2019 Volkswagen Golf R Santa Monica CA

Yellow 2019 Volkswagen Golf R driving through the rain

If you live in the West LA-area and desire the pinnacle of performance for the Volkswagen Golf family of compact hatchbacks, then check out the phenomenal 2019 VW Golf R at Volkswagen of Santa Monica! With its high-performance engine, advanced performance technologies, and stylish and versatile hatchback design, the 2019 VW Golf R delivers a high level of driving enjoyment.

Under the hood of the 2019 VW Golf R is the turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder TSI engine. With its direct-injection system, water-cooled exhaust gas channels, and variable valve timing, the sophisticated engine doles out 288 horsepower and 288 lb-ft of torque. The Golf R can reach a top speed of 153 mph and achieves the 0 – 60 mph sprint in only 4.5 seconds. Despite the emphasis on performance, the Golf R gets an estimated highway fuel economy of up to 30 mpg.

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Performance is further enhanced by the Electronic Stability Control system, the 4Motion all-wheel drive system, a sport suspension setup, the electric power-assisted steering system, and the XDS+ cross differential system, which compensates for understeer when driving through curves and around corners. Also, the Golf R provides driving customization with the Driving Mode Selection feature, with settings for Individual, Race, Eco, Comfort, and Normal. Buyers of the Golf R have a choice of either a six-speed manual transmission or the seven-speed DSG automatic transmission.

A great aspect of the Golf R is that it delivers racetrack-level performance, but still provides the practicality for everyday driving. It can comfortably seat up to five passengers, with plenty of headroom and legroom. There’s an abundance of cargo space as well. With the rear seats in the upright position, it has a cargo capacity of 22.8 cu-ft. With the rear seats folded down flat, it has a cargo capacity of 52.7 cu-ft.

Would you like to get behind the wheel of the fun-to-drive 2019 VW Golf R? Take this high-performance hatchback for a test drive at Volkswagen of Santa Monica!