2018 Audi A4 vs. 2018 Volkswagen Golf R

Are you looking for your next car? Do you have the 2018 Audi A4 and the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R on your list of considerations? If these two cars are indeed part of your options, you will need to compare them first before saying yes to the purchase. Through this comparison, we will highlight the most important aspects of these two cars which will affect your decision later on.

Design & Style

You will definitely be impressed once you see the 2018 Audi A4, the first time. It is gifted with ruggedness and yet oozing with charm on the outside. The sturdy construction may make it look tougher but the impressive finish adds an element of luxury to it. Inside the car, you will notice that the quality of materials were chosen carefully to make the spacious cabin look sturdy without sacrificing comfort.

As for the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R, you will also think of those sharp edges as a great complement to its edginess. Solid in terms of construction, wait until you see what is inside it. It uses leather materials for the interior with blue highlights on them. Impressive as the look is, it dismays on the comfort side because it lacks the space that the A4 has.

Technology & Safety

There are great finds in the 2018 Audi A4 that you will surely love as a car buyer. Part of this is its technology features that is topped by the best infotainment system in the market. This is considered as one of the highlights of buying this car. It is user-friendly and is great to use with its other technologies. Also, on the safety side, it offers a wide range of features including automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and lane departure warning.

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R, on the other hand, is gifted with an 8-inch touchscreen display that works remarkably well with its present infotainment system. Safety aids like the ones you find in the A4 come with a price though.


Getting its power from a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine, the 2018 Audi A4 is also impressive along the lines of engine performance. With this engine size, expect to maximize output of up to 273lb-ft of torque and 252 horsepower. In the case of the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R, you will notice that figures are higher with the 292 horsepower and 280lb-ft of torque that it yields with its four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine. However, the Golf R does not accelerate as smooth as the A4 does.

The Bottom Line

This comparison shows the many different points with which the 2018 Audi A4 defeats the 2018 Volkswagen Golf 4. It definitely deserves to be your next car.

Ready to Schedule an Audi A4 Test Drive Today?

If you want to find out why we are so proud of the 2018 Audi A4, why not come and test drive this outstanding car with us at Classic Audi. You will find us at Eastchester New York serving the needs of car buyers in the Tri-State area. Drop by our showroom today or you may also book your A4 test drive appointment in advance.


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