2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs 2017 Subaru Outback

With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), the all-new Golf Alltrack is set to take on the 2017 Subaru Outback. We compared the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs 2017 Subaru Outback to provide more insight into which vehicle would be better suited for your lifestyle. Buyers have been waiting for an off-road version of the Golf SportWagen for years. Their wish was granted when Volkswagen announced the arrival of the Golf Alltrack!

The Golf Alltrack is one of the biggest changes to the Volkswagen lineup in 2017. Along with the Golf Alltrack, the 2017 Golf SportWagen adds all-wheel (AWD) drive capability, providing another challenger to the Subaru Outback. The buying taste of American drivers is a changing a bit, with the Alltrack and Outback helping to provide sporty alternatives to most compact crossover SUVs on the market.

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2017 Golf Alltrack vs 2017 Outback
1.8-liter four-cylinder Engine 2.5-liter four-cylinder
6-speed auto/manual (late availability) Available Transmissions 6-speed CVT
170 hp Horsepower 175 hp
Standard All-wheel drive Standard

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack in Houston TX

The 2017 Golf Alltrack features a turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine which stacks up nicely against the 2017 Outback. Buyers looking for wagons like the Alltrack and Outback will generally be concerned about fuel mileage and versatility. Built on the same underpinnings as the rest of the Golf family of vehicles, the 2017 Golf Alltrack features excellent fuel economy with standard AWD. For those who dig the VW style, there’s no other choice than the Alltrack. Buyers have been waiting for years for Volkswagen to make all-wheel drive available in the SportWagen. In 2017, the Volkswagen lineup features the off-road friendly Alltrack coming with standard AWD and AWD availbility on the 2017 SportWagen.

If detailed specs and images don’t seal the deal, we’d encourage you to stop into Archer Volkswagen for yourself to take a test drive in the 2017 Golf Alltrack for yourself. You’ll notice an immediate difference once you step inside the cabin!

2017 Golf Alltrack badging
2017 Golf Alltrack passenger capacity
2017 Golf Alltrack 18-inch alloy wheels
2017 Golf Alltrack body cladding

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