2017 Volkswagen Golf vs 2017 Nissan Versa Note

If you have been keeping an eye out for a new hatchback car, then you have come to the right place! Here at Douglas Volkswagen, we offer an extensive selection of hatchbacks through Volkswagen's Golf lineup. The original Golf model continues to be a customer favorite with its best-in-class engine performance, versatility, and nimble handling. The 2017 Volkswagen Golf has several rivals, including the 2017 Nissan Versa Note. Let us present a comparison to show what makes the 2017 Volkswagen Golf the better buy.

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2017 Volkswagen Golf VS 2017 Nissan Versa Note
Compact Size Classification Subcompact
1.8L turbo 4-cylinder Engine 1.64-cylinder
178 Horsepower 109
22.8 / 52.7 cubic feet Cargo Space 18.8 / 38.3 cubic feet

Is the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Bigger Than the 2017 Nissan Versa Note?

To put it simply, yes. The 2017 Volkswagen Golf is classified as a compact hatchback while the 2017 Nissan Versa Note is a diminutive subcompact model. Although both models are able to accommodate up to five passengers, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf model's larger size allows for a much more comfortable amount of leg and elbow room. 

The larger size of the 2017 Volkswagen Golf also means that there is more room for cargo. Behind the rear seats is a cargo space that measures 22.8 cubic feet. If that is not enough room for your adventures, then you can fold down the seats to increase the space to 52.7 cubic feet! 

Whether it is during the daily commute or on a cross-country road trip, everyone in the 2017 Volkswagen Golf will have more fun thanks to the available VW Car-Net App-Connect infotainment system. This system allows you to stream your favorite audio preferences, navigate with ease, and enjoy hands-free communication. 

To learn more about the 2017 Volkswagen Golf, please contact us or stop by our dealership!

Tail light and badging of 2017 Volkswagen Golf
Rear view camera in 2017 Volkswagen Golf
Interior seating in 2017 Volkswagen Golf
2017 Volkswagen Golf cargo area with partially collapsed seats

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