2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

In the market for a more adventurous vehicle that’s built with off-road travel in mind? If so, you can’t go wrong with the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack or the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek. But which vehicle is right for you? We’ve compared the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack vs the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek by looking at the available trim levels, engine performance and storage space.

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack and the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek are both available in three trims. The 2018 Golf Alltrack’s trims are titled S, SE and SEL, while the 2018 Crosstrek’s trims are named 2.0i, 2.0i Premium and 2.0i Limited. The 2018 Golf Alltrack’s engine produces 170 horsepower and 199 pound-feet of torque, which makes it more powerful than the 2018 Crosstrek’s engine (152 hp, 145 ft-lbs of torque).

2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack


2018 Subaru Crosstrek

3 Trim Levels 3
170 Horsepower 152
199 ft-lbs. Torque 145 ft-lbs.
66.5 cu.ft. Maximum Cargo Capacity 55.4 cu.ft.

2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Storage & Safety

Cargo space is an important quality for any vehicle, especially for drivers who plan on taking long trips that require plenty of gear and supplies. The maximum cargo capacity of the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is a generous 66.5 cubic feet, or 30.4 cubic feet when all seats are in place. In comparison, the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek has a maximum cargo capacity of 55.3 cubic feet and a cargo capacity of 20.8 cubic feet when all seats are in place.

Other 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack safety features include: An engine immobilizer, daytime running lights, turn signal mirrors, rear door child safety locks, stability control, a remote anti-theft alarm system, auto delay off headlamps, a pre-collision safety system, traction control, tire pressure monitoring, dusk sensing headlamps, an emergency braking assist, child seat anchors and a post-collision safety system.