2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI Trim Level Comparison

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Golf GTI on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 3:54 pm
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI driving down a curving road

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI SE vs Autobahn Trim Differences

Drivers looking for a hatchback that provides a sporty ride and a spacious cabin should look into the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI. Available in three trim levels, drivers might want to know what every trim brings to the table in terms of interior features. We’ve broken down everything you should know about this hatchback’s trim levels, including all the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI SE vs Autobahn trim differences you should be aware of.


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The 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI’s three trim levels are titled S, SE and Autobahn. All three models are powered by the same engine: A turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine with an output of 220 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The S trim features Bluetooth, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay functionality and an eight-speaker audio system.

2018 VW Golf GTI SE & Autobahn Trims


2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI driving down a wooded road

2018 Golf GTI SE

SE models add numerous comfort, convenience and safety features. Driver assistance features such as blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic emergency braking and forward-collision warning are added in this trim. Other 2018 Golf GTI SE features include keyless entry and ignition, upgraded brakes, a sunroof, a CD player, Volkswagen Car-Net support and satellite radio.

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI parked in front of a cityscape

2018 Golf GTI Autobahn

The Autobahn trim level is the highest 2018 Golf GTI trim. This trim level prioritizes premium-quality features and technology, adding a navigation system, a Fender premium audio system, automatic high beams, adaptive cruise control, a power-adjustable driver seat, front and rear parking sensors, a self-parking system and a lane departure warning system.

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