2018 Volkswagen Golf R in Thousand Oaks, CA

2018 Volkswagen Golf R from the side

For those who love the Volkswagen Golf hatchback but desire top-class performance, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R in Thousand Oaks, CA is the car for you. While only offered in one trim level, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R still has some choices to offer. This hatchback is available in manual or dual-clutch automatic transmission. The 2018 Golf R is offered in five colors: Deep Black Pearl Metallic, Indium Gray Metallic, Lapiz Blue Metallic, Tornado Red and Oryx White Pearl Metallic.

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R is powered by a turbocharged, four-cylinder 2.0-liter engine, providing an impressive 292 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. This engine received EPA fuel economy ratings of 22 miles per gallon for city travel, 29 miles per gallon for highway travel and a combined city/highway travel rating of 25 miles per gallon.

2018 Volkswagen Golf R Technology & Safety Features

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R features a high-resolution digital cockpit, visualizing information through a virtual display rather than a series of instruments. An eight-inch touchscreen interface comes equipped with a navigation system, with a dynamic route guideline feature being available as well for convenient turn-by-turn information. A Fender Premium Audio System is optional, offering a 400-watt amp, eight speakers and a subwoofer.

Volkswagen Car-Net services are offered as well. Car-Net Guide & Inform gives drivers access to enhanced navigation options, including traffic and weather information. In addition, SiriusXM Traffic and SiriusXM Travel Link both have 3-month trial subscription plans. Driver assistance technology systems such as pedestrian monitoring and a rearview camera are also available.

2018 Volkswagen Golf R safety features include: Rear door child safety locks, traction control, child seat anchors, stability control, tire pressure monitoring, child anchors, an engine immobilizer, a remote anti-theft alarm system and a pre-collision safety system.