Golf enthusiasts cheer! The 2018 Golf family lineup has gotten a few updates that will make you happy it’s model year update time. Read on for all the juicy details.
Overall, all models receive styling updates for front and rear bumpers, as well as new chrome accents on some models. Radiant, full-LED taillights and LED Daytime Running Lights are standard now, while available full-LED headlights replace the previous years’ bi-xenon option on some models.
Inside the cabin, infotainment systems feature larger, crisper touchscreens: 6.5-inch displays are standard while some trims get 8-inch screens.
More Driver Assistance features such as Front Assist (now with Pedestrian Monitoring),1 and Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert now come standard on SE trims for some models. Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Assist, ParkPilot, Park Assist, and automatic High Beam Control are also available on some models.2
All of this because Golf owners say it’s what they want, and Volkswagen wants to show they’re listening.
Here’s a model-by-model rundown of what else is new for each member of the family:
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1 Pedestrian Monitoring has late availability for SE trims.
2 Driver Assistance features are not substitutes for attentive driving. See Owner’s Manual for further details and important limitations.
*6 years/72,000 miles (whichever occurs first) New Vehicle Limited Warranty on MY2018 VW vehicles excluding e-Golf. See owner’s literature or dealer for warranty exclusions and limitations.