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MotorWeek – 2015 Volkswagen Golf R Review – Video

MotorWeek – 2015 Volkswagen Golf R Review – Video

MotorWeek test and review featuring the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R Review.

MotorWeek - 2015 Volkswagen Golf R Review (1)

2015 Volkswagen Golf R Review Specs

ENGINE TYPE:turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve inline-4, iron block and aluminum head, direct fuel injection

DISPLACEMENT:121 cu in, 1984 cc
Power: 292 hp @ 5400 rpm
Torque: 280 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm

TRANSMISSION:6-speed dual-clutch automatic with manual shifting mode

DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase: 103.5 in
Length: 168.4 in
Width: 70.8 in Height:56.5 in
SAE interior volume: F:51 cu ft R: 42 cu ft
Cargo (Seats Up/Max):23/53 cu ft
Curb weight: 3409 lb

TEST RESULTS:
Zero to 60 mph: 4.5 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 11.7 sec
Zero to 140 mph: 28.1 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph: 5.8 sec
Top gear, 30-50 mph: 2.8 sec
Top gear, 50-70 mph: 3.3 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 13.2 sec @ 106 mph
Top speed (governor limited): 153 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph: 157 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 0.94 g

FUEL ECONOMY:
EPA city/highway driving: 23/30 mpg
observed: 24 mpg

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