2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen vs 2017 Subaru Outback

The wagon is back and the 2017 model year is going to get interesting for Volkswagen. With the announcement of the 2017 Golf Alltrack, the Outback will finally have a formidable off-road competitor. Today, we’ll compare the 2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen vs 2017 Subaru Outback in order to provide a better idea as to which vehicle better suits your lifestyle.

While the 2017 Golf SportWagen may look mostly the same on the outside, Volkswagen has taken the time to add considerable value to the model. For the first time, the Golf SportWagen will be available with 4Motion® all-wheel drive capability! To see what it’s like behind the wheel of the Golf SportWagen, schedule a test drive right here at Archer Volkswagen.

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2017 Golf SportWagen vs 2017 Subaru Outback
$21,580 MSRP $25,645
25/36 MPG (City/Hwy) 25/32
5 Seats Seating Capacity 5 Seats
Available soon! AWD Standard

Test drive the 2017 VW Golf SportWagen in Houston TX

The wagon has seen a resurgence in recent years thanks to the SportWagen and Outback. Growing families, avid golfers, outdoorsmen, and more love the versatility and fuel efficiency that only a wagon can offer. We can see that the SportWagen and Outback provide excellent fuel economy, seating capacity, and a sportier drive than most compact crossover vehicles. There are a few notable differences between the Golf SportWagen and Outback. The 2017 Golf SportWagen in Houston TX is more affordable. For folks in Houston who don’t need an all-wheel drive vehicle, this should be an easy choice! In 2017, the Golf SportWagen will also be available with all-wheel drive capability for the first time — providing consumers more options than ever before.

What’s new on the 2017 Golf SportWagen

Manual and automatic transmission models will be available with 4Motion® all-wheel drive capability. The 2017 SEL trim adds a host of new safety features that include: Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert.
2017 Golf SportWagen moonroof
2017 Golf SportWagen cargo space
2017 Golf SportWagen front grille
2017 Golf SportWagen 60/40 rear seating

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