2016 Volkswagen Golf R Fresno CA
The hottest hatch in town, meet the 2016 Volkswagen Golf R in Fresno, CA. Its captivating design and exhilarating performance isn’t all that Volkswagen fans love it for, but its practical sense of style and nimble handling make it an all-star among all hatchbacks. Its dynamic handling makes it a thrill to drive while its flexible and spacious interior makes for a comfortable cabin.
Front and backseat passengers both have plenty of room to stretch out in without worrying about being cramped or crowded. Able to create more space than a standard sedan, the Golf R is an excellent step for those who aren’t looking for something quite as large as a crossover SUV; it still manages to create 22.8 cu-ft of space with the seats in place and up to 52.7 cu-ft maximum cargo capacity.
We weren’t kidding when we said the that the Volkswagen Golf R is the hottest hatch in town. Beneath the hood is an energetic turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder engine; capable of producing 292 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque.
The Volkswagen Golf R is able to rocket off 0-60 mph in a mere 4.5 seconds. This is incredible feat for a hatchback within this price range, but even with all of this speed and power, it still earns a modest rating of 22 city/31 hwy mpg.
Even though it’s the hot-tempered member of the Golf family, always ready to head out to the track, doesn’t mean that it ditches safety in the dirt. The Golf R is an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ vehicle when equipped with VW’s advanced driver safety systems.
2016 Volkswagen Golf R: Not a hat trick, but a hatch trick
The Volkswagen Golf R turns any daily drive that has become old hat into an engaging and enjoyable drive. Take command of the wheel and you’re able to feel the pulsing power of the Golf R; obedient and quick on its tires, you’ll be able to eat up corners and jet off on straightaways.
Best of all, you’re able to get all of the fun-loving-performance you’d crave in a sporty vehicle like the 2016 Volkswagen Golf R, but without having to sacrifice your need for a daily driver or family vehicle. The Golf R is a four-door hatchback that comfortably seats five.
As we mentioned above, the 2016 Golf R is efficient and has achieved top-notch safety scores. As for standard features, the list is complete with features that are depended upon and easily taken for granted on daily basis as well as more lavish creatures comforts. Take a look at the list below:
Automatic adaptive xenon headlights and LED daytime running lights
Keyless ignition and entry
Dual-zone automatic climate control
Heated front sport seats w/ 10-way power-adjustable driver seat
Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity
Eight-speaker sound system w/ CD player, satellite radio, and USB port
- 6.5-inch color touchscreen