The Golf Family for 2017
The Golf Family has been winning awards and satisfying owners for over four decades. Along with the all-new Alltrack, the Golf Family has expanded into the widest model lineup in Volkswagen history. Customers can now choose body styles, engines and the number of wheels to be driven.
For 2017, there are plenty of updates made across the Golf Family. Here is a rundown of those updates.
For the hatchback model, Volkswagen reintroduces the high value Wolfsburg model. Slotting above the S model, the new Wolfsburg adds a panoramic sunroof, V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces, KESSY keyless access with push-button start, heated front seats, automatic headlights, rain-sensing windshield wipers, 16-inch “Dover” aluminum wheels, Wolfsburg Edition badging and floormats, Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking, and Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert.
For the GTI, there is a shuffling of trims for the original performance hatchback. The S, SE and Autobahn trims remain, with the new Sport model added to the lineup. It comes in a four-door hatchback with the Performance Package included. This package offers brakes from the Golf R, electronically controlled, torque sensing, limited-slip VAQ differential, a 10-horsepower increase to 220 horsepower, 18-inch “Nogaro” aluminum-alloy wheels and Bi-Xenon headlamps with LED Daytime Running Lights. The Sport also features unique floormats, KESSY keyless access with push-button start and black mirror caps.
The Performance Package is now a part of the SE and Autobahn trims. Both models will now offer standard a Lighting Package that features Bi-Xenon headlights and the Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS) is standard on the SE. The Driver Assistance Package is optional on SE and Autobahn models. This package includes: Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking (Front Assist), and Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert.
For more performance, the Golf R remains as a limited production model, featuring a high performance version of the 2.0 liter TSI turbocharged engine with the added traction of 4MOTION all-wheel drive. For 2017, the DCC and Navigation is now standard on all Golf Rs. Also newly standard on the Golf R are the following: Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert, Front and rear Park Distance Control, Lane Departure Warning, High Beam Control and 19-inch “Pretoria” aluminum-alloy wheels.
For the popular Golf SportWagen, the base S model has now the option of 4MOTION all-wheel drive. The top SEL trim now offers more driver’s assistance features standard, including Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert, and Adaptive Cruise Control. An available Driver Assistance Package includes front and rear Park Distance Control, and Parking Steering Assistant, Bi-Xenon headlamps with High Beam Control, Lane Departure Warning, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. A rearview camera now comes standard on all models.
Pricing for the 2017 Golf Family starts at $19,895 for the S four-door hatchback model. The GTI starts at $25,595 for the S four-door model. The SportWagen has a base price of $21,580 for the S model. Finally, the Golf R starts at $39,375.
Come to Volkswagen Van Nuys to see the entire 2017 Golf Family and to take a test drive. There is plenty of inventory of these updated models available for purchase today!