U.S. pricing for the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack has been revealed before the new model begins to arrive at local dealerships in October.
Combining the practicality of the Golf Sportwagon with improved ruggedness and all-wheel drive, the entry-level Alltrack S will set buyers back $25,850 with the manual transmission and excluding the $820 destination charge. Those that opt for the six-speed dual clutch automatic gearbox will shell out an additional $1,100.
Moving up in the range is the Alltrack SE, priced from $29,430 for the manual and $30,530 for the auto. Differences between the S and SE are minimal but the latter does include some additional features like a panoramic sunroof as standard, new 17-inch aluminum wheels, automatic headlights and like the S, can be optioned with the Driver Assistance Package for $845. This adds adaptive cruise control, autonomous emergency braking, forward collision warning, parking steering assist and front and rear parking sensors.
Topping out the range is the $32,890 Alltrack SEL, offered exclusively with the automatic ‘box. It receives 18-inch wheels, an improved 6.5-liter touchscreen infotainment system with 2.5D navigation and one-shot voice destination entry. It can also be equipped with the Driver Assist and Lighting Package that includes automatic adjusting Bi-Xenon headlights, a lane departure warning system and auto-dimming rear view mirror.
All trim levels of the 2017 Golf Alltrack are powered by a 1.8-liter TSI four-cylinder engine delivering 170 hp at 4,500 rpm and 199 lb-ft of torque at 1,600 rpm. Fuel economy sits at 30 mpg on the highway and 22 mpg in the city.
Note: Euro-spec VW Golf Alltrack pictured.