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0-60 Times is from 7.8 sec

for a 170 horsepower trim and to 7.8 sec

for 170 horsepower

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (3)

2021

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

1.4T TSI 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

147 Hp, 184 Lb-Ft., intercooled turbo, 2945 Weight, 29 City / 39 Hwy mpg, 4-wheel disc, front-wheel, 6-spd man transmission

5.6 sec, 15.9 @ 0

Car And Driver Results

Zero to 60 mph

7.6 sec.

Zero to 100 mph

22.2 sec.

Rolling start, 5-60 mph

8.2 sec.

Top gear, 30-50 mph

4.3 sec.

Top gear, 50-70 mph

5.4 sec.

Standing ¼-mile

15.9 sec @ 88 mph

Braking, 70-0 mph

177 ft

Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad

0.84 g

Source: С&D

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (4)

2020

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

1.4T TSI 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

147 Hp, 184 Lb-Ft., intercooled turbo, 2963 Weight, 28 City / 36 Hwy mpg, 4-wheel disc, front-wheel, 6-spd man transmission

5.6 sec, 15.9 @ 0

Car And Driver Results

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (5)

2019

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

1.4T SE 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

147 Hp, 184 Lb-Ft., intercooled turbo, 2963 Weight, 29 City / 37 Hwy mpg, 4-wheel disc, front-wheel, 6-spd man transmission

7.7 sec, 16 @ 0

1.4T S 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

147 Hp, 184 Lb-Ft., intercooled turbo, 2963 Weight, 29 City / 37 Hwy mpg, 4-wheel disc, front-wheel, 6-spd man transmission

7.7 sec, 16 @ 0

Car And Driver Results

Zero to 60 mph

7.6 sec.

Zero to 100 mph

22.7 sec.

Rolling start, 5-60 mph

8.7 sec.

Top gear, 30-50 mph

34.6 sec.

Top gear, 50-70 mph

15.6 sec.

Standing ¼-mile

16.1 sec @ 88 mph

Braking, 70-0 mph

184 ft

Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad

0.85 g

Source: С&D

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (6)

2018

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

TSI S 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

5.5 sec, 13.4 @ 0

TSI SE 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

5.5 sec, 13.4 @ 0

Car And Driver Results

Zero to 60 mph

7.7 sec.

Zero to 100 mph

20.6 sec.

Rolling start, 5-60 mph

8.2 sec.

Top gear, 30-50 mph

3.7 sec.

Top gear, 50-70 mph

5.2 sec.

Standing ¼-mile

15.9 sec @ 89 mph

Braking, 70-0 mph

169 ft

Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad

0.83 g

Source: С&D

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (7)

2016

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

TSI SE 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

170 Hp, 199 Lb-Ft., intercooled turbo, 3023 Weight, 25 City / 36 Hwy mpg, 4-wheel disc, front-wheel, 6-spd transmission

6.8 sec, 15.4 @ 92

TSI S 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

170 Hp, 184 Lb-Ft., intercooled turbo, 2963 Weight, 25 City / 37 Hwy mpg, 4-wheel disc, front-wheel, 5-spd man transmission

6.8 sec, 15.4 @ 92

TSI S 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

170 Hp, 184 Lb-Ft., intercooled turbo, 2901 Weight, 25 City / 37 Hwy mpg, 4-wheel disc, front-wheel, 5-spd man transmission

6.8 sec, 15.4 @ 92

TSI 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

170 Hp, 184 Lb-Ft., intercooled turbo, 2901 Weight, 25 City / 37 Hwy mpg, 4-wheel disc, front-wheel, 5-spd man transmission

6.8 sec, 15.4 @ 92

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (8)

2015

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

TSI S 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

170 Hp, 184 Lb-Ft., intercooled turbo, 2901 Weight, 4-wheel disc, front-wheel, 5-spd man transmission

7.8 sec, 16.4 @ 83

Launch Edition 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

170 Hp, 184 Lb-Ft., intercooled turbo, 2901 Weight, 4-wheel disc, front-wheel, 5-spd man transmission

7.8 sec, 16.4 @ 83

TSI SEL 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

170 Hp, 184 Lb-Ft., intercooled turbo, 3023 Weight, 4-wheel disc, front-wheel, 6-spd transmission

8.1 sec, 16.6 @ 81

TDI SE 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

150 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., intercooled turbo, 3080 Weight, 4-wheel disc, front-wheel, 6-spd man transmission

