In our newest episode, automotive journalist Mark Arsen travels to Leith Volkswagen of Raleigh to examine the all-new 2017 VW Golf Alltrack. He is joined by subject matter expert and VW sales consultant Forrest Newkirk. Together, the two men take the new Alltrack for a ride to show what makes the vehicle special.
To start with, the 2017 Golf Alltrack is a member of the Golf family, as opposed to the Jetta, as was true of some VW wagons in the past. While the Golf also has a Sportwagen version, which is more for urban driving, the Alltrack distinguishes itself primarily with a suite of physical differences that make it more suited to off-road driving.
Extra inches of ground clearance, underbody armor to protect the mechanics, rugged body cladding, 4MOTION all-wheel drive, and a unique off-road traction control setting ensure that if you do lots of off-road driving and want a vehicle that can keep up with your rough-and-tumble lifestyle, while still delivering the fuel economy and handling of a sedan, the 2017 Golf Alltrack deserves your strong consideration.
Of course, you can have even more value by purchasing your Alltrack from a store that knows the vehicle well and can support you in the care of your new toy. Leith Volkswagen of Raleigh has the resources and knowledge to be with you every step of the way with your new Alltrack, from pairing it to your smartphone, learning the various aspects of its features, and making sure it runs in top form.
Special thanks to Forrest for taking us along on this ride, and our sincerest recommendation of him for anyone looking to learn more. Keep your eyes open for episode 19 and give us a shout if there’s a topic or vehicle you’d like us to cover.