Compare Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen Golf GTI
2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI
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$28,595
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.1
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Volkswagen Golf R
2019 Volkswagen Golf R
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$40,395
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.9
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
52.7 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
241 hp
288 hp @ 5400 rpm
Torque
273 lb-ft
280 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
N/A
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
35.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
N/A
19" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
N/A
19" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
N/A
Strut
Rear Suspension
N/A
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
N/A
P235/35YR19
Rear Tire
N/A
P235/35YR19

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
N/A
24 MPG
City
N/A
21 MPG
Highway
N/A
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
7.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
N/A
304.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
N/A
420.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
N/A
168.4 in
Height
N/A
56.5 in
Max Width
N/A
70.8 in
Front Width
N/A
60.7 in
Rear Width
N/A
59.7 in
Wheelbase
N/A
103.5 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
4.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
N/A
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
N/A
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
N/A
38.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
55.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
N/A
35.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
N/A
38.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
53.9 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
3,300 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
N/A
22.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
52.7 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Indium Gray Metallic
  • Lapiz Blue Metallic
  • Oryx White Pearl
  • Tornado Red

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Titan Black, Perforated Leather Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
N/A
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
Corrosion
N/A
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
N/A
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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