2018 Volkswagen Golf Family in Amherst, OH
The newest generation of the Volkswagen Golf family coming to the Spitzer Volkswagen showroom is getting a bit of a makeover for the new model year. When the entire 2018 Volkswagen Golf family in Amherst, OH is finally for sale, each of the five available trims will feature distinct changes to the interior, exterior, technology and have made Volkswagen driver assistance systems more accessible on more trims. Exterior changes include sharper eyelines with revised bumper and chrome grille designs. The interior of each model has upgraded trim panels and materials. Standard technology equipment affixed to each model includes at least a 6.5-inch touchscreen. Some trims will use an 8-inch touchscreen.
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As the newest member of the 2018 VW Golf family, the Golf Alltrack brings a new level of capability to the lineup. The Golf Alltrack uses a turbocharged, 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine and makes a six-speed automatic transmission standard. However, a six-speed manual can be chosen on S and SE trims. What really sets the Golf Alltrack apart from the rest of its siblings is the standard 4Motion® all-wheel-drive system.
Of the traits that make the Golf GTI a popular version, its quick acceleration and overall hot hatch performance are at the top of the list. The 2018 Golf GTI uses a turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine making 220 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque mated to an automatic or manual transmission. Given the high engine output and lightweight nature of the car, this is poised to be a very exciting package.
When it comes to navigating crowded street in a vehicle loaded with a fair amount of cargo, the Golf SportWagen sets the bar high in the hatchback class. The efficient 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine can be mated to either a five-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission. Confidence in driving across slippery roads is instilled with the standard front-wheel drive drivetrain. The VW all-wheel-drive system is also an available option.
The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R has the distinction of being the most powerful version of the automaker's hatchback family to ever be sold in the United States. Giving the Golf R its incredible performance is a turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine making nearly 300 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. This is also the only version of the Golf that can use the VW seven-speed, dual-clutch automatic transmission.