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2018 Volkswagen Golf Rebates and Incentives

Prices and Incentives

Dealer Price:
$20,910 - $24,755

Original MSRP:
$20,073 - $23,765

2018 Volkswagen Golf Review

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Warranty Information
Basic: 6 Years/72,000 Miles
Recalls Issued
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 18V369000
Mfg's Report Date MAY 31, 2018
Component SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
Number of Units Affected 10225
Summary Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, Passat, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Golf, Golf SportWagen and GTI and Audi Q5 and SQ5 vehicles. The brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may have insufficient coating, potentially reducing the brake performance.
Consequence A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy Volkswagen and Audi will notify their owners. Audi dealers will bleed the rear brakes. Volkswagen dealers will bleed the front and rear brake calipers. Note: Owners are advised not to drive their vehicles until the brake system has been checked. The recall began June 29, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 and Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 47N8, 47N9, and 47N6.
Dates of Manufacture MAR 20, 2018 to MAY 24, 2018
Manufacturer Recall Number 47N8, 47N9, 47N6

2018 Volkswagen Golf Models & Prices

2018 Volkswagen Golf S
Dealer Price Dealer Invoice Pricing Estimated Payments
1.8T S Manual $20,910 $20,073 $327 / Month*
1.8T S Auto $22,010 $21,129 $345 / Month*

2018 Volkswagen Golf SE
Dealer Price Dealer Invoice Pricing Estimated Payments
1.8T SE Manual $23,655 $22,709 $370 / Month*
1.8T SE Auto $24,755 $23,765 $388 / Month*

2018 Volkswagen Golf Features and Standard Equipment

EXTERIOR Features
S SE
Black Grille w/Chrome Accents
Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
Body-Colored Door Handles
Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Chrome Bumper Insert
Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Chrome Bumper Insert
Clearcoat Paint
Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
Cornering Lights  
Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade  
Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
Front Fog Lamps  
Fully Automatic Aero-Composite Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
LED Brakelights
Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
Light Tinted Glass
Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers  
Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Jets  
Steel Spare Wheel
Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
Tires: 15" AS  
Tires: 16" AS  
Wheels w/Silver Accents
Wheels: 15" Lyon Alloy  
Wheels: 16" Toronto Alloy  
INTERIOR Features
S SE
2 Seatback Storage Pockets
3 12V DC Power Outlets
6-Way Driver Seat
6-Way Passenger Seat
60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
Air Filtration
Analog Display
Cargo Area Concealed Storage
Cargo Space Lights
Carpet Floor Trim
Cloth Door Trim Insert
Cloth Seating Surfaces  
Compass
Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
Day-Night Rearview Mirror
Delayed Accessory Power
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
Driver Foot Rest
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate
Front And Rear Map Lights
Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest w/Pass-Thru w/Storage
Front Comfort Seats -inc: 6-way front seats, manual lumbar support and power recline  
Front Cupholder
Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
Full Cloth Headliner
Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
Heated Front Comfort Seats -inc: 6-way front seats, manual lumbar support and power recline  
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
Illuminated Locking Glove Box
Immobilizer III Engine Immobilizer
Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Refrigerated/Cooled Box Located In The Glovebox, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Door Panel Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
Leather Gear Shift Knob
Leather Steering Wheel
Manual Air Conditioning
Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
Outside Temp Gauge
Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces  
Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
Power Fuel Flap Locking Type
Power Rear Windows
Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start  
Rear Cupholder
Redundant Digital Speedometer
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
Remote Releases -Inc: Power Fuel
Rigid Cargo Cover
Seats w/Cloth Back Material  
Seats w/Leatherette Back Material  
Systems Monitor
Trip Computer
Valet Function
VW Car-Net Selective Service Internet Access  
MECHANICAL Features
S SE
13.2 Gal. Fuel Tank
140 Amp Alternator
3.39 Axle Ratio
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs and Brake Assist
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
60-Amp/Hr 480CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
Engine Oil Cooler
Engine: 1.8L TSI DOHC 16V Turbocharged 4-cyl -inc: direct fuel injection
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
Front-Wheel Drive
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
Security System Pre-Wiring
Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
Transmission: 5-Speed Manual w/Hill Hold Control
Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic w/Tiptronic -inc: sport mode
SAFETY Features
S SE
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Back-Up Camera
Blind Spot Monitor Blind Spot Sensor  
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Front Assist w/Autonomous Emergency Braking  
Low Tire Pressure Warning
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
Rear Child Safety Locks
Side Curtain Protection Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Side Impact Beams
VW Car-Net Emergency Sos  
ENTERTAINMENT Features
S SE
1 LCD Monitor In The Front
Audio Theft Deterrent
Integrated Roof Diversity Antenna
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls and Radio Data System  
Radio w/Seek-Scan, MP3 Player, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls and Radio Data System  
Radio: Composition Color w/6.5" Touchscreen -inc: AM/FM, USB input, 8-speaker sound system, VW Car-Net app-connect smartphone integration and interface, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, MirrorLink and Bluetooth connectivity for compatible devices  
Radio: Composition Media w/8" Touchscreen -inc: AM/FM/HD, CD player, USB input, aux-in, voice control, 8-speaker sound system, VW Car-Net app-connect smartphone integration and interface, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, MirrorLink, VW Car-Net security and service connected car service w/limited subscription, Bluetooth connectivity for compatible devices and SiriusXM satellite radio w/limited-time trial subscription  

