Jonny Smith test drives the new Volkswagen e – Golf. We all liked it, the e-Golf marks a genuine. Just plug it in, charge it up, and enjoy!
Read our driving impressions and see photos at Car and Driver. With diesel now a dirty word at VW , the brand is suddenly all about EVs.
Wh battery pack in favor . Compact Cars, read The Car Connection expert review. The e – Golf loaded with equipment, is barely any less practical than any other five -door Golf , and should be just as safe in the event of an accident. It stacks up well for small families who make a lot of urban journeys, as well as city-based business users with a keen eye on costs. MALIBU, California — Siblings are funny things. They share DNA and similar upbringings, but kids raised in the same household are typically distinct.
Take the siblings of the seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf family. That, naturally, was the one limitation of the electric powertrain which Volkswagen could not readily conceal (decent though it was for the segment).
Unsurprisingly then, that it is the main feature that the engineers have set about fixing on this, the Mk2. They have succeeded to the tune of 1miles – or . The first-ever Golf to entirely do away with that old-school notion of an internal combustion engine. The e – Golf is propelled solely by an electric motor sending 114bhp to the front wheels, fed by a 24.
W lithium ion battery tucked down between the axles. Apart from that, this is very much a Golf , underpinned by the familiar . The e-Golf is smooth right out of the box. Most people have a round trip to work of less than 1miles, and the Volkswagen e – Golf has a battery range of 1miles. That figure represents a roughly increase on the range of previous model years.
Notably, the refreshed model was granted a combined fuel . Ah, that would be the sound of an internal combustion engine. Every Volkswagen is characterised by high-quality equipment and clear design vocabulary. Numerous individualisation options also allow you to create your very own personal e – Golf. So putting an electric motor and some batteries in the vehicle sounds like a winning move.
Volkswagen has had decades to refine the small car without veering away from its fun-to-drive roots. It is, but it might not be enough.
In short: It should be just like the spunky $20Golf but electric. Pricing for the e – Golf. The two most-important factors car shoppers with consider when looking at an electric vehicle are charging time and range. Consumers need to know how far these cars will take them, and how long it will take to fully charge the vehicle once they are there. Beyond the engine, Volkswagen wisely changed very little when creating a electric version of its beloved compact car.
No matter your colour preference, the e – Golf has you covered with standard and custom colours to choose from. Select your perfect shade from the colours below. Custom colour packages available for $99 plus applicable taxes. Oryx White Pearl available for an additional cost .