Volkswagen has been in the car game for a long time. It is one of the most recognized brands and a brand known for quality and robust German engineering. The idea of a Volkswagen SUV was born almost seven years ago and since the first launch the VW Golf SUV has undergone a couple of major changes. This new design is said to be in competition with the new Toyota RAV 4, the Nissan Rogue as well as the Ford Escape. The thing that matters most is the performance.
VW Golf SUV – Exterior and Interior Design
The new Volkswagen Golf SUV has a larger bumper with a grille fitted with small LED lights. The rear end also sports a modified bumper. The new VW Golf SUV has a sleeker exterior with lines that make it look more elegant. The car is available in a variety of new exciting and impressive color range like Alabaster Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Black, Deep Ocean Pear, White Orchid Pearl, Crystal Black Pear, Mulberry metallic and other exotic sounding colors.
The interior will match the exterior in opulence. Seats will either be upholstered in plush black, or gray fabric as well as grey leather. The seats will be trimmed with leather to provide individual temperature adjustments. The dashboard will be fitted with a 7-inch touchscreen with features like navigation audio control system, and other infotainment features. The car will also have automatic air conditions, Wi-Fi connectivity as well as Bluetooth. The new model VW Golf SUV will have the smart phone integration that can be found in most new generation VW modes. It will have a telescopic steering wheel, rear-view camera and cruise control to make driving easier and much more enjoyable.
The car has a lot of safety features, besides the front and side airbags, the car has traction control, braking assistance, lane departure warning, collision detection system and tire monitoring system amongst other features. The car has safety features for everyone from the driver to the passengers at the back. The VW Golf SUV also has rear seats that are foldable to increase the cargo space at the back.
VW Golf SUV – Engine Specs
The new Volkswagen Golf SUV comes with a 1.4-liter engine capable of producing 150 hp and 130 lb-ft torque. There will be an option of two transmissions: a six speed manual transmission and a CVT transmission type with paddle shifter. The use of technology brings improvement in fuel economy improving the rating to 28 miles/gallon in the city and 35 miles per gallon on the highway when operating on four-wheel drive. On All-Wheel-Drive the fuel economy will be 27 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on express highway.
VW Golf SUV – Release Date and Price
There are a lot of rumors about the new VW Golf but they all seem to indicate that the car will start making its way to car dealerships around the first quarter of 2017. The rumors also speculate that the base price will be set around $22,000. A lot of Golf enthusiasts are waiting with based breath for this SUV to make it to dealerships.