VW Golf R vs VW Golf GTI TCR

Picture of VW Golf GTI TCR (Mk VII facelift)
Picture of VW Golf R (Mk VII facelift)
Category VW Golf GTI TCRVW Golf R
Engine layout 2.0 l R42.0 l R4
Max power (ps / bhp) 290 / 286310 / 306
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 380 / 280400 / 295
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1436 / 31661468 / 3236
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 202 / 199211 / 208
Average price €43,000€44,000

Lap Times

Track VW Golf GTI TCRVW Golf R
Sachsenring 1:39.531:39.52

Acceleration

Speed & distance VW Golf GTI TCRVW Golf R
0 - 50 kph 2.3 s1.8 s
0 - 100 kph 5.2 s4.7 s
0 - 130 kph 7.8 s7.4 s
0 - 160 kph 11.2 s11.0 s
0 - 200 kph 18.4 s18.2 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph 5.2 s4.8 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.6 s @ 89.5 mph9.3 s @ 91.3 mph
1/4 mile 13.4 s13.1 s

Rolling acceleration

Speed VW Golf GTI TCRVW Golf R
60 - 100 kph (4) 3.8 s4.0 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 5.4 s5.3 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 5.3 s5.4 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 7.0 s6.5 s
80 - 120 kph (7) 11.2 s13.8 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 14.0 s13.3 s

General performance

Category VW Golf GTI TCRVW Golf R
Top speed 260 kph (162 mph)267 kph (166 mph)
Est. 0 - 100 mph - 0 19.2 s @ 1650 ft18.4 s @ 1581 ft
Est. max acceleration 0.56 g (6 m/s²)0.61 g (6 m/s²)
18m slalom 70.4 kph (43.7 mph)71.0 kph (44.1 mph)
Fuel economy 6.4 l/100 km (37 mpg US / 44 UK)9.9 l/100 km (24 mpg US / 29 UK)
100 kph - 0 31 m (102 ft)31 m (102 ft)
150 kph - 0 72 m (235 ft)70 m (231 ft)
200 kph - 0 128 m (421 ft)129 m (424 ft)

Summary

Category VW Golf GTI TCRVW Golf R
Track Performance 100100
Straight line speed 21702239
Total 22702339

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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