How fast can the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R go?

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Golf R on Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 8:35 pm
Rear view of blue 2019 Volkswagen Golf R

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf R is the most performance-oriented production Volkswagen model available in the United States. It combines the stylish and versatile hatchback design of the VW Golf with a robust turbocharged engine and a number of advanced performance technologies.

2019 VW Golf R Top Speed

Do you desire a compact hatchback that can go very fast? You will not be disappointed with the 2019 VW Golf R. It boasts a top speed of 155 mph and achieves the zero to 60 mph sprint in only 4.9 seconds.

Turbocharged TSI 2.0-liter 4-cylinder TSI engine in 2019 Volkswagen Golf RYou May Also Like: 2019 Volkswagen Golf R Color Options 

2019 VW Golf R Engine Specs

The incredible speed and acceleration of the 2019 VW Golf R can be credited to its turbocharged TSI 2.0-liter 4-cylinder TSI engine. It’s one of the most powerful 4-cylinder engines that you’ll find in a production car, with an output of 288 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to either the six-speed manual transmission or seven-speed DSG automatic. Despite the emphasis on performance, the Golf R gets an estimated highway fuel economy of 30 mpg with the automatic transmission (29 mpg with the manual).

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Additional Performance Features in the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R

With a series of wheel sensors, the XDS+ cross differential system in the VW Golf R provides excellent handling, agility, and cornering performance. The 4Motion all-wheel drive system delivers excellent traction, while the Electronic Stability Control system provides a very stable ride. Also, you can personalize your driving experience in the VW Golf R with the Driving Mode Selection feature, with settings for “Normal,” “Comfort,” “Individual,” “Eco,” and “Race.”

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