The Volkswagen e – Golf Is Dead A Volkswagen spokesperson confirmed to Road & Track today the company has discontinued its all- electric Golf hatchback, the e – Golf . The spokesperson also confirmed there will be no Mk 8 version of the e – Golf . Instead, the company’s upcoming ID.
Although it’s on its way out, there’s still a lot to like about the Volkswagen e – Golf . A lot of what we like about it holds true for all Mk7. 5 Golfs, but its quality, usability and sheer unruffled sense of calm all conbine to make this a really likeable EV.
e‑Golf from £28,075 e‑Golf ‘On the road’ retail price including Plug-in car grant from £28,075. Manufacturer recommended ‘On the road’ retail price from £31,075. The e‑Golf currently qualifies for the Office of Zero Emission Vehicles (“OZEV”) Plug-In Vehicle Grant, which offers £3,000 off the purchase price.
The official EPA range for the 2020 e-Golf falls to 123 miles, from 125 miles for the 2017-2019 editions of the model. Likewise, efficiency figures for the model change significantly—from 119 MPGe (28 kwh/100 miles) to 113 MPGe (30 kwh/100 miles).
For most of us, a few times a year. That’s when you’d want a rapid charge of under 45 minutes or so. The rest of the time, slow charging is just fine. It turns out most electric – car drivers don’t even bother to plug in every night , or necessarily to fully charge .
With all the sprightliness and most of the practicality of the regular Golf , the 2019 VW e – Golf is Volkswagen’s electric car, and provides all- electric motoring in a handsome little package. An electric motor puts out 134 horsepower and draws energy from a 35.8-kWh battery pack.
The best electric cars to buy are reviewed below: Jaguar I-Pace. Hyundai Kona Electric. Kia e-Niro. Mercedes EQC. BMW i3. Tesla Model 3. Volkswagen e-Golf. Audi E-Tron Quattro.
Best electric cars 2020: our favourite EVs to buy Jaguar i-Pace : one of the best electric cars on sale in 2020. Nissan Leaf EV : still one of the best mainstream choices around. Porsche Taycan EV: for proper sports car buffs. Volkswagen ID.3 : the model Wolfsburg hopes will revolutionise the electric car.
Is it cheaper to insure electric cars ? No. In fact, electric car insurance is usually more expensive than cover for a petrol or diesel car – but there are a few reasons for the higher price point. They cost more – Electric cars don’t come cheap .
Volkswagen’s Center of Excellence for Battery Cells chief Frank Blome said that the goal for the upcoming MEB-based electric car is to guarantee a minimum capacity of 70% for eight years or 160,000 km (around 100,000 miles). The battery pack is expected to last as long as the cars.
On Thursday, VW announced the next Golf will introduce 48-volt mild- hybrid technology. It will be the first time for 48-volt technology in the Golf , though not the first electrified Golf . That honor goes to the electric eGolf , which arrived for 2015.
Volkswagen e – Golf sales in the U.S. – December 2019 Over more than five years, Volkswagen delivered 18,277 e – Golfs in the U.S.