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2023 Volkswagen Golf R 2.0T 4Motion AWD
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2023 Audi S4
3.0T quattro Premium AWD
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Performance sedans are nowhere near as popular as they once were, but many automakers—European ones especially—continue to build and refine their sports car lineups. Audi is one of the...

2023 Volkswagen Golf R
2.0T 4Motion AWD
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Specs

2023 Audi S4
3.0T quattro Premium AWD
2023 Volkswagen Golf R
2.0T 4Motion AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
23 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
30 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.3 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
349 hp @ 5,400 RPM
315 hp @ 5,900 RPM
315 hp @ 5,900 RPM
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 1,370 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 1,900 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 1,900 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
9.3:1
9.3:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.33 in x 3.5 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 35.7 in 35 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12 cu ft 19.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,058 lbs 926 lbs
Exterior
Length 187.5 in 168.9 in
Width 79.6 in 70.4 in
Height 56.2 in 57.7 in
Wheelbase 111 in 103.5 in

Available Options

2023 Audi S4
3.0T quattro Premium AWD
2023 Volkswagen Golf R
2.0T 4Motion AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Lapiz Blue Metallic
  • Pure White

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