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2019 Volkswagen Golf R

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2.0T Manual w/DCC/Nav


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

Cargo Area Dimensions

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


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


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.4


SAE Net Torque @ RPM 280 @ 1800
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 288 @ 5400
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 Head Room (in) 38.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24


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


Body Style 4MOTION Hatchback
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Golf R


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


Spare Tire Size
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P235/35YR19
Rear Tire Size P235/35YR19


Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.10
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.09
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36
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) 3.99
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.11


EPA Classification Compact Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3300


Spare Wheel Size (in)
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Material
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 X 8