2017 vw golf alltrack vs 2017 vw golf sportwagen

How is the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Different from the Golf SportWagen?

2017 VW Golf Alltrack vs 2017 VW Golf SportWagen

Volkswagen introduced their all-new model this year, the 2017 Golf Alltrack and while the Alltrack has evolved from the Golf SportWagen, they look rather similar on the outside. But how is the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack different from the Golf SportWagen. While the 2017 VW Golf SportWagen is now available, the 2017 VW Golf Alltrack is due to arrive sometime in October. See our comparison of the 2017 VW Golf Alltrack vs 2017 VW Golf SportWagen and find out how the all-new Alltrack differs from its sibling.  

The 2017 VW Golf Alltrack takes the SportWagen’s practicality and fun-to-drive experience and adds 4Motion all-wheel drive and a rugged exterior styling. The VW Golf Alltrack offers customers an affordable upscale alternative to existing all-wheel drive wagons that are already on the market. The Golf Alltrack and Golf SportWagen have the same 1.8-liter engine with 170 horsepower and the same 66.5 cubic feet of cargo space but there are many differences between the two. Here are all of the differences between the 2017 VW Golf Alltrack and 2017 VW Golf SportWagen.

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2017 VW Golf Alltrack 4Motion All-Wheel Drive System

One of the Alltrack’s key features is the 4Motion all-wheel drive system. The latest-generation 4Motion system is activated before any wheelspin occurs, helping eliminate nearly all traction losses. When operating under a relatively low load or when coasting, the front wheels are driven and the rear wheels are decoupled, which can help save fuel.

The 2017 VW Golf SportWagen is available now and the 2017 VW Golf Alltrack will arrive at dealerships sometime in October. Give us a call at Hall Volkswagen for more information or to schedule a test drive for one of these VW wagons.