Finding a powerful and energetic hatchback can certainly add more excitement to your adventures around Irvine, Garden Grove, and San Juan Capistrano. When you’re on the hunt, you may want to take a closer look at the Volkswagen Golf R. This impressive hatchback offers a strong performance, ample cargo space, and some sophisticated features that will add convenience and fun to your commutes!
Keep reading this VW Golf R review to learn all about what this vehicle offers you!
VW Golf R Engine Power & Performance
The VW Golf R offers a strong performance thanks to its 2.0L TSI® 4-cylinder engine. This engine is turbocharged and intercooled, which allows it to reach and sustain peak performance without generating too much heat under the hood. It also boasts a jaw-dropping 288 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque.
The engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual transmission, which gives drivers a more active role. The 4MOTION® all-wheel drive system ensures that the vehicle can handle whatever lies ahead.
Passenger & Cargo Space
You’ll have plenty of room to spread out and bring some cargo along on your adventure. The hatchback offers 93.5 cubic feet of space for up to five passengers. You and your copilot enjoy 38.4 inches of headroom and 42.3 inches of legroom, while riders in the backseat have 38.1 inches of headroom and 35.6 inches of legroom.
The VW Golf R includes 22.8 cubic feet of cargo space in back; however, folding down the second row can expand the overall cargo space to 52.7 cubic feet.
In-Cabin Features, Technology, & Entertainment
There’s a lot of included amenities within the cabin to help you enjoy each and every mile of your journey. The VW Golf R comes standard with the Discover Media 8-inch touchscreen navigation system that incorporates voice control for easier media and feature selection.
The Volkswagen Car-Net® App-Connect will integrate your smartphone into the display screen, allowing you to easily access your apps, contacts, and media without having to locate your phone. The vehicle also comes with HD Radio and three months of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio.
Additionally, the VW Golf R includes driver-assistance technology with the Front Assist system. Other intuitive safety features include the Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Traffic Alert, Lane Keeping System, and more!
Take the Next Step & Get Behind the Wheel
By reading this VW Golf R review, you’re now well-versed with what this vehicle offers for your travels on the roads of Irvine, Garden Grove, and San Juan Capistrano. When you’re ready, you can always stop by our dealership to take a closer look at the Volkswagen Golf R. Get behind the wheel to truly experience what it can do.
Schedule your test drive with us at Norm Reeves Volkswagen Superstore Irvine to get started on your VW Golf R experience!