2018 Volkswagen Golf vs 2018 Honda Fit

2018 Volkswagen Golf vs 2018 Honda Fit

Have you been waiting for your chance to own something a little different from your typical sedan? the hatchback is a great choice because it offers more utility than the conventional sedan or coupe. A name like Volkswagen comes with its fair share of competition, of course, but how does it compare against a similar Honda model? Find out here as we look at the 2018 Volkswagen Golf vs 2018 Honda Fit!

Let’s start with performance. You might want a vehicle with more power, and if so, the Golf is for you. This hatchback has an extra 40 horsepower than the Fit, which makes for an easier drive and quicker acceleration. This amounts to a little bit of a dip in fuel efficiency, but the difference actually isn’t all that bad. See some other comparisons in the table below!

2018 VW Golf


2018 Honda Fit

170 hp Horsepower 130 hp
29 mpg Combined Fuel Efficiency 31 mpg
22.8 cubic ft Cargo Volume 16.6 cubic ft
5 Seating Capacity 5

How else do they compare?

Next comes another important comparison: cargo space. As you’ll notice from the table above, the Golf gets more cargo space than its Honda rival. Seating and cargo configurations are made easier with a 60/40 split-folding rear seat. All in all, there is 52.7 cubic ft of cargo volume for drivers to take advantage of. The Golf is about more than just performance and utility, though. Some of the other hot standard and available features in the hatchback include:

  • 8-inch touchscreen display
  • Keyless access with pushbutton start
  • Bluetooth® with audio streaming
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Rear View Camera System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • and much more!

While there is more to consider when comparing the Golf and Fit, we think the Golf has a clear edge so far. Interested in judging for yourself? Come see for yourself how the Golf has survived over four generations by checking it out here at Hall Volkswagen in Brookfield. Schedule a test drive on our website today!

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