2017 VW Golf Alltrack Specs


In 2017 the VW Alltrack rolled off assembly lines for the first time and hit U.S. streets. The the automotive industry took note at VW’s obvious attempt to knock Subaru’s revered Outback out of the top spot for slightly lifted station wagons, and also its impressive specs.

The Basics

Engine: 1.8-Liter, Turbo-charged, Inline 4-cylinder with approx. 199 lb-ft. of torque and 170 horsepower

Transmission & MPG: 2017 Alltracks gave consumers the option of a 6-speed automated manual transmission — check out what that means and the benefits in this informative Autotrader article from July 2019 — or a 6-speed automatic. Both transmissions received exceptional reviews and are caveats to the average 30 Highway / 22 City MPG the 2017 Alltrack boasts.

At our test track, an automatic-equipped Alltrack scampered from zero to 60 mph in 7.5 seconds, but our long-term test vehicle equipped with the manual transmission did the deed in just 6.7 seconds.

  • Alltrack Worlds very own road test proved that MPG here.

MSRP: According to Kelly Blue Book, MSRP on the 2017 Alltrack base “S” model was between $26,000 to $27,770, with the “SE” and “SEL” ranging from $29,000 – $30,000 and $32,000 – $35,000, respectively.

Flash Specs

  • Drive Type: All wheel drive
  • Total Seating: 5
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 14.5 gal.
  • Maximum Cargo Capacity: 66.5 cu.ft.
  • Ground Clearance: 6.7

Overall, a solid launch. In fact, the 2017 Alltrack did the highest U.S. sales volume per annum at 26,700, according to Wikipedia. That’s impressive considering VW continued the model in 2018 and 2019.

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