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2022 Volkswagen Golf R Overview

The much anticipated 2022 Volkswagen Golf R will make its debut at our Volkswagen dealership in Naperville in early 2022. The new Golf R takes performance to a whole new level.  Making its debut in the eighth-generation Golf this year, the Golf R scores a more aggressive new look and a revamped interior with new infotainment and a customizable digital gauge cluster. The evolved 4th generation EA888 engine in the 2022 Golf R has more horsepower than ever. Power, intelligence, and performance help to make the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R the greatest Golf ever produced.

2022 VW Golf R

Performance of the 2022 VW Golf R

With 315 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, the Golf R is both powerful and playful. The new Golf R is exhilarating to drive.


The available ultra-fast 7-speed DSG automatic transmission with sport paddle shifters gives the Golf R more speed and power than ever before. The Golf R also comes with a 6-speed manual transmission. A newly developed XDS + Cross Differential System with dynamic traction support for increased precision makes handling hard corners a breeze for the Golf R.


The Golf R now senses and feels what the driver needs. With greater agility and speed than ever before, the adaptive chassis control system monitors the force fo each individual wheel and reacts to surface situations 200 times per second.

All-Wheel Drive (4Motion)

The new all-wheel-drive system in the Golf R now has a new Torque Vectoring System. This allows power to be sent from the rear axle to be transferred to either rear wheel, in a curve, or in a matter of milliseconds. The new Golf R is engineered to power through any turn.

Digital Driving Tools 

Inside the 2022 Golf R is a 10-inch touchscreen display and customizable Digital Cockpit Pro. The driver’s technology inside the Golf R is truly the brains inside the brawn.

Inside the 2022 VW Golf R

Design of the 2022 VW Golf R


The new 2022 Golf R has been completely redesigned for aerodynamics and uncompromising functionality. Equal parts performance and presence, the new R design reflects the future of Volkswagen designs.  The new Golf R will be available in three colors: Lapiz Blue Metallic, Pure White, and Deep Black Pearl Effect.


Inside the 2022 VW Golf R are features that represent refinement and sophistication. With ventilated and heated leather Top Sport seats and a 30-color adjustable interior ambient lighting, drivers will be in a position of power inside the Golf R.

Technology Inside the VW Golf R

2022 VW Golf R

The driver’s assisted technology inside the Golf R is quite impressive. Your driving experience is amplified with the digital cockpit. Compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the Golf R is sure to keep you connected during your drive. The suite of driver’s controls on the digital cockpit also ensures a smooth ride, with no compromises when it comes to technology.

IQ.DRIVE: Peace of mind with driver assistance technology that helps enhance safety. 

Discover the confidence that comes with driver assistance technology that helps enhance safety. No matter your destination, enjoy the drive from A to B without much of the stress, thanks to available IQ.DRIVE.

— Travel Assist
— Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
— Active Blind Spot Monitor
— Rear Traffic Alert
— Front Assist
— Emergency Assist (automatic transmission only)
— Lane Assist

2022 Volkswagen Golf R Fast Facts

2.0-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder (315 horsepower @ 5,600 rpm, 295 lb-ft @ 2,000 rpm)

Seven-speed DSG automatic, all-wheel drive

23 city / 30 highway / 26 combined (EPA Rating, MPG)

2022 VW Golf R Pricing

The Golf R will be available for sale at our dealership in early 2022. Whether you wish to order a new Golf R or drive home in one we have in stock, our team at Bill Jacobs Volkswagen is here for all of your VW needs. The Golf R comes in one trim, with a starting MSRP of $44,090. This model comes with a turbocharged 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine, a six-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive. Golf enthusiasts can upgrade to a seven-speed automatic transmission for $800.

Volkswagen Golf R Warranty

The 2022 VW Golf R is covered by a 4 year/50,000 mile warranty.

Where Can I Buy the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R?

Bill Jacobs Volkswagen is here to serve the needs of all Illinois Volkswagen enthusiasts and drivers. If you are looking to buy a new 2022 Golf R, you have come to the right place. Bill Jacobs Volkswagen in Naperville is the number one volume Volkswagen dealership in the Chicago market. We have been recognized for our outstanding customer service and support. Whether you’re looking to drive home today in a new Golf R or order yours from the factory, our dealership is here!

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