2018 Volkswagen Golf vs. 2018 Chevrolet Cruze – Staten Island, NY

The new 2018 Volkswagen Golf and the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze have hit the streets, and they are making a show of it. Which has left drivers wondering which vehicle will be a better fit for them and their lifestyle. Island VW of Staten Island, NY is here to help make the head to head comparison of each vehicle to make sure you’re getting all that you desire out of your next vehicle purchase.


2018 Volkswagen Golf

The Volkswagen Golf gets a mid-cycle update for the 2018 model year. The most notable changes include the discontinuation of the two-door model as well as the availability of the new Discover Media navigation infotainment system with 8.0-inch touchscreen. Other updates include revised exterior styling front and rear. All-wheel drive is now available on the base Golf SportWagen S model. The compact Volkswagen Golf hatchback and Golf SportWagen slot next to the Jetta sedan. But, below the midsize CC and Passat sedans in the automaker’s lineup. The Golf is offered in several variants including hatchback, SportWagen, and raised Alltrack (crossover-like wagon) body styles as well as the GTI and Golf R hot hatches, and the electric e-Golf.

The Golf SE comes with blind spot warning, rear cross-traffic alert and front assist with pedestrian detection, while the SEL adds adaptive cruise control. Lane keeping assist, automatic high beams, parking sensors, and park assist are part of a package. Plus, the top-spec Golf R features Volkswagen’s reconfigurable Digital Cockpit with a 12.3-inch multi-function display.


2018 Chevrolet Cruze

Life moves fast. Luckily, the new 2018 Cruze can help you keep everything in check. Available in Sedan and Hatchback, this ride offers the technology you crave, plenty of cargo room, and efficiency you could practically brag about. The best part? It’s all wrapped up in a fun-to-drive, sporty package. The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze features bold, aerodynamic sculpting for an attention-grabbing appearance. Details like the available projector-beam headlamps with available LED daytime running lamps leave a lasting impression.

The 2018 Cruze offers the technology to help keep your life simple and seamless. This sporty small car is equipped with standard Chevrolet MyLink with a 7-inch diagonal color touch-screen so your music and select apps are always within reach. But, we get it. You want to feel confident whenever you drive. It’s a good thing the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze received a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score for safety from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Plus, never mind getting there being half the fun – getting there is all the fun. With the powerfully efficient standard 1.4L turbo engine offering up to 40 mpg highway, your daily outings and nightly excursions will always be an adventure.


Volkswagen Golf

  • Lots of technology
  • Smooth powertrains
  • New model update
  • EPA MPG:
    25 City/33 HWY

Chevrolet Cruze

  • Offered in sedan/hatch body styles
  • Nice interior & layout
  • Great fuel economy with the turbodiesel
  • EPA MPG:
    27 City/40 HWY

Island VW of Staten Island, NY is here to help make sure that you make the right decision when it comes to your vehicle. Come test drive the new 2018 Volkswagen Golf and see for yourself why its the right choice, every time.