2017 Volkswagen Golf - Price, Photos, Reviews & Features

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2017 Volkswagen Golf


City 25 MPG Hwy 35 - 36 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    5 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    4 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

Consumer Reviews Write a Review

Overall Rating:
4.8 (out of 5)
Value 4.7
Exterior 4.9
Interior 4.8
Comfort 4.8
Performance 4.9
Reliability 4.8
My second 2017 Golf Wolfsburg

by JRC from St Augustine, FL | April 17, 2020

On January 2, 2019, I bought a black CPO 2017 VW Golf Wolfsburg edition that only had 14,848 miles. It was relatively quiet but the car felt “loose”. The steering nor brakes felt tight. I think it was abused by the previous owner. I had to replace two tires due to wear (I replaced all 4 of them). No major issues. Even with my concerns, I thoroughly enjoyed the car. A couple of weeks ago, I was browsing through different VW dealers looking for CPO 2017 VW Golf Wolfsburg editions and I found 3 vehicles close to me, with low mileage, but one had a recently reduced price that bested the other two. On March 28, 2020, I traded my black Golf with 46795 miles for a CPO Dark Blue 2017 Golf Wolfsburg edition that only had 6,240 miles. This car was very well taken care of and still smells brand new. The steering and brakes are tight. Great suspension and it runs a lot smoother and quieter than my previous Golf. I really enjoy this vehicle. Love the hatchback versatility. There are only two downsides: 1- tight rear seat leg room 2- the US will not get the next generation Golf

most comfortable car I had

by driverfen from atl ga | February 11, 2020

this car met all of my needs .has a plenty of leg room also some usb ports best rear camera i have ever seen great mpg

I love Volkswagen for there reliability

by Ronb4242 from Utah | November 15, 2019

This car meet all my needs . Front to back .I recommend 100 percent to anyone .the drive is great.and it's very comfortable . Thank you.

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2017 Volkswagen Golf Overview


The 2017 Volkswagen Golf is a compact hatchback that has 2- and 4-door body styles. It competes with the Ford Focus, Mazda3, and Honda Civic. This year, a new Wolfsburg Edition is available as the highest trim level.

In total, four trims are available: the S, SE, SEL, and Wolfsburg Edition.

The Golf maintains a sporty appearance with its angular-yet-friendly headlights and smiley, wide-mouth lower fascia. The rest of the body is styled subtly without much ornamentation, which is typical of Volkswagen vehicles. Standard features include a rear spoiler and 15-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. Automatic headlights, a panoramic moonroof, and larger 16- or 18-inch aluminum wheels are available as well.

Under the hood, the Golf is powered by a standard 170-hp, turbocharged 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a 5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy for the Golf is an EPA-estimated 26/37 mpg city/highway.

Inside, the Golf has a standard cloth interior with a 60/40 split-folding rear seat. With the rear seat folded down, it has 52.7 cubic feet of cargo room. The center stack feature the MIB II infotainment system with a new 6.5-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth connectivity for phone and audio, a USB port, and Car-Net App-Connect that allows you to access select smartphone apps onto the touchscreen. It can be upgraded with an integrated navigation system. Air conditioning, power windows/locks, cruise control, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel come standard. Available features include V-Tex leatherette seating, remote keyless entry, push-button start, and power/heated front seats.

The Golf earned a full 5-star overall crash test safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA). All Golf models come with an automatic post-collision braking system and an intelligent crash response system. Forward collision warning, autonomous emergency braking, a blindspot monitoring system, and rear cross-traffic alert are also available.