8.3 sec, 16.5 @ 81

TDI S 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

150 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., intercooled turbo, 3080 Weight, 4-wheel disc, front-wheel, 6-spd man transmission

8.3 sec, 16.5 @ 81

TDI SEL 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

150 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., intercooled turbo, 3080 Weight, 4-wheel disc, front-wheel, 6-spd man transmission

8.3 sec, 16.5 @ 81

TSI SE 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

170 Hp, 184 Lb-Ft., intercooled turbo, 3023 Weight, 4-wheel disc, front-wheel, 6-spd transmission

8.6 sec, 16.9 @ 81

TSI S 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

170 Hp, 184 Lb-Ft., intercooled turbo, 3023 Weight, 4-wheel disc, front-wheel, 6-spd transmission

9 sec, 16.6 @ 81

Car And Driver Results

Zero to 60 mph

7.5 sec.

Zero to 100 mph

21.2 sec.

Rolling start, 5-60 mph

8.0 sec.

Top gear, 30-50 mph

3.8 sec.

Top gear, 50-70 mph

5.2 sec.

Standing ¼-mile

15.7 sec @ 89 mph

Braking, 70-0 mph

173 ft

Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad

0.88 g

Source: С&D

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (9)

2014

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

2.5L 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

170 Hp, 177 Lb-Ft., 3102 Weight

7.8 sec, 16.4 @ 85

2.0L TDI 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

140 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., 3074 Weight

8.3 sec, 16.5 @ 79

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (10)

2013

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

2.5L 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

170 Hp, 177 Lb-Ft., 2968 Weight

7.8 sec, 16.4 @ 86

2.5L 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

170 Hp, 177 Lb-Ft., 3102 Weight

7.9 sec, 16.5 @ 85

2.0L TDI 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

140 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., 3074 Weight

8.3 sec, 16.5 @ 79

2.0L TDI 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

140 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., 2994 Weight

8.3 sec, 16.5 @ 79

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (11)

2012

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

R 2dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback

256 Hp, 243 Lb-Ft., 3325 Weight

5.7 sec, 14 @ 89

R 4dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback

256 Hp, 243 Lb-Ft., 3325 Weight

5.7 sec, 14 @ 89

2.5L 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

170 Hp, 177 Lb-Ft., 2968 Weight

7.8 sec, 16.4 @ 87

2.5L 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

170 Hp, 177 Lb-Ft., 3102 Weight

7.8 sec, 16.4 @ 85

TDI 4-Door 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

140 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., 3074 Weight

8.3 sec, 16.5 @ 79

TDI 2-Door 2dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback

140 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., 2994 Weight

8.3 sec, 16.5 @ 79

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (12)

2011

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

2.5L 2-Door 2dr Hatchback

170 Hp, 177 Lb-Ft., 2968 Weight

7.8 sec, 16.4 @ 87

2.5L 4-Door 4dr Hatchback

170 Hp, 177 Lb-Ft., 3102 Weight

7.8 sec, 16.4 @ 85

TDI 2-Door 2dr Hatchback

140 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., 2994 Weight

8.3 sec, 16.5 @ 79

TDI 4-Door 4dr Hatchback

140 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., 3074 Weight

8.3 sec, 16.5 @ 78

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (13)

2010

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

4-Door 4dr Hatchback

170 Hp, 177 Lb-Ft., 3102 Weight

7.8 sec, 16.4 @ 85

2-Door 2dr Hatchback

170 Hp, 177 Lb-Ft., 2968 Weight

7.8 sec, 16.4 @ 88

TDI 2dr Hatchback

140 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., 2994 Weight

8.3 sec, 16.5 @ 79

TDI 4dr Hatchback

140 Hp, 236 Lb-Ft., 3074 Weight

8.3 sec, 16.5 @ 79

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (14)

2006

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

GL 2.0L 4dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2857 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 77

GLS 2.0L 4dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2897 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 77

GLS TDI 4dr Hatchback

100 Hp, 177 Lb-Ft., 2972 Weight

10.8 sec, 18.4 @ 72

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (15)

2005

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

GL 2dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2771 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 77

GL 2.0L 4dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2857 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 77

GLS 2.0L 4dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2897 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 77

GLS TDI 4dr Hatchback

100 Hp, 177 Lb-Ft., 2972 Weight

10.8 sec, 18.4 @ 72

GL TDI 4dr Hatchback

100 Hp, 177 Lb-Ft., 2934 Weight

10.8 sec, 18.4 @ 72

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (16)

