Used 2012 Volkswagen Golf R Specs & Features

Overview
Overview
Starting MSRP
$36,090
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Engine TypeGas
Transmission6-speed manual
Drive TypeAll wheel drive
CylindersInline 4
Combined MPG22
Total Seating5
Basic Warranty3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
mechanical center differentialyes
Center limited slip differentialyes
Drive typeAll wheel drive
Transmission6-speed manual
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
Combined MPG22
EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)19/27 mpg
Fuel tank capacity14.5 gal.
Fuel typePremium unleaded (recommended)
Range in miles (cty/hwy)275.5/391.5 mi.
Engine
Engine
direct injectionyes
Base engine size2.0 l
Base engine typeGas
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (dohc)
CylindersInline 4
Horsepower256 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque243 lb-ft @ 2400 rpm
Turning circle35.8 ft.
Valve timingVariable
Valves16
Safety
Safety
2 front headrestsyes
3 rear headrestsyes
adaptive headlightsyes
child seat anchorsyes
daytime running lightsyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyes
electronic brakeforce distributionyes
engine immobilizeryes
front and rear head airbagsyes
front seatbelt pretensionersyes
high pressure washers headlampsyes
post-collision safety systemyes
remote anti-theft alarm systemyes
self-leveling headlightsyes
stability controlyes
tire pressure monitoringyes
traction controlyes
xenon high intensity discharge headlampyes
4-wheel ABSyes
Emergency braking assistyes
Emergency interior trunk releaseyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyes
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection systemyes
Rear center 3-point beltyes
Rear door child safety locksyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyes
Turn signal mirrorsyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyes
In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
3 Months of provided satellite radio serviceyes
300 watts stereo outputyes
8 total speakersyes
Dynaudio premium brand speakersyes
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media controlyes
diversity antennayes
memory card slotyes
satellite radio satellite radioyes
AM/FM stereoyes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
cruise controlyes
electric speed-proportional power steeringyes
front and rear cupholdersyes
front door pocketsyes
front seatback storageyes
keyless ignitionyes
overhead console with storageyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyes
12V cargo area power outlet(s)yes
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheelyes
cargo area lightyes
front reading lightsyes
interior air filtrationyes
leather steering wheelyes
leather trim on shift knobyes
turn signal in mirrorsyes
Dual vanity mirrorsyes
Dual zone front climate controlyes
Rear floor matsyes
Power Feature
Power Feature
2 one-touch power windowsyes
remote keyless power door locksyes
Heated mirrorsyes
Power mirrorsyes
Interior Options
Interior Options
First Aid Kit +$35
Instrumentation
Instrumentation
clockyes
compassyes
external temperature displayyes
low fuel level warningyes
tachometeryes
trip computeryes
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
2 -way power driver seatyes
2 -way power passenger seatyes
4 -way manual driver seat adjustmentsyes
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyes
height adjustable driver seatyes
height adjustable passenger seatyes
leatheryes
multi-level heating driver seatyes
multi-level heating passenger seatyes
sport front seatsyes
Driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar supportyes
Front head room39.3 in.
Front leg room41.2 in.
Front shoulder room54.7 in.
Passenger seat with manual adjustable lumbar supportyes
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear Seat Dimensions
folding with storage and pass-thru center armrestyes
rear ventilation ductsyes
Rear head room38.5 in.
Rear leg room35.5 in.
Rear shoulder room52.8 in.
Split-folding rear seatbackyes
Dimensions
Dimensions
Cargo capacity, all seats in place14.6 cu.ft.
Drag Coefficient0.34 cd.
EPA interior volume108.3 cu.ft.
Front track60.4 in.
Ground clearance5.0 in.
Height57.5 in.
Length165.8 in.
Rear track59.7 in.
Wheel base101.5 in.
Width70.0 in.
Colors
Colors
Exterior Colors
  • Carbon Steel Gray Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • Rising Blue Metallic
  • Candy White
  • Deep Black Metallic
Interior Colors
  • Titan Black, leather
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
alloy wheelsyes
inside mounted spare tireyes
temporary spare tireyes
18 x 7.5 in. wheelsyes
225/40R H tiresyes
All season tiresyes
Steel spare wheelyes
Suspension
Suspension
MacPherson strut front suspensionyes
four-wheel independent suspensionyes
multi-link rear suspensionyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryes
Warranty
Warranty
Basic3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Drivetrain5 yr./ 60000 mi.
Free Maintenance3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Roadside3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Rust12 yr./ unlimited mi.