Model Compare

Comparing the "2017 Volkswagen Golf" and "2018 Volkswagen Golf"

Overview

MSRP

$19,895

$20,910

MPG (Combined)

29

29

Engine

170-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)

170-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)

Transmission

5-speed manual w/OD ,

6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

5-speed manual w/OD ,

6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

Drivetrain

FWD

FWD

Seats

5

5

Consumer Rating

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Pricing

List Price

$20,715

$21,805

MSRP

$19,895

$20,910

Invoice Price

$19,099

$20,073

Destination Charge

$820

$895

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

29

29

City MPG

25

25

Highway MPG

36

34

Convenience

Cruise Control

Standard

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Available

Not available

Compass

Standard

Standard

Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Driver and passenger

Driver and passenger

Steering Wheel Material

Leather

Leather

Gear Shift Knob Trim

Leather

Leather

Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Standard

Standard

Clock

In-dash

In-dash

12-Volt DC Power Outlet

2

3

Retained Accessory Power

Standard

Standard

Dome Light

Fade

Fade

Glovebox Light

Standard

Standard

Map Light

Front & rear

Front & rear

Cargo Light

Standard

Standard

Cupholders

Front and rear

Front and rear

Programmable Garage-Door Opener

Available

Available

Voice Recorder

Not available

Not available

Tire Mobility Kit

Not available

Not available

Rearview Mirror

Day-night

Day-night

Rear Window Defogger

Standard

Standard

Floor Mats

Carpeted front & rear

Carpeted front & rear

USB Ports

Not available

Not available

Hands Free Auto-Opening Liftgate/Trunk

Not available

Not available

Proximity Key

Not available

Not available

Specifications

Length

167.5 "

167.6 "

Wheelbase

103.8 "

103.8 "

Front Track

61.0 "

61.0 "

Rear Track

59.8 "

59.8 "

Width

70.8 "

70.8 "

Turning Radius

17.9 '

17.9 '

Height

57.2 "

58.2 "

Horsepower

170 @ 4,500 rpm

170 @ 4,500 rpm

Torque

184 @ 1,600 rpm

184 @ 1,600 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

13.2 gal.

13.2 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.25 / 3.31 "

3.25 / 3.31 "

Drag Coefficient

.29

.29

Curb Weight

2,963 lbs.

2,963 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

4,123 lbs.

4,123 lbs.

Maximum Trailer Weight

Not available

Not available

Passenger Volume

93 cu.ft.

93 cu.ft.

Front Legroom

41.2 "

41.2 "

Front Headroom

38.4 "

38.4 "

Front Hip Room

Not available

Not available

Front Shoulder Room

55.9 "

55.9 "

Rear Legroom

35.6 "

35.6 "

Rear Headroom

38.1 "

38.1 "

Rear Hip Room

Not available

Not available

Rear Shoulder Room

53.9 "

53.9 "

Maximum Luggage Volume

52.7 cu.ft.

53.7 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

22.8 cu.ft.

17.4 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

52.7 cu.ft.

53.7 cu.ft.

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

52.7 cu.ft.

53.7 cu.ft.

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