It might not come as a surprise, but the sun has set on the Volkswagen Golf and the 2021 model year was probably its last. However, the good news is that its legacy is still being carried forward by the Golf R and the Golf GTI that get upgrades each year and offer car buyers several advanced technology and comfort features. That said, in this model research by Volkswagen of Kingston in Kingston, NY, we shall examine a few features of the sportier variants of the Golf to see what makes them such popular choices in the industry.
As mentioned earlier, the Golf GTI and Golf R are the sportier versions of the Golf, with better amenities and technology features. The GTI is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 241 horsepower and 273 lb.-ft. of torque. Additionally, if you are someone who doesn't travel light, the GTI's storage space might be perfect for you. It is huge, practical and the rear seats fold in a 60/40 split, making more room for the occupants.
The 2022 Golf R is Volkswagen's hottest hatch that comes standard with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and produces 315 horsepower. It also comes with a standard 10.25-inch infotainment display with features such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Therefore, from technology to performance, the Golf GTI and the Golf R offer everything that you would want in a car.
Besides the ample amenities and practical technology features, the variants also offer safety features like forward collision mitigation, lane-keeping assist, and blind-spot monitoring. Therefore, once on the road aboard the GTI and the R, safety shall no longer be a bother. You could drive around in joy and without any hassle!
Contact Volkswagen of Kingston for more information on the Golf GTI and the Golf R, and test drive the other spectacular models on our lot for an exceptional automotive experience.