2018 Volkswagen Golf R Features & Specs

Overview

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Engine Typegasgas
Transmission7-speed automated manual6-speed manual
Drive Trainall wheel driveall wheel drive
Cylindersinline 4inline 4
Combined MPG2524
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
Transmission7-speed automated manual6-speed manual

Fuel & MPG

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EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)22/29 mpg21/29 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)319.0/420.5 mi.304.5/420.5 mi.
Fuel tank capacity14.5 gal.14.5 gal.
Combined MPG2524
Fuel typepremium unleaded (recommended)premium unleaded (recommended)

Engine

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Torque280 ft-lbs. @ 1800 rpm280 ft-lbs. @ 1800 rpm
Base engine size2.0 L2.0 L
Horsepower292 hp @ 5400 rpm292 hp @ 5400 rpm
Turning circle35.8 ft.35.8 ft.
Valves1616
direct injectionyesyes
Base engine typegasgas
Valve timingVariableVariable
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Cylindersinline 4inline 4

Safety

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Rear door child safety locksyesyes
cornering lightsyesyes
Turn signal mirrorsyesyes
daytime running lightsyesyes
engine immobilizeryesyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyesyes
stability controlyesyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyesyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyesyes
remote anti-theft alarm systemyesyes
2 front headrestsyesyes
3 rear headrestsyesyes
auto delay off headlampsyesyes
tire pressure monitoringyesyes
traction controlyesyes
pre-collision safety systemyesyes
4-wheel ABSyesyes
self-leveling headlightsyesyes
emergency braking preparationyesyes
Rear center 3-point beltyesyes
post-collision safety systemyesyes
child seat anchorsyesyes
front and rear head airbagsyesyes
Emergency braking assistyesyes
adaptive headlightsyesyes
high pressure washers headlampsyesyes
Front and rear ventilated disc brakesyesyes
dusk sensing headlampsyesyes
LED headlampyesyes
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance systemyesyes

In-Car Entertainment

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

Comfort & Convenience

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driver assisted parking assistyesyes
overhead console with storageyesyes
front seatback storageyesyes
leather steering wheelyesyes
keyless ignitionyesyes
Climate controlyesyes
turn signal in mirrorsyesyes
adaptive cruise controlyesyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyesyes
cooled storage compartmentyesyes
front and rear cupholdersyesyes
electrochromatic inside rearview mirroryesyes
front and rear door pocketsyesyes
front and rear parking sensorsyesyes
electric power steeringyesyes
rear view camerayesyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyesyes
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheelyesno
interior air filtrationyesyes
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheelnoyes

Power Feature

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hands-free entryyesyes
4 one-touch power windowsyesyes
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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clockyesyes
compassyesyes
external temperature displayyesyes
trip computeryesyes
tachometeryesyes

Front Seats

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

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.
folding with pass-thru center armrestyesyes
rear ventilation ductsyesyes
Split-folding rear seatbackyesyes

Measurements

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Maximum cargo capacity52.7 cu.ft.52.7 cu.ft.
Length168.4 in.168.4 in.
Curb weight3373 lbs.3300 lbs.
Gross weight4453 lbs.4365 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 payload970 lbs.959 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
Performance tiresyesyes
alloy wheelsyesyes
235/35R Y tiresyesyes

Suspension

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four-wheel independent suspensionyesyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryesyes

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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