The 2017 VW Golf SportWagen Alltrack will be added to the already-released group of the VW Golf SportWagen and the VW Jetta SportWagen. Compared to the regular Golf SportWagen, the Golf SportWagen Alltrack will compete against Subaru XV Crosstrek due to the improved ride height and all-wheel-drive system addition. Though VW has not announced the pricing, it can be expensive spending on all-wheel drive. Compared to the $22,500 of the regular Golf SportWagen, the cost of Alltrack should be pricier.
2017 VW Golf SportWagen Alltrack Exterior
The exterior styling of the new model looks different compared to the standard Golf SportWagen. The wheel arches and the sides have new plastic body shell, and the back part is installed with a faux skid plate. To emphasize the SUV-like makeup, the 2017 VW Golf SportWagen Alltrack has its overall height increased for a 0.8 inch compared to the regular Golf SportWagen.
2017 VW Golf SportWagen Alltrack Engine
This 2017 VW Golf SportWagen Alltrack runs front-wheel drive normally but when it detects wheel slippage the all-wheel-drive system will operates to provide additional traction by sending up to 50 percent of the power to the rear wheels. The engine options have not been confirmed yet but you can sure a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder turbo boosting 170 hp will be the standard powertrain for Golf SportWagen. The turbocharged diesel model could be available too due to the previous popularity of diesel model of Golf SportWagen.
2017 VW Golf SportWagen Alltrack Features
Audi, Volvo, and Subaru have been producing a good all-wheel-drive-wagon for several years and all result the popularity and satisfaction. The new Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Alltrack offers cargo space of a wagon and capabilities of an SUV so drivers can travel to different terrains but can carry more in their car. The Subaru XV Crosstrek is a strong rival for 2017 VW Golf SportWagen Alltrack but the car seems to be able to outsmart it.