2023 Volkswagen Golf R

2023 Volkswagen Golf R

2023 VW Golf R
BASE MSRP: from $45,385
Horsepower: 315
Estimated City MPG: 20
Estimated Highway MPG: 28 

Get to Know the 2023 VW Golf R 

Coming back for another year of providing scintillating performance in a premium hatchback, the 2023 Volkswagen Golf R is ready to make getting around the Denver Metro region a great experience. Taking the familiar styling of the Golf family and amplifying its powertrain and interior features, the Golf R is the result. This is the racing-inspired hatchback that Colorado drivers will love when they desire to zip around town or the highway. Highly customizable as well, this is a go-to choice for elite driving. 

2023 VW Golf R Trims 

In addition to the trim level of the 2023 Volkswagen Golf R that was available in the 2022 model year of the hatchback, there is a special 20th Anniversary Edition of the hatchback for the 2023 model year. Whether opting for the standard version or the special edition, the 2023 VW Golf R is an ideal option for superior everyday cruising in the Denver Metro region. Owners of the deluxe hatchback can also count on familiar Volkswagen ingenuity to provide them with an unmistakable ride inside the vehicle.  

2023 VW Golf R: MSRP from $45,385
2023 VW Golf R 20th Anniversary Edition: MSRP from $46,035 


Nestled under the hood of the 2023 Volkswagen Golf R is a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine. With 315 horsepower at the driver’s command, getting around town or the highway in the hatchback is a sensational experience. Drivers can either pair the engine with the standard six-speed manual transmission, or the dual-clutch seven-speed automatic. No matter which is equipped, the performance in the vehicle is handled with incredible smoothness for a seamless ride. Perfect for Colorado driving conditions all year long, the 2023 Golf R is equipped with 4Motion® AWD as the standard drivetrain. Models equipped with the standard manual transmission also sport an impressive EPA-estimated 20 MPG city/28 MPG highway fuel economy when factoring in its superior performance.  

Interior Features 

With 91.9 total cubic feet of passenger space to enjoy, there is plenty of room to comfortably sit in for occupants to enjoy. The sports seating is upholstered in sublime Nappa leather for both comfort and visual appeal. They also boast a blue “R” logo on the backrest for a unique appearance. The front seating goes a step further in terms of comfort and adds both heated functionality and ventilation to them for superior all-weather versatility. Even the steering wheel gets heated functionality to make driving around during winter much more comfortable.  

From the 10-inch touchscreen on the dashboard, the MIB3 Discover Pro infotainment system is loaded with premium amenities. VW Car-Net® introduces an integrated Wi-Fi® hotspot to the vehicle for reliable Internet connectivity all across Colorado. SiriusXM® radio capability combines with Bluetooth® Streaming Audio to provide plenty of personalized media content that sounds great thanks to the nine-speaker harmon/kardon® sound system. Navigation is also a standard feature in the Golf R and makes finding new locations around the Denver Metro region much easier.  

Safety Features 

Keeping everyone in the hatchback safe is easy with all the driver-assistance features found installed in the 2023 Volkswagen Golf R. Building on the impeccable handling capabilities of the 4Motion® AWD system, the Golf R is well-equipped to make everyday driving scenarios much easier. Handling capabilities are enhanced through Driveline Traction Control and Electronic Stability Control for superior accuracy and seamless turning. The Front Assist system is a fusion of Forward Collision Warning and Automatic Emergency Braking that keeps the road in front of the vehicle well-monitored. Lane Assist is a similar blend of both Lane Keeping Assist and Lane Departure Warning for all-encompassing coverage.  

Learn More About the 2023 VW Golf R at Emich Volkswagen 

Visit Emich VW in Denver, CO, today, and let us answer any additional questions you might have on the 2023 Volkswagen Golf R. As a premium edition of the hatchback family, this is the version of the Golf you will want if you desire superior performance and upscale amenities at the same time. When you choose to shop with Emich Volkswagen, you are getting premier customer service that has been trusted by Denver Metro residents, and drivers all across Colorado