the wagon variant of vwâ€™s highly acclaimedgolf compact is the sportwagen; a top pick for its combination of practicality and affordability. now, that front-wheel drive car is capableof even more with the introduction of the all-new 2017 golf alltrack. with an elevated ride height of 0.6â€, theaddition of 4motion all-wheel drive and rugged exterior styling, the alltrack provides aviable alternative to the small suv while presenting a more engaging driving experience. itâ€™s equipped with the xds+ cross differentialsystem from the gti, acting like an electronic substitute for a mechanical limited slip differentialhelping improve handling and cornering performance.
the alltrack also features a unique drivingmode selection that enables an off road setting with hill descent control accompanied by specialnavigation system displays such as a compass, steering angle and altitude. with its own unique suspension tuning anda 1.8-liter turbocharged engine making 170 horsepower and 199 pound-feet of torque, thealltrack blends on-road driving fun with nearly 7â€ of ground clearance to allow for confidenceoff the beaten path. itâ€™s launching with a 6-speed dsg dual-clutchautomatic transmission while a 6-speed manual will be available early next year. the alltrack offers the same spacious passengerand cargo volume as the sportwagen and a larger
fuel tank to offer a greater range for adventure. starting at $26,670 for a manual-equippedalltrack s and culminating with the alltrack sel with dsg for $33,710, vwâ€™s latest wagonis prepared to go farther.