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New seven-speed DSG® automatic available
• Revised front and rear styling gives Golf R a new look
• New Volkswagen Digital Cockpit gives drivers an advanced information display
• New 8-inch touchscreen display for the MIB II infotainment system
• Six-year or 72,000-mile “bumper-to-bumper” limited warranty beats its competitors’ bumper to
bumper coverage in years and mileage
• Golf R features latest-generation 4Motion® all-wheel-drive system

New for 2018:
• The 2018 Golf R is available in one trim—Golf R with DCC and Navigation.
• It features new LED headlights unique to the Golf family, with the Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS)
and LED daytime running lights, along with LED taillights.
• Other new standard features include an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment display and Volkswagen
Digital Cockpit, a fully customizable instrument cluster.
• The Golf R with DCC and Navigation adds a fresh design for its 19-inch wheels, and standard Front
Assist is enhanced with a Pedestrian Monitoring feature, which builds on an impressive suite of driver
assistance tech.
• Buyers can choose a new seven-speed DSG® automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and a Start-Stop
System.
• For the 2018 model year, Volkswagen Golf R models in the United States will come with the People
First Warranty, a six-year or 72,000-mile (whichever occurs first) bumper-to-bumper New Vehicle
Limited Warranty, which can be transferred to subsequent owners throughout its duration.

292 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque can take you from 0 to 60 in under 5 seconds.

The 4MOTION all-wheel-drive system transfers torque between the front and rear wheels. In normal driving conditions, power is delivered to the front wheels. But 4MOTION can also send torque to the rear axle when it’s needed.

7-speed DSG® automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport mode
Faster shifting than a manual transmission, the available 7-speed DSG automatic transmission lets you quickly upshift and downshift using paddle shifters located within a finger’s reach on the steering wheel.

DCC® adaptive chassis control With three settings of suspension firmness to choose from, DCC adaptively controls the damper valves of the Golf R with a refined control algorithm. Taking input signals from wheel sensors and front and rear acceleration sensors, DCC adjusts the optimal damping force, selectively applying force to the four wheels individually.

LED Headlights with Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS)
These headlights create bright beams of light to help improve visibility, lasting longer and using less energy than halogen bulbs. The Adaptive Front-lighting System allows the headlights to turn slightly with the direction of your steering at certain speeds. Lighting takes a brilliant turn.

Volkswagen Digital CockpitThis display is a true breakthrough. Instead of the traditional instrument cluster, information can be displayed digitally in high resolution.

Fender® Premium Audio System
Transform your Golf R into a concert hall on wheels with the available Fender Premium Audio System that has a 400-watt amp and eight speakers, plus a subwoofer.

Pedestrian Monitoring
The available Forward Collision Warning (included in Front Assist) system can help monitor traffic and can alert you acoustically and visually to a potential front-end collision with the vehicle moving ahead. If it senses that a collision is imminent, Autonomous Emergency Braking (included in Front Assist) can support the driver with increased brake pressure or, under certain circumstances, it can apply the brakes automatically. The available Pedestrian Monitoring (included in Front Assist) feature can warn of pedestrians crossing in front of the vehicle and, under certain circumstances can, brake automatically to help prevent or mitigate the outcome of a collision with a pedestrian if the driver doesn’t respond adequately to the warnings.

Specs: newspress-vwusamedia.s3.amazonaws.com/documents%2Foriginal%2F7954-2018GolfRTechnicalSpecifications.pdf

Key Specifications Golf R
Starting MSRP $39,785
Powertrain 2.0-liter turbocharged and direct injection
four-cylinder TSI
Transmission 6-speed manual or 7-speed DSG
automaticwith Tiptronic®
Horsepower (hp @ rpm) 292 @ 5,400
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 280 @ 1,800
Curb Weight
manual
automatic
3,300
3,373
EPA Fuel Economy
(City/Highway/Combined)
manual
automatic
21/29/24
22/29/25

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Comments

    • Tom Brodie
      Tom Brodie

      I was at my VW dealer yesterday, considering a few costly repairs. (My Eos has 100K miles on it now.) A blue GTI caught my eye, but ... could I live with all this piano black plastic? I don’t know. The seats look nice, but the shiny black plastic clashes with the black rubbery dash.

      about 18 days ago
    • Si Heard
      Si Heard

      31:27 Peekaboo!

      about 2 months ago
    • Netcruzer RC TECH CARS
      Netcruzer RC TECH CARS

      Aww man I'm only 50 seconds in and already technical errors. VW dynamic chassis control shocks are not magnetic.. it adjusts the shock pistons to control fluid flow rate, instead of magnetically thickening the fluid like GM does.

      about 4 months ago
    • MikesCarInfo
      MikesCarInfo In reply to Netcruzer RC TECH CARS

      Thanks for the correction :)

      about 4 months ago
    • The Guitar Guru Network
      The Guitar Guru Network

      Great job

      about 5 months ago
    • eero t mikkonen
      eero t mikkonen

      booooringg

      about 5 months ago
    • MikesCarInfo
      MikesCarInfo In reply to eero t mikkonen

      This is not an entertainment channel.

      about 5 months ago
    • HansDelbruck53
      HansDelbruck53

      Actually, the R is embossed on the back of the seat, not embellished, as you said.
      Also, call me crazy, but I always put gloves in my glove box.

      about 6 months ago
    • MikesCarInfo
      MikesCarInfo In reply to HansDelbruck53

      Embossed seats is a form of embellishment.

      about 6 months ago
    • Dave Gaskell
      Dave Gaskell

      Great car but that horn sounds feeble! It was the same on the one I took for a drive, sounded like it had been taken from a Morris Minor or Austin 7!

      about 6 months ago
    • Ray Be kind to others, it goes a long way
      Ray Be kind to others, it goes a long way

      Is the lumbar support two way or four way?

