2018 Volkswagen Golf R: Dual-Clutch vs Manual

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The Volkswagen Golf R is pending an upgrade that can allow it to compete closely with the Ford Focus RS and the Honda Civic Type R but even then, the current Golf R would still make a great purchase.

If you are to check the car out at a local dealer, you will see that the 2018 Golf R has received some mild refinements and it is also being offered with either manual or DSG. The latter is a dual-clutch gearbox that is dubbed as the most manual-like automatic shifter.

So which is better?

The performance of the Golf R don’t exactly differ much across the two gearbox setups but if you really want to see which shifter fits your need perfectly, you can check out the detailed review of the sports hatch below.