Blue 2018 Volkswagen Golf R Parked by a Forest

What’s new for the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R?

2018 Volkswagen Golf R Design Changes and New Features 

If you desire a compact hatchback that delivers an exhilarating driving experience, then you’ll want to take a good look at the high-performance 2018 Volkswagen Golf R. For the 2018 model-year, the Golf R gets some pleasing upgrades, including some styling enhancements, new technologies and a new 6-years/72,000-miles warranty coverage. 

New Design of 2018 Golf R 

The 2018 Golf R boasts a sleek new look. At the front, the new bumper has larger air vents, while the grille is more sculpted. The new Golf R also benefits from new LED headlights with updated LED daytime running lamps. At the side, the Golf R sports 19-inch “Englishtown” aluminum-alloy wheels and black brake calipers and mirror caps, and at the rear, highlights include the new LED taillights and four chrome tailpipes. 

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New Technologies for 2018 Golf R 

Owners of the 2018 Golf R can enjoy a number of new technologies. The new Volkswagen Digital Cockpit features a high-resolution 12.3-inch color screen, and displays driving, performance, navigation and entertainment information. Also, the MIB II infotainment system now comes with a glass-covered 8.0-inch capacitive Discover Media touchscreen display. On the safety front, the Golf R comes standard with the Pedestrian Monitoring feature, and with the new seven-speed DSG automatic transmission, the performance of the Golf R is better than ever.  

People First Warranty for 2018 Golf R 

The 2018 Golf R also comes with the backing of the Volkswagen “People First Warranty,” which is a 6-years/72,000-miles warranty coverage — and is transferable to another owner. The pricing of the 2018 Golf R — which is offered in a single Golf R with DCC and Navigation grade — starts at $39,785 MSRP with the manual transmission. Pricing for the 2018 Golf R with the DSG automatic transmission is $40,885 MSRP. 

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