Selectable driving modes allow you to change the way your car performs. You have the power to adjust the drive and how the car responds on the road.
This turbo direct injection engine can be powerful and efficient. The turbo technology forces cooled air straight into the engine, giving you increased performance, 220 hp, and 258 lb-ft of torque (achieved with premium fuel). But you don’t have to pop the hood to understand why. A simple step on the gas will do.
Brakes are great for stopping and now for turning. That’s why the Golf GTI features the XDS+ Cross Differential System, which uses the brakes to help maintain power to the outside wheel and to improve cornering.
Available keyless access lets you lock, unlock, start, and drive your car without ever having to take your keys out of your pocket. Press the brake and push the start button, and your engine’s running and ready for action.
This available touchscreen display not only looks great and adds style, but it’s also bright and large, which helps make the display more prominent.
Want clear, concert-quality sound? With 400 watts of power, eight speakers, and a subwoofer, every beat that pumps out of the available Fender Premium Audio System will make sure that you can rock while you roll.
Volkswagen Car-Net® Security & Service has a host of features that help you locate your last parked location, check to see if you locked the doors, call for help in the event of an emergency, and receive a vehicle health report showing diagnostics of your car. VW Car-Net® Security & Service gives you a little more confidence whether you’re in or outside of your Volkswagen by providing useful features like speed and boundary alerts, Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance, and a way to get you help on the road when you need it most.
Benefit from the view of a wide lens when you need it. It can help you see obstacles when backing up, a feature so helpful you’ll wonder how you ever managed without it.
The 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI 4-Door has earned a 5-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). A high-5 for high-performance.
Front and rear crumple zones help absorb crash energy, while a rigid safety cage helps deflect it away from the driver and passengers. In the event of a collision that deploys the airbags, the Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS) can turn off the fuel pump, unlock the doors, and activate the hazard lights. It helps react if you might not be able to.
From Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution (EBD), which helps maintain appropriate stopping power during a hard-braking situation, to Electronic Stability Control (ESC), which can adjust engine throttle and apply corrective forces to the wheels that need them most, your vehicle is equipped with a total of seven stability-enhancing systems.
Not every collision brings a car to stop. That’s why our vehicles include the Automatic Post-Collision Braking System. It can help bring your car to a stop after a collision, helping reduce the chance of any additional impacts.