New model-year goodness arrives soon from Volkswagen. For sports-minded drivers, there are few better choices than the Volkswagen Golf R. It has near-supercar performance for a fraction of the price. It’s fun to drive, good looking, and has more technology packed into it than you can shake a stick at. Gear up as we dive into the 2023 Volkswagen Golf R in Encinitas, CA!
First, we’ll look at the standard pricing, features, and specs of the 2023 Volkswagen Golf R. Check out the handy grid for your research:
Hatchback / 4-doors / Seats 5 / Hatch-covered cargo area
Engine / Horsepower / Torque lb.-ft.
2.0L TSI® 16-valve DOHC turbo 4-cylinder engine / 315 / 310
Many advanced driver assistance and safety features like automated emergency braking
Transmission / Drive
Fuel Economy MPG - City / Hwy
6-speed manual transmission / 4MOTION AWD w/ Active Control & Driving Mode Selection
20 / 28
Infotainment / Audio
Discover Pro: 10" touchscreen navigation & AM/FM/HD Radio / Harmon Kardon Premium Audio
0-60 MPH in seconds
Estimated Top Speed
Not only does the Golf R hit 60 MPH in under 4 seconds, but it also handles like a dream due to its sport-tuned suspension and Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC). It’s rounded out with a sport exhaust, variable-ratio steering, and massive disc brakes that haul it down from 70 MPH to 0 in 150 feet. Indeed, the Golf R is sheer joy to drive, which makes getting from point A to point B a pleasure every time.
There are many other exciting standard features in the 2023 VW Golf R. Some of them are:
The list continues, which means that VW has lavished an amazing amount of attention on this hot hatchback. Not only that, there is even a 20th Anniversary edition Golf R that has even more fun features.
We hope you found this 2023 Volkswagen Golf R article useful and exciting! Ready to see some surprised looks in your rearview mirror? Herman Cook VW of Encinitas is here to help! Contact us at your earliest convenience for more details or to get the ball rolling on a purchase or lease. We’re proud to serve North County and the greater San Diego area.