2018 Volkswagen Golf vs 2018 Chevy Cruze Hatchback

2018 Volkswagen Golf vs 2018 Chevy Cruze Hatchback

It’s time to make the decision on a new hatchback. Who are the frontrunners? Brands like Volkswagen and Chevy have been around for a long time, but their hatchbacks are very different. The Chevy Cruze was first introduced in 2011 while the Golf is much older, having been around since 1975. Some may say that the history isn’t important, but is that actually the case? Decide for yourself as we compare the 2018 Volkswagen Golf vs 2018 Chevy Cruze Hatchback!

If you’re looking to save a little cash, the Golf might be a better choice. It comes in at a starting MSRP of just $20,910, less than the Cruze. Additionally, the Golf has better performance features due to the fact that it has more horsepower and more torque. The iconic hatchback compares favorably against the Cruze; just check out the table below!

2018 Volkswagen Golf


2018 Chevy Cruze Hatchback

$20,910 Starting MSRP $22,195
1.8L turbo 4-cylinder Engine 1.4L turbo 4-cylinder
170 hp/184 lb-ft Performance 153 hp/177 lb-ft
22.8 cubic ft Cargo Space 22.7 cubic ft

Specs and Features in the 2018 Golf

Cargo space is another perk of the Golf. It has maximum cargo space of 52.7 cubic feet. That’s more than the 47.2 cubic feet in the Cruze Hatchback. Looking for more reasons to choose the iconic hatchback from Volkswagen? Here’s one: despite coming out back when avocado refrigerators and disco balls were a thing, it still has next-generation technology that will make the ride that much better. Some of those features include:

  • Panoramic sunroof
  • LED headlights
  • Keyless access with push-button start
  • Bluetooth®
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • and much more!

Interested in learning more about the 2018 Golf? Get in touch with the team here at Hall Cars in Brookfield! We have a wide selection of models to choose from, so we can help you find your perfect match without much hassle. Give us a call or schedule a test drive today!

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