Which VW Models Are Hatchbacks?

February 15th, 2019 by

Blue and white Golf hatchbacks parked in lot

Are you searching for a vehicle’s that’s more spacious than a sedan but not quite an SUV? Check out the lineup of VW hatchbacks, such as the Golf. Below, we’ve outlined the new VW Golf, Golf GTI, e-Golf, and Golf R. Each model offers all the perks of a hatch, plus a 6-year/72,000-mile transferable bumper-to-bumper warranty. See if one of the Volkswagen Golf hatchbacks is right for you!

VW Golf

The new Volkswagen Golf is offered in two configurations: S and SE. The 2019 Golf S has a starting MSRP of $21,845* and the 2019 Golf SE starts from $24,145*. The S and SE house a 147-hp 1.4L turbo four-cylinder engine and earn an EPA-estimated 29 mpg city/37 mpg highway rating. Exciting VW Golf features include:

  • VW Car-Net® App-Connect
  • Blind Spot Monitor & Front Assist
  • 6.5-inch touchscreen sound system
  • Available driver assistance package
  • Available panoramic sunroof

You’ll enjoy plenty of space inside the Golf as well. With the rear seats down, it provides up to 53.7 cubic feet of cargo space.


The 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI comes in four trim levels: S, Rabbit Edition, SE, and Autobahn. No matter the trim, you’ll get a 228-hp 2.0L turbo four-cylinder engine that earns an EPA-estimated 24 mpg city/32 mpg highway rating. Driving Mode Selection includes five unique drive settings — Eco, Comfort, Normal, Sport, and Custom —and the optional navigation system keeps you connected to Chicago. The Volkswagen hatchback Golf GTI offers 53.7 cubic feet of cargo space.

VW e-Golf

The VW e-Golf features a 35.8 kWh 323 V lithium-ion battery and can travel up to 125 miles on a single charge. With its electric powertrain, you can zip around Orland Park without having to stick close to the nearest gas pump. In the cargo area, it offers 52.7 cubic feet of cargo room for everyone’s belongings.

VW Golf R with 4MOTION® AWD

The 2019 VW Golf R has a starting MSRP of $40,395* and is offered in Golf R with DCC® and Navigation. It’s similar to the Golf GTI in the sense that it’s also powered by a 288-hp 2.0L turbo engine. With 4MOTION® all-wheel drive and DCC® adaptive chassis control, you’ll enjoy responsive handling as you weave through Countryside. Meanwhile, the VW Digital Cockpit allows for easy control of in-cabin functions. With the rear seats folded down, the Golf R offers 52.7 cubic feet of cargo space.

Find Your New VW Hatchback at Volkswagen Of Oak Lawn!

Make the trip from Chicago to Volkswagen Of Oak Lawn and explore our impressive inventory of new Volkswagen hatchbacks! Contact us to schedule a test drive or to learn more about the Golf vs. Golf GTI. We can help you find the right hatch, whether you want a hot-hatch or a practical vehicle for taking the kids to their next Oak Lawn activity.

*Ask your dealer if this vehicle meets the emissions requirements of the state in which you are registering the vehicle. Starting MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title, other options, and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price. Specifications, equipment, options, and prices are subject to change without notice. Some items may be unavailable when vehicle is built. Ask your dealer about availability of options and verify that the vehicle includes the equipment you ordered.

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