2018 Volkswagen Golf Options and Addition Equipment

PAINT SCHEME Options
S SE
STANDARD PAINT
PORT INSTALLED OPTIONS Options
S SE
BUMPERDILLO PROTECTION PLATE -inc: For rear bumper (PIO)
CARPETED MATS KIT -inc: Mojo Mats w/logo (set of 4) and heavy duty trunk liner w/VW CarGo blocks (PIO)
COMBINATION ASSISTANCE KIT -inc: first aid kit and roadside assistance kit combo pack (PIO)
FIRST AID KIT -inc: Basic first aid kit for addressing minor injuries (PIO)
LUGGAGE NET -inc: For securing items in the cargo area (PIO)
PRISM REARVIEW MIRROR W/HOMELINK (PIO)  
REAR SPOILER -inc: Body-color rear roof-edge spoiler (mounts above rear window) (PIO)
REARVIEW MIRROR W/HOMELINK -inc: frameless, self-dimming rearview mirror w/electronic compass and HomeLink garage door opener (PIO)
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE KIT -inc: booster cables, warning triangle, LED flashlight, multi-tool, work gloves, PVC tape, blanket, poncho, whistle, cable ties and bandages (PIO)
RUBBER MATS KIT -inc: Monster Mats w/logo (set of 4) and heavy duty trunk liner w/VW CarGo blocks (PIO)
VW CARE -inc: Volkswagen prepaid scheduled maintenance contract w/10,000-mile and 20,000-mile servicing for cars (PIO)
WHEEL LOCKS -inc: wheel locks and dust caps (4 each) w/coded key (PIO)
WHEEL SPLASH GUARDS (SET OF 4) (PIO)
PRIMARY PAINT Options
S SE
DEEP BLACK PEARL METALLIC
NIGHT BLUE METALLIC
PLATINUM GRAY METALLIC
PURE WHITE
SILK BLUE METALLIC
TORNADO RED
TUNGSTEN SILVER METALLIC
SEAT TRIM Options
S SE
BEIGE, CLOTH SEATING SURFACES  
BEIGE, PERFORATED V-TEX LEATHERETTE SEATING SURFACES  
TITAN BLACK, CLOTH SEATING SURFACES  
TITAN BLACK, PERFORATED V-TEX LEATHERETTE SEATING SURFACES  

2018 Volkswagen Golf Technical Specifications

Brakes
S SE
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 11.3
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 10.7
Engine
S SE
Displacement 1.8 L/110 1.8 L/110
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 4500 170 @ 4500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 1600 199 @ 1600
Exterior Dimensions
S SE
Height, Overall (in) 58.2 58.2
Length, Overall (in) 167.6 167.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 5.4
Wheelbase (in) 103.8 103.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.8 70.8
Fuel Tank
S SE
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 13.2
Steering
S SE
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 35.8
Suspension
S SE
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Tires
S SE
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P205/55HR16
Transmission
S SE
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 5 6
Vehicle
S SE
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 38.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 55.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Passenger Volume (ft) 93.5 93.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.1 38.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 35.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 53.9
Weight Information
S SE
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2963 3023

2018 Volkswagen Golf Safety Features

Safety Features
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Back-Up Camera
Blind Spot Monitor Blind Spot Sensor
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Front Assist w/Autonomous Emergency Braking
Low Tire Pressure Warning
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
Rear Child Safety Locks
Side Curtain Protection Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Side Impact Beams
VW Car-Net Emergency Sos
News Reports & Reviews
NHTSA CRASH TEST RESULTS N/A