How powerful is the 2018 VW Golf?

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Golf on Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 at 3:49 pm
2018 Volkswagen Golf driving over a bridge

2018 Volkswagen Golf Horsepower & Torque

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf is a four-door hatchback with a premium interior and great fuel economy. This hatchback is available in two trim levels: S and SE, both featuring the same fuel-efficient engine. But how powerful is the 2018 Golf’s engine? Continue reading to learn more about the 2018 Volkswagen Golf’s horsepower and torque.  

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All 2018 Volkswagen Golf models are powered by a turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine which generates 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. This hatchback come standard with a five-speed manual transmission system, with a six-speed automatic transmission available as an option. 2018 Golf models equipped with the automatic transmission feature 199 pound-feet of torque.

2018 Volkswagen Golf parked on a rural roadIn terms of driving range, the 2018 Golf has a travel range of 316.8 miles in the city and 435.6 miles on the highway. This engine received a combined city/highway fuel economy rating of 28 miles per gallon. More specifically, this engine has a city fuel economy rating of 24 miles per gallon and a highway fuel economy rating of 33 miles per gallon. The 2018 Volkswagen Golf has a fuel tank capacity of 13.2 gallons.

Other 2018 Volkswagen Golf Specifications

Standard 2018 Volkswagen Golf features include a sound system with eight speakers, heated side mirrors, an infotainment system with a 6.5-inch touchscreen interface, daytime-running lights, cruise control, a rearview camera, 15-inch alloy wheels, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto support, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and automatic rain-sensing wipers. Safety features include rear door child safety locks, an engine immobilizer, turn signal mirrors, daytime running lights, child seat anchors, tire pressure monitoring and dusk sensing headlamps.

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