2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2017 Volkswagen Golf R

The Golf family has extended this year and while each Golf family member offers its own qualities and features, there are two available performance inspired Golf models including the Golf GTI and Golf R. the hatchback body style combined with the high-end performance give customers the ultimate version of a practical vehicle that still offers some fun. If you are in the market for a fun to drive vehicle that can still manage running errands then take a look at this 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2017 Volkswagen Golf R comparison.

While both the VW Golf GTI and VW Golf R offer customers a performance driven hatchback, the Golf R offers the most sport-like performance than any other Golf family member. The 2017 Golf GTI is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that produces 210 horsepower. The 2017 Golf R is powered by a 2.0-liter TSI engine that gives drivers 292 horsepower. While the Golf GTI can offer just enough of a fun to drive experience, customers wanting more of a punch can opt for the Golf R model.

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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 VW Golf GTI and 2017 VW Golf R

Aside from performance, there are many other differences between the 2017 VW Golf GTI and 2017 VW Golf R. Golf GTI customers have more options when it comes to models because the GTI is offered in four trim levels. The Golf R is offered in just two trim levels though the base model has limited quantities and therefore the Golf R with DCC and Navigation is often the most popular model found available at dealerships.

Another major difference between the GTI and R is that the Golf R offers drivers all-wheel drive and the Golf GTI is only offered in front-wheel drive. Other differences include different wheel size and style and various other different interior design differences. The only way to know for sure that model is the best option for you is to come to Hall Volkswagen, part of the Hall Cars auto group in the Brookfield area to test drive the 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI or the 2017 Volkswagen Golf R. Please contact Hall VW today if you are interested in scheduling a test drive or if you would like more information on the Golf family.

2017 volkswagen golf gti hatchback taillights wheels cargo
2017 volkswagen golf r taillights wheels cargo
2017 volkswagen golf gti interior plaid seats touchscreen dashboard
2017 volkswagen golf r interior leather seats dashboard touchscreen

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