The 2021 Volkswagen Golf Estate R-Line and Golf Alltrack wagons have made their official debut.
The Volkswagen Golf estate naturally offers greater luggage capacity over the hatch, with 611 litres of space in the boot – only six litres more than the previous wagon – compared with 381 in the Golf hatch.
While Volkswagen has yet to confirmed the Golf Estate R-Line for Australia, CarAdvice expects the Alltrack to arrive here in 2021.
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The Golf Alltrack will likely be offered with a 2.0-litre turbo diesel four-cylinder and dual-clutch automatic, together with all-wheel-drive.
It's rumoured the new 1.5-litre petrol turbo will be made available to buyers, also with the company's DSG dual-clutch auto.
Designed as a soft-road alternative to SUVs, the Alltrack gets raised suspension and plastic cladding.
Also yet to be confirmed for Australia is the Skoda Octavia Scout, which shares much of its underpinnings with the Golf Alltrack.
Despite both coming from the Volkswagen Group, the two models will be in direct competition if offered locally.
Inside the Golf, and the driver is greeted with a 10.3-inch digital instrument cluster, while the centre console gets an 8.25-inch infotainment screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. An optional 10-inch infotainment display is available to buyers.
The latest MIB entertainment system will be standard, together with a new 'Hello Volkswagen' voice command.
There's no official word yet on which Golf wagon models will be offered locally, but CarAdvice expects both the Alltrack and high-performance Golf R variants to be announced ahead of a 2021 launch.