Volkswagen Golf R 2016

4.8 (14 votes)


  • Hatchback body style
  • New active safety and convenience features available
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability now offered
  • Six-speed manual now offered


  • Lack of steering feel
  • Throttle lag
  • Delayed response of steering wheel shift paddles


  • Hatchback practicality
  • Premium cabin materials
  • Punchy, smooth-revving turbo four-cylinder

Volkswagen Golf R 2016 Specs

$27,260–$37,872 Inventory Prices
Combined MPG
25 Combined MPG
292-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 2016 Reviews

Pure Joy

Such an amazing car. It's a great mix of an extremely capable performance hatchback and a well equipped daily driver. My daily commute is ~60 miles round trip which the R handles with ease in any ...

by Roms721 from Roms721 on April 21, 2018

90% as fun as my 2010 M3 for half the price

Great interior, fast, fun to drive nd loads of space with rear seats down. I drive it year round in NJ and the car is fabulous. I do out snows on it in the winter and it performs very well all winter....

by Sgengaro from Boonton, NJ on May 14, 2018

Volkswagen Golf R 2016 Ratings

Volkswagen Golf R 2016 VINs