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Breathtaking. Exhilarating. Mere driving enthusiasts, look elsewhere. The 2018 Golf GTI is strictly for performance fanatics. Engineered for drivers seeking pure adrenaline-pumping exhilaration, with muscular aesthetics to match. It's fortified for safety, wired for wow, built to pass – and destined to surpass.
Our designers put pen to paper with a keen focus on pedal to the metal. So everything from its bold, brawny lines to leading-edge lighting gives the 2018 Golf GTI a sleeker, sportier, leaner demeanour.
Available 12-way power adjustable front seats
With a ride this exhilarating, you're going to want to be comfortably seated. Power recline and lumbar support with memory let you enjoy every twist and turn in the road without becoming a human pretzel.
Available LED headlights with Adaptive Front-light System (AFS)
Power and performance meet equally powerful yet energy-efficient lighting. The headlights of the Adaptive Front-light System scan 13 degrees left and right, anticipating what's ahead even before you do. Brilliant.
Ambient interior lighting
The sun sets, your high-performance cockpit quiets. Add a little sporty flair, with customizable LED lighting on the doors, footwells, and centre console. This tasteful touch of illumination also helps you find what you're looking for inside when it's dark outside.
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Electrolytes are essential to human health. They're also the key technology behind the auto-dimming mirror that helps prevent blinding lights from all the drivers you've left behind.
Leather-wrapped multifunction sport steering wheel
Take convenience – and luxury – into your own hands, with a multifunction steering wheel adorned with genuine leather. Control for your music, phone, and trip info without taking your hands off the wheel.
Fun on the fly? You've found it. The 2018 Golf GTI boasts unrestrained, turbocharged excitement, performance-tuned and outfitted for supreme cornering and control. Performance automobiles may come and go. But the 2018 Golf GTI just goes. Period.
Enhanced 2.0 TSI® engine
Revved up and raring to go! Forget the rest. This turbocharged engine delivers take-charge performance that's simply unforgettable.
Available 6-speed Automatic DSG® with Tiptronic®
Want to switch things up? Tiptronic® lets you shift gears up or down using the paddles on the steering wheel. It's all the sportiness of a stick shift, plus automatic convenience – all at your fingertips.
Slightly stiffer and lower to the ground, the sport suspension sets the bar higher for stability and control. Engineered to minimize body roll, for better road feel and improved handling around corners.
Cross Differential System (XDS)
True to its performance legacy, the 2018 Golf GTI features a Cross Differential System (XDS) that anticipates inside wheel spin and actively directs power to the outside wheel, for sportier, quicker, more accurate cornering.
Performance aside, some things can't be rushed. So we took our time engineering, assessing, and obsessing over every detail to ensure the 2018 Golf GTI is as safe to drive as it is fun.
Available Adaptive Cruise Control2
Keep your cool in stop-and-go traffic. This system maintains consistent speed and distance, automatically braking when traffic slows, and resuming your set speed when all's clear ahead. And your feet need never touch the pedals.
Available Front Assist with autonomous emergency braking2
Vehicle in front too close for comfort? A built-in traffic monitor helps reduce your stopping distance, and can automatically apply the brakes at speeds less than 30 km/h.
Available Lane Assist2
Attempting an unsafe lane change, or drifting out of your lane? We're on it. Sensors warn you of other vehicles and road markings with a light in your side mirror, and added resistance when steering to keep you safely on course.
Available Park Assist2
Conquer the trickiest parking jobs. Just take your hands off the wheel, and Park Assist steers your Golf GTI in and out of parallel parking spots. A little bit of magic. A whole lot of smart.
Available Park Distance Control2
Reversing in or out of a spot? We've got your back. Using ultrasonic sensors, Park Distance Control automatically kicks in when you're in reverse, alerting you with audible signals when there's something up to 1.6 metres behind you.
Even the technology in the 2018 Golf GTI is turbocharged. Everything from driver preferences and multimedia to street directions and digital connections is at your command. It's breathtaking performance meets breathtaking simplicity and convenience.
TPlug in your compatible smartphone to access select apps right on your dash and control music, mapping, messaging, and more hands-free using voice commands. Simple and easy to use, with Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™ or MirrorLink®
Available Discover Media infotainment system with satellite navigation2
Stay informed and entertained on the go. Discover Media is the ultimate touchscreen infotainment system, letting you sync multiple compatible phones and featuring satellite navigation, a CD player and 2 SD card slots.
Available Fender® Premium Audio System
What's the perfect complement to an engine that purrs? An audio system that roars. With 8 perfectly placed speakers, plus a subwoofer, this Fender® Premium Audio System belts out 400 watts of concert-quality sonic boom.
1All prices are MSRP in Canadian dollars. MSRP is the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price and excludes taxes, freight and PDI ($1,845 for the Atlas and Tiguan / $1,795 for the Touareg / $1,695 for the Passat / $1,645 for all other models), levies, fees, optional equipment, license, insurance, registration, and any dealer or other charges, where applicable. Environmental or related levies and taxes may vary by jurisdiction. Dealer may sell for less. European or American models may be shown. Specifications, equipment, options and prices are subject to change without notice. Although we endeavour to ensure that the information contained on the website is accurate, as errors may occur from time to time, customers should contact their local Volkswagen dealer for details. Photos for illustration purposes only. Some items, such as wheels, may be unavailable on some trim levels when vehicle is built or may not be available in Canada. Fuel consumption ratings are estimates based on Natural Resources Canada's (NRCan) fuel consumption criteria and testing methods for 2018 model year vehicles and are provided for comparison purposes only. Please note that comparisons to seemingly similar vehicles pre-2015 model year will show discrepancies due to the difference in NRCan approved calculation methods for 2014 model year and older vehicles. Please refer to NRCan's Fuel Consumption Guide 2018 for estimated fuel consumption figures. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving conditions, driver habits and the vehicle's condition, weight carried and additional equipment. Tires are supplied and warranted by their manufacturer. Most vehicles are sold equipped with four all-season tires. For vehicles sold equipped with summer performance tires, note that appropriate all-season or winter weather tires are required for driving during cold, snowy or icy weather conditions. Please remember that the use of winter tires may be mandatory in your province or territory. Airbags are supplemental restraints only and will not deploy under all accident scenarios. Always use safety belts and seat children only in the rear seats, using restraint systems appropriate for their size and age. The navigation system depends upon signals from the GPS network and is designed to provide you with suggested routes only. Discrepancies may occur between the mapping and the actual location due to changes in street names, construction or other road system changes which are beyond the control of Volkswagen Canada. Please rely on your individual judgment in determining whether or not to follow a suggested navigation route.
2Driver assistance features. Drivers must continue to perform manual checks and pay full attention to the road and safe driving.