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2018 Volkswagen Golf R Rebates and Incentives

Prices and Incentives

Dealer Price:
$39,785 - $40,885

Original MSRP:
$38,193 - $39,250

2018 Volkswagen Golf R Review

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Warranty Information
Basic: 6 Years/72,000 Miles
Recalls Issued
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 18V803000
Mfg's Report Date NOV 13, 2018
Component SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY
Number of Units Affected 169
Summary Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf and Golf R vehicles, and Audi A3 Sedan and RS3 vehicles. The rear seat frame head restraint guide sleeves may be incorrectly welded to the seat frame.
Consequence If the guide sleeves are incorrectly welded, in the event of a crash, the rear seat head restraints may have reduced stability, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy Volkswagen and Audi will notify their owners, and dealers will inspect the guide sleeves for incorrect welds, replacing the rear seat frame, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 11, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 72H8 (VW) and 72H9(Audi).
Dates of Manufacture MAY 17, 2018 to AUG 08, 2018
Manufacturer Recall Number VW 72H8 / Audi 72H9

2018 Volkswagen Golf R Models & Prices

2018 Volkswagen Golf R BASE
Dealer Price Dealer Invoice Pricing Estimated Payments
2.0T Manual w/DCC/Nav $39,785 $38,193 $623 / Month*
2.0T DSG w/DCC/Nav $40,885 $39,250 $640 / Month*

2018 Volkswagen Golf R Features and Standard Equipment

EXTERIOR Features
BASE
Black Grille
Black Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
Body-Colored Door Handles
Body-Colored Front Bumper
Body-Colored Rear Bumper
Clearcoat Paint
Cornering Lights
Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
Fully Automatic Projector Beam Led Low/High Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Directionally Adaptive Auto High-Beam Headlamps w/Washer and Delay-Off
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
LED Brakelights
Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
Light Tinted Glass
Lip Spoiler
Spare Tire Mobility Kit
Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Jets
Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
Tires: 19" Summer Performance
Wheels w/Machined w/Painted Accents Accents
Wheels: 19" Englishtown Alloy
INTERIOR Features
BASE
2 12V DC Power Outlets
2 Seatback Storage Pockets
6-Way Passenger Seat
60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
Air Filtration
Cargo Area Concealed Storage
Cargo Features -inc: Spare Tire Mobility Kit
Cargo Space Lights
Carpet Floor Trim
Compass
Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
Delayed Accessory Power
Digital Display
Distance Pacing
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
Driver Foot Rest
Driver Seat
Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
Engine Immobilizer
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate
Front And Rear Map Lights
Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest w/Pass-Thru w/Storage
Front Cupholder
Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
Full Cloth Headliner
Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Turbo/Supercharger Boost, Oil Temperature, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
Heated Front Top Sport Seats -inc: 12-way power driver's seat w/power lumbar support and height adjustment and power reclining front passenger seat w/manual lumbar support and height adjustment
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
Illuminated Locking Glove Box
Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Refrigerated/Cooled Box Located In The Glovebox, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
Interior Trim -inc: Piano Black Instrument Panel Insert, Piano Black Door Panel Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
Leather/Aluminum Gear Shift Knob
Leatherette Door Trim Insert
Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
Outside Temp Gauge
Perforated Leather Seating Surfaces
Perimeter Alarm
Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
Power Fuel Flap Locking Type
Power Rear Windows
Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
Rear Cupholder
Redundant Digital Speedometer
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
Remote Releases -Inc: Power Fuel
Rigid Cargo Cover
Seats w/Leatherette Back Material
Smart Device Integration
Sport Leather/Piano Black Steering Wheel
Systems Monitor
Trip Computer
Valet Function
VW Car-Net Selective Service Internet Access
VW Car-Net Tracker System
MECHANICAL Features
BASE
14.5 Gal. Fuel Tank
140 Amp Alternator
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
4.24 Axle Ratio
60-Amp/Hr 480CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
Automatic w/Driver Control Ride Control Sport Tuned Adaptive Suspension
Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential
Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
Engine Oil Cooler
Engine: 2.0L TSI DOHC 16V Turbocharged 4-Cylinder -inc: direct fuel injection
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
Transmission: 6-Speed Manual
Transmission: 7-Speed DSG Automatic w/Tiptronic
SAFETY Features
BASE
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Back-Up Camera
Blind Spot Monitor Blind Spot Sensor
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Front Assist w/Autonomous Emergency Braking
Lane Assist Lane Departure Warning
Lane Assist Lane Keeping Assist
Low Tire Pressure Warning
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
Park Pilot Front And Rear Parking Sensors
Rear Child Safety Locks
Side Curtain Protection Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Side Impact Beams
VW Car-Net Emergency Sos
ENTERTAINMENT Features
BASE
2 LCD Monitors In The Front
9 Speakers
Audio Theft Deterrent
Integrated Roof Diversity Antenna
Radio w/Seek-Scan, MP3 Player, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls and Radio Data System
Radio: Discover Media w/8" Touchscreen Navigation -inc: AM/FM/HD radio and CD player w/USB input, aux-in and voice control, Fender premium audio system w/subwoofer, Bluetooth connectivity w/audio streaming (for compatible devices) and SiriusXM Satellite Radio w/limited-time trial subscription
Siriusxm Traffic Real-Time Traffic Display

