How do you define family-friendly? If you’re troupe doesn’t like to be held back by dirt, gravel and steep slopes, then the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack may be an eye-catching option for you. The model comes to Elgin IL drivers here at Elgin Volkswagen with a few new features, but retains much of its initial appeal from its premiere last year. Though it may not be up for a refresh so quickly, Volkswagen isn’t one to neglect the modern drive for constant innovation.
The 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is bringing back the glory of the station wagon, as it offers a modern style but all the old convenience. The low ride height gives a better sense of handling and the compact size is easy to maneuver, but rear passengers enjoy plenty of room and the cargo space offers up storage for all the necessary gear for daily adventures and weekend getaways.
|Off-Road Mode||1.8-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine||Seven color options|
|VW Car-Net App-Connect||170hp/199 lb-ft of torque||17” Valley Wheels (18” upgrade available)|
|Rearview camera||4Motion AWD||Carbonoptik interior trim|
|Heated front seats||Six-speed manual or six-speed dual-clutch DSG automatic||Protective chrome body cladding|
Volkswagen is well-known for its turbocharged engines, as every model sold in the U.S. now experiences a boost of power, while retaining impressive fuel economy figures. The 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack also has standard 4Motion all-wheel drive, which proves itself to be a necessity for anyone hoping to leave roadways and enjoy what nature has to offer. An off-road mode makes things even easier, as it has built-in engine and ABS configurations that allow it to optimize performance at steep angles or when there is a loss of traction.
While great features like VW Car-Net App-Connect and a standard rearview camera remain, new features include alarm prep, automatic headlights, rain sensors, LED taillights and DRLs and a touchscreen infotainment system that has been updated to a standard 6.5-inch screen, from 5.0 inches.
The 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack provides a surprising balance of practical and fun. Find out for yourself when you stop by Elgin Volkswagen for a test drive.