2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs 2017 Suburu Outback

Who doesn't love a nice weekend wagon? Low to the ground, fuel efficient, and ready for adventure whether that adventure is speeding along a mountain side or navigating traffic in a big city. In order to get an idea of where they stack up against similar vehicles, we will compare the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack against the 2017 Suburu Outback.

Depending on what you are looking for, the Volkswagen Alltrack prides itself on being a fun, on-the-go wagon with excellent street manners as well as offering an available "off-road mode" which adds hill descent control and increased traction for heavier terrain. On the other hand, the 2017 Suburu Outback adds more weight and space, giving itself the advantage in the cargo department but allowing itself to take a step back when it comes to an adventurous getaway.

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs 2017 Suburu Outback
$24,955 MSRP $25,645
1.8L Turbo Four w/ DOHC Engine 2.5L Flat Four w/ DOHC
34 Highway / 24 City (est) Fuel Economy 32 Highway / 25 City
7.7 seconds 0-60 9.1 seconds

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When you compare the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack to the 2017 Suburu Outback, you can see that they have vey different qualities to offer the consumers. The Alltrack shines in the performance department with a fun-to-drive EA888 1.8-liter, four-cylinder TSI gasoline engine that puts out 170 horsepower and 199 lb-ft of torque. In addition to the engine, the Alltrack is paired with a six-speed dual-clutch DSG automatic transmission with an available six-speed manual transmission to be offered at a later date. When it comes to the the 2017 Suburu Outback, the vehicle offers the driver an abundance of technological features such as Subaru Starlink multimedia premium audio, and Siri Eyes Free.

If you are trying to decide between wagons or "wagon-like" vehicles, it's safe to say that you are looking for something with a little more versatility and uniqueness then just your average crossover, and you can find that in the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack. With its new 4motion all-wheel-drive system that has the latest generation Haldex-5 coupling activated by an electro-hydraulic oil pump and additional ground clearance for a rugged off-road look, there is no terrain too rough to handle. Plus, safety features such as Electronic Stability Control, Automatic Post-Collison Braking System, and Intelligent Crash Response System keep you safe when it's needed most.

If you would like to be first in line to test drive the 2017 Volkswagen Alltrack, please give us a call at J. Bertolet Volkswagen and set up a test drive today!

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