2017 Volkswagen Golf vs 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback

There’s something to be said about a car that includes more standard features in the lower levels. While some brands brag about what they have available, what they won’t tell you is that those features are only available on the upper, more expensive trims. Enter the 2017 Volkswagen Golf. While it looks the same on the outside as last year’s model, there’s plenty to love about all the new interior features. See how it compares to another top model in the 2017 Volkswagen Golf vs 2017 Honda Civic matchup.

A couple of the new features for 2017 in the Golf include an exclusive four-door body style and the Wolfsburg Edition trim, which is a more luxurious version of the Golf. There’s also a new Sport trim, and that includes 18-inch Nogaro aluminum alloy wheels, Bi-Xenon headlights, LED Daytime Running Lights, keyless access, push button start and black mirror caps. A new standard performance package has been added as well and includes:

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2017 Volkswagen Golf vs 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback
$19,895 MSRP $19,700
170/199 Horsepower/Torque 174/162
1.8-liter turbo 4-cylinder Engine 1.5-liter 4-cylinder
52.7 cubic ft Max Cargo Volume 46.2 cubic ft

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The difference between these two, as mentioned earlier, is the standard features. Even in its base trim, the Golf comes with standard features such as voice activated controls, rearview camera, keyless entry, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and more. While horsepower is almost the same, there is much more torque in the Golf, which will give you a quicker get up and go time. While Honda might have better name recognition in the U.S., is that really worth the difference?

That’s it in a nutshell, but there’s a lot more to see in the 2017 Volkswagen Golf. You can come by our dealership to see it for yourself, or go ahead and set up a test drive right here on our website. Once you get behind the wheel of the 2017 Golf, driving as you know it will never be the same!

2017 Volkswagen Golf front seat
2017 Volkswagen Golf from the back
2017 Volkswagen Golf open sunroof
2017 Volkswagen Golf interior

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