If you’re planning a road trip or outdoor expedition, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack can make that journey one to remember. This adventure-minded wagon combines solid performance, a comfortable and spacious cabin and sure-footed handling on or off the road.
The 2018 VW Golf Alltrack is powered by a 1.8-liter TSI® turbocharged four-cylinder engine. This engine puts out 170 horsepower and 199 lb-ft of torque. The S and SE trims pair it with a six-speed manual transmission, while the SEL trim features a six-speed DSG® automatic performance transmission with steering-wheel mounted paddle shifters. Equipped with either transmission, the Golf Alltrack achieves up to 30 mpg on the highway.*
Performance and handling
The 2018 VW Golf Alltrack easily conquers difficult driving conditions. It’s equipped with a 4MOTION all-wheel drive system that transfers torque between the front and rear wheels to optimize traction and control. The Golf Alltrack also features driving mode selection with an off-road mode for steep, tricky terrain and Hill Descent Control to navigate inclines safely.
Rugged and practical design makes the 2018 VW Golf Alltrack a reliable companion. The Golf Alltrack features 17-inch alloy wheels, a tough bumper design and exterior cladding to help it stand up to rough conditions. Increased ground clearance ensures that the Alltrack can handle bumpy off-road situations. Meanwhile, LED daytime running lights and taillights, rain-sensing wipers and heated windshield wiper nozzles provide extra visibility and safety in bad weather.
The 2018 VW Golf Alltrack boasts a spacious, connected interior. The 60/40 split-folding rear seats include release levers in the cargo area. When they’re folded down, the Golf Alltrack can carry up to 66.5 cubic feet of cargo. The Golf Alltrack also features standard V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces and heated front seats for a comfortable ride. For added convenience, there’s available Climatronic® dual-zone climate control and keyless access with push-button start. To keep occupants connected and informed, the Golf Alltrack comes equipped with a 6.5-inch Composition Color touch-screen sound system, Bluetooth® streaming audio and Volkswagen’s Car-Net App-Connect smartphone compatibility system.
With the 2018 VW Golf Alltrack, you’ll be equipped to go wherever you want — whether that’s the open highway or a strenuous off-road trail. With its all-wheel drive performance, rugged build and roomy interior, the Golf Alltrack will have your back even when the going gets tough.
*Based on EPA estimates. See www.fueleconomy.gov for details. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.
This article is presented by Gossett Volkswagen.