Is a 2013 Golf R reliable?

Is a 2013 Golf R reliable?

The hot Golf R should be as reliable as any other Golf The VW Golf has had consistent mid-field finishes in the Driver Power customer satisfaction survey, with owners praising its ride and handling, infotainment and engines and gearboxes. However, electrical niggles are known to be an issue.

How reliable is Golf R?

On the whole, owners report favourably on the Golf R. In our most recent reliability survey, the standard Golf finished midway in the table of family cars, with a respectable score of 75%. Most issues centred on non-engine electrics, but nearly all problems were fixed within a week and under warranty.

How fast is a 2013 Golf R?

Top Speed: 155 mph (Est.)

What engine does the 2013 Golf R have?

2.0 L 4-cylinder
2013 Volkswagen Golf R/Engine

How much horsepower does a 2013 Golf R have?

256 hp
2013 Volkswagen Golf R/Horsepower

Is the Golf R comfortable?

So far, we’ve only sampled a Golf R equipped with optional adaptive suspension (DCC in Volkswagen speak). With this switched to its most comfortable setting, the ride is surprisingly agreeable – certainly compared to that of an S3.

What Turbo does a 2013 Golf R have?

Performance & mpg The 2013 Golf R comes with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that produces 256 horsepower and 243 pound-feet of torque. All-wheel drive and a six-speed manual transmission are standard. There is no automatic option.

Should you buy a 2013 Volkswagen Golf R?

The 2013 Volkswagen Golf R is a remarkably well-rounded performance car. Unfortunately, its price can be hard to justify. There appears to be an elephant in the room, so let’s clear Dumbo out of here before going any further. The 2013 Volkswagen Golf R starts at around $34,000 when new.

Is the Volkswagen Golf GTI good in bad weather?

Make no mistake: What we have here is a very good car, a sub-six-second, all-wheel-drive hot hatch that’s brilliant in bad weather. It’s extra horsepower ladled over the innate brilliance of Volkswagen’s ordinary GTI. The staff battled each other for the keys right up to the last minute.

Should you buy a golf your or a GTI?

Fast, yes, but speed is increasingly easy to find. Special, sure, in that all-wheel-drive Golfs are uncommon and remarkable. But in the Golf lineup, the R is supposed to sit above the GTI, and the everyday GTI is so good that taking one to the next level doesn’t make sense for the money.

Is the all-wheel-drive GTI really that bad?

The tactile, agile spirit of the GTI isn’t here. Nor is the crazy, knife-fighter quality of the first R32, the more legendary all-wheel-drive Golf special. What you get is a feeling of solidity, of composure, a grand-touring vibe. It’s not bad, just not that inspiring.

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