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Volkswagen Golf R Specs & Dimensions

Technical data

External dimensions

Volkswagen Golf R dimensions diagram 4,290 mm 1,789 mm 1,458 mm
Values shown are maximum dimensions
Number of doors
Turning circle
11.0 - 12.0 m
2.63 m

Internal dimensions

Number of seats
Boot (seats up)
341 - 374 L

Transmission and fuel


Trims and engines

Golf R

Photo is for illustrative purposes

Golf R R

RRP £44,310

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On the very sportiest Golf available, you’ll find 18-inch diamond-cut alloys, a special styling pack with new front and rear bumpers, matrix LED headlights and a body-coloured rear spoiler. You also get cloth and velour seat trim on the front sport seats, stainless steel pedals, a 10-inch driver’s display and infotainment touchscreen, tri-zone climate control and ambient lighting.

R standard equipment

  • Anti-lock brake system
  • Rear disc brakes
  • Two tone horn
  • Front disc brakes
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3 point height adj front seatbelts + pretensioners
  • Child locks on rear doors
  • Electronic parking brake with auto hold
  • Front side airbags with curtain airbags
  • Front and rear passengers curtain airbag system including front side airbags
  • Extended pedestrian protection measures
  • Driver and front passenger airbag with front passenger airbag deactivation
  • 3 rear three point seatbelts
  • ESC (Electronic Stability Control)
  • Drivers and front passengers safety optimised head restraints
  • Blue brake callipers in front with R logo
  • Front centre airbag
  • Power assisted steering
  • Warning buzzer and light for front seatbelts unfastened
  • Lane change assistant
  • Lane assist
  • Driver alert system
  • Speedo, rev counter, electronic odometer, trip, service interval display, exterior temperature and fuel gauge
  • Start/Stop function
  • Wireless app connect
  • Dynamic road sign display
  • Adaptive cruise control (ACC) with speed limiter and front assist (reacting to vehicles pedestrians and cyclists)
  • Multifunction camera for distance control
  • Car2X communication
  • eCall - Emergency call service for SOS calls to emergency response
  • Mobile phone interface with wireless inductive charging function
  • Travel assist with emergency side assist with electrically foldable door mirrors
  • Digital cockpit pro - 10.25" high resolution TFT dash display screen with customizable menus and information
  • USB-C ports in the front and rear centre console with increased charging performance
  • Front sports seats
  • Height adjustable front seats
  • Glovebox
  • Aluminium gear knob
  • Luggage compartment lighting
  • Front seat lumbar support adjuster
  • Front centre armrest with storage compartment
  • Front cupholders x 2
  • Black roof lining
  • Front + rear carpet mats
  • 12V socket in luggage compartment
  • 3 rear head restraints
  • 3 seat bench in 2nd row
  • Height and reach adjustable steering wheel
  • Removable luggage compartment cover
  • 12V socket in front centre console
  • Brushed stainless steel pedals
  • 3 zone climate with controls in the rear
  • Woven fabric storage compartments in front and rear doors
  • Ambient lighting - Customisable 30 colour ambient lighting
  • Split folding backrest with centre armrest and unsplit rear seat bench
  • Isofix child seat preparation for 2 rear child seats and front passenger seat
  • Drivers and front passengers sun visors with vanity mirrors
  • Chrome plated surround to electric mirror button, window switch and air vent surrounds
  • Ambient lighting, exterior illuminated styling elements at the sides
  • Front reading lights x 2 incorporating LED technology
  • R leather wrapped multi function sports heated steering wheel with extended paddle shift
  • Front passenger seat
  • Leatherette door armrests and centre armrest
  • Rain sensor
  • Body colour door handles
  • Body colour bumpers
  • Automatic headlights
  • Front and rear electric windows
  • Automatic dimming rear view mirror
  • Heated rear windscreen
  • Rear windscreen washer and wiper with interval delay
  • Body colour rear roof spoiler
  • Performance rear spoiler
  • Rear tinted glass 65% light absorbing from B pillar backwards
  • High level 3rd brake light
  • Matt chrome effect door mirrors with integrated indicators
  • Heat insulating glass windscreen
  • Highway light
  • Welcome light
  • Rear fog light on one side and reversing lights on both sides
  • LED License plate illumination
  • Automatic headlamp activation with Coming home and Leaving home feature
  • IQ.Light - LED Matrix headlights, dynamic headlight control with advanced high beam control matrix dipped main beam + LED DRL + 22 LED lights
  • Illuminated front grille
  • Remote electrically heated, adjustable and foldable door mirrors, including door mirror puddle lights and reverse activated kerb-view adjustment on pa
  • LED front fog lights with 5 honeycomb design
  • LED rear combination lamp inlcuding dynamic turn signal
  • Rear side wing doors
  • ''R' name plate
  • Electronic engine immobiliser
  • Keyless entry with start/stop button on centre console
  • Alarm with interior protection and deactivation via infotainment system
  • High gloss black centre console
  • Soul dashboard
  • Black metal chrome decorative inserts in dash and front door trim panels
  • Petrol Particulate Filter
  • XDS electronic differential lock for improved traction and handling
  • Front differential lock
  • 4Motion 4 wheel driver
  • Premium USB cable in choice of either Apple or Android smartphone compatibility
  • Tyre mobility kit Includes 12V compressor and tyre sealant
  • R styling pack - Golf

One engine available with the R trim