Take one Golf Sportwagen, add all-wheel drive and 1.5 inches of ground clearance, sprinkle on some butch styling elements and you've got yourself a Golf Alltrack.

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The Alltrack is powered by the same 1.8-liter turbo I4 engine as other Golf models, with 170 horsepower and 199 pound-feet of torque.

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A six-speed manual transmission is standard on S and SE models, while a six-speed dual-clutch automatic is available for an extra $1,100. The range-topping Alltrack SEL only comes with the automatic.

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The Alltrack boasts as much as 66.5 cubic feet of cargo space with its rear seats folded.

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Restyled headlights -- LEDs on the SEL model -- are one of the most noticeable changes for the 2018 model year.

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The Alltrack is a smooth operator, with nicely controlled body motions and light, accurate steering.

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Regardless of transmission, the Golf Alltrack is estimated to return up to 30 mpg highway.

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Every Golf Alltrack gets LED taillights for 2018.

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Golf Alltrack pricing starts at $26,805, including $850 for destination.

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