Volkswagen Golf

2017 Volkswagen Golf

Rating Summary

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf is currently rated #8 out of 17 overall in its category, beaten by the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback for Compact Cars.

It's a good car overall compared to others in the same category and beats more than half of its competition along the way.

Its Horsepower and Cargo Volume win versus competitors, but its Seating Capacity loses against the competition.

Competitors

Which is better: Volkswagen Golf or Kia Soul?

The Golf costs $3,795.00 more than the Soul. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf or Chevrolet Bolt?

The Golf costs $16,725.00 less than the Bolt. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated both as tied in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf or Honda Civic Sedan?

The Golf costs $1,155.00 more than the Civic Sedan. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf or Mazda Mazda3?

The Golf costs $2,050.00 more than the Mazda3. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated both as tied in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf or Toyota Prius?

The Golf costs $3,580.00 less than the Prius. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated both as tied in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf or Volkswagen Golf GTI?

The Golf costs $5,100.00 less than the Golf GTI. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf or Chevrolet Volt?

The Golf costs $13,325.00 less than the Volt. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated both as tied in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf or Hyundai Elantra?

The Golf costs $2,745.00 more than the Elantra. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated both as tied in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf or Chevrolet Cruze?

The Golf costs $2,920.00 more than the Cruze. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf or Honda Civic Coupe?

The Golf costs $745.00 more than the Civic Coupe. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf or Honda Civic Hatchback?

The Golf costs $195.00 more than the Civic Hatchback. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf or Honda Civic Si Coupe?

The Golf costs $4,005.00 less than the Civic Si Coupe. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf or Honda Civic Si Sedan?

The Golf costs $4,005.00 less than the Civic Si Sedan. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf or Toyota Corolla SE?

The Golf costs $550.00 less than the Corolla SE. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf or Hyundai Veloster Turbo?

The Golf costs $2,705.00 less than the Veloster Turbo. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Volkswagen Golf or Subaru Impreza Sport?

The Golf costs $19,895.00 more than the Impreza Sport. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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2017 Volkswagen Golf Details

Is This Car Good?
Overall Rating

Best Attribute
Horsepower

Worst Attribute
Seating Capacity

Rating Feature Value Analysis
MSRP$19,895.00Good with 3 stars based on 10 ratings
MPG25 city / 36 highwayBad with 1 stars based on 5 ratings
Horsepower170 hpGood with 5 stars based on 4 ratings
Fuel Tank Capacity13.2 galAverage with 2.5 stars based on 2 ratings
Cargo Volume22.8cubic feet w/ seats up, 52.7 w/ seats folded.Good with 5 stars based on 2 ratings
Seating Capacity5. Front seats comfortable and supportive, rear seats are too low.Bad with 0 stars based on 3 ratings
Car and Driver Overall Rating4.5/5Average with 2.5 stars based on 2 ratings
Motor Trend Overall Rating4/5Good with 3.5 stars based on 3 ratings