2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

2018 Honda Civic Hatchback

2018 Honda Civic Hatchback

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs. 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback

If you’ve been trying to decide on a versatile yet fun-to-drive vehicle to use when cruising around Alexandria, we’ve got you covered with this guide to comparing the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI and the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback. Both of these sporty hatchbacks have plenty to offer in terms of style and features, but when you dig into the details, it quickly becomes obvious where the Volkswagen model beats out the competition. Find out how, and then see the Golf GTI in action at Lindsay Volkswagen in Sterling, VA.

Performance Capabilities

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI is a decidedly sporty hatchback with a 2.0L turbo engine under the hood. It pumps out a total of220 hp and 258lb-ft of torque. On top of that, you’ll getan autobahn-tuned sport suspension and a performance monitor with special gauges for a range performance settings. By contrast, the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback’s turbocharged 1.5L four-cylinder engine makes only 174-180 hp and up to 167 lb-ft of torque. Plus, while it does come with a fully independent multi-link suspension, the Civic is still unable to meet the GTI’s level of responsiveness.Image Notes:

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI Exterior

Max Cargo Space

Whether you opt for the 2018 VW Golf GTI or the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback, you’ll have plenty of room for all of your passengers to hop inside for a trip around town. That’s because, despite their somewhat compact profiles, both of these vehicles come with ample seating for up to five people. When it comes to filling up the hatchback with cargo, though, the Volkswagen model has the edge. The Golf GTI has a spacious total cargo volume of 53.7 cubic feet when the rear seats are folded, beating out the Civic Hatchback’s max cargo volume of just 46.2 cubic feet. Whether you’re picking up groceries for the week or preparing to move into your new apartment, that’s a difference you’re sure to feel!Image Notes:

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI Space

Test Drive the 2018 VW Golf GTI at Lindsay Volkswagen of Dulles

Not only do you get a strong performance and larger cargo capacity, but you get interior technology features that will change the way you drive. View our new Golf GTI inventory then come to Lindsay Volkswagen of Dulles and learn more about the Golf GTI or another Volkswagen model. Contact us today for financing information or to schedule a test drive around Tysons Corner.

Lindsay Volkswagen of Dulles 38.9978364, -77.4331695.