2018 Porsche 718 Cayman vs. 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

The 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman will definitely give you great value for your money. You may realize that once you get to know this car better. Even when you place it side by side with the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI, which can cause you to panic as to what you should choose, you will find out that the Porsche is way better over its Volkswagen counterpart. Are you not convinced yet? This comparison will help.

Design & Style

Simple – this is how you will see the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI from the outside. It is very plain and looks like an old car that has not been updated. Inside it, though, you might want to reconsider how you have judged it because it has been packed with easy to use materials. Getting in and out of the car is hassle-free too. However, it still lacks the same luxury offered by the 718 Cayman.

The 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman exudes luxury, style, and elegance from the outside. Even with its rugged lines and sporty overall look, you will already love it. Getting inside this car, you will definitely feel how luxurious it can even get considering that the interior has been patterned from no less than the much more expensive brother, that is, the Porsche 911. Materials quality is solid and undeniably impeccable at all angles. It speaks class at all levels.

Technology & Safety

Technology and safety wise, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI is gifted with large touchscreen displays that can be viewed clearly from different angles. Take note though that you only get to enjoy the more advanced safety features at higher trim levels for this car model.

You will surely never have enough unless you find out more about the technology and safety features found in the 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman. Apart from the front and rear parking sensors that can keep you safe, it also incorporated a 7-inch touchscreen that is so easy to use and functions to provide navigation and audio systems. The 6-speaker audio system is a great addition to the Porsche as well.


Turbocharged by a four-cylinder engine that has a 2.0-liter capacity, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI can produce up to as much as 258lb-ft of torque and 220 horsepower. The 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman uses the same engine size and capacity but is capable of producing a total output at a maximum of 280lb-ft of torque and 300 horsepower.

The Bottom Line

From all the great things said about the 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman, there is no more reason to doubt why it should be your next car. It is simply better than the 2018 Volkswagen GTI in all aspects and this time, after reading this comparison, there should be no more questions asked.

Ready to Schedule a Porsche 718 Cayman Test Drive Today?

Want to prove what makes the 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman worth a purchase? You can do so by booking a test drive with us here at Porsche of Princeton. You can find us in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and we are proud to serve the needs of car lovers in the state. You can simply visit our showroom or call us in advance to book your 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman test drive.

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