2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback

2018 golf gti compared to 2018 civic hatchback

Hatchbacks are great for drivers looking to have a little more space than a regular four-door sedan. However, when searching for compact cars, there's a lot to look at. We took the time to compare two popular hatchback models, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI and the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback, to show what they have to offer and some of the differences between the two.

Drivers that are looking for a hatchback for the extra room will find more than seven cubic feet of extra cargo room in the Golf GTI compared to the Civic Hatchback. The Golf GTI also stands apart from Civic Hatchback with the power that it brings to the table. The 2018 GTI packs an impressive horsepower of 220 as opposed to the Honda Civic's 174 horsepower.

The Volkswagen GTI is available in three different trim levels – S, SE and Autobahn. Along with the trim levels, drivers also can select from seven different exterior paint colors.

Continue reading to view the comparison between the Volkswagen Golf GTI and the Honda Civic Hatchback and to learn more about the technology found in the 2018 Golf GTI.

2018 Golf GTI


2018 Civic Hatchback

220 hp Horsepower 174 hp
258 lb-ft Torque 167lb-ft
25 / 33 mpg Fuel Economy (City / Highway) 31 / 40 mpg
53.7 cu-ft. Max Cargo Volume 46.2 cu-ft.

Technology on the 2018 Golf GTI

It's no doubt that the Volkswagen Golf GTI has the power, but it also has top of the line technology on the inside and out. Passengers in the GTI will enjoy the 8-inch touchscreen that displays the navigation system and also allows users to connect their smartphones with Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™ and MirrorLink®.

The technology is also meant to benefit drivers with the keyless access with push-button start, Pedestrian Monitoring and Rear-View Camera System. While driving, the GTI also has some features to help such as the Adaptive Cruise Control, Blind Spot Monitoring, Lane Assist, Front Assist and Rear Traffic Alert.

All these features are built in with the purpose of making the driving experience safer and more enjoyable. Stop by Finlay North Volkswagen today to experience the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI today for yourself.