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2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Trim Levels & Specs

2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Specifications

Compare important 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen technical specifications like exterior dimensions, ground clearance, wheelbase, interior space volume, engine's power as measured by horsepower and torque output, weight of the vehicle, towing & payload capacity or gas tank size to know the estimated mpg.
Trims TSI S 4-Door 4dr Wagon, Engine: 1.8L I-4 TSI SE 4-Door 4dr Wagon, Engine: 1.8L I-4
Exterior length 179.6 179.6
Exterior body width 70.8 70.8
Exterior height 58.3 58.3
Horsepower 170 hp 170 hp
Torque 184 lb-ft. 199 lb-ft.
Curb weight 3063 3120
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4212 4256
Wheelbase 103.5 103.5
Turning radius 17.9 '' 17.9 ''
Ground clearance 5.5 5.5
Front legroom 41.2 41.2
Rear legroom 35.6 35.6
Front headroom 39 39
Rear headroom 39 39
Front shoulder room 56 56
Rear shoulder room 54 54
Payload 1,014 lbs. 1,001 lbs.

2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Interior Features

One of the most notable features of the Golf SportWagen, however, is its roomy interior. The 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen comes with a variety of specs on the inside. You can find out more about these features in the chart below.
Trims TSI S 4-Door 4dr Wagon, Engine: 1.8L I-4 TSI SE 4-Door 4dr Wagon, Engine: 1.8L I-4
Air conditioning, front Climatic manual Climatic manual
Air filter std std
Underseat ducts std std
Cargo concealed storage std std
Cargo tie downs std std
Clock in-dash in-dash
Compass std std
Cruise control std std
Cupholders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim leather leather
12V DC power outlet 2 2
Overhead console mini with storage mini with storage
Floor console full full
Floor mats carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
1-touch window up front and rear front and rear
1-touch window down front and rear front and rear
Instrumentation analog analog
Tachometer std std
Trip computer std std
Water temp gauge std std
Low fuel warning std std
Service interval warning std std
Exterior temperature display std std
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear window defogger std std
Rear view mirror day-night day-night
Fuel door release power power
Retained accessory power std std
Seatback storage pockets 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column std std
Steering wheel material leather leather
Cargo net opt opt
Adaptive cruise control N/A opt

2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Exterior Features

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Trims TSI S 4-Door 4dr Wagon, Engine: 1.8L I-4 TSI SE 4-Door 4dr Wagon, Engine: 1.8L I-4
Antenna integrated roof integrated roof
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim black black
Fog/driving lights N/A front
Door count 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows light light
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote
Heated door mirrors std std
Sunroof N/A 1st and 2nd row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Wheels 15 silver aluminum 17 silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel compact steel compact steel
Rear window wipers fixed interval fixed interval
Roof rack opt opt
Mud flaps opt opt
Roof rails std std

2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Seats

The seats are one of the most important aspects of any car, and each 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen trim level may have different seating options, so be sure to carefully compare the specifications. Some trims have leather upholstery, "memory", armrest, heated seats, and some have them only for the front passengers, while other provide them for the rear seats two.
Trims TSI S 4-Door 4dr Wagon, Engine: 1.8L I-4 TSI SE 4-Door 4dr Wagon, Engine: 1.8L I-4
Front seat type bucket bucket
Standard seating 5 5
Front driver seat direction controls 2-way power 2-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 2-way power 2-way power
Lumbar support driver and passenger driver and passenger
Front armrests center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats N/A driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Rear seats 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear armrest with pass-thru with pass-thru
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim cloth leatherette

2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Entertainment System

Some 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen trim levels have a built-in DVD player, voice recognition, while others have a touch screen display, bluetooth compatibility, navigation system. There are also a variety of different audio options, so be sure to compare the trim levels carefully to find the one that best suits your needs.
Trims TSI S 4-Door 4dr Wagon, Engine: 1.8L I-4 TSI SE 4-Door 4dr Wagon, Engine: 1.8L I-4
Radio SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability std std
Auxiliary input jack std std
Steering wheel audio controls std std
Speakers 8 9 Fender
Amplifier N/A std
Speed-Sensitive Volume std std
Navigation system N/A N/A
1st row LCD screen 1 1
Bluetooth Compatibility std std

2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Safety and Security Features

Each 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen trim comes with a variety of safety and security features that will keep you and your family safe while on the road. Some of these features include airbags, traction control, stability control, side impact, panic alarm, blind spot sensors, parking assist, and more.
Trims TSI S 4-Door 4dr Wagon, Engine: 1.8L I-4 TSI SE 4-Door 4dr Wagon, Engine: 1.8L I-4
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain Side Curtain Protection Side Curtain Protection
Occupancy sensor std std
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners front front
Headlights halogen halogen
Exterior light control N/A fully automatic
Daytime running lights std std
Illuminated entry std std
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system N/A std
Panic alarm std std
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Content theft deterrent alarm system std std
Ignition disable Immobilizer III Immobilizer III
Theft deterrent radio std std
Low tire pressure warning std std
Parking assist N/A Park Distance Control w/Park Assist
First aid kit opt opt
Lane departure warning N/A Lane Assist
Blind spot sensor N/A opt
In-Vehicle Assistance Service VW Car-Net VW Car-Net
Directionally adaptive headlights N/A opt

2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Mechanical Features

The 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen will have different mechanical features depending on the trim level that you choose. Some of the other features that you may find in the higher-level trim levels include air suspension, brake assist, speed sensitive steering, an electronic limited slip differential, a performance exhaust system.
Trims TSI S 4-Door 4dr Wagon, Engine: 1.8L I-4 TSI SE 4-Door 4dr Wagon, Engine: 1.8L I-4
Engine 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist std std
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack and pinion rack and pinion
Speed sensitive steering Servotronic Servotronic
Suspension tuning regular regular
Front suspension type strut strut
Front anti-roll bar std std
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar std std
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system std std
Sequential shift control Tiptronic Tiptronic
Transmission 5-spd man w/OD 6-spd w/OD
Axle ratio 3.39 3.87
Turbocharger intercooled turbo intercooled turbo

2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Other Specs

In general, the 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen lower-level trims will have fewer features. If you are looking for a vehicle that has all of the latest and greatest features, then you will want to choose one of the higher-level trim levels.
Trims TSI S 4-Door 4dr Wagon, Engine: 1.8L I-4 TSI SE 4-Door 4dr Wagon, Engine: 1.8L I-4
Luggage capacity 30.4 cu.ft. 30.4 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity 66.5 cu.ft. 66.5 cu.ft.
Base engine size 1.8 liters 1.8 liters
Base engine type I-4 I-4
Horsepower rpm 4,500 4,500
Torque rpm 1,600 1,600
Fuel tank capacity 13.2 gal. 13.2 gal.
EPA mileage estimates 25 City / 36 Hwy 25 City / 35 Hwy
Driver information center std std
Lighting - glovebox std std
Lighting - map lights front and rear front and rear
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Lighting - cargo light std std
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Height adjustable safety belts front front
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles) 144/unlimited 144/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000
Tires P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS P225/45HR17.0 BSW AS
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Windshield wipers - rain sensing N/A std

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2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen specs

Wheel Offset 33 - 50 mm
Lug Nut Size M14 x 1.5
0-60 times 7.8 sec
Horsepower 170 hp
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Tire size 195/65 R15 - 225/35 R19
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