2017 Volkswagen Golf vs 2017 Toyota Corolla iM

Hatchbacks have become a favorite vehicle style in recent years. They are sporty, efficient, and utilitarian. Most brands offer at least one hatchback in their model lineup (Volkswagen has six!) so finding the right one for you can be a challenge. We are here to help make the shopping process easier by offering a comparison between the longtime favorite 2017 Volkswagen Golf and newcomer 2017 Toyota Corolla iM.

Side by side, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf and 2017 Toyota Corolla iM are very similar dimensionally. However, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf offers a little more cargo space with 22.8 cubic feet available. When more space is needed (such as when you are going on a camping trip and need to bring multiple coolers and a tent), the rear seats in the 2017 Volkswagen Golf can be folded down to create a maximum cargo volume of 52.7 cubic feet.

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2017 Volkswagen Golf VS 2017 Toyota Corolla iM
1.8L turbo 4-cylinder Engine 1.8L 4-cylinder DOHC with dual VVT-i
170 Horsepower 137
22.8 cubic feet Cargo Space (Behind Second Row of Seats) 20.8 cubic feet
VW Car-Net App-Connect Infotainment Entune

How Powerful is the Engine of the 2017 Volkswagen Golf?

Under the hood of the 2017 Volkswagen Golf is a 1.8L turbo 4-cylinder engine. While it is the same size as the engine of the 2017 Toyota Corolla iM, it is much more powerful with its 170 ponies and 199 lb.-ft. of torque. This can be credited to Volkswagen’s top-notch engineering, where the designers have a keen eye for detail and a goal to offer the most output and efficiency.

Speaking of efficiency, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf is able to attain 25 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway. It is equipped with a 13.2-gallon fuel tank, which allows the hatchback to cover as much as 475.2 miles.

To learn more about the 2017 Volkswagen Golf vs 2017 Toyota Corolla iM comparison, please give us a call or stop by our dealership.

Blue 2017 Volkswagen Golf in the city
Tail light and badging of 2017 Volkswagen Golf
Cargo area of 2017 Volkswagen Golf
Interior seating in 2017 Volkswagen Golf

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