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By Cars.com Staff
July 30, 2012
Volkswagen introduced this high-performance version of its compact hatchback for 2012. The Golf R gets a 256-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and a six-speed manual transmission. All-wheel drive is standard, and the five-seat Golf R competes with the Subaru Impreza WRX STI and Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. New for 2013 There are no major changes for 2013. Exterior Abandoning Volkswagen's once-ubiquitous plunging grille, the Golf R's bumper separates the grille and large air dam. Additional badges and a redesigned rear with twin exhaust pipes set the Golf R apart from the regular Golf. Exterior features include:
Standard 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels
Standard bi-xenon headlights
Standard rear spoiler
Interior The Golf R seats five whether you get a two- or four-door version. To distinguish it, the Golf R has aluminum pedals, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and aluminum trim on the dashboard. Interior features include:
Standard automatic dual-zone climate control
iPod and Bluetooth connectivity
Available power sunroof
Available touch-screen navigation system
Available keyless entry with push-button start
Under the Hood The Golf R is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. Mechanical features include:
256 hp and 243 pounds-feet of torque
Six-speed manual transmission
Safety Safety features include:
Electronic stability system
Front-seat side-impact airbags
Side curtain airbags
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