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Used 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf SE - 25,052 Miles
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Volkswagen e-Golf

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Volkswagen e-Golf

The Volkswagen e-Golf is a 5-door compact family hatchback. It is a part of the Golf lineup from Volkswagen, a segment of cars that consists of various compact family sedans, hatchbacks, and crossovers. It is the longest-running nameplate from the German automaker that went for sale for the first time in 1974. The e-Golf was announced in 2011 under the Golf Blue e-motion name, and the first production car was showcased at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. It was offered for sale in the U.S. from 2014 to 2020 and was received warmly as a low-cost electric alternative to gas-fired cars. The e-Golf is not being offered anymore, but you can still buy a used unit.
Is Volkswagen e-Golf the right car for you?

Power and Range

The e-Golf comes with a 35.8kWh battery and a 134hp powertrain. The battery, though seemingly small, gives the E.V. a range of 125 miles on a single charge. That is enough electric driving for getting around town and for short intercity hops.

Charging Time

While the small battery on the e-Golf might not promise much range, this unit aces in the charging time area. The e-Golf can be charged from a 120V or a 240V A.C. outlet. It will fill up in 26 hours on a 120V connection and in just 6 hours with a 240V A.C. power source. The car also supports D.C. fast charging, and you can charge it to 80% at any D.C. fast-charging station in under an hour.

Interior

The interior is another area where the e-Golf excels. It offers features like leather upholstery, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and partially power-adjustable seats. The rest of the interior is also nice and roomy, and the overall quality of the materials used in this car is better than other models at the same price. Being a hatchback adds to the car's practicality by offering you a massive 22.8 cubic feet cargo area.
Notable features of Volkswagen e-Golf

Driver Assistance and Safety

Like all competing E.V.s, the Golf also comes with a driver assistance package and active safety features that include automated emergency braking, forward collision warning, and adaptive cruise control.

Maintenance Free

The biggest selling point of the e-Golf is that it is a virtually maintenance-free car. There is no complimentary scheduled maintenance that you have to get done on this car. Not only that but the car is also covered under a 3-year or 360,000-mile limited warranty and an 8-year or 100,000-mile warranty on the powertrain.

Infotainment

The e-Golf comes with a responsive 9.3-inch touch screen infotainment interface. This system is Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and MirrorLink capable. The sound system in this car is a six-speaker surround that delivers solid notes.
Frequently asked questions

What is the EPA rating of the e-Golf?

The e-Golf has an EPA rating of 110MPGe (Miles per gallon equivalent of gasoline).

Can you buy a new e-Golf?

The e-Golf is no longer being offered new by V.W., and you can only get a used unit in the U.S.

Why was the e-Golf discontinued?

V.W. offered a new electric vehicle, the ID4, that replaced the e-Golf.

Is the e-Golf a good family car?

With its nice interior, silent and comfortable drive, adequate boot capacity, and the ability to install car seats, the e-Golf is a pretty practical family car.

What is the driving cost of the e-Golf?

The e-Golf has no scheduled maintenance that only leaves you with the energy cost to run the car. According to V.W., the car consumes 29kWh of energy per 100 miles. So the actual cost in dollars will depend on the cost of electricity in your area. Still, it will be lower than any gas-powered vehicle.