Today I share with you 5 Things I Hate About My Golf R.

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    • hampshirephoto

      I've been a little dissapointed with the response in this video. Please, take the points I've raised with 'a pinch of salt' instead of, in some cases, being quite rude. At the end of the day, these are points which have become known to me whilst living with the car, and the primary reason for making the video was to inform anyone who is considering buying one.

      about 4 months ago
    • Carl Farmer
      Carl Farmer In reply to hampshirephoto

      Your opinion is dog crap

      about 21 day ago
    • Carl Farmer
      Carl Farmer In reply to hampshirephoto

      You suck bro! Boo

      about 21 day ago
    • Toby Goodhand
      Toby Goodhand In reply to hampshirephoto

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      about 23 days ago
    • ttbdrummer
      ttbdrummer In reply to hampshirephoto

      Heaven forbid we should disappoint you

      about 2 months ago
    • jay christie
      jay christie In reply to hampshirephoto

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      about 3 months ago
    • Константин Мэджиков
      Константин Мэджиков

      I’m from Russia and have a tsi golf, but the thing with break pedal annoying me too

      about 2 days ago
    • RMillzy 77
      RMillzy 77

      Jeeez people in the comments are so dramatic.... like he said Hate is a strong word, I think I’d find some of these issues annoying as well

      about 4 days ago
    • Diane Roberts
      Diane Roberts

      The look of you you would have been better with a go cart

      about 5 days ago
    • Diane Roberts
      Diane Roberts

      Why buy it then what a knobhead

      about 5 days ago
    • Josh Styles
      Josh Styles

      It shifts you down because if you're in that high of a gear and have that much demand from your throttle, then you are essentially lugging the engine and that's bad for it.
      Smart for VW to do this actually.
      If you need more acceleration, downshift :)

      about 7 days ago
    • Andrew Gibbs
      Andrew Gibbs

      Having driven automatic cars for around 30 years. The car will select the best gear “automatically” for the situation avoiding unnecessary strain on gearbox etc. Example: following a lorry doing 60 in 6th gear my Astra 1.4 150 bhp automatic will quite happily drop to 4th to overtake.
      Regarding the brakes in traffic, you need to be more progressive in applying and releasing the brake peddle. Better still leave a bigger gap between you and the car in front to totally irradiated unnecessary breaking. Your passengers will thank you for this!

      about 9 days ago
    • turbo man
      turbo man

      Spoilt little bitch

      about 9 days ago
    • b44

      Dude you are fucking idiot 100%. Next time dont buy car if you dont like it.

      about 10 days ago
    • benjamino69uk

      What a load of shit! Put a road legal numberplate on the car and you won't have any issues with the holes!!

      about 14 days ago
    • Karl Gallagher
      Karl Gallagher

      I have a seat Leon cupra 280 and the pic of the car is n mine is a Leon cupra, so vw just being tight again it seems mate. Good video

      about 14 days ago
    • chris jackson
      chris jackson

      Bumper plugs for your front holes

      about 15 days ago
    • ClarkeZor

      Just put road legal plates on it and bin the illegal sized ones.

      about 16 days ago
    • boria0

      Number 1 disagree. I like the fact that it's understated.
      Number 2 100% agree. Looks sh.t.

      about 18 days ago
    • Real 5.0
      Real 5.0

      Correction, you didn’t buy the car. Mommy and Daddy bought you the car.

      about 18 days ago
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      about 21 day ago
    • Donart Mahmudi
      Donart Mahmudi

      If the golf had a spoiler you would take it off cause you are a spoiled little bitch that doesn’t appreciate anything you fucking piece of shit

      about 23 days ago
    • Superdaz Uk
      Superdaz Uk

      Just put a normal size number plate on lol job done 👍🏻

      about 24 days ago
    • J W
      J W

      All automatics have downshift. My mums standard automatic corsa has it too haha

      about 24 days ago
    • Italian Boy
      Italian Boy

      The only problem with this golf R is the transmission.... It's manual or nothing thank you.

      about 28 days ago
    • Italian Boy
      Italian Boy In reply to Italian Boy

      +Kevin Shahidi im nit saying it's not good, it's the fact that you don't shift and you dont decide the gear you want and the time if downshift, personnaly I hate automatic, just my opinion

      about 26 days ago
    • Kevin Shahidi
      Kevin Shahidi In reply to Italian Boy

