Volkswagen Golf R 2015

4.7 (6 votes)


  • Back as a 2015 redesign after skipping 2014
  • Four-door hatchback body style
  • Turbocharged four-cylinder engine
  • All-wheel drive standard
  • Adaptive suspension available


  • Drivetrain lag
  • Lack of steering feedback
  • Noisy motorized backup camera
  • Hefty price premium over Golf GTI
  • 5.8-inch touch-screen size, graphics quality


  • Adult-size backseat
  • Punchy, smooth-revving engine
  • Fender premium audio system's clarity
  • Front sport seats
  • Cargo space

Volkswagen Golf R 2015 Specs

$26,940–$35,332 Inventory Prices
Combined MPG
26 Combined MPG
292-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium)
6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual
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 2015 Reviews

Extreme Handling and Acceleration

Car is very technologically advanced with all the bells and whistles. The Golf R is the Cadillac of the Golf family. Drive one and see the difference. A GTI just doesn't compare!

by GolfRMan from San Jose, CA on March 16, 2018

Superb hot hatch

Excellent fast and flexible hatch that outperforms most in its class and above. The nav/infotainment system is a weak point, but other than that there are very few issues -uses a lot of tires (but ...

by AndrewT from St.Louis, MO on April 19, 2018

Volkswagen Golf R 2015 Ratings

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