2018 Volkswagen Golf R Features & Specs

Overview

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Engine Typegasgas
Transmission6-speed manual7-speed automated manual
Drive Trainall wheel driveall wheel drive
Cylindersinline 4inline 4
Combined MPG2425
Total Seating55
Basic Warranty6 yr./ 72000 mi.6 yr./ 72000 mi.

Drive Train

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Drive typeall wheel driveall wheel drive
Front limited slip differentialyesyes
Transmission6-speed manual7-speed automated manual

Fuel & MPG

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EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)21/29 mpg22/29 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)304.5/420.5 mi.319.0/420.5 mi.
Fuel tank capacity14.5 gal.14.5 gal.
Combined MPG2425
Fuel typepremium unleaded (recommended)premium unleaded (recommended)

Safety

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post-collision safety system yesyes
dusk sensing headlampsyesyes
adaptive headlights yesyes
Turn signal mirrorsyesyes
Rear height adjustable headrests yesyes
emergency braking preparation yesyes
Rear door child safety locks yesyes
child seat anchors yesyes
3 rear headrestsyesyes
tire pressure monitoring yesyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation yesyes
Rear center 3-point belt yesyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyesyes
high pressure washers headlampsyesyes
stability control yesyes
cornering lights yesyes
4-wheel ABSyesyes
remote anti-theft alarm system yesyes
traction control yesyes
auto delay off headlampsyesyes
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance systemyesyes
daytime running lights yesyes
front and rear head airbagsyesyes
pre-collision safety system yesyes
Front and rear ventilated disc brakesyesyes
engine immobilizer yesyes
LED headlampyesyes
Emergency braking assist yesyes
self-leveling headlightsyesyes
2 front headrestsyesyes

In-Car Entertainment

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USB connection yesyes
satellite radio satellite radioyesyes
9 total speakersyesyes
memory card slot yesyes
AM/FM stereoyesyes
1 subwoofer(s)yesyes
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control yesyes
Fender premium brand speakersyesyes
3 Months of provided satellite radio serviceyesyes
400 watts stereo outputyesyes

Comfort & Convenience

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Audio and cruise controls on steering wheelyesno
adaptive cruise control yesyes
front and rear cupholdersyesyes
Climate controlyesyes
front and rear parking sensors yesyes
front seatback storage yesyes
rear view camera yesyes
cooled storage compartment yesyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyesyes
front and rear door pocketsyesyes
electrochromatic inside rearview mirroryesyes
driver assisted parking assistyesyes
leather steering wheelyesyes
keyless ignition yesyes
overhead console with storage yesyes
turn signal in mirrors yesyes
interior air filtration yesyes
electric power steering yesyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyesyes
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheelnoyes

Power Feature

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4 one-touch power windowsyesyes
hands-free entry yesyes
Heated mirrorsyesyes

Interior Options

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First Aid Kityesyes
Roadside Assistance Kityesyes
Luggage Netyesyes
Rubber Mat Kityesyes
Golf R Carpeted Mat Kityesyes

Instrumentation

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compass yesyes
tachometer yesyes
external temperature display yesyes
clock yesyes
trip computer yesyes

Front Seats

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height adjustable driver seatyesyes
multi-level heating driver seatyesyes
sport front seatsyesyes
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyesyes
height adjustable passenger seatyesyes
Front leg room41.2 in.41.2 in.
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support yesyes
8 -way power driver seatyesyes
leather yesyes
Front head room38.4 in.38.4 in.
Passenger seat with manual adjustable lumbar support yesyes
2 -way power passenger seatyesyes
Front shoulder room55.9 in.55.9 in.
multi-level heating passenger seatyesyes

Rear Seats

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Rear head room38.1 in.38.1 in.
Rear leg room35.6 in.35.6 in.
Rear shoulder room53.9 in.53.9 in.
Split-folding rear seatbackyesyes
folding with pass-thru center armrestyesyes
rear ventilation ducts yesyes

Measurements

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Maximum cargo capacity52.7 cu.ft.52.7 cu.ft.
Length168.4 in.168.4 in.
Curb weight3300 lbs.3373 lbs.
Gross weight4365 lbs.4453 lbs.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place22.8 cu.ft.22.8 cu.ft.
Ground clearance4.8 in.4.8 in.
Height56.5 in.56.5 in.
EPA interior volume116.3 cu.ft.116.3 cu.ft.
Maximum payload959 lbs.970 lbs.
Wheel base103.5 in.103.5 in.
Width70.8 in.70.8 in.

Colors

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Exterior Colors
  • Deep Black Pearl Metallic
  • Indium Gray Metallic
  • Lapiz Blue Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • Oryx White Pearl Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl Metallic
  • Indium Gray Metallic
  • Lapiz Blue Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • Oryx White Pearl Metallic
Interior Colors
  • Titan Black, leather
  • Titan Black, leather

Tires & Wheels

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19 x 8.0 in. wheelsyesyes
alloy wheelsyesyes
Performance tiresyesyes
235/35R Y tiresyesyes

Suspension

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Front and rear stabilizer baryesyes
four-wheel independent suspensionyesyes

Warranty

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Basic6 yr./ 72000 mi.6 yr./ 72000 mi.
Drivetrain6 yr./ 72000 mi.6 yr./ 72000 mi.
Rust7 yr./ 100000 mi.7 yr./ 100000 mi.
Roadside3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.

Inventory

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