2018 Volkswagen Golf vs 2018 Subaru Impreza

Comparison image of a blue 2018 Volkswagen Golf and a silver 2018 Subaru Impreza

Are you searching for a new hatchback vehicle that offers a combination of excellent engine performance and fuel economy? If so, there are some terrific options available for you to explore in the National City, CA area. Two of the better options for customers to investigate are the 2018 Volkswagen Golf and the 2018 Subaru Impreza. These models both offer great engine performance and features. The question is, “Which of these options is better?”

In order to answer the above question, we will need to conduct a detailed vehicle comparison. This comparison will evaluate the base trim levels for each of the two models to achieve fair and accurate results. Customers in National City, CA can check out which of these models wins out for themselves at South Bay Volkswagen today!

2018 Volkswagen Golf


2018 Subaru Impreza

1.8L Turbo Inline 4-Cylinder Base Engine 2.0L Flat 4-Cylinder
170 Horsepower Engine Power 152 Horsepower
199 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 145 Pound-Feet
25 MPG / 34 MPG Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 24 MPG / 31 MPG

Get the 2018 Volkswagen Golf in National City CA

The table above highlights the engine specifications for the 2018 Volkswagen Golf and 2018 Subaru Impreza. This table shows that the 2018 VW Golf has the clear advantage over the 2018 Impreza in both engine performance and fuel economy. In truth, the 2018 Impreza’s engine fails to stand up to the excellent level of performance offered by the 2018 Golf’s turbo engine. The 2018 VW Golf further increases the gap between the 2018 Subaru Impreza and other competitors with the tremendous features it offers. Some of the better features available on the 2018 Volkswagen Golf include:

  • Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • Keyless Entry with Push-Button Start
  • Bluetooth® Technology with Audio Streaming
  • Volkswagen Driver Assistance Features
  • VW Car-Net® Security & Services
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • LED Headlights and Taillights
  • 60/40-Split Rear Seats
  • Many More!

If you are interested in exploring the features and performance of the 2018 Volkswagen Golf further, contact our staff at South Bay Volkswagen today! Our team is happy to answer any questions that you have and make sure you have the necessary information to make the best decision possible. Visit our dealership in National City, CA today!