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Car reviews - Volkswagen - Golf - R 5-dr hatch

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Top^Warranty

Three-years/100,000km

Top^Engine

Ave Fuel Cons: 8.7L/100km
Bore X Stroke: 82.5 x 92.8mm
CO2 Emissions: 197g/km
Compression Ratio: 9.8:1
Drive: All-wheel
Fuel Type: 95 RON PULP
Location: front, transverse
Power: 188kW @ 6000rpm
Torque: 330Nm @ 2400-5200rpm
Type: 1.984-litre DOHC 16-valve turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine

Top^Transmission

Optional Six-speed Dual-clutch DSG Gearbox (as Tested)
Six-speed Manual

Top^Suspension

Front: anti-roll bar, Independent by MacPherson struts with lower A-arms
Rear: anti-roll bar, Independent by four links with coil springs

Top^Steering

Turning Circle: 10.9 metres
Type: Electro-mechanical power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Top^Dimensions

Height: 1461mm
Kerb Weight: 1496kg
Length: 4212mm
Track, Front: 1533mm
Track, Rear: 1515mm
Wheelbase: 2574mm
Width: 1785mm

Top^Other

12-volt Socket
18x7.5-inch Talladega Alloys
225/40 R18 Tyres
60/40-split Folding Rear Seat
Air Quality Sensor With Automatic Air Recirculation
Aluminium-finish Pedals
AM/FM Security-coded Radio With Touch-screen Display
Anti-lock Brake System
Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR)
Audio Functions Mounted On Steering Wheel
Automatic Dimming Interior Rear-view Mirror
Automatic Headlights
Automatic Locking After Take-off (programmable)
Auxiliary Input Audio Socket
Black Gloss Painted Exterior Rear-view Mirrors
Bottle Holders In Front Door Pockets
Brake Assist
Cargo Area Luggage Hooks
Cargo Area Side Storage Box
Chrome Interior Trim
Coming/leaving Home Headlight Function
Cruise Control
Darkened Tail-light Clusters
Daytime LED Driving Lights
Doorsill Scuff Plates
Driverís Knee Airbag
Driverís Power Window With One-touch Up/down
Dual Exposed Chrome Exhaust Tail Pipes, Centre
Dual-zone Climate-control
Electrically Heated And Adjustable Exterior Mirrors
Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
Electronic Stabilisation Program (ESP)
Five Three-point Seatbelts
Front Adjustable Seatbelts With Pre-tensioners And Belt Force-limiters
Front And Rear Foglights
Front Centre Armrest
Front Cup Holders (x2)
Front Storage Box
Galvanised Body With 12-year Anti-corrosion Warranty
Gearshift Knob In Leather
Gearshift Paddles (with DSG)
Headlight-on Warning Buzzer
Heat Insulating Tinted Glass
Height And Reach Adjustable Steering Wheel
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
Indirect Ventilation Mode
Intermittent Wipers
Internal Headlight Adjuster
LED Turn Indicators In Exterior Mirrors
Lower Air Intakes And Grille With Black Inserts
Lowered Sports Suspension
Luggage Cover
Metallic/Pearl Paint Finish
MP3 Compatible SD Card Slot And Six-disc CD Changer
Multi-Function Display
Power Steering
Power Windows Front And Rear, With Rollback Function
Rain-sensing Wipers
Rear Air Outlets (x2)
Rear Bumper With Black Diffuser
Rear Centre Armrest With Load-through Provision
Rear Roof Spoiler
Rear Window With Wash/wipe And Intermittent Wipe
Remote Central Locking With Deadlock Mechanism
Silver Dash/door Inserts
Space-saver Spare Wheel
Sports Seats With Additional Side Bolstering
Stitched Leather Gearshift Gaiter And Handbrake Grip
Three-spoke Leather Rimmed Flat-bottomed Sports Steering Wheel
Time Delay Interior Lighting
Twin Front Airbags
Twin Front Lumbar Adjustment
Twin Front Seat Height Adjust
Twin Front Side Airbags
Twin Side Curtain Airbags
Two-stage Unlocking
Vented Four-wheel Disc Brakes
Visual/acoustic Front Seatbelt Warning
Widened Side Sill Panels With Black-grained Finish

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