2017 Volkswagen Golf R Seattle WA

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf R in Seattle WA features the stylish and versatile hatchback design of the VW Golf, but with its high-performance EA888 TSI 2.0-liter engine, it will take your driving experience to completely new level. The latest Golf R, first introduced for model-year 2015, is the most powerful version of the Golf ever to be sold in the United States. If you live Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue or elsewhere in Northwest Washington and would like to get behind the wheel of the incredibly fun-to-drive 2017 Golf R, then don’t hesitate to contact us at Carter Volkswagen!

Get ready for some serious driving excitement in the high-performance Golf R. It comes with a more advanced version of the EA888 four-cylinder turbocharged and direct-injection TSI 2.0-liter engine that’s fitted to the 2017 Golf GTI. Volkswagen's engineers boosted power to 292 horsepower — creating one of the most powerful four-cylinder production engines in the world — while maximum torque has been increased to 280 pound-feet. Equipped with a six-speed manual transmission, the Golf R reaches 60 mph from rest in 5.3 seconds, which is 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 4.9 seconds.


  • EA888 four-cylinder turbocharged and direct-injection TSI 2.0-liter engine
  • 0-60 time of 4.9 seconds (with DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission)
  • 4Motion all-wheel-drive system
  • 292 horsepower



  • Front sport seats with 12-way power adjustment for the driver
  • MIB II touchscreen infotainment system
  • Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect
  • Ambient lighting in door trim



  • 18-inch “Cadiz” or available 19-inch “Pretoria” aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Illuminated light-blue tachometer and speedometer needles
  • Dual-exit chrome exhaust tips
  • Rear spoiler

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While retaining much of the classic design of the VW Golf, the 2017 Golf R stands out from the Golf family with numerous unique exterior elements. The Golf R is distinguished at the front by a bumper design with larger air inlets, a modified radiator grille that sports an “R” logo and daytime running lights that are integrated into the Bi-Xenon headlight housings. From the side, the Golf R is characterized by 18-inch “Cadiz” or available 19-inch “Pretoria” aluminum-alloy wheels, black brake calipers with the “R” logo, body-color “R” style side skirts, “R” badges on the front fenders and black painted door mirror caps. Rear design elements include an “R” design diffuser, four chrome tailpipes and an “R” logo on the hatch.

Inside the Golf R, the cabin features front sport seats with 12-way power adjustment for the driver and leather seating surfaces integrated with “R” logo embroidering. A flat-bottom, leather wrapped sport steering wheel integrates a chrome “R” logo on its lower cross bar. When the ignition is switched on, the illuminated light-blue tachometer and speedometer needles sweep once across the entire scale to their end pins. The instrument needles are also automatically illuminated as soon as the driver's door is opened. Additionally, for staying well-connected and entertained, the Golf R comes with the state-of-the-art MIB II infotainment system. If you'd like to learn more about the 2017 Golf R or would like to take this high-performance and stylish hatchback for a test drive, then don't hesitate to contact us Carter Volkswagen!

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