Saturday, February 14, 2015

Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Starts At $21,395 In April

The all-new Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, scheduled to hit dealer showrooms in April, comes with either a 170 horsepower 1.8-liter turbocharged and direct-injection four-cylinder TSI® engine mated to a five-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission or a 150 horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged and direct-injection four-cylinder TDI Clean Diesel, fitted with a six-speed manual or a six-speed DSG® dual-clutch automatic transmission. The 1.8T S model with manual transmission starts at $21,395 and the TDI® Clean Diesel model starts at $24,595, a reduction of almost $2,000 over the previous base TDI model price. The 1.8T model with manual transmission has an EPA estimated highway fuel economy rating of 36 mpg, while the TDI Clean Diesel model gets 43 highway mpg according to EPA estimates. Available only with the six-speed automatic transmission, the SE starts at $26,995 and the TSI SE, the top gasoline-powered SportWagen trim starts at $29,345. Golf SportWagen TDI SE starts at $27,995, and the Golf SportWagen TDI SEL starts at $30,345,