2017 Volkswagen Golf vs 2017 Honda Civic

While the 2017 VW Golf didn’t see a major redesign, it still added a ton of new standard features across its model lineup. If you’re in the market for a compact car or hatchback, you should pay attention to our comparison of the 2017 Volkswagen Golf vs 2017 Honda Civic. Though we’re comparing a more traditional style hatchback and compact car, car buyers looking for something fuel efficient and fun to drive will certainly give the Golf and Civic a long look before purchasing a vehicle.

What’s new on the 2017 Golf

  • Exclusive four-door body style
  • Wolfsburg Edition trim
  • More standard features
  • More advanced safety technology

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2017 Golf vs 2017 Civic
170 @ 4,500 RPM Horsepower 158 @ 6,500 RPM
199 lb-ft Torque 177 lb-ft
1.8-liter turbo four cylinder Engine 2.0-liter four-cylinder
52.7 cu.ft. Trunk/Cargo Space 15.1 cu.ft.

Difference between 2017 Golf and Civic

What’s so different about the 2017 Golf and Honda Civic? Much of the difference lies in the body style and set of standard features. The 2017 Golf offers more advanced features like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay at lower trim levels. The base model Golf also features more horsepower and torque, offering a thrilling driving experience for less financial commitment.

While detailed specs and images can provide an excellent look inside both of these cars, the only way to really figure out which vehicle might better serve you and your lifestyle is to take one for a test drive. You’re able to schedule a test drive in about 30 seconds after you’ve finished reading this paragraph — right from our website. The team at Archer VW can go into further detail about the new Wolfsburg trim and show you how to use your smartphone to access music, maps, messaging and more from the infotainment screen. Choosing a new car is never an easy call. We’d encourage you to stop and experience our low-stress environment while you’re choosing between the 2017 Golf and 2017 Civic!

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