It has functional, spacious interior with good base powertrain, better handling, and good infotainment, and is very balanced and fun to drive. The 2017 Volkswagen Golf spans a model line that includes two- and four-door hatchbacks, sporty hatchbacks, and a wagon with available all-wheel drive, which is new for this year. It is based on the previous generation of the German family car.
Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet 2017-EXTERIOR
Outside, the car is straight-laced and serious; far more conservative than most in its class. The shape is far more practical than sexy but there are definitely things to warm up to inside. There’s also a little more detailing in the small air inlet with horizontal bars, and the large round VW badge stretching between them, as well as in the rear light.
The downward tuck of the profile is virtually the same. It is more mature than many entry-level cars, a little more conservative too. The exterior has been recently updated, but many outside of Volkswagen buyers or current owners might find it difficult to spot the differences.
Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet 2017-INTERIOR
Inside, Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet 2017 the layout straightforward and conservative as compared to others in the class. The dash’s center stack is canted toward the driver. The dash overall is a little more gently sculpted and flowing than before. Just ahead of the driver is a hooded simple instrument cluster, with display screens in the middle of the dash. The traditional black dash and interior trim is offset in some models by available two-tone upholstery, but it’s still very business-like.
The layout is more driver focused, although very simple. Other details include a black headliner, red ambient lighting, and stainless-steel for the pedals and foot support. The interior is “impressively built” and well-laid out, according to critics. There is plenty of space for four adults and the driving position is very good. The design isn’t anything particularly special, but the quality is high. Since the Golf Cabriolet has two doors only, getting in the back could be a little bit issue for tall passengers. Also, with the roof down, they are likely to experience more buffeting that the ones at the front. Space isn’t a concern per se, and because the roof doesn’t fold into the boot the luggage space isn’t compromised as well.
Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet 2017-ENGINE AND PERFORMANCE
The 2017 Volkswagen Golf leaves behind the troubled 2.0-liter diesel engine, but still offers two versions of a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-4. Regardless of what you’re looking for, the Volkswagen Golf is capable and can be very fun to drive.
Under the hood, is present the engine of the cabriolet. The base engine in the Golf TSI and Golf Sports Wagon is a 1.8-liter turbocharged. Direct-injection inline-4 rated at 170 horsepower and 199 pound-feet of torque that doesn’t delay its power delivery.
Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet 2017-PRICE
With a starting price of around $19,000, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf offers a good set of features. In its class, including touchscreen audio, and Bluetooth and USB connectivity. Extending to well above $30,000 for a well-equipped Golf GTI and reaching for $40,000 in the high-performance, all-wheel-drive Golf R.
Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet 2017 RELEASE DATE
The car is expected to be released by the end of 2016.