The 2016 Volkswagen Golf R is a two or four-door sedan available in three trim levels. Standard features for the Volkswagen Golf R include 18-inches wheels alloy, LED fog lamps, rear spoiler, heated mirrors, following a sport-tuned suspension, cruise control, air conditioning, upholstery fabric, 60/40 split folding rear center rear pass-through seats, audio interface 5.8-inch touchscreen, satellite radio, iPod integration and telematics VW Car-Net. The four-door versions of the GTI S get power reclining seats.
Stepping up to the 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTE SE trim adds a sunroof, automatic lights and wipers, keyless entry and ignition, backup camera, leather upholstery and Fender premium audio system. The 2016 Volkswagen Golf R Autobahn top trim line moves from the list of features with a navigation system, driver seat electrically adjustable dual zone automatic control of temperature to 10 channels.
The 2016 Volkswagen Golf R optional driver assistance package adds front and rear parking sensors collision warning system. Lighting package you get bi-xenon headlights, LED lights and cornering lights. You can also choose 18-inch wheels with summer tires or Performance Pack (late availability) including a mechanical limited slip before electronically controlled contrast, the presence of more and brakes up to October 1st additional hp. Adaptive damping suspension system is available, but only in combination with the performance package.
2016 Volkswagen Golf R Interior
The 2016 Volkswagen Golf R interior materials that are soft to the touch and the design of the cabin is so grateful for the tenacious, comfortable and even sporty, bold red stitching grain. Buttons and switches are placed close to the driver and offer intuitive, easy control. The 5.8 inch screen is a bit small compared to the other, and the graphics are not as sharp as on other screens competitor, but it works well and is easy to read at a glance. But great iPhone connector may need to remove the phone case and it remains a critical handle, especially the ubiquity simple USB ports. Navigation system and disappoints and his inability to overlay traffic information on map.
The 2016 Volkswagen Golf R front seats ample support and comfort, even during long distance driving relays, not at the sacrifice of the rear passengers. Added death and shoulder of 2016 Volkswagen Golf R room to a small hatch feel great, despite the mounted rear seat bottom cushions are best suited for small passengers. Up to 22.8 cubic feet of cargo can be replaced after the rear seats and flat seats offers a top class 52.7 cubic feet of space.
2016 Volkswagen Golf R Engine
The front-wheel-drive 2016 Volkswagen Golf R uses a 2.0-liter turbocharged cylinder that produces 210 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. Optional Performance Pack increases power to 220 hp. A standard manual six-speed manual transmission and six-speed automatic (DSG VW) is optional.
In testing, a 2016 Volkswagen Golf R with DSG package four transmission gates 2016 and performance increased from zero to 60 mph in 6.1 seconds. Which is slightly faster than the average for the compact sports car, and more than a second faster than the regular Golf. A 2door GTI with manual transmission reached 60 mph in 5.9 seconds. EPA estimated fuel economy of 28 mpg combined (25 city / highway 34) for the manual transmission to 28 mpg combined (25 city / highway 33) to the DSG.
2016 Volkswagen Golf R Safety
The standard safety features include for 2016 Volkswagen Golf R automatic stability and traction control, the side curtain airbags and a knee airbag for the driver. A post-accident standard braking system and automatically applies the brakes after help reduce the risk of a second. Telematics Standard Car-Net features emergency of VW include automatic collision notification, roadside, remote car, stolen vehicle location and geo-fencing. A collision warning system before and parking sensors front and rear are optional.
In testing, 2016 Volkswagen Golf R fitted with optional summer tires stood at 60 mph in 105 feet, which is a good distance and shorter than average for a performance 2016 Volkswagen Golf R tires and was affordable.