2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen – Watertown, NY

By FX Caprara VW | Posted in SUVs & Wagons on Sunday, November 6th, 2016 at 3:43 pm
2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen – Watertown, NY

We have been providing you with reliable overviews of cars, and now you can learn about our new addition – the 2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen. In case you didn’t know, the SportWagen is also known as the Estate and is the version of Volkswagen Golf Mk6, Mk5, Mk4 and Mk3. The station wagon or small family car was manufactured for the first time in 1993 and has been facelifted a number of times. As usual, we are providing you with detailed information about the car’s features, safety and awards.

Exterior Features

After interviewing the German automobile manufacturer, we have learned that the SportWagen is based on the Volkswagen Group A platform. The car is a lightweight one because it is majorly made of aluminum, but it also features some aluminum parts making it sturdy at the same time.

We have carefully examined the front end of the car and we have noted a two-bar grille on the top fascia and a mesh one on the lower fascia. Other features on the front end are bi-xenon headlights, sleek LED daytime running lights and air vents. When it comes to the rear end, we have noted a magnificent tailgate, stylish taillights and modern exhaust outlet. On the sides, the VW car is glazed by 17/18-inch wheels, classic windows and roof rails.

Interior Features

Looking for a spacious car in Volkswagen Watertown NY? Well, look no further than the 2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen. After examining the car’s interior, we noted a roomy cabin and also a spacious cargo compartment. The seats look quite comfortable with smooth materials, headrests and fold, recline & adjust mechanisms. Concerning the technology, we have identified a power tilting/sliding panoramic sunroof, VW Car-Net App-Connect, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, climate control and navigation system.


One of the things we love more about the SportWagen is its myriad of safety features. The car has basic safety features such as seatbelts, wide wheels, emergency brakes and stable design. Most of the car’s weight is located in the lower part, and the car itself is short in terms of height making it quite stable.

When it comes to advanced safety features, we came to know that the car has a forward warning system to help monitor traffic and alert a potential collision. It has a blind spot monitor to alert the driver of other vehicles in blind spots. It also has a rear traffic alert to alert the drivers of other cars crossing their paths. Other advanced safety features are lane departure warning and park distance control for helping when drifting into another lane and when driving into a parking area respectively. In addition, the car comes with adaptive cruise control, parking steering assistant and rearview camera system.


The Golf model comes with five major engine options – 1.4-liter I4, 1.6-liter I4, 1.9-liter I4, 2.0-liter I4 and 2.5-liter I4. All of these engines have variants, so the car has many engine choices.


After doing intensive research, we have learned that in 2015 the VW car won North American Car of the Year and Motor Trend of the Year. In 2014, the SportWagen won What Car? – Best Estate Car. In 2013, it won 4 awards – European Car of the Year, World Car of the Year, Wheels Car of the Year and Cars Guide Car of the Year. It is a successful car, and the best thing about it is that you can find it in Volkswagen Watertown NY.

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