2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Review

Station wagons are a uniquely shaped car that bring a lot to the table for drivers. They are capable of handling different road conditions, give you solid fuel economy, and have versatility to accommodate passengers and cargo.

All of that and more can be found within the 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen. The team here at Volkswagen SouthTowne decided to take a deeper dive into what you’ll get if you purchase this vehicle for your travels around West Valley, Murray City, and Orem, so read ahead to learn more!

2018 VW Golf SportWagen Performance

With its standard 1.8L TSI® 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, the VW Golf SportWagen produces 170 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque, but that isn’t all this car has to show under its hood.

18GolfSportWagenReviewIn this 2018 Volkswagen, you have the option to get both 4MOTION® all-wheel drive and Tiptronic® with Sport mode. This extraordinarily designed Sport mode will add even more acceleration to your car as well as improved handling, and the all-wheel drive system is configured to allow the car to transfer all the torque to where it deems appropriate at any given time.

The VW Golf SportWagen gets an EPA-estimated 25 city/34 highway MPG1. Combine that with the above performance specs, and it’s clear that this station wagon has the best of both worlds.

VW Golf SportWagen Safety Features

Every VW Golf SportWagen comes with the Intelligent Crash Response System. This system responds if a collision were to occur by turning off the fuel pump, unlocking the doors, and activating the hazard lights.

The 2018 VW Golf SportWagen also provides preventative measures to keep you safe while on the road. From Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution to Electronic Stability Control, the seven stability-enhancing systems in this vehicle help you through hazardous situations. The Volkswagen Golf SportWagen also has driver assistance features available to you. Those features include:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Front Assist
  • Rear Traffic Alert

VW Golf SportWagen: Designed Well Inside and Out 

As we mentioned above, the 2018 VW Golf SportWagen has the versatility only a station wagon can offer. On the outside, you can opt for roof rails to take your gear along for the ride or choose the available panoramic sunroof to enjoy the views above. No matter the weather, other available enhancements will keep you safe and comfortable in the cabin, including rain-sensing windshield wipers and heated side mirrors.

If you need a car that can fit everything from groceries to your bicycle, the rear folding seats in this vehicle are extremely useful. When folded all the way down, the car has a spacious 66.5 cubic feet of cargo volume. You can also utilize the 60/40 split-folding chairs to fit passengers as well as whatever you may need to bring along with you.

Get Behind the Wheel of the 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

After reading our 2018 VW Golf SportWagen review, you’re probably ready to take it out for a spin at Volkswagen SouthTowne! Enjoy the features listed in this review firsthand and understand why this station wagon is made for drivers near West Valley, Murray City, and Orem. Contact us today to learn more!


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