2004

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

GL 2dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2771 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 77

GL 2.0L 4dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2857 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 77

GLS 2.0L 4dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2897 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 77

GL TDI 4dr Hatchback

100 Hp, 177 Lb-Ft., 2934 Weight

10.8 sec, 18.4 @ 72

GLS TDI 4dr Hatchback

100 Hp, 177 Lb-Ft., 2972 Weight

10.8 sec, 18.4 @ 72

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (17)

2003

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

GLS 2.0L 4dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2897 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 77

GL 2.0L 2dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2771 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 77

GL 2.0L 4dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2857 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 77

GLS TDI 4dr Hatchback

90 Hp, 155 Lb-Ft., 2976 Weight

10.8 sec, 18.4 @ 70

GL TDI 2dr Hatchback

90 Hp, 155 Lb-Ft., 2853 Weight

10.8 sec, 18.4 @ 70

GL TDI 4dr Hatchback

90 Hp, 155 Lb-Ft., 2937 Weight

10.8 sec, 18.4 @ 70

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (18)

2002

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

GL 2.0L 4dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2857 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 0

GL 2.0L 2dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2771 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 0

GLS TDI 4dr Hatchback

90 Hp, 155 Lb-Ft., 2976 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 0

GLS 2.0L 4dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2897 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 0

GL TDI 4dr Hatchback

90 Hp, 155 Lb-Ft., 2936 Weight

10.8 sec, 18.4 @ 0

GL TDI 2dr Hatchback

90 Hp, 155 Lb-Ft., 2853 Weight

10.8 sec, 18.4 @ 0

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (19)

2001

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

GLS 1.8L Turbo 4dr Hatchback

150 Hp, 155 Lb-Ft., 2915 Weight

8.4 sec, 16.6 @ 0

GLS 4dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2869 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 0

GLS 4dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2869 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 0

GL 2dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2772 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 0

GL 2dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2772 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 0

GL TDI 2dr Hatchback

90 Hp, 155 Lb-Ft., 2782 Weight

10.8 sec, 18.4 @ 0

GLS 1.9L TDI 4dr Hatchback

90 Hp, 155 Lb-Ft., 2943 Weight

10.8 sec, 18.4 @ 0

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (20)

2000

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

GLS 1.8L Turbo 4dr Hatchback

150 Hp, 155 Lb-Ft., 2906 Weight

8.4 sec, 16.6 @ 0

GLS 4dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2864 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 0

GL 2dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2767 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 0

GL TDI 2dr Hatchback

90 Hp, 155 Lb-Ft., 2847 Weight

10.8 sec, 18.4 @ 0

GLS TDI 4dr Hatchback

90 Hp, 155 Lb-Ft., 2944 Weight

10.8 sec, 18.4 @ 0

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (21)

1999

Trim

0-60 times, 1/4 mile

GTI-VR6 2dr Hatchback

172 Hp, 173 Lb-Ft., 2811 Weight

8.4 sec, 16.5 @ 0

Wolfsburg 4dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2540 Weight

8.8 sec, 17.6 @ 0

GLS 4dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2791 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 0

GL 2dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2723 Weight

9 sec, 17.7 @ 0

GL 4dr Hatchback

115 Hp, 122 Lb-Ft., 2540 Weight

9.7 sec, 18.1 @ 0

GL TDI 2dr Hatchback

90 Hp, 155 Lb-Ft., 2820 Weight

10.8 sec, 18.4 @ 0

GLS TDI 4dr Hatchback

90 Hp, 155 Lb-Ft., 2875 Weight

10.8 sec, 18.4 @ 0

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Cars with the same 0-60 time

BMW 330e0-605.6sec.1/4milesec. @ mphLexus IS 3000-605.6sec.1/4mile13.9sec. @ mphMercedes-Benz G-Class0-605.6sec.1/4milesec. @ mphSubaru WRX STI0-605.6sec.1/4milesec. @ mphVolkswagen Golf GTI0-605.6sec.1/4mile14.3sec. @ mphVolkswagen Passat0-605.6sec.1/4mile14.3sec. @ mph

Volkswagen Golf 0-60 mph acceleration across years

Year

0-60 times, Quarter mile

1/4 mile times

2021

5.6 sec.

15.9 @ 0 mph

2020

5.6 sec.

15.9 @ 0 mph

2019

7.7 sec.

16 @ 0 mph

2018

5.5 sec.

13.4 @ 0 mph

2017

6.8 sec.

