2018 Volkswagen Golf R in Lincoln NE

2018 Volkswagen Golf R front exterior and grille

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R is the most powerful hatchback in the Golf lineup. It also has a much larger starting MSRP ($39,785 for manual transmission models) than other Golf models. Car shoppers looking for something a little more budget-friendly may find the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI to be a little bit better of a fit.

Car lovers near Lincoln, NE who have room in their budget to splurge on the 2018 Golf R won't be disappointed. The 2.0-liter direct-injection TSI engine tops out at a whopping 292 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. With all of that power, drivers will definitely feel a little zip when they step on the accelerator and should have no trouble getting to top speeds.

Pricing and Features

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R is available in only one trim level. However, Golf R shoppers will still have some decisions to make before signing on the dotted line. The 2018 Golf R comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission and a starting MSRP of $39,785. Considering the target market for this vehicle, we assume that most Golf R shoppers will be interested in the fun-to-drive manual. However, a seven-speed automatic DSG transmission is also available for a small cost. Models with the automatic transmission have a starting MSRP of $40,885.

No matter which trim is selected, the 2018 Golf R will be packed with a list of standard features not commonly found on non-luxury vehicles. Car shoppers can expect to see Volkswagen 4MOTION all-wheel drive, Park Pilot, dual-zone climate control, Adaptive Cruise Control, Volkswagen Digital Cockpit, keyless entry and push button start, heated seats, a cooled glove box, a Fender audio system, Volkswagen Front Assist, Volkswagen Lane Assist, Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect with Apple CarPlay, and more.

Additionally, along with most other 2018 Volkswagen models, the 2018 Golf R will also come standard with the brand-new Volkswagen People First Warranty. The VW warranty is very competitive and offers longer protection both in years and miles than warranties from brands like Honda and Toyota.

Are you looking for a new 2018 Volkswagen Golf R near Lincoln, Nebraska? The Schworer Volkswagen dealership just might have what you need. Visit our dealership during normal business hours or view our inventory online to see which 2018 Golf R models we currently have in stock.