2016 Volkswagen Golf R Seattle WA
With its powerful turbocharged engine, superb driving characteristics, upscale interior, generous cargo capacity, high fuel economy and standard all-wheel-drive, the 2016 Volkswagen Golf R in Seattle WA offers an excellent blend of driving enjoyment, refinement and practicality. If you're drawn to the stylish and versatile hatchback design of the Volkswagen Golf, but want to take it up a notch in terms of power and performance, then you'll be very impressed with the new Golf R. Whether you live in Renton, Bellevue, Federal Way or anywhere else in the Seattle area, we're confident you'll be very impressed with the outstanding 2016 Volkswagen Golf R at Carter Volkswagen.
The 2016 Golf R is the most powerful production Golf ever for the North American market. It has an even more advanced version of the EA888 four-cylinder turbocharged and direct-injection TSI 2.0-liter engine that’s fitted to the new Golf GTI. The engineers boosted power to 292 horsepower, delivered at 5,500 rpm, thus creating one of the most powerful four-cylinder production engines in the world. Equipped with a six-speed manual transmission, the Golf R will reach 60 mph from rest in 5.3 seconds, an improvement of 0.4 seconds over the old car. With the six-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission, the car completes the sprint in just 4.5 seconds.
MIB II Infotainment
With the Golf R's new MIB II infotainment system, you and your passengers will be well-connected and entertained for any or your journeys. It supports all three available connected car systems: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink. With USB and VW-Car Net App-Connect, it allows owners with these systems to access select apps from their smartphones directly through the vehicle’s head unit.
The Golf R is equipped with front sport seats with 12-way power adjustment for the driver and leather seating surfaces integrated with “R” logo embroidering, while a flat-bottom, leather wrapped sport steering wheel integrates a chrome “R” logo on its lower cross bar. The decorative inlays of the dashboard and door trim panels feature the “Carbon Touch” design, while ambient lighting is also integrated in the door trim panels as standard.
Not only does the Golf R's engine deliver impressive power, it's also efficient as well. When equipped with the six-speed manual transmission, the Golf R records an EPA estimated fuel economy rating of 22 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway. When equipped with the optional six-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission, EPA estimated fuel economy ratings are 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.
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The 2016 Golf R offers many new stylish exterior design features. This includes new bumpers, side skirts, rear diffuser, dual chrome exhaust tips per side, Bi-Xenon headlights and standard 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. The Golf R is distinguished at the front by a new bumper design with larger air inlets, a modified radiator grille that sports an “R” logo and newly developed daytime running lights that are integrated into the Bi-Xenon headlight housings. From the side, the Golf R is characterized by “Cadiz” aluminum-alloy wheels, black painted door mirror caps and "R" logos and badges, while rear details include an “R” design diffuser, four chrome tailpipes and an “R” logo on the hatch.
Further enhancing the driver experience in the Golf R is the standard 4Motion All-Wheel-Drive system. Using refinements such as the Haldex 5 coupling, the latest-generation 4Motion system is activated before any wheelspin occurs, helping eliminate nearly all traction losses. It also features electronic differential locks, which briefly brakes a wheel that is slipping, enabling uninterrupted and stable transfer of drive power to the wheel on the opposite side. If you'd like to learn more about the 2016 Volkswagen Golf R or wish to take one for a test drive, then be sure to get in touch with us at Carter Volkswagen.