2016 Volkswagen Golf R

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MPG: 23 City / 30 Hwy / 25 Comb
Engine: 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged
Vehicle type: Compact Hatchback
Fuel type: Gasoline / 91 Octane
Transmission: 6-Speed Automated 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 Automated Manual
Drive type
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel economy
standard drivetrain
MPG: 23 City / 30 Hwy / 25 Comb
2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged / 6-Speed Automated 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):
4.9 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:
996 lbs.
Weight:
3362 lbs.
Weight (gvwr):
4409 lbs.
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Volkswagen Pricing

Base price
MSRP
$36,750
Destination charge
$820
Invoice
$35,281
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
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
Luggage net
Luggage net

Includes luggage net for securing items in the cargo area.

$ 100
$ 80
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
Steering wheel trim: Leather
Shift knob trim: Leather
Door trim: Simulated carbon fiber
Dash trim: Simulated carbon fiber
Cargo area floor mat(optional)
Door sill trim: Illuminated scuff plate
Reading lights: Front, Rear
Foot pedal trim: Alloy
Floor mats: Front, Rear
Air conditioning
Front air conditioning zones: Dual
Front air conditioning: Automatic climate control
Air filtration
Headrests
Rear headrests: Adjustable
Front headrests: Adjustable
Seating
Driver seat
Driver seat power adjustments: 12, Lumbar, Reclining
Driver seat: Heated
Passenger seat
Passenger seat manual adjustments: Lumbar
Passenger seat power adjustments: Reclining
Passenger seat: Heated
Rear seats
Rear seat folding: Split
Armrests: Rear center folding with pass-thru
Seats
Front headrests: 2
Rear headrests: 3
Front seat type: Sport bucket
Upholstery: Leather
Driver seat power adjustments: Height
Rear seat type: 60-40 split bench
Passenger seat manual adjustments: 8, Height
Rear vents: Second row
Seatbelts
Seatbelt force limiters: Front
Rear seatbelts: 3-point
Seatbelt pretensioners: Front
Convenience
Convenience features
Cruise control
First aid kit(optional)
Multi-function remote: Panic alarm, Proximity entry system, Trunk release
Storage: Cooled compartment
Steering wheel mounted controls: Audio, Cruise control, Multi-function, Paddle shifter, Phone, Voice recognition
Steering wheel: Tilt and telescopic
Cupholders: Front, Rear
Camera system: Rearview
Center console: Front console with armrest and storage
Power steering: Variable/speed-proportional
Power outlet(s): 12v cargo area, 12v front
In-car technology
Audio system
In-dash cd: Mp3 playback, Single disc
Radio: Am/fm, Hd radio, Touch screen display
Total speakers: 8
Auxiliary audio input: Bluetooth, Jack, Usb
Satellite radio: Siriusxm
Voice recognition
Telematics
Wireless data link: Bluetooth
Satellite communications: Car-net
Instrumentation
Multi-function display
Fuel economy display: Mpg, Range
External temperature display
In car entertainment
Connected in-car apps: App marketplace integration
Infotainment: Android auto ready, Apple carplay ready
Exterior
Windows
One-touch windows: 4
Wheels
Wheels: Alloy
Tires and rims
Warnings and reminders: Tire fill alert
Tire pressure monitoring system
Spare tire kit: Inflator kit
Tire type: Summer performance
Lights
Ambient lighting
Headlights: Adaptive, Auto delay off, Automatic high beam dimmer, Auto on/off, Dusk sensing, Hid/xenon, Self-leveling
Daytime running lights: Led
Headlight cleaners: High pressure washers
Doors
Liftgate window: Fixed
Rear door type: Liftgate
Exterior features
Rear spoiler: Roofline
Chassis & suspension
Suspension
Front struts: Macpherson
Rear suspension classification: Independent
Rear stabilizer bar
Front suspension classification: Independent
Rear suspension type: Multi-link
Tuned suspension: Sport
Front stabilizer bar
Front shock type: Gas
Rear shock type: Gas
Powertrain & drivetrain
Drivetrain
Locking differential: Center
Engine
Push-button start
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Volkswagen Colors

Exterior
Tornado red
Oryx white pearl
Limestone grey metallic
Lapiz blue metallic
Deep black 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
Front, rear
Front airbags
Dual
Airbag deactivation
Occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags
Front
Brakes
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Painted brake calipers
Braking assist
Front brake type
Ventilated disc
Abs
4-wheel
Power brakes
Hill holder control
Rear brake type
Ventilated disc
Child safety
Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors
Latch system
Locks
Power door locks
Auto-locking
Mirrors
Side mirrors
Integrated turn signals, heated
Dimming rearview mirror
Auto
Side mirror adjustments
Manual folding, power
Vanity mirrors
Dual illuminating
Safety
Safety brake pedal system
Rearview monitor
In dash
Security
Anti-theft system
Engine immobilizer, alarm
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