2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen vs 2017 Subaru Forester

For those of us without the need for all the space that crossovers and SUVs provide, but still looking for ample interior room for longer travels and commutes, hatchbacks have a firm hold on our interests. In today's world, this interior volume is supplemented by serious amounts of power and adrenaline under the hood and throughout a drivetrain, something you'll find in high amounts with the 2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen and 2017 Subaru Forester. Both have their own dedicated fanbases, and if you're looking to get into the hatchback market we'll show you how they match up!

We want your car buying experience at New Century VW to be second to none, so we've done some research on the SportWagen and Forester models to show you what both brings to the table. Let's jump in and see which hot hatch best meets your needs on the pavement!

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2017 Golf SportWagen vs 2017 Forester
$21,580 MSRP $22,595
1.8-liter Inline 4 / 170 hp Base Engine / Horsepower 2.5-liter Inline 4 / 170 hp
25 city / 34 highway Fuel Economy 26 city / 32 highway
66.5 cubic feet Interior Cargo Volume 68.5 cubic feet

2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Glendale CA

Though both the 2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen in Glendale CA and 2017 Subaru Forester each come with their own distinct benefits and advantages, there's no denying the firm grasp that the SportWagen has on your enjoyment behind the wheel. For starters, the 199 lb-ft of torque it produces greatly exceeds the Forester's output, and all interior amenities such as air conditioning and power seats are standard on board this VW hatch; they're simply options on the Forester model. In turn, the SportWagen's all-wheel drive systems help to give you a driving experience both smooth and responsive, and combined with VW Car-Net infotainment, you'll be getting wherever you need to go with comfort and connectivity in ways that many hatchbacks simply can't provide.

If you're interested in seeing more of what the 2017 Golf SportWagen is capable of, we encourage you to contact our sales team here at New Century VW. We're always ready to help you with anything you'd like to know about the model and its features, and we'll also get you behind the wheel for a test drive so you can experience its punch first-hand. Stop in and see us today!

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