2016 Volkswagen Golf R Review

The 2016 Volkswagen Golf R is an incredible piece of machinery. Thanks to its fuel-efficient and powerful engine, it’s one of the most popular vehicles for drivers near Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, and Newport Beach.

To help our valued customers get to know the vehicle, the team at Norm Reeves Volkswagen Superstore at Irvine Auto Center has put together this 2016 Volkswagen Golf R review. Keep reading to learn about some of the VW Golf R’s best features, then take a stroll through our online inventory to find the model that best fits your wants, needs, and budget.

Volkswagen Golf R Performance

The 2016 Volkswagen Golf R is powered by the incredible 2.0 TSI engine that produces 292 horsepower. With the standard 4MOTION All-Wheel Drive, the vehicle can take on your adventures in great weather and bad. The engine was designed to provide exceptional efficiency and gets up to an EPA-estimated 22 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway.

The VW Golf R comes standard with a manual transmission that lets you take full control of your driving experience and makes even your morning commute feel like an adventure. It’s also available with a six-speed automatic transmission that provides smooth transitions and puts the 280 lb-ft of torque at your fingertips.

Exceptionally Equipped

The 2016 Volkswagen Golf R has a full suite of standard features available to keep you and your passengers comfortable during even the longest rides. These features include those specifically for your comfort and convenience. Below is a list of the 2016 Volkswagen Golf R’s features.

VW Golf R Entertainment Technology

The Volkswagen Golf R is loaded with state-of-the-art technology, including a lengthy list of entertainment technology features that you and your entire family will enjoy. These features include the following:

  • 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system with a CD player, satellite navigation, proximity sensor, and SD car slot
  • App-Connect smartphone integration, including MirrorLink, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto
  • Bluetooth mobile phone connectivity
  • Fender Premium Audio System with 8 speakers, as well as a subwoofer

It also offers additional technology upgrades, including an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system.

2016 Volkswagen Golf R Standard Comfort Features

The 2016 Golf R also offers a boatload of features that will keep you and your passengers comfortable on your ride from Point A to Point B. These features include the following:

  • Climatronic dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Heatable front seats and washer nozzles
  • Sport suspension system

It also offers convenience features to make your life a little bit easier, including the Adaptive Cruise Control system and Front Assist with autonomous braking.

Test Drive the Volkswagen Golf R

The 2016 Volkswagen Golf R is a popular vehicle in the Newport Beach, Rancho Santa Margarita, and Mission Viejo areas thanks to its exceptional performance and extensive list of standard features. The Volkswagen hatchback is available for you to check out at your local dealership, Norm Reeves Volkswagen Superstore at Irvine Auto Center.

You can stop by the dealership or start shopping our huge inventory of new, used, and certified pre-owned Volkswagen vehicles on our website now. For more information about the Volkswagen Golf R, check out the inventory page and see a full list of the vehicle’s features and more or schedule your test drive with us today!