2018 Volkswagen Golf vs. 2018 Honda Civic – Staten Island, NY

The new 2018 Volkswagen Golf and the 2018 Honda Civic 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 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 Honda Civic

The 2018 Honda Civic is here to leave a memorable impression – featuring aggressive lines and refined features that really make it stand out from the crowd. The Civic features all-LED Headlights that are perfect for lighting up the road and your life. The 2018 Civic features a sleek profile and a long wheelbase, making it sporty even when standing still. As for the interior, the Civic has grown up. Featuring the most comfortable and sophisticated interior of any Civic ever. The design-centric instrument panel features a single-level display that’s easy to read so you can spend more time watching the scenery fly by. Plus, getting comfy is easy with the 8-Way Power Driver’s Seat, which includes a lower cushion that tilts up/down to get your position just right.

It isn’t all about looks with the new 2018 Honda Civic though. With up to 140 horsepower, a fully independent suspension and two choices of transmissions, the Civic was designed with performance in mind. Additionally, the 2018 Civic offers a turbocharged engine that produces 174 horsepower and turns every green light into a reason to put the pedal down.


Volkswagen Golf

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

Honda Civic

  • Spacious interior
  • Available as a sedan, coupe, or hatchback
  • Available turbocharged engine
  • EPA MPG:
    32 City/42 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.