2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs 2018 Subaru Crosstrek comparison image

Drivers looking for an attractive wagon with unusual off-road sensibilities might be intrigued by one of the models in this 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs 2018 Subaru Crosstrek comparison. Both of these models have a long and lean body style that can offer practical interior space while also coming standard with features like all-wheel drive and a taller ride height. However, we believe that the Golf Alltrack offers a level of value that the Crosstrek struggles to match.

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack has a higher starting price than its Subaru rival, but it offers plenty of value. As the larger model, the Volkswagen can hold up to 66.5 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats folded down, compared with just 55.3 cubic feet in the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek. The Volkswagen model also offers a slew of small advantages including eight standard speakers (compared to four), leatherette rather than cloth seating, and a more powerful engine.

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2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs 2018 Subaru Crosstrek
$25,955 Starting MSRP $21,795
1.8-liter four-cylinder (170 hp) Engine 2.0-liter four-cylinder (152 hp)
V-Tex Leatherette  Standard Seating Cloth
66.5 cubic feet Cargo Space 55.3 cubic feet

Performance and Off-Roading on the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

Car shoppers may not think immediately of Volkswagen when they are in the market for a vehicle that is comfortable off the beaten path, but the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack makes a habit of shattering expectations. Like the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek it comes standard with all-wheel drive, and its tall ground clearance make it much better at taking on gravel and unpaved roads with confidence.

The Volkswagen model offers the most engine output in this 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs 2018 Subaru Crosstrek comparison. With its 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack offers up to 170 horsepower and 199 pound-feet of torque, while the 2.0-liter four-cylinder in the 2018 Subaru Crosstreck offers just 152 horsepower and 145 pound-feet of torque.

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack also offers unique styling and the Volkswagen People First Warranty, which can give drivers plenty of peace of mind. To learn more about this comparison, or to test drive a 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, or another member of the extensive VW Golf family near West Linn OR contact a member of the Armstrong Volkswagen sales team today.

 

white 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack driving in mud
interior seating of the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack
2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack drive cockpit
rear of the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack