Volkswagen Golf R is a five-seat small-size vehicle in the Hatchback category. For the 2018 model year, there are two trim-lines to choose from, both with the same engine that produces 292 horsepower. EPA-estimated annual premium gasoline expense is $2,250, which over the course of five years will cost you $2,750 in extra fuel spending. It has a 5-stars overall crash safety rating by NHTSA.
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.
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.
2018 Golf R 2.0T Manual w/DCC/Nav
2018 Golf R 2.0T DSG w/DCC/Nav
|Engine||2.0 L/121||2.0 L/121|
|HP||292 hp||292 hp|
|Drivetrain||All Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive|
|City||22 MPG||22 MPG|
|Highway||29 MPG||29 MPG|
|Combined||25 MPG||25 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
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.