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.
3 electric hatchback. The e-Golf now starts at a price of €27,895 after both the €5,000 VRT rebate and the €5,000 EV purchase grant from the SEAI are taken into account.
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 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.
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).
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.
On the off chance you do run out of electricity , contact your breakdown provider and ask for a flatbed truck to take you to a nearby charging station. Electric vehicles shouldn’t be towed with a rope or lift, as this can damage the traction motors that generate electricity through regenerative braking.
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.
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The Volkswagen e – Golf is no niche seller, with more than 100,000 sold around the world by the end of 2019. However, replacement battery packs are very expensive and as these cars get older it’ll cost you more to fit a new battery pack than the car is worth, so be careful if buying an early e – Golf .
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 .