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2008 Volkswagen R32
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,701
36 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
6 GOOD deals

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1978 Volkswagen Type 2
Van
CarGurus Instant Market Value
N/A

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2008 Volkswagen R32
Base

Big news from the 2007 Chicago Auto Show is the return of the Volkswagen R32 for 2008, a racing-inspired version of the Golf hatchback, similar in looks to the GTI, but with more muscl...

1978 Volkswagen Type 2
Van
No Expert Reviews

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

2008 Volkswagen R32
Base
65
Andy 2008 Volkswagen R32 BaseReview:

Yes — It's a freakin .:R :) Imagine a car built for the sole purpose of showing off your talents. The 200...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

25
Alexei 2008 Volkswagen R32 BaseReview:

Must Have — Wolf in sheep's clothings. Looks like old fat boy. Can kick ass most of competitors. Infinities do ...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

105
Martin 2008 Volkswagen R32 BaseReview:

Good German Build — I personally do not like the DSG gearbox with the F1 pedals. The sound is the best! The first versio...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

1978 Volkswagen Type 2
Van
No User Reviews

Specs

2008 Volkswagen R32
Base
1978 Volkswagen Type 2
Van
Powertrain 6-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
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Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
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Power
250 hp @ 6,300 RPM
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Torque
236 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
10.9:1
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Displacement
3,200 cc
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Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.77 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard --
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard --
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard --
Power Windows Standard --
Power Door Locks Standard --
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats --
Front Legroom -- --
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 9.7 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 1,238 lbs --
Exterior
Length 167.2 in --
Width 69.2 in --
Height 57.7 in --
Wheelbase 101.5 in --

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2008 Volkswagen R32
Base
1978 Volkswagen Type 2
Van

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