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Volkswagen Golf R

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MPG City: 22 - 23 ; Highway: 30 - 31

What it is: The Volkswagen Golf R is a range-topping performance hatchback based on the Golf and Golf GTI. It competes with the Subaru WRX STi and Ford Focus RS and employs all-wheel drive — a key difference from the front-drive Golf GTI. Drivers can choose a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed dual-clutch automatic.

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2016 Volkswagen Golf R

MSRP $35,650
MPG City: 22 – 23 Highway: 30 – 31
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2015 Volkswagen Golf R

MSRP $35,650
MPG City: 23 Highway: 30
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Used

2013 Volkswagen Golf R

Asking Price Range $21,684–$31,428
MPG City: 19 Highway: 27
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2012 Volkswagen Golf R

Asking Price Range $19,362–$28,790
MPG City: 19 Highway: 27
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