2015 Volkswagen Golf R – Review, Specs, Configurations, Prices, and Interior

2015 Volkswagen Golf R

MSRP: $36,595 - $36,595










  • It has an outstanding overall performance.
  • It provides a comfortable trip.
  • It has an upscale interior.
  • It offers impressive fuel economy.


  • The standard of performance is expensive.
  • Infotainment systems follow rivals.


The 2015 Volkswagen Golf R marks the beginning of the compact, front-wheel-drive cars of the seventh generation. The Golf is enjoyable to drive, with a firm and is a comfortable ride, in both two- and four-door models. Meanwhile, it has become one of the most comprehensive families of compact hatchbacks available with three and five-door body styles and multiple fuel sources. More significant, lighter, and more robust.

A modified version of VW is the turbocharged 2.0-liter, direct-injected inline-4, which makes 150 hp and 236 lb.-ft., which is used in the diesel-powered in the 2015 Golf TDI. The TDI is smooth and quiet, and achieves excellent fuel economy, as expected from diesel that gives 31/42 mpg City/Highway with the manual transmission. The torque is coupled to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed DSG automatic manual transmission.

Compared to the previous-generation 2014 model, For starters, the Golf TDI loses its sportier (and more expensive) multi-link rear suspension in favor of a less sophisticated torsion beam rear axle, which we found to be less composed on the track. On the plus side, the new packaging makes more luggage space than before, putting total cargo capacity in line with other Golf models from 2015. 

More details regarding the Features, Configurations, and Interior are described in the sections below. If you want to know about the 2016 Volkswagen Golf R, then click our post.

Specs and Features

Engine2.0L I-4
Seating5 Passengers
Power292 @ 5400 RPM
Transmission6-spd auto-shift man w/OD
MPG23 City / 30 Hwy
Drivetrain4MOTION all-wheel-drive
2015 Volkswagen Golf R  Specs and Features


The MSRP of the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R is $36,595 – $36,595.

What’s Newly Include in 2015?

  • Completely redesigned for 2015

2015 Volkswagen Golf R Configurations

The only configuration of the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R is listed below:

1. 4-Door

Price: The MSRP of the 4-Door trim is $36,595.

Specs and Features: It comes with a 2.0L I-4 Engine, 6-spd auto-shift man w/OD Transmission, 292 @ 5,400 rpm Horsepower, 280 @ 1,800 rpm Torque, 4MOTION all-wheel-drive type, ABS and driveline Traction control, 18″ machined w/painted accents aluminum wheels, front air conditioning, dual-zone Climate automatic, driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated back seats, heated front seats, SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan radio, 1st row LCD monitor, keyfob (all doors) remote, keyless entry, heated mirrors, rain-sensing windshield wipers, leather seat trim, driver and passenger lumbar support.

2015 VW Golf R Configuration
2015 VW Golf R Configuration

Which is the best 2015 Volkswagen Golf R  model?

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf R model is only available in the 4-Door trim version. It comes with a combined MPG 26, 292-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium), 6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual, all-wheel drive, 5 Exterior, and five-passenger capacity with the price of $36,595. Which makes it the best yet.

2015 Volkswagen Golf R  Interior

The seating capacity of the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R model has five. In the second row, the three infant seats are placed. The booster seat lies behind the driver’s seat, and behind the front passenger seat, the infant and convertible seats are mounted. 292 hp and 280 lb-ft, 36 hp, and 37 lb-ft are produced in the latest 2015 Golf R edition, which is more than the previous model. It has a 23/30 mpg City/Highway rated EPA, increasing 3 miles per gallon from a generation earlier Golf R. Both turbocharged engines require premium fuel. At the same time, regular gas is burned in the standard Golf models.

All 2015 Golfs, including two-door, four-door, and electric versions, deliver 22.8 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats folded, 52.7 cubic feet is extended. Reviewers mention that the Golf has remarkable cargo space for the class and that folding the rear seats provides an almost flat floor.

Infotainment, Bluetooth, and Navigation

Front air conditioning, dual-zone Climatronic automatic, driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated back seats and heated front seats, SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, search-scan radio, 1st row LCD, keyfob (all doors), remote keyless entry, heated mirrors, rain-sensing windshield wipers, leather seat trim, driver and passenger lumbar support are included in the standard features.

2015 VW Golf R Interior
2015 VW Golf R Interior

Should I Buy a 2015 Volkswagen Golf R?

All the facilities, excellent performance, comfortable, significantly practically sized for a sports-tuned car. Compared to its miniature exterior, the car feels spacious inside. It’s good-looking. The AWD will keep you planted and its awe-inspiring, straight-on acceleration. The fast handling, smooth-riding and sharp braking of the Golf make it a powerful class performer and a great car to buy. Its suspension also works well to smooth out bumpy roads.

2015 VW Golf R Bonnet
2015 VW Golf R Bonnet

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Is the 2015 VW Golf R the right car?

The 2015 VW Golf R is an amazingly powerful hot hatchback with 292 horsepower, a lightning-fast dual-clutch transmission, and a 4Motion all-wheel drive. Without compromising comfort, the optional DCC suspension enhances grip and responsiveness. The standard Fender audio is powerful and robust. Step inside the elegant golf cabin, and there is plenty of room in both rows. The hatchback design of the Golf also provides it with vast cargo space. In short, this VW is enjoyable and efficient, making the category a solid option.

What is a 2015 VW Golf R worth?

The sporty GTI, including the DSG automatic transmission, navigation, and automatic air conditioning, starts at $25,215 and tops out at $31,515. The Golf R 4-door starts at $37,415. Models equipped with variable-rate, 19-inch wheels, and navigation have an MSRP of $39,910.

Is a 2015 VW Golf R a reliable car?

The excellent fast and flexible hatch that in its class outperforms others. The navigation and infotainment system is weak, but there are very few problems other than using many tires. Overall, a truly remarkable vehicle to drive every day. For regular road use, efficiency is adequate, and it is convenient.

How many miles can the 2015 VW Golf R last?

The 2015 VW Golf R drives and handles like a dream with the effortless style it may last 20k miles.

For more information about the latest Volkswagen Golf R, kindly visit the Official Website.

Bilal Ibrahim

Bilal Ibrahim is an automotive engineer, graduated from NED University of Engineering and Technology.