Review 2020
Volkswagen e-Golf USA

Volkswagen E golf (2019-2020) 

  • Sold in the USA: 2019-2020
  • 8th Generation Electric version
  • Status: Discontinued

Volkswagen E Golf Price in the USA in 2020: Starts at $32,790

Volkswagen E Golf is the first electric car being sold by Volkswagen from the year 2015 in the United States. The unique distinction of the Volkswagen e-golf lies in its synchronous permanent magnet AC motor and its dual-clutch automatic gearbox. The 2019 e-golf Volkswagen has been improved with a more fast-charging DC motor, more advanced driver’s aids being made standard in all trims and it has been rated number three among other electric cars by scoring 7.9 scores out of ten because of its wonderful performance more like other gasoline engine cars and plenty of standard features available for passengers. The styling of the car is pretty much nice but its normality is its actual strength. Although the mileage is offered by it less than its rivals but its overall performance, ride quality, and premium versatile interior will definitely urge you to buy the Volkswagen e-golf when you are shopping for a stepping stone in the electric world.

It is available in two trim levels that include SE and SEL premium.

SE Base Trim:

SE is the base trim which is equipped with sixteen inches alloy wheels, 7.2-kilo wats onboard charging battery, cruise control system, automatic climate control, heated front seats, leather-covered steering wheel, eight inches touch screen with Apple Car Play and Android Auto interface, automatic parking system with parking sensors, eight speakers sound system, blind-spot detection, and rear cross-traffic alert system.

SEL Premium Trim:

SEL Premium trim is equipped with automatic high beam focus LED headlights, parking sensors, leather upholstery, 9.2 inches touch screen display with Android Auto and Apple Car play interface, navigation system, 12.3 inches digital cockpit instrumental cluster, blind-spot detection, lane-keeping assistance, adaptive cruise control, and rear cross-traffic alert system.

Powertrain, Battery & Range of Volkswagen E Golf:

The power of the Volkswagen e-golf comes from its 35.8-kilowatt-hour battery that can be charged at either a 120-volt outlet or a 240-volt outlet with a difference in its charging time. The 120-volt outlet charges the battery in 26 hours but the 240 volts outlet charges it in six hours only. E golf is fun to drive with responsive and accurate steering control and outclass acceleration that requires 8.5 seconds to reach sixty miles per hour in our acceleration testing at a top speed of 150 miles per hour. E golf promises a mileage of 110 miles per gallon which is quite less than the mileage offered by its competitor electric cars.

Driving :

The braking pedal is firm and the fuel-saving tires require 128 feet to stop from sixty miles per hour. E golf delivers a predictable response on turning around the roads without giving the dirty feeling on straights and it requires very low effort. The handling of e golf is also well balanced and it orbits the skid pad at 0.88g. E golf leans very less when turning the car around corners because of the low mass battery pack. The brake regeneration lift throttle has four levels that can be selected easily with the shift lever. The DSG offers a faster gear shift than any other manual transmission with a hydraulic torque converter that had made it unique among other cars of its class.

Exterior, Interior Design & Features of Volkswagen E Golf DSG:


The iconic E golf 2019 is made attractive with its distinctive silhouette and sleek lines that run all along the length of the car. It is 168.1 inches in length, 70.8 inches in width, and 58.3 inches in height. It is a four-door car that can accommodate five passengers easily. Specifically designed sixteen inches alloy wheels with a 5-spoke arm gives extra smoothness and high quality to the ride while LED headlights are designed with blue cool accents to give futuristic looks and the daytime running lights along with automatic high beam focus light illuminates your dark and long pathways. It makes your drive even more comfortable with a heated windshield mirror that can be defrosted to clear your view in all types of weather conditions. The blue flash across the classic front grille is really eye-catching while the tail lights at back are meant to be as attractive as the headlights.

Volkswagen e-golf dsg 2019 front view

Volkswagen e-Golf DSG 2019 full view

volkswagen e-golf dsg 2019 side view

volkswagen e-golf dsg 2019 rear view


The interior cabin is a signature of practicality and comfort and it gets extra details in the cabin with the blue accents embedded on the shift knob and the e Golf emblem. The leather upholstery adds more premium looks to the cabin which makes your ride very comfortable while the door trims and seats are designed very handsome with the dash design being made very simple and it is very roomy inside with excessive space for passengers sitting at back. There is an eight inches touch screen display that delivers you with high-definition graphics and is compatible with Android Auto and Apple Car play interface along with Bluetooth connection and USB ports that can access your smartphones and provides you with infotainment.

volkswagen e-gofl 2019 front cabin view

volkswagen e-golf 2019 front seats

volkswagen e-gofl 2019 rear seats view


The navigation system provides you with real-time traffic and exact maps to assist you in driving while the rear view camera and parking sensors are standard in both the trims to help you in parking your cars easily. Twelve inches digital cockpit instrumental display informs you about speed, assistance systems, and estimate range. The Volkswagen Car-Net security and service helps you find your car in the parking and unlock or lock the car through your smartphones the VW Car-Net app notifies you about the rain forecast and closes the sunroof automatically.


The safety features of Volkswagen E golf are up to the mark providing you with adaptive cruise control, blind-spot detection, parking steering assistance, tire pressure monitoring system, electronic brake-force distribution, and electronic stability control system.

Major rivals:

BMW i3, Chevrolet Bolt EV, Tesla Model 3, Honda Ioniq  and Byton M-Byte.

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