      Italian Boy DSG’s actually pretty good, especially for daily.

      about 26 days ago
    • Adam Ravid
      Adam Ravid


      about 28 days ago

      Agreed, I have Golf R brakes on my GTI SE, and slow speeds the brakes are very grabby, just something you have to get accustomed to. Your kind of asking for trouble posting a video such as this in the manner it was produced, kind of condescending in its own little way.

      about 29 days ago
    • Vikram Misra
      Vikram Misra

      Instead of wingeing about the kick down on your automatic transmission, why didn't you get an R with a manual transmission?? Also, the whole point about the R is that is looks like an unassuming Golf but delivers amazing performance. I have an 2018 R with a 6-speed manual transmission and love the looks and additional control the manual gives me. I would not have purchased the car if it had a spoiler or other features that made it look like a grotesque racing machine.

      about 1 month ago
    • TheShaunsc

      I have 70,000 miles on my mk 7 R. I wish it was a truck sometimes, but I bought to daily commute and it works great for that! PS I hate your shoes.

      about 1 month ago
    • irmenkop85

      If my dad bought me a Golf R, I would enjoy driving it instead of creating meaningless youtube videos with complaints on nitty gritty things.

      about 1 month ago
    • LCR225UK
      LCR225UK In reply to irmenkop85

      Couldn't have said it better...he's a wee spoilt shite.

      about 1 month ago
    • Reef Diver
      Reef Diver

      I want my time back. Was looking for real issues, apparently there are none here....

      about 1 month ago
    • Tsikow Gonzales
      Tsikow Gonzales

      Thank you for the video. I agree that hate is a strong word.
      Now obviously what you actually "hate" or dislike about the car are just very common than what you think.

      The downshifts are more common in every automatic transmission. it is normal. I guess you have to just use your throttle wisely. I used to own a BMW X3 and for me the throttle controls the gearbox. I could manipulate the throttle into shifting onto the next gear and downshifting for overtakes or just speeding up. Having that experience had made it a second nature to me when driving an automatic transmission.

      For the carbon lip, i don't really see the need for it. Maybe cosmetic wise, they probably should have a fully trimmed out exterior option but not really functional as the car was built the way it looks for functional purposes already. But i do get your point. But no one is stopping you from buying a nice spoiler for it. Though i get your point that you would have to spend money to make it look good. But thats te great part about owning a car. You get to modify things.

      The brakes are annoying to some people but because this is a performance car and not a normal one, it is normal to this spec because of the DSG. Most automatic transmission performance car are like that. Again i get your point. (Its just weird for me that you're nitpicking. To each his own i guess.)

      About the HUD. Again more money to spend but it is a good purchase though. Try the OBDeleven, it is a system modifier that can tweak the functionality of your car. I think there's a mod that can change the picture of the gti onto the same color golf r that you desire. Dont quote me on that one.

      Im not gonna comment about the holes and the paint. its a no brainer.

      Hopefully i have given you some insight. Hopefully you don't dislike what I have to say about your own opinion. Cheers mate!

      about 1 month ago
    • Ian Chambers
      Ian Chambers

      Man buys automatic car, doesn't know what kickdown is 🤦🏼‍♂️. Oh dear

      about 1 month ago
    • Liquidnoodle
      Liquidnoodle In reply to Ian Chambers

      What's kickdown?

      about 9 days ago
    • Nicklas Jonsson
      Nicklas Jonsson

      What I've learned is that the downshift in gear when planting the pedal to the metall is just for the case you were talking about. If you are on the motorway and switch lane and drive past cars.
      You should feel the ever so slightly "click" in the pedal when reaching about 90-95% of preassure the the pedal towards the floor.

      Just what I have been learned but cannot confirm it in anyway.

      about 1 month ago
    • aldeen1982

      I think the people here do not understand that you can be "picky" on some points eventhough you are completely satisfied with this car! I mean, you said it all the time that "hate" is such a strong word" and I really get the point: You love your but there are some minor things you wish the would be different! That´s it. Don´t know why people get this wrong?

      One thing I really miss on this car is a dedicated Golf R virtual Dashbord with the "rotational frequency" really big in the middle like Audi provides to their S and RS Cars. It´s to standard to the normal Golf.

      about 1 month ago