2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen vs 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen vs 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

The wagon is often an overlooked gem of the automotive market. Combining the practical size and superior fuel economy with the terrain and cargo capabilities of an SUV, wagons offer a great balance of useful features.

That brings us to our matchup today. While there aren't as many wagon models on the market when compared to sedans, SUVs, and trucks, there are still quite a few standouts that are popular with both drivers and critics. The 2 that we've chosen today are the 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen and the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek!

2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen


2018 Subaru Crosstrek

1.8L inline 4 Base Engine 2L inline 4
170 hp 184 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 152 hp / 145 lb-ft
25 City MPG / 34 Highway MPG Fuel Economy 23 City MPG / 29 Highway MPG
$21,685 Starting MSRP $21,795

2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen York, PA

In terms of power, fuel economy, and even price, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen is the clear winner! Does the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek have any advantages over the 2018 Golf SportWagen? Yes, it does win by a slight margin in terms of cargo capacity, but we feel that one point in its favor isn't enough to tips the scales. Furthermore, the 2018 VWGolf SportWagen comes with the latest technology, new, improved, and refined for the current era. These include, but are not limited to:

  • 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive
  • LED Headlights and Taillights
  • Rearview Camera System
  • Pedestrian Monitoring
  • Fender® Premium Audio with SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Silver Roof Rails
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • VW Car-Net® Guide and Inform
  • Keyless Access with Push-Button Start
  • Halogen Reflector Lens Foglights
  • And more!

Need another reason to consider the 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen as your wagon model of choice? A great way to be sure is to come down and take a ride inside the 2018 VW Golf SportWagen! You can test drive any vehicle in our inventory online or by giving our sales team a call here at the dealership of York Volkswagen!