2017 Volkswagen Golf vs 2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback

We love our American-made cars. However, sometimes it just doesn’t make sense to pick a car based on the name. When it comes down to crunch time, performance means everything. We know you’re looking for the best they have to give, which is why drivers looking for more power and more coverage can find refuge in the Volkswagen Golf. See how it compares here as we match up the 2017 Volkswagen Golf vs 2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback.

The most notable difference right off the bat, as we mentioned earlier, lies in the power. With 170 horsepower available in the base trim, the 2017 Golf edges out the Cruze, which gets 153 horsepower. Torque looks better too, with the Golf and Cruze getting 200 lb-ft and 177 lb-ft, respectively. Add in some other neat performance features such as Corner Traction Control and a limited slip differential and it’s not hard to see why some dedicated Chevy fans are starting to lean toward the Volkswagen Golf.

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2017 Volkswagen Golf vs 2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback
$19,195 MSRP $20,895
Standard Limited Slip Differential Not Available
6-way Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls 4-way
22.7 cubic ft Standard Cargo Volume 18.5 cubic ft

Entertainment in the 2017 Golf

Ok, so you’re looking for something a little more up-to-date than your average car. We hear you, and so does Volkswagen. Thanks to the VW Car-Net® App-Connect, connecting to your favorite devices is easier than ever. Hook it up to your smartphone and you’ll instantly be able to access music, apps, messaging and much more on the touchscreen on your dashboard. Bluetooth technology also allows you to pick up your favorite music, playlists, podcasts or whatever else you like to listen to, while a three-month trial subscription to SiriusXM Satellite Radio gives Golf passengers access to a wide range of music, live sports, news and talk shows. Who says road trips have to be boring?

There you have it. Volkswagen is keeping pace with Chevy and even edging it out in many categories. Get in on some of the action by getting in touch with Hall Cars in Brookfield WI. We’ll pair you with a trained team member who will show you our inventory and get you behind the wheel quicker than you thought possible!

2017 Volkswagen Golf front interior
2017 Volkswagen Golf rear exterior
2017 Volkswagen Golf sunroof
2017 Volkswagen Golf interior

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