2017 VW Golf vs 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback

A sporty look and feel becomes paired with competitive fuel efficiency when you look into the 2017 VW Golf and the 2017 Honda Civic. Both of these models are highly regarded and are some of the most popular cars around, but which is right for you? Look through our 2017 VW Golf vs 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback comparison to see if one is better suited for how you drive!

The 2017 VW Golf and 2017 Honda Civic don’t share too many visual similarities, but the two offer fairly similar specs and numbers when you look at the base models. The VW Golf starts at $19,895 and the Honda Civic comes in at a similar price. The two are also both highly efficient models with the Golf offering a standard 25 City/36 Highway MPG and the Civic hitting 30 City/39 Highway MPG.

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2017 VW Golf differences between the 2017 vw gold and 2017 honda civic hatchback 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback
$19,895 MSRP $19,700
52.7 cu.ft. Max Cargo Room 46.2 cu.ft.
25 City/36 Highway MPG 30 City/39 Highway
Available Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Available

Differences between the 2017 VW Golf and 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback

Both the 2017 VW Golf and the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback come standard with manual transmissions, which is great for those out there that are searching for a stick shift in an increasingly all-automatic world. The two also can be equipped easily with an automatic engine, though the VW Golf is rocking a traditional one compared to the CVT in the Civic. Both are fine, though CVTs have been known to put people off with the feel and sound they have.

Interior comforts are meaning more and more to people, and it’s a change we welcome! The 2017 VW Golf comes standard with cloth seats, but can also be upgraded to Volkswagen’s popular V-Tex leatherette seating. The 2017 VW Golf also offers the convenience of its Car-Net App Connect system, which allows you to connect your smartphone to use Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, or you can even use Car-Net to set guidelines for teen drivers.

Want to get behind the wheel of the 2017 VW Golf to see if it lives up to its hype? Feel free to stop by Spitzer VW in Amherst OH for a closer look!

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