The Volkswagen e-Golf can be bought directly from VW for around £28075 as standard, excluding any extras and upgrades.
Drivetrain and Performance
The Volkswagen e-Golf is an all-electric, 5 seater City / Hatchback with Front Wheel Drive and Automatic transmission. It has a top speed of around 93mph and does 0-62 in 9.6 Seconds. It can produce a maximum torque of around 214lb-ft.
Range and Efficiency
The average range you can expect from the Volkswagen e-Golf on a full charge is around 144 Miles and the energy efficiency is around 275 Watt hours per mile (Wh/mi). Both of these figures were calculated by the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP).
The range and efficiency you get from the car will vary considerably, depending on a wide variety of factors such as: Driving style, weather, quality of road, traffic, cargo load, passenger load, tyre pressure, use of creature comforts such as air conditioning, heating, music and use of charge sockets.
Battery and Charging
The Volkswagen e-Golf has a battery capacity of 35.8kWh, producing a maximum power output of around 100kW.
The fastest possible charge speed that the Volkswagen e-Golf can utilise from commercial charging stations (DC) is 220mph, whilst the fastest possible charge speed at home using a 7.4Kw charging station (AC) is around 22mph. The amount of power that can be drawn from each charging method equates to 40kW and 7.2kW respectively.
The Volkswagen e-Golf uses a Type 2 charging socket, located at the Right Rear of the vehicle.
Dimensions and Luggage Capacity
The Volkswagen e-Golf measures L4270mm x W1799mm x H1450mm in size and has a gross weight of 2020Kg, with an unladen kerbweight of 1615Kg.
It has a wheelbase of L2631mm, with a turning circle of 10.9m.
The Volkswagen e-Golf has a maximum cargo capacity of 1231L and a maximum loading weight of 480Kg.
It can seat up to 5 people, has 5 doors and can carry 75Kg on its roof.
This vehicle has no NCAP safety test data.