Volkswagen Golf R 2013

4.9 (9 votes)


  • Two- or four-door hatchback
  • 256-hp turbo engine
  • Six-speed manual transmission
  • Standard all-wheel drive


  • Underwhelming power
  • AWD doesn't add to driving experience on dry roads
  • Significantly more expensive than GTI


  • Precise manual shifter
  • Front-seat comfort
  • Interior quality
  • Hatchback versatility

Volkswagen Golf R 2013 Specs

$16,757–$30,737 Inventory Prices
Combined MPG
23 Combined MPG
256-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium)
6-speed manual w/OD
All-wheel Drive
Body Type
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper
36 months / 36,000 miles
Warranty Roadside Assistance
36 months / 36,000 miles
Warranty Powertrain
60 months / 60,000 miles

Volkswagen Golf R 2013 Reviews

Golf R A true drivers car

As my first german car this has been a great experience. This car is super fast, handles fantastic and the all wheel drive is icing on the cake. This car is not a good choice for the average driver,...

by mustangsally from Plainsboro NJ on February 27, 2018

Fun to drive

This car is fun to drive and perfect for my needs. It was difficult to find one that had not been modded but worth the wait for sure.

by DD from Monroeville, PA on April 24, 2018

Volkswagen Golf R 2013 Ratings

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