2016 Volkswagen Golf R

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MPG: 22 City / 31 Hwy / 25 Comb
Engine: 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged
Vehicle type: Compact Hatchback
Fuel type: Gasoline / 91 Octane
Transmission: 6-Speed Manual
Segment: High Performance
Basic warranty: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Drive type: All-Wheel Drive
Seating capacity: 5 Occupants
Safety rating: Not Available

Volkswagen Specs

Engine
Engine description
2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged
Required fuel rating
91 Octane
Fuel description
Gasoline
Engine compression ratio
9.6:1
Bore & stroke
3.25 in. x 3.65 in.
Engine horsepower
292 hp
Cam type
Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC)
Engine max horsepower
292 hp @ 5400 rpm
Fuel induction
Direct Injection (DI)
Torque
280 lb-ft
Number of valves
16
Max torque
280 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Valve timing
Variable Valve Timing
Transmission & drive type
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drive type
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel economy
standard drivetrain
MPG: 22 City / 31 Hwy / 25 Comb
2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged / 6-Speed Manual / Gasoline / 91 Octane
Specifications

Length 14 ft. 0.4 in.

Silhouette side

Height 4 ft. 8.5 in.

Width 5 ft. 10.8 in.

Silhouette front
Aerodynamic drag:
0.32 Cd
Front track:
5 ft. 0.7 in.
Ground clearance:
0 ft. 4.8 in.
Height:
4 ft. 8.5 in.
Length:
14 ft. 0.4 in.
Maximum seating:
5
Rear track:
4 ft. 11.7 in.
Standard seating:
5
Wheelbase:
8 ft. 7.5 in.
Width:
5 ft. 10.8 in.
Front head room:
38.4 in.
Front leg room:
41.2 in.
Front shoulder room:
55.9 in.
Maximum cargo volume:
52.7 cu. ft.
Passenger volume:
93.5 cu. ft.
Rear head room:
38.1 in.
Rear leg room:
35.6 in.
Rear shoulder room:
53.9 in.
Standard cargo volume:
22.8 cu. ft.
Acceleration (0 - 60 mph):
5.3 secs.
Tires:
225/40R18 H
Tires (rear):
225/40R18 H
Turning circle:
35.8 ft.
Wheel size:
18.0 x 7.5
Wheel size (rear):
18.0 x 7.5
Fuel tank capacity:
14.5 gal.
Payload:
988 lbs.
Weight:
3305 lbs.
Weight (gvwr):
4343 lbs.
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Volkswagen Pricing

Base price
MSRP
$35,650
Destination charge
$820
Invoice
$34,225
Gas guzzler tax
Not Applicable
Warranty
Basic warranty
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Powertrain warranty
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Available options
MSRP
Invoice
Luggage net
Luggage net

Includes luggage net for securing items in the cargo area.

$ 100
$ 80
Golf carpeted mats
Golf carpeted mats

Includes a set of 4 Mojo carpeted mats with 'R' logo and heavy duty trunk liner with cargo organizer blocks.

$ 235
$ 185
Roadside assistance kit
Roadside assistance kit

Includes booster cables, warning triangle, LED flashlight, multi-tool, work gloves, PVC tape, blanket, poncho, whistle, cable ties and assorted bandages.

$ 85
$ 65
First aid kit
$ 35
$ 25
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Volkswagen Features

