A performance oriented version of the Volkswagen Golf, the 2012 Golf R is a hatchback available in three door and five door trim levels. The Golf R is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that produces 256 hp and 243 lb-ft of torque, for a 0-60 time of 5.6 seconds. A 6-speed manual is paired with AWD to enable the Golf R to achieve an EPA estimated 19 mpg city and 27 mpg highway. Features include 18-inch alloy wheels, sport seats with leather trim, R body kit and badging, dual-zone automatic climate control, premium audio system, push button start, and touchscreen navigation. Safety is comprised of advanced airbags, electronic stability control, anti-slip regulation, electronic brake-pressure distribution, electronic differential lock, engine braking assist, and hydraulic brake assist. The Golf R is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.
2012 Volkswagen Golf R trims and prices