2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen vs 2018 Toyota Prius v

blue 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen set against light brown 2018 Toyota Prius v

Although many drivers may automatically consider sedans and crossovers as their only options, we can’t forget about wagons and hatchbacks. On top of providing comfortable seating for five passengers, these model types also offer ample cargo space and versatility that is next to none.

If you’d like to learn a bit more about your model options in the wagon and hatchback arena, we invite you to get a better idea of how the 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen and 2018 Toyota Prius v stack up against one another in terms of performance, design, comfort, and technology.

2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen TSI


2018 Toyota Prius v Two

$21,685 Starting MSRP $26,675
170-horsepower, 1.8L I-4 Base Engine 98-horsepower, 1.8L I-4
30.4 / 66.5 cubic feet Cargo Volume 34.3 / 67.3 cubic feet
72 months / 72,000 miles Bumper to Bumper Warranty 36 months / 36,000 miles

Right off the bat, it’s clear the Volkswagen Golf SportWagen has more to offer in terms of performance. That said, the Prius v stands out in terms of efficiency since it is equipped with a hybrid powertrain. The models are comparable when it comes to cargo space, with the Prius v coming out with a bit more. The Golf SportWagen offers a more extensive base audio system (8 speakers instead of 6) as well as longer warranty periods. At the end of the day, the 2018 Golf SportWagen has a more affordable starting price than the 2018 Toyota Prius v. Which model is right for you?

Test Drive the Volkswagen Golf SportWagen in Glendale, CA!

On top of the elements mentioned above, the Volkswagen Golf SportWagen has so much more to offer the modern driver, including four unique trim levels and a wide array of available features. Drivers and passengers are sure to enjoy App-Connect capabilities, which allows them to access certain features on compatible smartphones using the vehicle’s display screen. Other available elements include the Rear-View Camera System, Adaptive Cruise Control, Blind Spot Monitor, and so much more. Get in touch with our team at New Century Volkswagen when you are ready to get behind the wheel of the new Golf SportWagen.