2016 Volkswagen Golf R pricing

July 27th, 2015 by

For drivers looking for a fuel efficient ride that also manages to make a bang in terms of power need look no further than the 2016 Golf R. This hatchback has been much-anticipated among Volkswagen enthusiasts for some time and we’re happy to share the 2016 Volkswagen Golf R pricing, features and specs.

Those interested in getting behind the wheel of a 2016 Volkswagen Golf R of their own will be interested to learn that it has an estimated price of $36,315. With all that the Golf R has to give in terms of not only power, but also interior comfort and technology, it’s well-worth the price. It’s also worth noting that this estimated price is a bit higher than that of its closest competitors in the sport compact segment, but it’s a real steal considering its capabilities.

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2016 Golf R engine specs

At the heart of the 2016 Golf R lies a 2-liter, turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve inline-4, iron block and aluminum head, direct fuel injection engine. With this powerful engine, the Golf R is capable of a maximum power output of 292 horsepower at 5500 rpm and 280 pound-foot of torque. Drivers are sure to love that the 2016 Volkswagen Golf R is capable of going from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.2 seconds and reach an impressive top speed of 130 mph.

With its powerful engine, drivers might expect the 2016 Golf R to lose it in terms of fuel efficiency, however that’s not the case. Instead, the 6-speed manual 4-door hatchback still manages a respectable EPA rating of 23 miles per gallon in the city and 31 on the highway.

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While there’s still a wait until the 2016 Volkswagen Golf R becomes available here at Speedcraft Volkswagen, feel free to contact us here with any questions – we’ll be happy to answer them to the best of our ability. If you’re interested in learning more about upcoming models for 2016, be sure to take a look at the rest of our blog. There we’ve covered information concerning the specs and features of models such as the 2016 Passat Alltrack and Jetta GLI.

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