2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen vs 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

Comparison image of a red 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen and a blue 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

Are you interested in a new vehicle that offers a combination of engine performance and cargo space? If so, there are several tremendous options for you to consider in the automotive marketplace. Two excellent options that meet these criteria are the 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen and the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek. Both the Golf SportWagen and Subaru Crosstrek are excellent options for customers who value engine performance and cargo space.

The best way to discover which of these two vehicles is the better option for customers is with a comparison. For the sake of this comparison, we will be evaluating the base models of each of these options to better understand how they match up against one another.



Base Engine Specifications

2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

versus

2018 Subaru Crosstrek

1.8L Turbo Engine Base Engine 2.0L DOHC Engine
170 Horsepower Engine Power 152 Horsepower
184 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 145 Pound-Feet
22 MPG / 30 MPG Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 27 MPG / 33 MPG

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As the table above highlights, both base engines of the two models we are evaluating offer excellent engine performance and fuel economy. The 2018 VW Golf SportWagen has the advantage over the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek in engine power and torque, while the Crosstrek has the advantage in fuel economy. As we continue this comparison, both options offer excellent cargo space and interior volume. The table below highlights the differences in the interior volume of these two vehicles. The 2018 VW Golf SportWagen has the clear advantage over the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek when it comes to cargo space and interior volume.

Cargo Capacity and Interior Volume

2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

versus

2018 Subaru Crosstrek

5 Passengers Passenger Space 5 Passengers
30.4 Cubic Feet Standard Cargo Capacity 20.8 Cubic Feet
66.5 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Capacity 55.3 Cubic Feet
124.7 Cubic Feet EPA Interior Volume 121.7 Cubic Feet

If you are interested in learning more about the 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, visit the excellent sales team at South Bay Volkswagen in National City, CA today! Our team is happy to answer any questions that you may have. Stop by our dealership today!