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Experience the Volkswagen Golf GTI and Golf R

There are many new Volkswagen vehicles here at our dealership near Washington, DC which stand out for their fun drives. The 2023 Volkswagen Golf GTI is one of them. At Ourisman Volkswagen of Bethesda, we encourage you to learn more about this fun and exciting hatchback and will discuss it with you here at the dealership.

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New Options for the 2023 Model Year

Most of the 2023 Volkswagen GTI and Golf R is a carryover from the 2022 edition while updating the technology and driver assistance features to have the latest software. You'll find however there is a new 40th Anniversary Edition trim for this year only to celebrate the Golf GTI's run in the United States. The same goes for the Golf R, which has a 20th Anniversary Edition.


The 2023 Golf GTI is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that provides 241 horsepower along with 273 pound-feet of torque. That's more powerful than its previous version and still offers either a six-speed manual transmission or a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. As for fuel economy, the Volkswagen Golf GTI is able to attain 25 miles per gallon in the city and 34 miles per gallon on the highway with the automatic transmission onboard. It makes for a quality ride that is fun, can take corners, and get up to speed, making it a solid choice for those around areas like Alexandria and Arlington.

With the Golf R, you are able to find a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that provides 315 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque, with either a six-speed manual or seven-speed automatic. It also has drive modes like Comfort, Sport, Race, Special, Drift, and Individual, meaning you can truly have some fun behind the wheel. This is why the Golf R is the choice for hot-hatch auto enthusiasts.

Interior and Technology

With the 2023 Golf GTI, you are able to find modern design, while still blending in a traditional classic style that has been associated with the brand. That includes the plaid-finish seat designs. The vehicle can seat five and offers a trunk in the back for added storage and other needs. The technology is highlighted by a 10.3-inch gauge cluster, while also boasting a 10-inch touchscreen. There are Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ available on the new Golf GTI, allowing you to always be connected on the go.

The Volkswagen Golf R also boasts these features, but has special design emblems and elements in the interior and options like Nappa leather.


IQ.DRIVE is onboard for all VW Golf GTI and Golf R trims, and it provides the likes of automatic emergency braking, lane-departure warning, and lane-keeping assist as well as available adaptive cruise control. These give you the confidence you need to drive around the area on streets and busy highways, knowing that your vehicle is enhancing the overall safety profile.

2023 Volkswagen Golf GTI Trim Levels

Along with the 40th Anniversary Edition for this model year only, which has custom badging and accents, there are three main trims from the Golf GTI and the Golf R, which include:

  • Golf GTI S: this comes with 18-inch wheels and all-season tires, while also having 4 USB-C ports across the cabin, and heated front seats along with ambient lighting
  • Golf GTI SE: this takes the features of the S and adds a tilt and slide panoramic sunroof as well as Dynamic Road Sign Display, and a premium audio system onboard
  • Golf GTI Autobahn: the top model has three-zone climate control, heated and ventilated front seats, as well as heated rear seats, Head-Up Display, and leather seating surfaces
  • Golf R: this has torque vectoring, special driving modes, an adaptive chassis control, and more to give you a thrill when you're behind the wheel

Learn More About the Volkswagen Golf GTI and Golf R Today

If you're ready to begin the process, visit us at Ourisman Volkswagen of Bethesda. We'd be happy to go over your choices, answer different questions discuss financing and arrange test drives.


All prices plus tax, tags, destination, dealer installed options and $500 Processing Charge. All available factory and dealer rebates, incentives and discounts have been applied. All customers may not qualify for all discounts, rebates or incentives. Please contact dealer for verification and qualifications. Photos are for illustrative purposes only and may not reflect actual vehicle. Some prices and payments require financing through specific lending institutions and require approved credit. While every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy of the data displayed, the Dealership is not responsible for any errors or omissions including prices.

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Ourisman Volkswagen of Bethesda

7001 Arlington Road
Directions Bethesda, MD 20814

  • Sales: 301-750-7652
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