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2018 Volkswagen GTI S 4-Door

Seems like I’ve been on the hunt for “perfection” over the past few listings, and a lot of it comes down to the package and colors. That’s no different today. This 2018 GTI is an “S” model 4-door. All three trim lines in the ’18 GTI had the same powertrain; the 2.0T inline-four rated at 220 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. Jumping up to the SE got you a sunroof and some driver-assistance features, while the Autobahn got you more tech as well. But the base spec was a nice trim, even if you lost the sunroof. And one other reason that it was nice was the interior; the Tartan inserts and cloth seats have always been my favorite on these, and they’re not an option as you moved up to the leather-clad top models. As a bonus, this one is also my favorite color of the time – Great Falls Green – and is a manual. With moderate mileage and a few mods, is it a hit or miss?

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Year: 2018
Model: GTI S 4-Door
VIN: 3VW547AU7JM294125
Engine: 2.0 liter turbocharged inline-4
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Mileage: 37,800 mi
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Price: $27,900 Buy It Now

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI S. 2.0L Turbo / 220 HP, 6-Speed Manual Transmission. Great Falls Green w/Titan Black w/Clark Plaid inserts. Nicely equipped with Apple Car Play/Android Auto, Bluetooth, Streaming Audio, Heated Seats, Auto Dimming Mirror, HID Headlights, Cruise Control, Key-Less Entry, Back-Up Camera, Remus Exhaust, 19 inch APR Alloy Wheels and much more. 1-Owner Clean Car Fax. Under Volkswagen Full Factory Warranty. Runs and drives great. We have Financing and Extended Warranties available. Please give us a call or visit our website at www.plazamotorsaz.com for more information.

The good? No surprise, it’s that green. I love it! The interior is awesome, it’s got the “right” transmission, and I prefer the 4-door configuration. Bad? Well, truth told I don’t think the modifications enhance the appeal at all – in fact, quite the opposite. However, finding a stock Great Falls Green GTI seems unusually hard. Considering how expensive the new GTI is, this one at $28k with under 40k miles seems like a reasonable compromise if you don’t mind that someone spent some time hotrodding it. As for me, the search continues.

-Carter

One Comment

  1. Jane Doe
    Jane Doe November 24, 2022

    I shudder to think what the clutch is like on this car, as it’s probably been hooned to within an inch of it’s life.

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