The 2019 Volkswagen Golf R Goes 0-60 MPH in Under 5 Seconds!

By Product Expert | Posted in Golf R on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 at 8:51 pm
Rear passenger side exterior view of a yellow 2019 VW Golf R

How Much Horsepower & Torque Does the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R Have?

Almost everything about the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R has been designed to deliver exhilarating acceleration and maneuverability as well as improve your daily driving experience.  Its standard engine has hearty horsepower and torque and pairs with a manual or an automatic transmission for optimal EPA fuel economy specs.  A standard split-folding rear seat gives the 2019 VW Golf R flexible cargo and passenger capability and the cockpit also gets loaded with advanced technology features.  Keep reading to learn exactly how much horsepower and torque the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R has.

What are the Performance & Efficiency Specs of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R?

The 2.0L Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder engine of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R cranks out an impressive 288 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque while also accelerating from 0-60 MPH in under five seconds.  There is also standard DCC® Adaptive Chassis Control with three suspension settings along with adaptive damping as well as front & rear acceleration sensors so the 2019 VW Golf R has responsive handling wherever your drive may take you.  Standard 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive (AWD) also gives the 2019 Golf R confident control over rough roads and through poor weather conditions.  The turbocharged engine of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R pairs with a standard 6-speed manual transmission and has the option of a 7-speed DSG® automatic with Tiptronic® & Sport Mode.

Engine Horsepower/ Torque Manual Fuel Economy Automatic Fuel Economy
2.0L Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder 288 HP/ 280 LB-FT 21 MPG City/ 29 MPG HWY 23 MPG City/ 30 MPG HWY

Front passenger side exterior view of a blue 2019 VW Golf R

Side view of the front seats in the 2019 VW Golf R

Driver's cockpit of the 2019 VW Golf R

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf R also receives the People First Warranty® which is a 6-Year/ 72,000-Mile Bumper-to-Bumper Transferable Limited Warranty.  Yes, you read that right, this is a transferable warranty that passes on any remaining years or mileage of the warranty to the subsequent owner at no cost to you.  This warranty is longer in years and mileage compared to any of the competitors of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R and it is a testament to our confidence in the quality of Volkswagen vehicles.

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