Used 2018 Volkswagen Golf R Hatchback

2018 Volkswagen Golf R

2018 Highlights

For 2018, the Golf R adds adaptive LED headlights, a new 19-inch wheel design, an 8-inch touchscreen display, a customizable gauge cluster, pedestrian detection, and a new seven-speed automatic transmission that replaces last year's six-speed automatic.


  • Impressive performance from the all-wheel-drive system
  • Great handling without sacrificing ride quality
  • Interior is well-built with excellent materials
  • Accommodating and flexible cargo space


  • Outstanding performance aside, hard to justify the lofty sticker price

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Features & Specs

2.0T w/DCC and Navigation 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)2.0T w/DCC and Navigation 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
Transmission7-speed automated manual6-speed manual
Horsepower292 hp @ 5400 rpm292 hp @ 5400 rpm


Our experts like the Golf R models:

VW Car-Net

Helps you connect with emergency services in case of a breakdown.
Front Assist

Warns you if you're in danger of rear-ending the car in front and applies the brakes if you don't.
Automatic Post-Collision Braking System

Automatically applies the brakes after a collision has occurred to prevent additional impacts.

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

  • Side Crash Rating

  • Side Barrier Rating

  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front Seat5/5
    Back Seat5/5
  • Rollover

    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover13.4%

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Loving VW Golf R
Had 2 GTI’s before this car. Loved them and decided to go for even more bang. It’s more than I need but super fun to drive. The tech on it is great and I enjoy driving this car. The suspension is sporty so you do feel the road, which I like. But avoid potholes.
Used 2018 Volkswagen Golf R Hatchback Overview

The Used 2018 Volkswagen Golf R Hatchback is offered in the following styles: 2.0T w/DCC and Navigation 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM), and 2.0T w/DCC and Navigation 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M).

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