2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen S vs Golf SportWagen Limited Edition

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparisons, Volkswagen Golf SportWagen on Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 at 3:29 pm
2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen S vs Golf SportWagen Limited Edition

The 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen is a turbocharged Golf in the front and a wagon in the back. That means it’s got the fun driving experience of VW’s hot hatchback with all of the versatility of an SUV. If that sounds like the perfect combination for you, then you’ve got a tough decision to make. Which trim level gives you the best bang for the buck? We’ll lay it all out for you in this comparison of the 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen S vs Golf SportWagen Limited Edition.

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2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

What do all Golf SportWagen models have in common? Let’s start with the numbers: 170 hp, up to 36 mpg and a massive 66.5 cubic feet of cargo space. There are roof rails and power outlets back there too, so there’s no end of things you can carry in it. And every Golf SportWagen now comes with a rearview camera system and USB connectivity for your favorite smartphone apps.

2016 Golf SportWagen S vs 2016 Golf SportWagen Limited Edition
Yes Black roof rails Yes
Yes Heated side mirrors Yes
Yes Rearview camera system Yes
Yes USB port & VW Car-Net App-Connect Yes
No Panoramic sunroof Yes
No 17-inch Madrid wheels Yes
No Driver assistance package Yes
No Heated leatherette seats Yes
$21,625 Price $24,995

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Golf SportWagen S features

The S trim is the most value-priced Golf SportWagen in the lineup, but there’s nothing basic about it. The technology package is what you’d expect from a much more expensive car: It’s got the VW Car-Net connected car suite, satellite radio and a USB port to plug in your smartphone for the Car-Net App-Connect features. Useful conveniences like the rearview camera system and heated side mirrors sweeten the deal. It’s a lot of car for the money.

VW Golf SportWagen S roof rails
VW Golf SportWagen heated side mirrors
2016 VW Golf SportWagen S rearview camera

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Golf SportWagen Limited Edition features

The new Limited Edition is a trim for the Golf SportWagen buyer who wants some of the best features of the SE trim without the big price investment. This car is sure to become the model to have with its panoramic sunroof, 17-inch Madrid wheels and heated leatherette seats. It has great new safety technology that no one should be without, like adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitor and autonomous emergency braking. VW also equipped it with the convenience of keyless access and push-button start. It’s pretty much fully loaded!

2016 VW Golf SportWagen LE panoramic sunroof
2016 Golf SportWagen LE wheels
2016 Golf SportWagen heated leather seats

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