2018 Volkswagen Golf R Options and Addition Equipment

PAINT SCHEME Options
BASE
STANDARD PAINT
PORT INSTALLED OPTIONS Options
BASE
BUMPERDILLO PROTECTION PLATE -inc: For rear bumper (PIO)
COMBINATION ASSISTANCE KIT -inc: First Aid Kit Basic first aid kit for addressing minor injuries, Roadside Assistance Kit, booster cables, warning triangle, LED flashlight, multi-tool, work gloves, PVC tape, blanket, poncho, whistle, cable ties and bandages (PIO)
FIRST AID KIT -inc: Basic first aid kit for addressing minor injuries (PIO)
GOLF R CARPETED MAT KIT -inc: set of 4 Mojo Mats w/R logo and heavy duty trunk liner w/VW CarGo blocks (PIO)
LUGGAGE NET -inc: For securing items in the cargo area (PIO)
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE KIT -inc: booster cables, warning triangle, LED flashlight, multi-tool, work gloves, PVC tape, blanket, poncho, whistle, cable ties and bandages (PIO)
RUBBER MAT KIT -inc: 4 Monster Mats w/logo and heavy duty trunk liner w/VW CarGo blocks (PIO)
VW CARE -inc: Volkswagen prepaid scheduled maintenance contract w/10,000-mile and 20,000-mile servicing for cars (PIO)
PRIMARY PAINT Options
BASE
DEEP BLACK PEARL METALLIC
INDIUM GRAY METALLIC
LAPIZ BLUE METALLIC
ORYX WHITE PEARL METALLIC
TORNADO RED
SEAT TRIM Options
BASE
TITAN BLACK, PERFORATED LEATHER SEATING SURFACES

2018 Volkswagen Golf R Technical Specifications

Brakes
BASE
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.4
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2
Engine
BASE
Displacement 2.0 L/121
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 292 @ 5400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 280 @ 1800
Exterior Dimensions
BASE
Height, Overall (in) 56.5
Length, Overall (in) 168.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.8
Wheelbase (in) 103.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.8
Fuel Tank
BASE
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5
Steering
BASE
Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8
Suspension
BASE
Suspension Type - Front Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Tires
BASE
Front Tire Size P235/35YR19
Rear Tire Size P235/35YR19
Transmission
BASE
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 6
Vehicle
BASE
Front Head Room (in) 38.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft) 93.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Weight Information
BASE
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3300

2018 Volkswagen Golf R Safety Features

Safety Features
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Back-Up Camera
Blind Spot Monitor Blind Spot Sensor
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Front Assist w/Autonomous Emergency Braking
Lane Assist Lane Departure Warning
Lane Assist Lane Keeping Assist
Low Tire Pressure Warning
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
Park Pilot Front And Rear Parking Sensors
Rear Child Safety Locks
Side Curtain Protection Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Side Impact Beams
VW Car-Net Emergency Sos
News Reports & Reviews
NHTSA CRASH TEST RESULTS N/A