB connectivity are standard inclusions as well. Upgrading to the SE trim adds satellite radio support and a CD player.
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