2019 Volkswagen Golf R vs. 2019 Audi S3

2019 Volkswagen Golf R vs. 2019 Audi S3

The need for speed is a very real desire in the automotive world. Pair speed with top-notch performance and you have the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R. This spirited, confident hot hatch packs a punch and delivers an exhilarating drive with fine-tuned handling and quick acceleration that is sure to impress. Volkswagen’s 2019 Golf R moves with razor-sharp precision all while keeping the cabin quiet and comfortable.

Volkswagen's Golf R makes no sacrifices and boasts flexible cargo space, a long list of available features and many advanced safety technologies. The new hatchback is also now available in 40 custom colors, including heritage paint color options. It’s clear that the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R is a force to be reckoned with, but how does it stand up against the likes of the 2019 Audi S3?

2019 Volkswagen Golf R 


2019 Audi S3

52.7 cu.ft.  Max. Interior Cargo Volume   10 cu.ft.
Standard  Adaptive Cruise Control  Adaptive Cruise Control  Available
288-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder    Engine 288-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder
Six-speed manual or a 7-speed auto-shift
manual w/OD and auto-manual 
Transmission  7-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual

See the new Golf R today at Donaldsons Volkswagen in Long Island!

Car shoppers don’t have to sacrifice performance in favor of luxury. The 2019 Audi S3 boasts a powerful turbocharged engine, a premium cabin and precision handling, all of which give the sedan its great appeal. That said, the 2019 Audi S3 does struggle with limited truck space and rear-seat room. Automotive enthusiasts may also be disappointed with the S3’s lack of a manual transmission option.

When compared to the 2019 Audi S3, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R is spacious and delivers a dynamic driving experience that will impress. But don’t take our word for it. We invite you to experience all that the 2019 Golf R is capable of with a test drive at Donaldsons Volkswagen today. From all of us here, we look forward to seeing you soon!