Yellow Volkswagen Golf R Mk7 cars for sale

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Expert opinion

The heritage of the Mk7 Golf R is well-established, if somewhat convoluted. It begins with the front-drive Mk3 Golf VR6, moves through the all-wheel-drive Mk4 and Mk5 R32 cars before emerging as a definitive ‘R’ badge on the boot lid of the Mk6. The latter established the formula: 2.0-litre turbocharged engine, discrete styling and all-weather performance - but wasn’t universally adored in the six-cylinder wake of its predecessors.

The Mk7 R fixed that. Built on Volkswagen’s newer, stiffer, lighter MQB platform, and furnished with the latest EA888 derivative of 2.0-litre TSI, the all-new Golf delivered 300hp to the road in wonderfully neutral, beguiling style. Twinned with either a six-speed manual or seven-speed DSG, the car delivered magnificently on the concept of a usable, sophisticated and pleasantly fast hot hatch.

Factor in benign VW design and the Mk7's ergonomically pleasing cabin - plus the desirable option of adaptive dampers - and the range-topper virtually sold itself. Prices remain relatively firm despite the volume of cars sold, but solid used examples are now easily attainable for new supermini money. There are more downright thrilling hot hatches available, perhaps - but none with the owner-satisfying bandwidth of the Mk7 Golf R.

Frequently asked questions

  • You can find a great used Golf R Mk7 on PistonHeads ranging from £13,750 to £36,990. You can expect to pay from £21,000 for a facelift Mk7.5 in today's market.
  • The Volkswagen Golf R Mk7 can reach a limited top speed of 155mph.
  • You can expect to average 32.8 - 39.8mpg & CO2 emissions are an estimated 159 - 180g/km, depending on the model.
    • Engine size: 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo.
    • Power: 300 - 310hp.
    • Torque: 280lb-ft.
    • 0-60: 4.6 - 5.1sec, depending on the year & version.
    • Transmission: 6-speed manual or 7-speed DSG automatic, all-wheel drive.
  • The Golf R Mk7 was made as a hatchback and estate.
  • The Golf R Mk7 was made between 2014-2020 with the Performance Pack available on the facelift Mk7.5 between 2019-2020.

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