Comfort
Comfort features
Shift knob trim: Leather
Door trim: Simulated carbon fiber
Steering wheel trim: Leather
Cargo area floor mat(optional)
Foot pedal trim: Alloy
Door sill trim: Illuminated scuff plate
Dash trim: Simulated carbon fiber
Reading lights: Front, Rear
Floor mats: Front, Rear
Air conditioning
Front air conditioning: Automatic climate control
Air filtration
Front air conditioning zones: Dual
Headrests
Rear headrests: Adjustable
Front headrests: Adjustable
Seating
Driver seat
Driver seat: Heated
Driver seat power adjustments: 12, Lumbar, Reclining
Passenger seat
Passenger seat power adjustments: Reclining
Passenger seat: Heated
Passenger seat manual adjustments: Lumbar
Rear seats
Rear seat folding: Split
Armrests: Rear center folding with pass-thru
Seats
Rear vents: Second row
Front seat type: Sport bucket
Front headrests: 2
Rear seat type: 60-40 split bench
Passenger seat manual adjustments: 8, Height
Rear headrests: 3
Driver seat power adjustments: Height
Upholstery: Leather
Seatbelts
Rear seatbelts: 3-point
Seatbelt pretensioners: Front
Seatbelt force limiters: Front
Convenience
Convenience features
Steering wheel mounted controls: Audio, Cruise control, Multi-function, Phone, Voice recognition
First aid kit(optional)
Storage: Cooled compartment
Cupholders: Front, Rear
Multi-function remote: Panic alarm, Proximity entry system, Trunk release
Camera system: Rearview
Power steering: Variable/speed-proportional
Steering wheel: Tilt and telescopic
Power outlet(s): 12v cargo area, 12v front
Cruise control
Center console: Front console with armrest and storage
In-car technology
Audio system
Voice recognition
Total speakers: 8
Auxiliary audio input: Bluetooth, Jack, Usb
Satellite radio: Siriusxm
Radio: Am/fm, Hd radio, Touch screen display
In-dash cd: Mp3 playback, Single disc
Telematics
Wireless data link: Bluetooth
Satellite communications: Car-net
Instrumentation
Fuel economy display: Mpg, Range
External temperature display
Multi-function display
In car entertainment
Infotainment: Android auto ready, Apple carplay ready
Connected in-car apps: App marketplace integration
Exterior
Windows
One-touch windows: 4
Wheels
Wheels: Alloy
Tires and rims
Spare tire kit: Inflator kit
Tire type: Summer performance
Tire pressure monitoring system
Warnings and reminders: Tire fill alert
Lights
Headlight cleaners: High pressure washers
Headlights: Adaptive, Auto delay off, Automatic high beam dimmer, Auto on/off, Dusk sensing, Hid/xenon, Self-leveling
Daytime running lights: Led
Ambient lighting
Doors
Rear door type: Liftgate
Liftgate window: Fixed
Exterior features
Rear spoiler: Roofline
Chassis & suspension
Suspension
Front shock type: Gas
Front stabilizer bar
Front struts: Macpherson
Rear suspension classification: Independent
Tuned suspension: Sport
Front suspension classification: Independent
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear shock type: Gas
Rear suspension type: Multi-link
Powertrain & drivetrain
Drivetrain
Locking differential: Center
Engine
Push-button start
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Volkswagen Colors

Exterior
Lapiz blue metallic
Deep black pearl
Tornado red
Limestone grey metallic
Oryx white pearl
Interior
Black
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Volkswagen Safety

Safety ratings
Source
Rating category
Rating score
NHTSA
Overall rating
NHTSA
Front impact: overall rating
NHTSA
Front impact: driver
NHTSA
Front impact: passenger
NHTSA
Side impact: overall rating
NHTSA
Side vehicle impact: driver
NHTSA
Side vehicle impact: rear passenger
NHTSA
Side pole impact: driver
NHTSA
Side impact: combined rear
NHTSA
Vehicle rollover rating
AutoWeb
Overall safety rating
Safety: standard features
Airbags
Side curtain airbags
Rear, front
Airbag deactivation
Occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags
Front
Front airbags
Dual
Brakes
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Rear brake type
Ventilated disc
Braking assist
Hill holder control
Abs
4-wheel
Painted brake calipers
Front brake type
Ventilated disc
Power brakes
Child safety
Child seat anchors
Latch system
Child safety door locks
Locks
Power door locks
Auto-locking
Mirrors
Side mirrors
Integrated turn signals, heated
Dimming rearview mirror
Auto
Vanity mirrors
Dual illuminating
Side mirror adjustments
Power, manual folding
Safety
Safety brake pedal system
Rearview monitor
In dash
Security
Anti-theft system
Alarm, engine immobilizer
Stability and traction
Stability control
Electronic, automatic brake differential
Traction control
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Volkswagen Golf R Select a Style:

Style
MPG
Engine
MSRP
AWD 4dr Hatchback
AWD 4dr Hatchback
2.0L I4 Turbo 6M
MPG 22 City / 31 Hwy / 25 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 35,650
AWD 4dr Hatchback
AWD 4dr Hatchback
2.0L I4 Turbo 6A
MPG 23 City / 30 Hwy / 25 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 36,750
AWD 4dr Hatchback w/DCC, Navigation
AWD 4dr Hatchback
w/DCC, Navigation
2.0L I4 Turbo 6M
MPG 22 City / 31 Hwy / 25 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 37,895
AWD 4dr Hatchback w/DCC, Navigation
AWD 4dr Hatchback
w/DCC, Navigation
2.0L I4 Turbo 6A
MPG 23 City / 30 Hwy / 25 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 38,995