Used Car of the Day: 2018 Volkswagen Golf R

Tim Healey
by Tim Healey

Today we're coming at you with a stock 2018 Volkswagen Golf R. Yes, it's a manual.

There's a little under 45K miles on the clock, and the car has had a ceramic coating done. The seller estimates the tires and brakes have about 10K-15K miles left.

The seller also claims the car has been well-maintained.

Click here to check out this Virginia-based car.

[Images: Seller]

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Tim Healey
Tim Healey

Tim Healey grew up around the auto-parts business and has always had a love for cars — his parents joke his first word was “‘Vette”. Despite this, he wanted to pursue a career in sports writing but he ended up falling semi-accidentally into the automotive-journalism industry, first at Consumer Guide Automotive and later at He also worked as an industry analyst at Mintel Group and freelanced for, CarFax,, High Gear Media, Torque News,,, among others, and of course Vertical Scope sites such as,, and He’s an urbanite and as such, doesn’t need a daily driver, but if he had one, it would be compact, sporty, and have a manual transmission.

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  • ToolGuy ToolGuy on Jul 10, 2023

    P235/35R19? On U.S. roads in 2023? No, no, no. 🙂

  • Jkross22 Jkross22 on Jul 11, 2023

    Used vehicle financing is 5.5% and up. This price isn't likely going to work. At least for someone financially literate.

  • Redapple2 Do Hybrids and be done with it.
  • Redapple2 Panamera = road porn.
  • Akear What an absurd strategy. They are basically giving up after all these years. When a company drinks the EV hemlock failure is just around the corner.
  • Graham The answer to a question that shouldn't have been asked LOL
  • Bill Wade I live in AZ. I don't think you'd find very many LEOs that would pay the slightest attention to kids on e-bikes.