Volkswagen Golf R – A Sporty and Practical Choice

March 22nd, 2022 by

The Volkswagen Golf R is the hatchback to rule them all with sophistication and speed to create a fun and exciting driving experience for anyone who is looking for a small yet fast car with ample storage space. The Golf R takes performance to a new level with improved power and control features and integrated smart technologies that create a way to ride around town in style and comfort.

The car is designed with the distinction of a traditional Golf R with more refined features that make this a classic stylish hatchback. From the illuminated door handles and vehicle recognition to the R-performance rear spoiler, the Golf R is unmatched in style and speed in the hatchback class.


Driving the Golf R can pack a serious punch when you have 315 horsepower and up to 310 lb-ft torque in either the 6-speed manual or the 7-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission. The Golf R is designed to give you the most control at high speeds, with the design focused on agility. The 7-speed transmission has clocked 0 to 60 in on average 4 seconds.

The Golf R comes with the Volkswagen 4MOTION all-wheel drive that even distributes torque between the left and right for even handling. You can choose drive modes from Comfort, Sport, Race, Drift, Special, and Individual for a customized driving experience to fit your needs.

 Interior Comfort and Design

The interior of the Golf R is redesigned with smart technologies and comfort at the forefront of the design, giving you a fast car with extreme comfort in a sporty design. The steering wheel is heated and equipped with touch-sensitive controls that operate the 10.2 display and the configured layouts and controls to switch driving modes quickly.

You can set your seat to the perfect position and store it in the memory bank for a total of 3 seat positions allowing you to select the position based on the driver. Ambient lighting is entirely customizable for choosing several colors that are personalized to you with 30 choices.

Safety Features

The Volkswagen Golf R comes with driver assistance technologies to rival any competitor. It is equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system and stability enhancements to apply corrective forces, especially with this speedy model. It comes with blind-spot monitoring and lane-assist plus adaptive cruise control.

Safety is number one in all Volkswagen vehicles, and their intelligent systems make that evident. The Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS) will automatically deploy airbags, turn off the fuel pump, unlock the doors, and activate the hazard lights when you cannot get to the key systems vital in the event of a crash. In the event of an accident, the Automatic Post-Collison Braking System will help your car come to a complete stop.


The Volkswagen Golf R is a class of its own. Its refined interior and stylish yet classic exterior make it a versatile performance car for those who love speed and utility. Everything about the Golf R feels like you won an award to be able to drive this fun, sporty hatchback.

Contact City Volkswagen of Highland to schedule a test drive.