2012 Volkswagen Golf R

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2012 Volkswagen Golf R
Available in 2 styles:  2012 Volkswagen Golf R 2dr AWD Hatchback shown
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Estimated MPG

19 city / 27 hwy


Notable Features

  • Two- or four-door hatchback
  • 256-hp turbo engine
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Six-speed manual transmission
  • Available Engines:
  • 256-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium)
  • Transmissions:
  • 6-speed manual w/OD

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Expert Snapshot

What We Like
  • Precise manual shifter
  • Front-seat comfort
  • Interior quality
  • Hatchback versatility
What We Don't Like
  • Underwhelming power
  • AWD doesn't add to driving experience on dry roads
  • Significantly more expensive than GTI

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Standard Engine

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2-Door 2dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback
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4 cyl.
256-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium)
Destination charge: $770

4-Door 4dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback
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4 cyl.
256-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium)
Destination charge: $770

* MPG may vary based on maintenance.

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