Volkswagen Golf offers additional room for tall passengers

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Golf on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 at 8:58 pm
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How much headroom is there in the 2017 Volkswagen Golf?

If you’re tall, you’ve no doubt had the unfortunate experience of having to duck your head for an entire drive in a compact car. Not only is this an annoying part of driving, but it can cause long-term problems to your neck and back. As such, it’s important that tall drivers find a vehicle that offers enough room in its interior. But if you’re tall, don’t think that that means the compact segment isn’t an option for you! Compact hatchback models like the 2017 Volkswagen Golf offer plenty of head and legroom for tall passengers to stretch out and sit comfortably.

Between its affordable fuel efficiency and sporty handling, it’s no surprise that the 2017 Volkswagen Golf is a popular choice among a wide variety of drivers. Even though the Golf offers a similar width and length as a traditional sedan, its taller height and hatchback construction means that there’s more room for both passengers and cargo.

You won’t have to duck your head in the VW Golf, which offers plenty of headroom for the driver and passengers. In the front, there’s 38.4 inches of headroom, while the second row offers a nice 38.1 inches of headroom. Whether you’re 5’1” or 6’3”, you’ll have plenty of room to sit comfortably in the Volkswagen Golf. This is because in addition to its spacious headroom, the Golf also offers plenty of space for passengers’ legs.

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2017 VW golf interior passenger space first and second row

Legroom in the 2017 VW Golf

As we mentioned, the Volkswagen Golf also offers plenty of legroom for front and back seat passengers to stretch out, making it a great option for tall drivers looking for a smaller, space-saving vehicle.

In the front, there almost three and a half feet of legroom in the Volkswagen Golf, measuring at 41.2 inches. This amount of legroom is possible thanks to the Golf’s adjustable front seats, making it easy for tall drivers to find enough room to sit comfortably. The back similarly offers plenty of space for passengers’ legs, with an available 35.6 inches, making the Golf an all-around great choice for long trips.

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If you’re interested in trying out the 2017 Volkswagen Golf for yourself and experiencing the spacious amount of head and legroom available, take a look at the models available here at Neftin Volkswagen. We currently have a selection of Golf models for you to choose from, just give us a call when you’re ready or schedule a test drive here!

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