Compare Volkswagen Golf R vs Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

Volkswagen Golf R
2019 Volkswagen Golf R
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$40,395
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.9
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Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
2019 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
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$21,895
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.4-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 37 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
52.7 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.4-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
288 hp @ 5400 rpm
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.8 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8"
15" x 6"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8"
15" x 6"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/35YR19
P195/65HR15
Rear Tire
P235/35YR19
P195/65HR15
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
32 MPG
City
21 MPG
29 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
37 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 Tons/yr
5.5 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
304.5 miles
382.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
420.5 miles
488.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
168.4 in
179.8 in
Height
56.5 in
58.3 in
Max Width
70.8 in
70.8 in
Front Width
60.7 in
61 in
Rear Width
59.7 in
59.9 in
Wheelbase
103.5 in
103.5 in
Ground Clearance
4.8 in
5.4 in

Interior Space

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

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,300 lbs
3,053 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
22.8 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
52.7 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
N/A
66.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
N/A
30.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
30.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Indium Gray Metallic
  • Lapiz Blue Metallic
  • Oryx White Pearl
  • Tornado Red
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Night Blue Metallic, Available: 04/08/2019
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Titan Black, Perforated Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Beige, Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles