2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2017 Volkswagen Golf R

Customers looking for a practical vehicle with a little pep in its step should look no further than the Golf GTI and Golf R. Both of these members of the Golf family feature the versatile and practical hatchback body style with premium performance. Take a look at this 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2017 Volkswagen Golf R comparison to find the model that is the best fit for you.

The Golf GTI and Golf R may both be performance driven hatchbacks but they have their differences in the performance they give customers. The 2017 VW Golf GTI is powered by a 2.0-liter Turbocharged engine that produces 210 horsepower. The 2017 Volkswagen Golf R tops of the performance themed Golf family members with a 2.0-liter TSI engine with 292 horsepower. For drivers need a little more stamina from their vehicle, the Golf R may be the way to go.

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2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI VS 2017 Volkswagen Golf R
2.0-Liter Turbo Engine 2.0-Liter TSI
210 HP Horsepower 292 HP
Four Trim Levels Two
No All-Wheel Drive Yes

Differences Between the 2017 Golf GTI and the 2017 Golf R

Aside from their engine and performance differences there also a number of differences in design, features and more. The 2017 VW Golf R does come with all-wheel drive for customers looking for all-weather performance, the 2017 Golf GTI does not offer all-wheel drive and instead has front-wheel drive. Looking closely there are also a number of differences in the exterior and interior design of the Golf GTI and Golf R. Different wheel designs, tire sizes, and seat upholstery are just some of the differences customers will find in the design aspect.

The best way to find out if the Golf GTI or the Golf R is the vehicle for you is to come in to Stokes Volkswagen to test drive the two performance inspired hatchbacks. Contact us today if you are interested in scheduling a test drive or if you would like more information on the available Golf family. We look forward to seeing you soon and be sure to check out our website for more information on other available Volkswagen models.

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