Specs

Research 2017 Volkswagen Golf R specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

4-Door Manual

Brakes

Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.4
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 22.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 52.7

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 480

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.1

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 292 @ 5400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 280 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.0 L/121
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 168.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7
Height, Overall (in) 56.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.8
Wheelbase (in) 103.5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.5
Passenger Capacity 5

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31

Steering

Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8

Summary

Vehicle Name Volkswagen Golf R
Body Style 4MOTION Hatchback

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut

Tires

Front Tire Size P225/40YR18
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size
Rear Tire Size P225/40YR18

Transmission

Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.08
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.08
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.24
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.55
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3283

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 7.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Material

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