      Great review man, very detail.

      Thank you & much appreciated.

      about 6 months ago
    • abig day
      abig day

      i love it because it's subtle..

      about 7 months ago
    • TheCuvier
      TheCuvier

      Hahahaha love that yellow hand

      about 7 months ago
    • heyitsme
      heyitsme

      Am I the only one who thinks the R looks better than the gti? I like how it has the black mirrors, better looking front bumper, quad exhaust, and plus I don’t like the wheels on the gti

      about 8 months ago
    • HansDelbruck53
      HansDelbruck53 In reply to heyitsme

      Appearance is subjective, but I agree.

      about 6 months ago
    • Craig Coughlin
      Craig Coughlin In reply to heyitsme

      Much

      about 7 months ago
    • Tibet Akyurekli
      Tibet Akyurekli

      I died when i saw the yellow hand xDD

      about 9 months ago
    • Fencesitter
      Fencesitter

      Good video, but you don't really know enough about the car to be giving such a "detailed" review...

      about 9 months ago
    • MikesCarInfo
      MikesCarInfo In reply to Fencesitter

      Interesting comment. Was there a main feature that I failed to show in the video?

      about 9 months ago
    • Ziming Kong
      Ziming Kong

      Great review, beautiful car

      about 9 months ago
    • GjonetoTV
      GjonetoTV

      Been watching your videos. Make sure the carpets are super clean while presenting the cars.

      about 9 months ago
    • fredbrackely
      fredbrackely

      It also has a limited slip diff.

      about 10 months ago
    • Sinothi Phoswa
      Sinothi Phoswa

      i dont like it. it looks thin and unhealthy. does not have that fierce, complete presence

      about 10 months ago
    • Rachid Taghida
      Rachid Taghida

      Prix comment

      about 10 months ago
    • ultracogamimg s
      ultracogamimg s

      Um... A Kia horn lol

      about 10 months ago
    • HY Edwards
      HY Edwards

      R all day long

      about 10 months ago
    • BROJAK HORSEMALE
      BROJAK HORSEMALE

      Don't know why anyone would buy VW over the more reliable Jap cars. 4:50 look at that shitty paint job, can easily see the orange peeling from miles away. Sad.

      about 10 months ago
    • BROJAK HORSEMALE
      BROJAK HORSEMALE In reply to BROJAK HORSEMALE

      Stop being racist.

      about 7 months ago
    • James Kocks
      James Kocks In reply to BROJAK HORSEMALE

      I guess you haven't seen Subaru paint.

      about 7 months ago
    • Malcolm H
      Malcolm H In reply to BROJAK HORSEMALE

      The paint jobs and bodies do better over all and also over time with VWs vs Japanese cars actually.

      about 9 months ago
    • BROJAK HORSEMALE
      BROJAK HORSEMALE In reply to BROJAK HORSEMALE

      Cali Made SAD

      about 10 months ago
    • Cali Made
      Cali Made In reply to BROJAK HORSEMALE

      HUGE JACKMAN it's Japanese or import not your version!

      about 10 months ago
    • Over Sensing
      Over Sensing

      Had a 2015 MK7 that just went back last month. Amazing car in every way. Seriously contemplated a Golf R, but ended up with a loaded out A3. Now the Golf R is faster but I felt like I was getting another GTI an noting special. Plus contrary to what others say this looks like a kid car.

      about 11 months ago
    • crosby Stamkos
      crosby Stamkos

      You are boring as hell. Moron!!!

      about 11 months ago
    • Norm Jones
      Norm Jones

      By far, this is the by car review I've seen on YouTube. I bought an identical car a few weeks back and I'm loving it. This gave me everything I needed to know.

      about 11 months ago
    • Mr Maike Night
      Mr Maike Night

      Golf Gti is the car of my dreams, but I live in a "fifth" country. Here politicians are the biggest thieves. the taxes are high, I saved money for 5 years to be able to buy a golf tournament in 2016. A golf in brazil costs the equivalent of two mustangs in the usa. Our currency is not worth anything, but I am in the fight. hug .

      about 11 months ago
    • Kristof F
      Kristof F In reply to Mr Maike Night

      Marcello Gois I hate the high taxes where I'm at too. Work harder make less. Wtf. I'm in canada. Aka the welfare office of the world.

      about 11 months ago
    • _yhtuv
      _yhtuv

      Do the side mirrors electronically fold in?

      about 11 months ago
    • Jorge Reyes
      Jorge Reyes In reply to _yhtuv

      as always we get the downgraded versions in usa 😪

      about 7 months ago
    • Norm Jones
      Norm Jones In reply to _yhtuv

      _yhtuv not in North America. Some people do swap them out for the European powered ones.

      about 10 months ago
    • Edysin Simon
      Edysin Simon

      I think I'd be happier with a 18" wheel and a bit more tire height. Would the handling suffer? Maybe but it's a trade off I'd take for a better ride overall. Running around on rubber bands instead of proper tire size is not that "cool" looking to me, but that's just me...

      about 11 months ago
    • studynotesvids Cramslide
      studynotesvids Cramslide

      I have a song devoted to the VW DSG technology, hope u like it (my dsg vibrates and needs to have clutch replaced at a mileage of just 14000km) :P https://youtu.be/pXsh5okc0Ug

      about 11 months ago
    • Lee Cook
      Lee Cook

      Yellow hand made me laugh. Really thorough review. Keep this format up.

      about 11 months ago
    • The Caribou
      The Caribou

      Your videos are EXCELLENT quality and they really give the viewer a "feel" for the car. Maybe add exhaust sounds in future vids? I was getting excited at 15:07...

      about 11 months ago