The 2019 VW Golf R Is the Sporty Hatchback You’ve Been Waiting For

August 7th, 2019 by


The 2019 Volkswagen Golf R is a force to be reckoned with. Its minimalist and sleek design roars to life with 288 horsepower under the hood. Awarded one of the highest safety ratings of 2019, the new Golf R provides you with everything you need to handle its power responsibly. 

Continue reading to learn more.

Inside the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R


The smooth, clean design of the 2019 Golf R comes in a variety of colors, including Lapiz Blue Metallic, Indium Gray Metallic, Tornado Red, and Deep Black Pearl. Available 19” two-tone alloy wheels and LED headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) make your presence known at all hours, day or night. 

The cabin is designed to provide maximum control and comfort. Bucket-style front seats come available in Titan Black leather with carbon fiber accents for an added flair of luxury. The Volkswagen Digital Cockpit ensures you can see necessary information in high resolution. The Fender®️ Premium Audio System brings your favorite music to life with a 400W amp, eight speakers, and a subwoofer.


The Golf R’s 2.0L TSI®️ 4-cylinder engine produces 288 horsepower and 280 lb.-ft. of torque, enabling it to go from zero to 60 in just five seconds. Its 7-speed DSG®️ automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport modes shifts faster than a manual. 4MOTION®️ all-wheel-drive reserves power in the front wheels until it detects power to the rear axle is necessary to navigate challenging terrain. 

Five available driving modes let you customize each ride to your liking. These modes include Eco, Comfort, Normal, Race, and Custom. 

Safety and Tech

Volkswagen puts a high value on safety, and the 2019 Golf R is no exception. Along with the safety cage and Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS), there are a number of driver-assistance features to help you navigate this powerful machine with confidence. 

Some of the available safety features include:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Automatic Post-Collision Braking System 
  • Seven stability-enhancing systems
  • Front Assist w/ Pedestrian Monitoring

Experience the 2019 Golf R in West Palm Beach, FL

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf R is ready for you to test drive at Schumacher Volkswagen of West Palm Beach. Our staff will help you browse a large inventory of new Volkswagen cars for sale in West Palm Beach, Florida, including the Golf R. Drop by our dealership or contact us today to schedule a test drive and see if the Golf R is the right fit for you.