2021 Volkswagen Golf Estate Alltrack Models – Know Where Improvements are Made

2021 Volkswagen Golf Estate Alltrack

The 2021 Volkswagen Golf Estate Alltrack models are now officially revealed.

Many buyers wanted to know what are the big changes to look forward to and they are obviously a longer wheelbase that improves comfort. The passenger rear seat is now much longer providing better leg room and the cabin luggage area has been modified so that you could store more for that long road trips.

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With official statement from Volkswagen, it has been confirmed that the Golf Estate and the Alltrack MK8 models are now available in stores. The automobile manufacturer wants to make their newer model more practical so as to withstand competition. On paper, the measurements are rather improved as the car is 66mm longer than the outgoing model while the boot space has been significantly improved up to 611 liters. If you don’t have any passengers on board, it is easier to fold the back seats and gain up to 1,642 liters of additional space making it one of the largest solutions available for long drives.

Aesthetic Improvements, A Design to Love

The 2021 Volkswagen Golf Estate and Alltrack models have received some significant improvements in its design aesthetics. At the same time, the design engineers have ensured buyers don’t have to worry about losing the fact that they are buying a Golf. The car still resembles the design that everyone have come to expect from a Volkswagen vehicle yet the rear design has been considerably revamped. The LED tail lights are completely new which provides a distinct new look to the car.

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The Alltrack variant as expected has to be differentiated from the original Golf variants from VW. The GTI-inspired LEDs and exhaust finishers are among the many changes buyers would immediately notice in this new car. Under the bonnet, it is powered by a four-cylinder and another three-cylinder variant. The 2.0-liter TDI engine is capable of producing 200 PS with 400 Nm of torque while a  mild hybrid variant is also available. The 1.4-liter PHEV powertrain will deliver an improved 245 PS with 400 Nm of torque.

The safety features too many to be listed one by one but buyers can be assured that everything found in the older edition will be carried forward with some minor improvements. The large infotainment system features a 10.25-inch digital cockpit instrument display and 10-inch display for GPS, radio further improves the luxurious riding experience on the Volkswagen Golf and Alltrack models.

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Pricing Starts At $26,670

The pricing and specs sheet of the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack has been revealed by the company.

The car is set to arrive at dealership stores in the U.S. next month.

The car uses the same body and chassis as the Golf Sportwagen with some minor changes like an increased ride height by 0.6 inches, all-wheel drive system and body cladding. The Alltrack is being offered in three different trimlines, with the S model priced at $26,670. The variant sports a six speed dual clutch system and is priced higher at $27,770. However, by next year, the company plans to roll out a manual transmission system which will bring down the price to a much affordable range.

Designed to appease the most demanding buyers, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack S variant has front seat heating, eight-speaker surround sound setup, leatherette seats, cruise control combined with a large 6.5-inch touchscreen display to control the infotainment system. It also includes a rearview camera that assists during parking and when on the highways as an additional safety measure.

If you are ready to pay the increased price tag of $31,350, the company offers the SE model which brings some exotic features. The car will be equipped with a panoramic roof, keyless entry, push button start, Fender audio system and a couple of other comfort elements. The top of the line in the Golf Alltrack is pioneered by the SEL model with its dual zone automatic climate control, power lumbar driver seat, automatic navigation. All of them comes with a price tag of $33,710.

A dedicated driver assistance package is offered by the auto brand which will set you back by $845 for both the S and the SE models. The pack adds plenty of safety features including parking assist, forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control and rear distance parking control. A special elite package for the SEL model priced at $1,995 is available which adds adaptive front lighting, lane departure warning, bi xenon headlights and high beam control.

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is powered by a 1.8-liter inline four engine delivering up to 170 horsepower combined with 199 lb feet of torque. It has an all-wheel drive setup by default which saves you money, especially if you are keen on having AWD on your car. Many models prompt buyers to pay additional cost to get the feature but VW Alltrack’s powertrain is designed for a four-wheel drive setup.