2018 Volkswagen Golf R

2018 Volkswagen Golf R 2.0T DSG w/DCC/Nav / 2.0T Manual w/DCC/Nav

Exterior

2018 Volkswagen Golf R Exterior Dimensions

Exterior Dimensions

  • Width:
  • Width W/O Mirrors: 70.8 in
  • Length: 168.4 in
  • Height: 56.5 in
  • Wheelbase: 103.5 in

2018 Golf R has a relatively short wheelbase ( 103.5 in) on a narrower body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively lighter with curb weight of 3300 - 3373 lbs.

Interior

2018 Golf R - First Row

First Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 41.2 inHip Room: -Head Room: 38.4 inShoulder Room: 55.9 in
2018 Golf R - Second Row

Second Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 35.6 inHip Room: -Head Room: 38.1 inShoulder Room: 53.9 in

2018 Golf R seats five adults. It has larger than average room for first-row passengers on two measurement, legs and shoulders. When it comes to second-row passenger room, Golf R ia a class-leader on only one measurement - head - and has a larger than average room for second-row passengers on legs and shoulders.

Full Specifications

Trim

2018 Golf R 2.0T Manual w/DCC/Nav

2018 Golf R 2.0T DSG w/DCC/Nav

Starging MSRP$39,785$40,885
Engine2.0 L/1212.0 L/121
HP292 hp292 hp
DrivetrainAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
City22 MPG22 MPG
Highway29 MPG29 MPG
Combined25 MPG25 MPG
Annual Fuel Cost$2,250$2,250

2018 Golf R Hatchback comes in two trim levels, with an average price that is $2,051 more compared to its rivals. With a lighter body, and on average more powerful engine, Golf R

Safety

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Side Crash Rating
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Side Pole Crash Rating
  • Complaints: 5
  • Recalls: 2

2018 Golf R Hatchback has a 5-star NHTSA overall crash safety rating, like all of its peers. Furthermore, it has higher than average ratings for all three crash tests: Front, Side, and Side Plole. Customers have filed five complaints, which is less than the average for its rivals. There are also two recalls issued by Volkswagen, which by itself is a relatively low number.

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Last updated on Aug 29, 2018 - 19:28:56 ET
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