15.4 @ 92 mph

2016

6.8 sec.

15.4 @ 92 mph

2015

7.8 - 9 sec.

16.4 @ 83 - 16.9 @ 81 mph

2014

7.8 - 8.3 sec.

16.4 @ 85 - 16.5 @ 79 mph

2013

7.8 - 8.3 sec.

16.4 @ 86 - 16.5 @ 79 mph

2012

5.7 - 8.3 sec.

14 @ 89 - 16.5 @ 79 mph

2011

7.8 - 8.3 sec.

16.4 @ 87 - 16.5 @ 78 mph

2010

7.8 - 8.3 sec.

16.4 @ 88 - 16.5 @ 79 mph

2006

9 - 10.8 sec.

17.7 @ 77 - 18.4 @ 72 mph

2005

9 - 10.8 sec.

17.7 @ 77 - 18.4 @ 72 mph

2004

9 - 10.8 sec.

17.7 @ 77 - 18.4 @ 72 mph

2003

9 - 10.8 sec.

17.7 @ 77 - 18.4 @ 70 mph

2002

9 - 10.8 sec.

17.7 @ 0 - 18.4 @ 0 mph

2001

8.4 - 10.8 sec.

16.6 @ 0 - 18.4 @ 0 mph

2000

8.4 - 10.8 sec.

16.6 @ 0 - 18.4 @ 0 mph

1999

8.4 - 10.8 sec.

16.5 @ 0 - 18.4 @ 0 mph

Volkswagen Golf competition 0-60 mph acceleration

Chevrolet Cruze0-608.1 sec.1/4mile16.1 @ mphChevrolet Cobalt0-605.5 - 7.6 sec.1/4mile14 @ 103 - 15.9 @ 92 mphDodge Dart0-608.1 - 8.8 sec.1/4mile15.9 @ 88 - 16.5 @ 83 mphDodge Caliber0-608.2 - 8.4 sec.1/4mile16.6 @ 84 - 16.8 @ 83 mphFIAT 500L0-608 sec.1/4mile16 @ mphFord Fiesta0-606.4 - 9.1 sec.1/4mile14.9 @ 95 - 17.2 @ 80 mphFord Focus0-607.5 - 8.3 sec.1/4mile16.2 @ 90 - 16.3 @ 85 mphFord Focus ST0-605.9 sec.1/4mile14.6 @ 95 mphHonda Fit0-608.6 sec.1/4mile16.8 @ mphHonda Civic0-607.4 - 7.9 sec.1/4mile15.7 @ mphHyundai Veloster0-606.2 sec.1/4mile14.8 @ mphKia Forte Koup0-607 sec.1/4mile15.2 @ 94 mphMINI Convertible0-606.3 - 8.2 sec.1/4mile-MINI Cooper0-608.7 - 9.3 sec.1/4mile16.9 @ 82 - 17.3 @ 80 mphVolkswagen Beetle0-607.4 sec.1/4mile15.7 @ mphMINI Coupe0-606.2 - 8.8 sec.1/4mile15 @ 92 - 17 @ 82 mphChevrolet Cruze Limited0-609.5 - 10.3 sec.1/4mile17.4 @ 80 - 17.6 @ 72 mphScion iM0-609.2 sec.1/4mile17.1 @ 81 mphMercedes-Benz A-Class0-607.1 - 7.2 sec.1/4mile-

Discover where Volkswagen Golf appears in the charts regarding the 0-60 times by looking into the acceleration data for all years and trims. The data presented below will even show you how Volkswagen Golf accelerates in the quarter-mile race against the closest competition and whether or not it can pin any exhilaration.

Automobile lovers require to factor in that the Volkswagen Golf 0 to 60 times and quarter mile information may vary from the manufacturers' figures because it accumulates data from self-sufficient and reputable places.

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Volkswagen Golf 0-60 Times and Quarter Time (2024)

FAQs

How fast is the VW Golf 0 60? ›

0–60-MPH Times

At our test track, the 2022 Golf R with the seven-speed automatic transmission hit 60 mph in just 4.1 seconds; with the six-speed manual, the Golf R needed 4.9 seconds to hit 60 mph.

How fast is the GTI in the quarter mile? ›

In our test of a 2022 GTI Autobahn with the quick-shifting auto, we reached 60 mph in just 5.4 seconds before crossing the quarter mile in 13.9 seconds.

