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At its heart is an uprated version of the 2.0-litre, ultra-responsive four-cylinder T-FSI engine fitted to the standard GTI . The result is 230 hp – a rise of 30 PS over the standard car. Joining the dynamic tweaks is a fresh new look for the GTI Edition 30 .
Golf R – The R model has a 2.0 litre tuned Turbo engine. It’s a newer model and is aimed more at performance as opposed to comfort. It’s notably a lot quicker than the R32 . It has a 2.0 litre turbo engine (like the R ), however it’s designed for comfort as well as performance (like the R32 ).
Volkswagen is killing off two of the only remaining wagon-style vehicles left in America. The automaker confirmed that the VW Golf SportWagen and the VW Golf Alltrack will be discontinued after the 2019 model year. Even VW , long known for its passenger cars, has pivoted to capitalize on the SUV craze.
Although GTI stands for Gran Turismo Iniezione on some Italian models, Volkswagen uses GTI as shorthand for Grand Touring Injection.
New VW Golf R
The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon is the most powerful Volkswagen sedan in the lineup, with the new model coming standard with a 2.0-liter I-4 turbo engine. However, this engine offers the best output from the others, able to output 268 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.
The Volkswagen Golf Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 25th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $630 which means it has average ownership costs. Repairs are less severe than average, and the frequency of these issues is average, so major repairs are not common for the Golf.
The Volkswagen Golf R Goes on Hiatus The Golf R is just going on hiatus, a move that has something to do with changes made at VW’s plant in Wolfsburg, Germany. With a new-generation Golf underway, the Germans are updating the tooling and production line, an operation that usually affects output.
The Mk 8 does have more standard features—safety and otherwise—more power, and sharper driving dynamics. But it’s not like the current-gen Golf GTI is horrible by comparison. So, if you’re in the market for a new car now, you won’t go wrong picking the 2020 or 2021 model.