2018 Volkswagen Golf vs 2018 Kia Forte5

2018 Volkswagen Golf vs 2018 Kia Forte5

Hatchbacks are a valued offshoot of sedans. Not only do hatchback models come with a distinct new flavor of style that stands out among the crowd, but they also offer a bigger cargo space with an extended, longer, and taller trunk. This means drivers can get a much more practical and stylish vehicle for practically the same price of a sedan!

With that in mind, we thought to take a look at the newest models of 2 of the most popular hatchback models on the market! There's the always fun and reliable 2018 Volkswagen Golf and the hatchback model of the incredibly popular Kia Forte: the 2018 Kia Forte5. Which ride is the most practical? Which is the most fun? Here are some of their general specs to browse as you start your investigation.

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2018 Volkswagen Golf vs 2018 Kia Forte5
1.8L inline 4 Baseline Engine 2L inline 4
170 hp / 199 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 164 hp / 151 lb-ft
25 City MPG / 36 Highway MPG Fuel Economy 25 City MPG / 34 Highway MPG
13.2 gal. Fuel Tank Capacity 13.2 gal.

2018 Volkswagen Golf York, PA

The 2018 Kia Forte5 hatchback variant does come at a slightly cheaper starting MSRP when compared to the 2018 VW Golf. However, that seems to be the only advantage. You're sure to have a ton more fun in the 2018 Volkswagen Golf with its lighter yet more fuel efficient and powerful engine that'll zip and weave you across the road with ease. Additionally, the new 2018 Volkswagen Golf comes with these exclusive features, tech, and upgrades:

  • Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ Smartphone Compatibility
  • 8-inch Infotainment Touchscreen
  • Forward-Collision Warning
  • Bluetooth® Audio and Phone
  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Leatherette Upholstery
  • And More!

Interested in learning more about the new 2018 Volkswagen Golf? You can find out more information about the Golf, Golf Alltrack, Golf GTI, Golf R, Golf SportWagen, and even the EV (electric vehicle) e-Golf by contacting us here at York VW. Give our sales team a call or visit us on location for further help. The dealership of York Volkswagen is located in York, Pennsylvania within York County.


2018 Volkswagen Golf parked in middle of country road
2018 Volkswagen Golf side shot front seating interior cabin
2018 Volkswagen Golf seating, transmission, dashboard
2018 Volkswagen Golf city background front exterior shot