Volkswagen
Golf R
2015
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2015 Volkswagen Golf R Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2015 Volkswagen Golf R specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2015 Volkswagen Golf R warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$36,595
Invoice *
$35,131
Engine
2.0L I-4 292 HP 280.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,800 rpm
Transmission
6-spd Tiptronic auto-shift man w/OD
Fuel Economy City
23.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
30.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.0L I-4 292 HP 280.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,800 rpm
Transmission
6-spd Tiptronic auto-shift man w/OD
Alternator
140 amp
Battery
480 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
4.77
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
14.5 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
full-time 4MOTION all wheel
Locking Hub Control
permanent
Limited Slip Differential
XDS brake actuated
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Electronic Stability
electronic stability
Ride
sport
Ride Control
automatic w/driver control
Adaptive Suspension
adaptive suspension
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
18.0 " machined w/painted accents aluminum / 19.0 " machined w/painted accents aluminum
Front Tires
P225/40HR18.0BSW performance / P235/35YR19.0BSW performance
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
sport
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(8-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
6-way (2-way power)
Rear Seats
60-40 bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable
Rear Armrests
center with pass-thru
Seat Trim
leather
Door Trim
leatherette
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
piano black
Dashboard Trim
leather/aluminum
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Overhead Console
mini with storage
Cup Holder
front and rear
Instrument Panel Storage
covered bin
Seatback Storage
2
Refrigerated Box
glovebox
Door Bins
dual
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins
Cargo Concealed Storage
cargo concealed storage
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic
Cargo Cover
rigid
Cargo Net
cargo net
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
Cargo Light
cargo light
Air Compressor
tire mobility kit
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front Climatronic
Climate Control
Climatronic
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder
Speakers
8 / 9 brand
Amplifier
amplifier
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
integrated roof diversity
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Remote Fuel Flap Release
power
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Power Outlets
2
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
First Aid Kit
first aid kit
Emergency SOS
VW Car-Net
Internet Access
VW Car-Net internet access
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Compass
compass
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Check Control
redundant digital speedometer
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Parking Sensors
front and rear
Navigation System
integrated navigation system
Steering Wheel Type
telescopic tilt sport
Steering Wheel Material
leather/piano black
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
front and rear
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Front Wipers
jets
Rain Detecting Wipers
rain detecting wipers
Speed Sensitve Wipers
speed sensitive wipers
Rear Windshield Wiper
fixed interval
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted
Overhead Airbag
Side Curtain Protections
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
Immobilizer III
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
52.7 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
168.4 "
Exterior Width
70.8 "
Exterior Height
56.5 "
Wheelbase
104 "
Front Tread
61 "
Rear Tread
60 "
Turning Radius
17.9 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4,387 lbs.
Curb Weight
3,340 lbs.
Payload
979 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.32
Front Legroom
41.2 "
Rear Legroom
35.6 "
Front Headroom
38.4 "
Rear Headroom
38.1 "
Front Shoulder Room
55.9 "
Rear Shoulder Room
53.9 "
Passenger Volume
93 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
22.8 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
52.7 cu.ft.
Rear Spoiler
lip
Bumpers
body-colored
Grille Moldings
black
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
144/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000
Maintenance Months/Miles
12/10,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2015 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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