Volkswagen has opened the order books for the all-new Golf Alltrack and Golf Estate in Great Britain.
The jacked-up station wagon is available in a single trim level, from £35,560 ($47,518), or £3,365 ($4,497) more than the Tiguan Allspace, while the regular Estate starts at £24,575 ($32,839), £1,275 ($1,704) more than the five-door hatchback.
Powering the Golf Alltrack is a 200 PS (197 HP / 147 kW) 2.0-liter TDI turbodiesel four that’s mated to a seven-speed DSG dual-clutch transmission and VW’s 4Motion all-wheel drive. The 0 to 62 mph (0-100 km/h) acceleration takes 7.1 seconds and the car averages 49.6 mpg UK (5.7 l/100 km / 41.3 mpg US) in the WLTP cycle and emits between 148 and 151 g/km of CO2.
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In addition to the higher ground clearance and plastic cladding on the lower parts of the body, the Golf Alltrack features a honeycomb design for the fog lamp clusters, illuminated front grille, silver roof rails and 17-inch ‘Ronda’ alloy wheels. It also gets a three-zone climate control, Lane Change Assist, Emergency Assist, Side Assist and Travel Assist as standard.
The Golf Estate is available with three petrol engines: a 110 PS (108 HP / 81 kW) 1.0-liter TSI, a 130 PS (128 HP / 96 kW) 1.5-liter TSI and a 150 PS (148 HP / 110 kW) 1.5-liter TSI, mated to a six-speed manual transmission. These units are also available with a mild-hybrid system and a 7-speed DSG transmission. Moreover, customers can also choose between two diesels, a 2.0-litre 115 PS (113 HP / 84 kW) TDI and a 2.0-litre 150 PS (148 HP / 110 kW) TDI.
The lineup comprises of three trim levels, named Life, Style and R-Line, with the entry-level getting LED lights at both ends, 16-inch alloy wheels, interior ambient lighting, a 10-inch infotainment system, digital radio, 10.25-inch digital dials and Lane Assist, Front Assist, Dynamic Road Sign Display and Adaptive Cruise Control.
The Style adds 17-inch alloy wheels, uprated headlights, ambient lighting with more colors, three-zone climate control, Lane Change Assist, Side Assist and Traffic Jam Assist. Finally, the R-Line brings sportier bumpers, tinted rear windows, 17-inch wheels with different pattern, sports suspension, progressive steering, three-spoke heated steering wheel wrapped in leather and Driving Profile Selection.