Hopefully there's a good, simple software fix for the 15s and 16s. Materials used and fit and finish all look like they're from a higher class of car. In our neck of the woods, it Jetta SportWagen, Golf SportWagen, or simply SportWagen. The generous cargo area doesn't result in any additional road noise, as is often the case with wagons. Choosing Race mode on the car's central screen makes the R wagon feel really feisty. Its standard all-wheel-drive turns all of the engine's power into forward thrust, something potent rear-drive cars such as Holden V8s often have difficulty doing.
There are so few wagons on the market that whenever one is introduced or redesigned, it's cause for notice. Schedule a test drive to feel the improvements for yourself. Cleverly, proximity sensors detect as soon as the driver or front passenger moves a hand near to the touchscreen and the system automatically switches from display to input mode. The middle seat has a top tether anchor. We inspect all our cars before we put them for sale.
Dealer maintenance is a bit pricey but comes at 10k mile intervals. In all, it's a great value. Once at dealer was greeted by Joe who immediately informed me he was busy with other people. The one supplied with our test car was incompatible with an iPhone 6, though. We've listed all relevant models here.
In addition to our road trip, for which the Golf SportWagen worked nicely, I took it down some of my favorite stretches of Southern California roadway, where the car demonstrated the light and lively handling that all Volkswagens possess. Diesel could be losing momentum, however, as gasoline engines become more efficient, Michigan and other U. The current Jetta SportWagen can hold 32. All prices exclude destination charges. The suspension is tuned pretty tight, which results in great handling but some bumpiness here and there.
Driving There are strictly automobile 'economists', those who eschew vehicle performance in lieu of fuel savings; then there are owners who crave both. The display mode shows only the essentials, while in the operating mode, elements that can be activated by touch are highlighted to simplify intuitive operation. The A3 taps the looks of Audi's larger and more expensive A4 sedan. And the power and handling don't dent the car's practicality. The ride quality is fine, but the suspension occasionally struggles to isolate larger bumps in the pavement. Why You Can Trust Us The Best Cars editorial team has more than 75 years of automotive industry experience combined, and U. My Golf sport wagon is quiet and comfortable.
Excellent Quality, Great Mileage, Fun to Drive I own a 4dr manual shift, black on black, bought it 4 years ago and it now has north of 67k miles. The Golf SportWagen is the only game in town. It comes standard with all-wheel drive not offered in the Golf SportWagen to provide outstanding all-weather traction. Currently the Volkswagen Golf SportWagen has a score of 7. It had a rearview camera, ultrasonic parking assist, Fender audio, air conditioning, a touch screen, Bluetooth audio and telephone compatibility, voice recognition and more. The Golf R wagon is an agile handler on a racetrack, too. It is part of a generation that began with the 2015 model year and includes the.
Both cars combine excellent fuel economy with lively performance, features that have long made diesels popular in Europe. All that with a mind-blowing 49. Previously sold as the Jetta SportWagen, the new Golf SportWagen remains the only budget-priced compact wagon available in the U. It is a nimble car and fun to drive-great handling. Yes I drive a lot. The Volkswagen Jetta remains one of the most popular vehicles in the Volkswagen lineup, but it also sits at the economy end, leaving the features a big lacking for modern drivers. That trails leading sedans, but the wagon's carrying capacity compensates for a slightly higher fuel bill.
I love how it drives, handles, and how effortlessly it moves once past first gear. Already enjoying the advantages of the highly valued options are the Golf, Beetle, Tiguan and Touareg. The SportWagen is quiet on the highway. Going 75, you barely feel or hear it and the engine never whines in protest. The brakes a little touchy or maybe over boosted but fade free. I average 46-49mpg in mixed driving. .