Introducing the 2018 Golf R


- New seven-speed DSG® automatic available
- Revised front and rear styling gives Golf R a new look
- New Volkswagen Digital Cockpit gives drivers an advanced information display
- New 8-inch touchscreen display for the MIB II infotainment system
- Golf R features latest-generation 4Motion® all-wheel-drive system
- Six-year or 72,000-mile "bumper-to-bumper" limited warranty beats its competitors' bumper to bumper coverage in years and mileage 

New for 2018
The 2018 Golf R is available in one trim-Golf R with DCC and Navigation. It features new LED headlights unique to the Golf family, with the Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS) and LED daytime running lights, along with LED taillights. Other new standard features include an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment display and Volkswagen Digital Cockpit, a fully customizable instrument cluster.  
The Golf R with DCC and Navigation adds a fresh design for its 19-inch wheels, and standard Front Assist is enhanced with a Pedestrian Monitoring feature, which builds on an impressive suite of driver assistance tech.  Buyers can choose a new seven-speed DSG® automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and a Start-Stop System.
For the 2018 model year, Volkswagen Golf R models in the United States will come with the People First Warranty, a six-year or 72,000-mile (whichever occurs first) bumper-to-bumper New Vehicle Limited Warranty, which can be transferred to subsequent owners throughout its duration.

Pricing for the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R with DCC and Navigation and a standard six-speed manual transmission starts at $39,785. The seven-speed DSG automatic transmission starts at $40,885. The destination charge for all Golf R models is an additional $850.

About Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Founded in 1955, Volkswagen of America, Inc., an operating unit of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWoA) is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia. It is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany. VWoA's operations in the United States include research and development, parts and vehicle processing, parts distribution centers, sales, marketing and service offices, financial service centers, and its state -of-the- art manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Volkswagen Group is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and Europe's largest automaker. VWoA sells the Atlas, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, CC, e-Golf, Golf, Golf Alltrack, Golf GTI, Golf R, Golf SportWagen, Jetta, Passat, Tiguan, Tiguan Limited and Touareg vehicles through more than 650 independent U.S. dealers. Visit Volkswagen of America online at or to learn more.
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 "4Motion", "DCC", "DSG", "TSI", "VW", "Volkswagen", all model names and the Volkswagen logo are registered trademarks of Volkswagen AG. "Tiptronic" is a registered trademark of Dr. Ing h.c. F. Porsche AG. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. 
This information is preliminary and subject to change. 
 Features and technical data apply to models offered in the USA. They may differ in other countries.
 All prices listed are the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price and exclude destination, taxes, title, options, and dealer charges.  Dealer sets actual prices.
 Engine power specifications are preliminary engineering targets and are subject to certification.


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