Intuitively engineered, the iconic new Golf 8 exudes attention-grabbing appeal, complemented by outstanding features and stunning looks.
Combining smartness and style, it truly is in a class of its own – just like those who own it.
The icon returns.
The all-new Golf
Take a quick glance at what gives the Golf 8 its unique style
See every detail clearly
Uniquely styled LED headlights with self-levelling function, an LED strip across the front grille and welcome lighting in the front and rear door handle recesses ensure brilliant clarity, inside and out.
Designed for all generations
The characteristic C-pillar, the powerful rear, the emphatically sporty front end transfer the iconic shape of the original Golf into the present. The new lighting design becomes a dominant and unmistakable style element of the eighth Golf generation as LED technology replaces conventional lighting technology across all equipment lines.
Shades that colour your world
Customize your drive with a range of vibrant hues to choose from.
01 Pure White
02 Moonstone Gray
03 Reflex Silver Metallic
04 Dolphin Gray Metallic
05 Pomelo Yellow Metallic
06 Atlantic Blue Metallic
07 Kings Red Metallic
08 Lapiz Blue Metallic
09 Deep Black Pearlescent
L | Life/ Life Plus RL | R Line GTI | GTI
Please note: Color range is reproduced for illustration purposes only. Actual on-car colors may vary from those shown, as screen technology does not allow exact reproduction of the paint colours.
Enjoy exceptional touches that transform every journey
Distinctly styled from within
From the ambient lighting with a choice of 30 colours to the leather-wrapped steering wheel with capacitive touch sensitive control, every aspect of the Golf 8's interior has been carefully planned for a driving experience that's uniquely you. While the front top-sport seats feature integrated head restraints and adjustable lumbar support, the GTI's 'Vienna' perforated leather upholstery with red piping and contrast stitching adds a premium touch - for the R-Line, the upholstery is available in 'Sardegna' fabric and Art Velour microfleece. Throughout the drive, active climate ventilated front seats ensure an enjoyable ride. And with up to 1,237 litres of luggage space, the Golf 8 more than fits every lifestyle.
Travel in comfort
The Golf 8 offers a choice of thoughtful features including electrically adjustable, foldable and heated door mirrors, with memory feature and reverse activated kerb-view adjustment on passenger's side as well as 'Air Care Climatronic' 3-zone automatic temperature control with allergen filter and controls for rear occupants. Plus, enjoy added freedom that comes with the tilting and sliding panoramic sunroof with integrated roller blind.
Behold an Unrivalled Arrival
Delve into what's at the heart of every unmatched drive.
Powered to perform
Beneath the hood, the powerful eTSI engine seamlessly blends a dynamic driving experience with uncompromised fuel efficiency thanks to its Active Cylinder Technology. And while its lowered suspension creates a smooth ride, its superb responsiveness, along with Sport Mode and DCC, makes every drive all the more exhilarating.
Augment your driving pleasure with protection you can trust.
Always looking out for you
Enjoy peace-of-mind with a host of features engineered to keep you safe. These comprise of a Side Assist Warning System for lane changing & blind spots, Dynamic Rear Tail Light, Automatic Post-Collision Braking System along with Driver and front passenger airbags. The passenger airbags also come equipped with a deactivation switch for added injury prevention. In addition, there are front seat side impact airbags as well as Curtain airbags for front and rear passengers.
Discover what makes the Golf 8 truly connect with you.
An extension of you
Designed around you, the Golf 8 offers intuitive driving with touch-activated controls. Access to the reading light, air-con, infotainment and even the sun roof, are all at the tips of your fingers. Also take advantage of additional features for an exceptional drive including a Rain Sensor, Wireless Charging, Head-up Display, Gesture Control, Keyless Access, and Automatic Dimming Interior Rear-view Mirror.
More than meets the eye
See more of what matters with the Digital Cockpit Pro. Its 10.25" high resolution dash screen displays all the information you need right before your eyes - from driving directions to distance.
Drive with ease
Sit back and enjoy the drive while the car takes care of everything. Take advantage of Keyless entry including Start/Stop button on centre console, Rain sensor, Automatic dimming interior rear-view mirror, Wireless smartphone charging and Head-up display with windscreen projection.
Stay connected without compromise
Pair your smartphone via Bluetooth for safe, hands-free navigation with the 'Discover Pro' infotainment system. Also, receive calls and listen to audio, all without taking your hands off the steering wheel, thanks to App-Connect smartphone connectivity including Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™ and MirrorLink™.
Make way for more in the new Golf GTI that offers added efficiency and excitement. It takes performance and safety further with technological advancements that redefine your driving experience.
Looks that command attention
With its striking appearance and sporty charm, the Golf GTI makes a bold statement. A key design highlight is the large air intake grille in the signature GTI honeycomb pattern, which integrates the fog lights in the form of an 'X'. In addition, the black applique grille framing with an eye-catching wing-inspired design along the sides gives it a streamlined look - creating a smooth form that captivates the senses.
Hear from the professionals.
History’s front-running hatchback
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Technical specifications summary
Take a closer look at the distinct details that set each model apart.
Get up close
Learn more about the Golf in our walkthrough video