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2019 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack S 4Motion AWD
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2019 Volkswagen Golf R
4-Door AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$43,214
105 listings nationwide
8 GREAT deals
19 GOOD deals

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2019 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack
S 4Motion AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,465
44 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Volkswagen Golf R
4-Door AWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

Volkswagen introduces a number of changes to keep the Golf R fresh for 2019. Exclusive styling elements for the 2019 Golf R include new 19-inch alloy wheels, black brake calipers with...

2019 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack
S 4Motion AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The Golf has been one of Volkswagen’s biggest sellers in America for many years. In 2017, it debuted the Alltrack, a more utilitarian version with a slightly taller ride height, standa...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Volkswagen Golf R
4-Door AWD
GuruSNZLZ writes:
Good at all..just not the best.
Would Buy Ranked 2017 Ford Focus ST worse.
"The all wheel drive is the cherry on top. This car will get you home in any situation."
Guru14LVR writes:
Power Ranked 2019 Honda Civic Type R Touring FWD better.
"Power "
Handling Ranked 2019 Honda Civic Type R Touring FWD better.
"Handling "
DviusMusic writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Honda Civic Type R worse.
"Napa Leather."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Honda Civic Type R worse.
"All the added options like AWD and Leather and the warranty makes it worth the extra $7,000 or so"
2019 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack
S 4Motion AWD
GuruNLMRP writes:
Power Ranked 2019 Volkswagen Golf 1.4T SE 4-Door FWD worse.
"1.8 engine"
Handling Ranked 2019 Volkswagen Golf 1.4T SE 4-Door FWD worse.
"A little heavier than the regular golf & hugs the road"

Specs

2019 Volkswagen Golf R
4-Door AWD
2019 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack
S 4Motion AWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
23 MPG
21 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
30 MPG
30 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
288 hp @ 5,400 RPM
288 hp @ 5,400 RPM
170 hp @ 4,500 RPM
170 hp @ 4,500 RPM
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
199 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
199 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
9.6:1
9.6:1
9.6:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
1,800 cc
1,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.31 in
3.25 in x 3.31 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 35.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 22.8 cu ft 30.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 959 lbs 992 lbs
Exterior
Length 168.4 in 180.2 in
Width 70.8 in 70.8 in
Height 56.5 in 59.6 in
Wheelbase 103.5 in 103.5 in

Available Options

2019 Volkswagen Golf R
4-Door AWD

Exterior Colors

  • 91 Blue
  • Anthracite Metallic
  • Azure Blue Pearl
  • Bordeaux Red Pearl
  • Caribbean
  • Caribbean Green
  • Cliff Green
  • Copper Orange Metallic
  • Curry Yellow
  • Dark Burgundy Pearl
  • Dark Violet Pearl
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Dust Gray
  • FUTURA Yellow Metallic
  • GINSTER Yellow
  • Graphite Metallic
  • Hot Chili Pearl
  • Ice Blue
  • Indium Gray Metallic
  • Inky Blue Pearl
  • Irish Green
  • Jazz Blue Pearl
  • LAPIZ Blue Metallic
  • Magma Orange
  • Mars Red
  • Mocha Anthracite Metallic
  • Moss Green Metallic
  • Mystic Blue Pearl
  • NOGARO Blue Pearl
  • Oryx White Pearl
  • Oxide Red
  • Prussian Blue Metallic
  • Racing Green
  • Raspberry Red
  • Reseda Green
  • SARANTOS TURQOUISE
  • Slate Gray
  • Squirrel Gray
  • Star Blue Metallic
  • TNT Orange
  • Techno Blue Pearl
  • Tornado Red
  • Traffic Purple
  • Violet Touch Pearl
  • Viper Green Metallic

Option Packages

  • VW SPEKTRUM
2019 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack
S 4Motion AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Great Falls Green Metallic
  • Night Blue Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Tornado Red

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