2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

Sportwagen VW Golf style: a favorite VW now a cool station wagon.

  • Likes
  • Utility
  • Mileage
  • Dislikes
  • No USB port

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen is one of GAYOT's Top 10 Station Wagons 

Volkswagen has long produced station wagons, now the ubiquitous Golf picks up where the Jetta left off. What's not to like about this little 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen? Possibly the only thing it lacks is the option of all-wheel drive. But in top of the Line SEL trim it's very much ready to go although we could not find a USB port.

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen we tested, in Tomato Red with a classy black and gray leatherette interior, does its job as a practical car very well. This Golf, with the "1.8T" turbo 4-cylinder engine and 6-speed automatic transmission, is both efficient and capable. Like most modern cars, the powertrain calls little attention to itself. Highway merging power is adequate, and the stiff structure makes handling feel competent and secure. The cargo space is impressive and the fuel economy is even decent.

Warranty/Service: 3-year/36,000 mile new vehicle and roadside assistance warranty, 5-year/60,000 mile powertrain warranty and 12-year/120,000 mile limited warranty against corrosion perforation

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Specs

Base Price: $29,345

As Tested: $29,345

  • 25 / 35 mpg
  • EPA
  • 7.8 sec
  • 0-60
  • 170 hp
  • Horsepower
  • 126 mph
  • Top Speed
  • Engine: 1.8-liter turbo
  • Horsepower: 170 hp
  • Torque: 199
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic
  • Curb Weight: 3,237 lbs
  • Wheelbase: 103.5 in
  • Length: 179.6 in
  • Width: 70.8 in
  • Height: 58.3 in
  • Turning circle: 1 ft
  • 0-60 mph: 7.8 sec
  • Top Speed: 126 mph
  • EPA City: 25 mpg
  • EPA Highway: 35 mpg
  • Combined MPG: 29 mpg
  • Seating Capacity: 5
  • Safety: NHTSA: Not yet rated

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