How fast is the Golf 8 R quarter mile? ›

DSG shifts hit hard, and the engine revs so freely there's barely any pause between them; capable of ¼-mile passes in 12.5 seconds at 111 miles-per-hour.

What is the quarter mile time for the Golf R in 2024? ›

Our automatic-equipped Golf R test car ripped from 0 to 60 mph in a scant 4.3 seconds and cleared the quarter mile in 12.7 seconds at 108.3 mph. Those are outstanding acceleration times for a hot hatch or compact performance sedan.

How fast can a Golf GTI go 0-60? ›

This legendary hot hatchback's 0-60 time ranges from 5.65 seconds or 6.2 seconds . Its available engine includes a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. The top speed of the 2023 Golf GTI is 155 miles per hour. And finally, the horsepower is 241 hp for all models for the 2023 model year.

Are VW Golfs quick? ›

Engine, 0-60mph and gearbox

When it comes to VW Golf engine choices, you could consider the relatively affordable 128bhp 1.5 TSI 130 petrol, but we think the 148bhp 1.5 TSI 150 petrol makes more sense. It's swifter getting up to motorway speeds (0-62mph takes 8.5 seconds), or when overtaking.

Is Golf or GTI faster? ›

The Golf GTI delivers up to 241 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. The Golf R, on the other hand, delivers a whopping 315 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. The VW Golf GTI more than holds its own in the hot hatchback category, but the VW Golf R is speedier, more powerful, and features improved handling.

What car is faster than a Golf GTI? ›

Hyundai i30 N

These changes help the i30 N record a faster 5.9-second 0-100km/h claim, bettering the VW Golf GTI which claims to do the run in 6.3 seconds.

What is the fastest Golf GTI 1 4 mile? ›

Unitronic Powered MK8 GTI Claims 1/4 Mile World Record - 11.59@124.6MPH. Congratulations to Robert Daniels and the entire team from Southside Euro Jacksonville for setting the MK8 GTI quarter mile world record in their Unitronic Powered MK8 GTI on Saturday, March 2nd at Orlando Speedworld Dragway.

Is Golf R or GTI better? ›

The Golf GTI also has similar interior features and safety systems in place. It must be said that the Golf R is a bit faster and has all-wheel drive as a standard feature, but the Golf GTI can be just as fun to drive.

Which VW Golf is the fastest? ›

However, the top-performing Golf remains the Golf R, with up to 306 horsepower from a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. This one offers incredible performance by reaching 60 mpg in only 4.6 seconds. Top speed is limited to 155 mph, but it takes even less time to get there with this model.

What makes the Golf R so fast? ›

Part of the reason why is the power, sure – the EA888 2-liter turbocharged, intercooled, direct-injection inline four that seems to lack a goofy engine cover makes 315 hp and 310 pound-feet of torque (some sources say 295?), good enough to kick you from a dead stop to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds (a full second slower for the ...

What is the 0 60 time for the VW Golf R? ›

What is the 2023 Golf R 0-60 time? Car and Driver timed the 2023 VW Golf R with the seven-speed DSG transmission. A 0-to-60-mph run took a mere 3.9 seconds. So, this is one fast machine.

What is the most powerful VW Golf? ›

What is special about a VW Golf R? It's the most potent of the production VW Golf range, with a far more powerful engine and a four-wheel-drive system you can't get in the standard car. There are also unique colour and interior trim bits that separate it from an R-Line trim Golf.

How much HP is a Golf GTI? ›

The 2024 Golf GTI currently sold in the United States makes the same 241 hp and 273 pound-feet of torque it has since the Mk8's release in 2021.

What is the 0 to 60 on a Volkswagen Golf Sport? ›

With the available dual-clutch automatic transmission, our test GTI covered 0-60 mph in just 5.9 seconds.

What is considered fast 0-60? ›

Find cars that accelerate to 60 miles per hour between 5-5.99 seconds. These fast cars referred to as “5 second cars” were once reserved for only top end supercars, although with the advancements in automotive engineering, 5 second 0-60 times have become more common and open to everyday performance-oriented cars.

What is the fastest VW Golf car? ›

More than some blue wingmirror covers and some special wheels, the hopped up “20 Years” Volkswagen Golf R has proven its performance at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, becoming the fastest production R to ever lap the legendary German circuit.

What is the standard 0-60 on a Golf R? ›

The Golf R sits at the top of the Golf 8 range and is fitted with a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine. Power is sent to all four wheels through a seven-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission. The standard model offers up 315hp and will rocket you from 0-62mph in 4.7-seconds.

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