Volkswagen doesn’t have much to say about the new Golf Sportwagen TDI 4Motion concept, but based on the images, VW appears to be pandering to auto journalists. The diesel-powered wagon sports what appears to be a six-speed manual transmission and VW’s 4Motion all-wheel drive system.

Which VW models have 4Motion?

The following Volkswagen models are available with 4MOTION® all-wheel drive:

  • 2019 Volkswagen Atlas.
  • 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack.
  • 2019 Volkswagen Golf R.
  • 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen.
  • 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan.
  • 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Limited.

Should I buy a golf SportWagen?

Yes, the Volkswagen Golf SportWagen is a good pick if you’re shopping for a used wagon. The SportWagen has an upscale interior with roomy seating, a large cargo area, and an easy-to-use infotainment system. It’s comfortable to drive in day-to-day traffic yet still lively and agile on winding roads.

Is VW Golf wagon reliable?

The Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Reliability Rating is 3.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 31st out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $606 which means it has average ownership costs.

What is a Volkswagen TDI?

TDI (Turbocharged Direct Injection) is a marketing term used by Volkswagen Group for its turbocharged diesel engines that have an intercooler in addition to the turbo compressor. The emissions controls were suppressed otherwise, allowing the TDI engines to exceed legal limits on emissions.

Is 4Motion the same as AWD?

Volkswagen 4MOTION® AWD is a more efficient version of standard AWD and includes some great features of both AWD and 4WD. It still detects which tires need more power based on which ones are getting the most traction, but the 4MOTION® AWD system also uses a special feature of 4WD.

Where does the Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen 4motion come from?

Previously restricted to the European market, the SportWagen 4MOTION is now entering North American showrooms thanks to a retooling of Volkswagen’s manufacturing plant in Puebla, Mexico, allowing it to churn out both front- and all-wheel-drive variants.

What’s the gas mileage on a Volkswagen Golf 4motion?

The other downside here is fuel economy. The EPA combined rating (the big number on the window sticker) for the 4MOTION model is 25 mpg as compared with the standard SportWagen’s 29 mpg with an automatic transmission and 28 mpg with a stick.

Is the Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen available with a manual transmission?

For now, Volkswagen’s slick-shifting dual-clutch automatic is the only transmission, but a six-speed manual will be available in early 2017. Stick-shift enthusiasts are practically frothing at the thought of an all-wheel-drive wagon with a manual transmission.

Is the Volkswagen Golf a wagon or SUV?

Blurring the lines between wagon and crossover, the all-wheel-drive Volkswagen Golf SportWagen blends practicality, all-weather mastery, and driving enjoyment. With the rise of the crossover SUV, the small compact station wagon has had a hard time maintaining traction in the marketplace.