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Nice affordable cars with an affordable price tag and advanced features are not difficult to find anymore, as the 2018 Volkswagen Golf is here to make your rides fun and smooth. Having a facelift and all advanced safety features to ensure a safe ride, the new design continues the reliable quality of this hatchback. Being an all times best-seller hatchback around the world, the all-new Golf caters to all modern day needs of commuters.

Not only a new design, but two turbocharged engine options enables this hatchback to deliver good performance efficiently. As it is one of the prominent nice affordable cars, owners rely on Volkswagen as this hatchback is laced with all essential driver assist features which are required. The all-new VW Golf comes with all new design elements and driver assistance technologies to provide better handling and control on the vehicle.

Here is a closer look at the design details, performance and technological features, and safety features of the all-new VW Golf.

Design of the 2018 VW Golf

Hatchbacks in nice affordable cars category have a design that is modern and stylish, hence, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf after being facelifted has the potential to attract the onlookers. Sporty and stylish with a new headlight design and sharp lines make the 2018 Golf an attractive hatchback for the urban drives. Also, the interior has enough space to seat passengers without compromising on their comfort.



Having some noticeable changes in the all-new Volkswagen Golf, the aggressive and sporty appeal makes this latest entry of nice affordable cars the best buy. The headlight design is a newly added detail which goes along the sharply sculpted hood. This affordable hatchback has the ability to deliver a remarkable performance and the newly added elements enhance the driveability of the vehicle as well. The front fascia has a long and signature slim VW grille alongside wide and large air dams. The lower bumper is covered with air dams and air intakes which provide a better cooling function to the engine. Also, an efficient performance is delivered with the help of better engine functioning.


For enhanced visibility, the 2018 VW Golf has new Halogen Twin Headlamps which enable the driver to have a clear view of the road, and also make vehicle visible to other commuters on the road. The exterior is available in 12 colours, having 15-inch Lyon alloy wheels with sporty appeal enhancing the beauty of this hatchback.

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As the facelifted model is laced with multiple advanced technologies, the VW Golf 2018 has enough space which makes it suitable for family car buyers. The comfort and convenience of the occupants is the main purpose when the interior was designed. It has a capacity to seat 5 passengers comfortably and provide plenty of legroom and headroom for rear seat passengers.


The spacious cabin also includes plenty of advanced infotainment features and a leather-wrapped multifunctioning steering wheel. A TFT driver display having all vital information to make driving easier, and multiple technologies providing optimum comfort to all the occupants are fitted inside the cabin. Rear seats have 60/40 split folding and can be further folded down to provide better cargo space. Also, the two options for upholstery are available in V-Tex Leatherette (Titan Black and Beige) and two Cloth colours which are Beige and Titan Black.

Performance Attributes

The all-new Volkswagen Golf has performance that offers more than the price tag. It is offered in two efficient engines both paired with a 7-speed automatic transmission and delivering a thrilling performance. This latest entry of nice affordable cars is a front-wheel-drive hatchback that comes with an updated suspension to offer a comfortable ride and superior handling.

The first engine among two options is a 1.2-litre turbocharged inline 4-Cylinder engine that can generate 110 horsepower and 175Nm of torque. The 2018 Golf can go from 0 to 100 Km/h in 9.9 seconds and has a top speed of 196 Km/h. Also, this new affordable cars new hatchback is fuel efficient too and has a fuel efficiency of 4.9 L/100 Km

The other option is a 1.4-litre turbocharged inline 4-Cylinder engine which can propel 150 horsepower and 250Nm of torque. The VW Golf 2018 can go from 0 to 100 Km/h in 8.2 seconds with a top speed of 216 Km/h. This engine has a fuel efficiency of 4.7 L/Km.


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Safety Features Nice Affordable Cars

The latest nice affordable cars laced with advanced safety technologies are the best buy for someone looking for a safe car. Whether that is daily commuting or a family car, every passenger and motorist must have optimum safety when inside a vehicle or even in the surrounding. The Volkswagen Golf 2018 is one such car which is smart, sporty and safe as well and enables the passengers to have a safe ride every time. There are plenty of safety features which are found in this vehicle as standard, whereas for enhanced safety some of the essential safety features are available as optional as well. Here are some of the notable safety features of the 2018 Volkswagen Golf:

  • Brake Assist
  • Advanced 6 Air Bags System
  • Hill Assist
  • Anti-lock Braking System
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
  • Rear View Camera
  • Dynamic Stability Control
  • Parking Sensors
  • Cruise Control
  • Automatic Post-Collision Braking System
  • Traction Control System
  • ISO Fix Child Seat Anchors
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • Intelligent Crash Response System
  • Electromechanical Parking Brake
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones

The optional safety features of the Volkswagen Golf 2018 are :

  • Rear Traffic Alert
  • Park Distance Control
  • Blind Spot Sensor
  • Park Assist

Price of the 2018 Volkswagen Golf


The 2018 Volkswagen Golf has a huge market around the world and is also available in the UAE. The two trim levels SE and SEL with two engine options can be bought in the UAE with starting price of AED 96,000. The price can be increased up to AED 116,445 depending on the customizations and optional features included.