Volkswagen Golf Estate (2020) Review

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Volkswagen Golf Estate (2020) At A Glance

+611-litre boot. Rugged Alltrack model.

-On sale 2021.

Volkswagen has revealed an estate version of its latest Golf - with a huge 611-litre boot and a four-wheel-drive Alltrack model.

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The Volkswagen Golf Estate will follow the same trim and engine line-up as the hatchback, with prices starting from £24,575. That makes it a rival to the likes of the Ford Focus Estate and Kia Ceed Sportswagon.

The Volkswagen Golf Estate has grown in size compared to the outgoing model, with an extra six litres of luggage capacity and a further 22 litres with the rear seats dropped (now providing up to 1642 litres of space).

Its wheelbase is signicantly bigger - something which, Volkswagen says, makes the Golf Estate look 'more elongated and flatter'. It also means rear passengers get more space than they would have done previously.

Bridging the gap between the estate car and crossover SUV, the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack will be sold exclusively as an estate model. It features permanent all-wheel drive as standard, as well a small increase in ground clearance and rugged front and rear bumpers. With a 2000kg towing capacity, Volkswagen claims the Golf Alltrack is a 'true all-rounder'.

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Can you recommend a safe, economical car for driving in narrow lanes?
"We currently have a BMW 5 Series on a lease. We drive around town and do a 60-minute motorway commute (roundtrip) each day. We’re moving to a rural cottage down narrow country lanes, but will still be doing the commute, so thinking of swapping the lease car to something cheaper. What car is good for narrow roads in winter. i.e. not too big, but still safe, economical and good to put a dog in the back?"
How about a Volkswagen Golf Estate? It'll be spacious enough for your dog (with easy access) yet smaller (and cheaper) than your current 5 Series. Alternatively, a Honda Jazz could be a good option. It's smaller still but extremely versatile and the latest model uses a hybrid powertrain. The rugged Crosstar version might suit country life.
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What does a Volkswagen Golf Estate (2020) cost?

Buy new from £19,690 (list price from £23,860)