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3/4 Front Glamour 2013 Volkswagen Golf R
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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2013 Volkswagen Golf R specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2013 Volkswagen Golf R warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2013 Volkswagen Golf R 2-Door 2dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback2013 Volkswagen Golf R 4-Door 4dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$34,195$34,795
    Invoice *$32,827$33,403
    Engine2.0L I-4 256 HP2.0L I-4 256 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City19.0 mpg19.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy27.0 mpg27.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.0L I-4 256 HP2.0L I-4 256 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Alternator120 amp120 amp
    Battery480 amp with run down protection480 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio4.244.24
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank14.5 gal.14.5 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/AN/A
    Exhauststainless steel with polished tailpipe finishstainless steel with polished tailpipe finish
    Drive Typefull-time 4MOTION all wheelfull-time 4MOTION all wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/A
    Locking Hub Controlpermanentpermanent
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/AN/A
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stability
    Ridesportsport
    Ride ControlN/AN/A
    Adaptive SuspensionN/AN/A
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/AN/A
    Front Suspensionstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoil
    Front Torsion BarN/AN/A
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerN/AN/A
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfront
    Wheels18.0 " silver aluminum18.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP225/40HR18.0BSW performance ASP225/40HR18.0BSW performance AS
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)N/AN/A
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity55
    Front Seat Typesportsport
    Heated Front Seatsdriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatbackdriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way
    Easy Entryrear seat easy entryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way
    Rear Seats60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustable
    Rear Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Rear Armrestscenter with pass-thrucenter with pass-thru
    Third Row SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Seat Trimleatherleather
    Door Trimleatheretteleatherette
    Headlinerfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard Insertaluminumaluminum
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleather/aluminumleather/aluminum
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofN/AN/A
    Convertible RoofN/AN/A
    Roof FeaturesN/AN/A
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary VisorsN/AN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/AN/A
    Glove Boxlockinglocking
    Cabback InsulatorN/AN/A
    Dome Lightfadefade
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rear
    Floor Consolefullfull
    Overhead Consolemini with storagemini with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagecovered bincovered bin
    Dashboard StorageN/AN/A
    Interior Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Seatback Storage22
    Refrigerated Boxgloveboxglovebox
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/AN/A
    Door Binsdualdual
    Rear Door BinsN/Arear door bins
    Underseat TrayN/AN/A
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplastic
    Cargo Coverrigidrigid
    Cargo NetN/AN/A
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo light
    Air CompressorN/AN/A
    Front Air Conditioningdual zone front Climatronicdual zone front Climatronic
    Climate ControlClimatronicClimatronic
    Rear Air ConditioningN/AN/A
    Air Filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    Automatic Air RecirculationN/AN/A
    Rear HeaterN/AN/A
    RadioSiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanSiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted 6-discin-dash mounted 6-disc
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    MiniDisc PlayerN/AN/A
    Speakers88
    AmplifierN/AN/A
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennawindow grid diversitywindow grid diversity
    Cruise Controlcruise controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Heated Door LocksN/AN/A
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door ReleaseN/AN/A
    Remote Fuel Flap ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Window ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/Arear child safety door locks
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door release
    Cell PhoneN/AN/A
    Power Outlets22
    AC power outletN/AN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/AN/A
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerN/AN/A
    Smokers PackageN/AN/A
    Lighter ElementsN/AN/A
    First Aid KitN/AN/A
    Emergency SOSN/AN/A
    Adjustable PedalsN/AN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/AN/A
    Voice RecorderN/AN/A
    Picnic TableN/AN/A
    Internet AccessN/AN/A
    Instrument Displayanaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure GaugeN/AN/A
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt GaugeN/AN/A
    InclinometerN/AN/A
    AltimeterN/AN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/AN/A
    Clockin-dashin-dash
    Compasscompasscompass
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Check Controlredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometer
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/AN/A
    Navigation SystemN/AN/A
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilt sporttelescopic tilt sport
    Steering Wheel Materialleatherleather
    Tow BarN/AN/A
    Front Windowspowerpower
    Rear Windowsfixedpower
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AN/A
    1-Touch Opendriver and passengerfront and rear
    Tinted Windowslightlight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/AN/A
    Sun BlindsN/AN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Heated Front Wipersjetsjets
    Rain Detecting WipersN/AN/A
    Speed Sensitve WipersN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield Wiperfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear Heated WipersN/AN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/AN/A
    Sun Visor StripN/AN/A
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
    Rear BlindsN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead AirbagSide Curtain ProtectionsSide Curtain Protections
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Childseat SensorN/AN/A
    Head ProtectionN/AN/A
    Knee AirbagN/AN/A
    Rear Side AirbagN/AN/A
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfront
    Ignition DisableImmobilizer IIIImmobilizer III
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Tracker SystemN/AN/A
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume46.0 cu.ft.46.0 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/AN/A
    Exterior Length165.8 "165.8 "
    Exterior Width70.3 "70.3 "
    Exterior Height57.5 "57.5 "
    Wheelbase102 "102 "
    Front Tread60 "60 "
    Rear Tread60 "60 "
    Turning Radius17.9 '17.9 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating4,542 lbs.4,542 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,325 lbs.3,325 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Payload1,118 lbs.1,118 lbs.
    Max Trailer WeightN/AN/A
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/AN/A
    Drag Coefficient.34.34
    Front Legroom41.2 "41.2 "
    Rear Legroom35.5 "35.5 "
    Front Headroom39.3 "39.3 "
    Rear Headroom38.5 "38.5 "
    Third Row HeadroomN/AN/A
    Front HiproomN/AN/A
    Rear HiproomN/AN/A
    Third Row HiproomN/AN/A
    Front Shoulder Room54.5 "54.7 "
    Rear Shoulder Room53.6 "52.8 "
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/AN/A
    Passenger Volume93 cu.ft.93 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/AN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/AN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume15.3 cu.ft.15.3 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded46.0 cu.ft.46.0 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/AN/A
    Rear Spoilerliplip
    Running BoardsN/AN/A
    Skid PlatesN/AN/A
    Trunk RackN/AN/A
    PickupN/AN/A
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rear BumperN/AN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/AN/A
    Bodyside MoldingsN/AN/A
    Bodyside InsertN/AN/A
    Bodyside CladdingN/AN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/AN/A
    Wheel WellN/AN/A
    Fender FlaresN/AN/A
    Grille Moldingsblackblack
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heateddual power remote heated
    TraileringN/AN/A
    Trailering HarnessN/AN/A
    Trailering HitchN/AN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles144/unlimited144/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
    Maintenance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
    Accessories Months/MilesN/AN/A
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2013 Volkswagen Golf R safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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