2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

If you find the stylish, refined and versatile design of the Volkswagen Golf SportWagen to be very appealing, but are looking for something to take far off the beaten path, then you'll want to check out the 2018 VW Golf Alltrack, with its rugged design and off-road capabilities. See how the new Golf Alltrack measures up against the competition in this 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs 2018 Subaru Crosstrek comparison.

With its state-of-the-art 4Motion All-Wheel Drive system, which helps minimize "wheelslip," as well as the "Offroad Mode," you can conquer all manner of challenging terrains in the Golf Alltrack. The off-road performance of the Golf Alltrack is also aided by its Hill Descent Control and very high ground clearance. Giving you the power for your adventures is the Golf Alltrack's 1.8-liter TSI four-cylinder engine, which delivers 170 horsepower and 199 lb-ft of torque. In comparison, the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine in the Crosstrek only manages 152 horsepower and 145 lb-ft of torque.

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2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack VS 2018 Subaru Crosstrek
170/199 Horsepower/Torque 152/145
4Motion All-Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive System Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive
66.5 cu-ft Max. Cargo Capacity 51.9 cu-ft
6-years/72,000-miles bumper-to-bumper Warranty Coverage 3-years/36,000-miles basic; 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain

Advantages of 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

The 2018 Golf Alltrack offers an abundance of space for your adventures. With a passenger volume of 94.3, all of your passengers will benefit from the Golf Alltrack's roominess. There's plenty of space for your gear, with a maximum cargo capacity of 66.5 cu-ft. In comparison, the Crosstrek only has a maximum cargo volume of 51.9 cu-ft. You and your passengers can also enjoy the Golf Alltrack's many premium features, such as the available Climatronic automatic dual-zone climate control system and the Fender Premium Audio System.

Another advantage of the 2018 Golf Alltrack is its very generous warranty coverage. All 2018 Golf Alltrack models come standard with a 6-years/72,000-miles bumper-to-bumper Limited Warranty, which Volkswagen refers to as the "People First Warranty." In comparison, the Crosstrek only offers a 3-years/36,000-miles basic warranty and 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain warranty. The People First Warranty also is transferable to another owner if it's during the 6-years/72,000-miles coverage period.

2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Driving on a Muddy Road
2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Driving Through a Forest
2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Dashboard and Brown Driver's Seat
2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Front and Rear Brown Seats

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