2017 Volkswagen Golf vs 2017 Mazda3 Hatchback

Golf vs Mazda3 Hatchback
Two well-established vehicles face off in our comparison of the 2017 Volkswagen Golf vs 2017 Mazda 3 hatchback. The Golf and Mazda3 head into the 2017 model year with little change from 2016. These hatchbacks are focused on providing more value and more technology on every trim level. Can the perennial favorite Volkswagen Golf take down the 2017 Mazda3?

What’s new on the 2017 Golf in Katy TX:

  • New Wolfsburg Edition trim level
  • S trim adds the following equipment
    • Sunroof
    • V-Tex leatherette seats
    • Keyless access with push-button start
    • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
    • 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and more!

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2017 Volkswagen Golf
VS2017 Mazda3 Hatchback
170 @ 4,500 rpmHorsepower155 @ 6,000 rpm
Turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinderEngine (Base)2.0-liter four-cylinder
5 passengersSeating Capacity5 passengers
52.7 CFCargo Space (with rear seating)47.1 CF

Test drive the 2017 Golf in Houston TX

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf and 2017 Mazda3 are two of the premier affordable hatchbacks on the market today. From our comparison chart above, we can see that the 2017 Volkswagen Golf is able to provide better value, starting at its base model. Even once you upgrade above the base models, we think the 2017 Golf is still able to provide more features and better all-around value. You will be able to integrate Apple CarPlay and Android Auto thanks to VW Car-Net App-Connect. The availability of these smartphone-compatible infotainment systems in a huge addition to the Golf. You will be able to use Apple and Android smartphone applications like music, maps, messaging, and more on your infotainment touchscreen.

The only way to truly experience the fun-to-drive spirit of the 2017 Volkswagen Golf is to sit behind the wheel. While you can learn about new features and stare at detailed images on our website, it’s impossible to feel the precise steering and experience the thrill of the turbocharged Golf engine. Schedule a test drive online or stop in to see us today at Archer Volkswagen to test drive the 2017 Volkswagen Golf!

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