2019 Volkswagen Golf R Overview
The 2019 Volkswagen Golf R is the high-performance version of the regular Golf hatchback. It competes with the Subaru WRX STi, Hyundai Elantra GT, and Honda Civic Type-R.
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Under the hood, it is powered by a 288-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission and all-wheel drive. A seven-speed dual-clutch automatic is also available. Maximum cargo capacity is 52.7 cubic feet of cargo room with the rear seat folded down.