Volkswagen has officially priced the all-new 2015 Golf SportWagen. Scheduled to arrive across U.S. showrooms in April, the Jetta SportWagen replacement will be offered in America with both a 1.8-liter turbo-charged gasoline engine as well as the 2.0-liter turbo-diesel.
1.8L TSI Gasoline Engine
The All TSI models will be powered by VW’s new turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine with direct injection making 170 horsepower and 200 pound-feet of torque.
The 2015 Golf SportWagen with the base TSI S trim will carry a starting price of $21,395. Upgrading to the TSI SE bumps the price to $26,995, while the TSI SEL — the top-of-the-line gasoline-powered model — will set you back $29,345.
2.0L TDI Diesel Engine
Volkswagen’s renowned 2.0-liter TDI clean diesel engine makes 150 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque.
The base 2015 Golf SportWagen with the base TDI S trim will carry a starting price of $24,595. Upgrading to the TDI SE and TDI SEL will cost $27,995 and $30,345, respectively.
New Golf SportWagen vs. Outgoing Jetta SportWagen
Compared to the Jetta SportWagen, the Golf SportWagen has grown in size, says Volkswagen, while also undergoing a weight loss of up to 137 pounds, depending on the model. Fuel economy figures are quoted at 36 MPG highway for gasoline-powered models and 40 MPG highway for diesel-burning SportWagens. These numbers make the largest Golf the most fuel efficient among all compact crossovers and SUVs currently on sale in the U.S., while also offering comparable cargo space, according to Volkswagen.