Used 2012 Volkswagen Golf R Features & Specs

Overview

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Engine Typegasgasgas
Transmission6-speed manual6-speed manual6-speed manual
Drive Trainall wheel driveall wheel driveall wheel drive
Cylindersinline 4inline 4inline 4
Combined MPG222222
Total Seating555
Basic Warranty3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.

Drive Train

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Drive typeall wheel driveall wheel driveall wheel drive
mechanical center differentialyesyesyes
Center limited slip differentialyesyesyes
Transmission6-speed manual6-speed manual6-speed manual

Fuel & MPG

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EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)19/27 mpg19/27 mpg19/27 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)275.5/391.5 mi.275.5/391.5 mi.275.5/391.5 mi.
Fuel tank capacity14.5 gal.14.5 gal.14.5 gal.
Combined MPG222222
Fuel typepremium unleaded (recommended)premium unleaded (recommended)premium unleaded (recommended)

Engine

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Torque243 ft-lbs. @ 2400 rpm243 ft-lbs. @ 2400 rpm243 ft-lbs. @ 2400 rpm
Base engine size2.0 L2.0 L2.0 L
Horsepower256 hp @ 6000 rpm256 hp @ 6000 rpm256 hp @ 6000 rpm
Turning circle35.8 ft.35.8 ft.35.8 ft.
Valves161616
Base engine typegasgasgas
Valve timingVariableVariableVariable
direct injection yesyesyes
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Cylindersinline 4inline 4inline 4

Safety

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electronic brakeforce distribution yesyesyes
post-collision safety system yesyesyes
front seatbelt pretensionersyesyesyes
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system yesyesyes
adaptive headlights yesyesyes
Turn signal mirrorsyesyesyes
Rear height adjustable headrests yesyesyes
Rear door child safety locks yesnono
child seat anchors yesyesyes
3 rear headrestsyesyesyes
tire pressure monitoring yesyesyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation yesyesyes
Rear center 3-point belt yesyesyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyesyesyes
high pressure washers headlampsyesyesyes
stability control yesyesyes
4-wheel ABSyesyesyes
remote anti-theft alarm system yesyesyes
traction control yesyesyes
daytime running lights yesyesyes
front and rear head airbagsyesyesyes
Emergency interior trunk release yesyesyes
engine immobilizer yesyesyes
Emergency braking assist yesyesyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyesyesyes
self-leveling headlightsyesyesyes
xenon high intensity discharge headlampyesyesyes
2 front headrestsyesyesyes

In-Car Entertainment

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satellite radio satellite radioyesyesyes
memory card slot yesyesyes
AM/FM stereoyesyesyes
Dynaudio premium brand speakersyesyesno
diversity antennayesyesyes
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control yesyesyes
3 Months of provided satellite radio serviceyesyesyes
8 total speakersyesyesyes
300 watts stereo outputyesyesno

Comfort & Convenience

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Audio and cruise controls on steering wheelyesyesyes
front door pocketsyesyesyes
front and rear cupholdersyesyesyes
Climate controlyesyesyes
front reading lights yesyesyes
12V cargo area power outlet(s)yesyesyes
front seatback storage yesyesyes
Rear floor matsyesyesyes
cargo area light yesyesyes
leather steering wheelyesyesyes
leather trim on shift knobyesyesyes
Dual vanity mirrorsyesyesyes
keyless ignition yesyesno
overhead console with storage yesyesyes
turn signal in mirrors yesyesyes
electric speed-proportional power steering yesyesyes
interior air filtration yesyesyes
cruise control yesyesyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyesyesyes
manual rear seat easy entrynoyesyes

Power Feature

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Power mirrorsyesyesyes
remote keyless power door locks yesyesyes
2 one-touch power windowsyesyesyes
Heated mirrorsyesyesyes

Interior Options

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First Aid Kityesyesyes

Instrumentation

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compass yesyesyes
tachometer yesyesyes
low fuel level warningyesyesyes
external temperature display yesyesyes
clock yesyesyes
trip computer yesyesyes

Front Seats

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height adjustable driver seatyesyesyes
multi-level heating driver seatyesyesyes
sport front seatsyesyesyes
2 -way power driver seatyesnono
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyesnono
height adjustable passenger seatyesyesyes
Front leg room41.2 in.41.2 in.41.2 in.
4 -way manual driver seat adjustmentsyesnono
leather yesyesyes
Front head room39.3 in.39.3 in.39.3 in.
Passenger seat with manual adjustable lumbar support yesyesyes
2 -way power passenger seatyesnono
Front shoulder room54.7 in.54.5 in.54.5 in.
Driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar support yesyesyes
multi-level heating passenger seatyesyesyes
6 -way manual driver seat adjustmentsnoyesyes
6 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentnoyesyes

Rear Seats

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Rear head room38.5 in.38.5 in.38.5 in.
Rear leg room35.5 in.35.5 in.35.5 in.
Rear shoulder room52.8 in.53.6 in.53.6 in.
Split-folding rear seatbackyesyesyes
folding with storage and pass-thru center armrestyesyesyes
rear ventilation ducts yesyesyes

Measurements

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Front track60.4 in.60.4 in.60.4 in.
Length165.8 in.165.8 in.165.8 in.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place14.6 cu.ft.14.8 cu.ft.14.8 cu.ft.
Ground clearance5.0 in.5.0 in.5.0 in.
Drag Coefficient0.34 Cd.0.34 Cd.0.34 Cd.
Height57.5 in.57.5 in.57.5 in.
EPA interior volume108.3 cu.ft.108.3 cu.ft.108.3 cu.ft.
Wheel base101.5 in.101.5 in.101.5 in.
Width70.0 in.70.0 in.70.0 in.
Rear track59.7 in.59.7 in.59.7 in.

Colors

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Exterior Colors
  • Carbon Steel Gray Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • Rising Blue Metallic
  • Candy White
  • Deep Black Metallic
  • Carbon Steel Gray Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • Rising Blue Metallic
  • Candy White
  • Deep Black Metallic
  • Carbon Steel Gray Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • Rising Blue Metallic
  • Candy White
  • Deep Black Metallic
Interior Colors
  • Titan Black, leather
  • Titan Black, leather
  • Titan Black, leather

Tires & Wheels

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inside mounted spare tireyesyesyes
Steel spare wheelyesyesyes
temporary spare tireyesyesyes
All season tiresyesyesyes
225/40R H tiresyesyesyes
alloy wheelsyesyesyes
18 x 7.5 in. wheelsyesyesyes

Suspension

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multi-link rear suspensionyesyesyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryesyesyes
MacPherson strut front suspensionyesyesyes
four-wheel independent suspensionyesyesyes

Warranty

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Free Maintenance3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Basic3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Drivetrain5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.
Roadside3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.

Inventory

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