Review 2020
Volkswagen e-Golf USA

Volkswagen e Golf 

  • Sold in the USA = 2017-2020
  • Status = Discontinued
  • Overall Ratings: 4 start Out of 5 (As per Different Sources)

Volkswagen e-Golf Last Price in the USA in 2020:

e-Golf SE $ 32,790
e-Golf SE Premium four Door $ 39,790

Volkswagen e Golf was the first fully electric car introduced in the United States of America in 2015 and afterwards in Europe too that put a high demand in automobile markets and it had undergone many up gradations till now with the 2020 model of e Golf improved lot providing you with a generous amount of cargo area, wonderful driving experience increased driving range and quick charging time of its battery. Volkswagen e Golf was discontinued officially in the United States in August 2019 thus 2020 model is also not available in the United States but it continued its sale in other countries and the 2020 version of the Volkswagen e Golf has been launched and running successfully in China.

Trim & Variants:

2020 Volkswagen e Golf is available in two trim levels that include SE trim and the higher trim named SEL Premium. SE trim is the base trim equipped with standard features but the SEL Premium trim is made better with the latest infotainment system and leather upholstery. We will be discussing the SEL premium trim of the Volkswagen e Golf in detail which is not much changed from the previous model of 2019 and the driver’s assistance programs are also given as standard in all trims of e Golf.

Power train, transmission and performance:

Volkswagen e Golf is run by a 100 kW electric motor that is backed by a 35.8-kilowatt hour lithium-ion battery which can be charged from both 120 volts outlet and 240 volts outlet. 120 volts outlet charges the battery to 100 percent in 26 hours and the 240 volts outlet charges it to full in just six hours. The driving range of the 2020 e Golf is improved from the previous model giving you a mileage of 144 miles WLTP cycle tested range in London and Brighton. The actual range can vary from the given values due to differences in driving and charging habits.

2020 Volkswagen E-Golf under the hood view
2020 Volkswagen E-Golf under the hood view:

performance & Drive:

 The battery of this new model is heavier than the previous model which gives you a power train revolution and the regenerative braking system is also improved by adjusting throttle accordingly. It gives you the feature of three driving modes including the normal mode, sports mode or the Eco plus mode those work according to your needs while eco mode also helps to conserve battery for better range. It can accelerate to 50 miles per hour in 6.9 seconds or take 9.6 seconds to reach 62 miles per hour which is much quicker than the previous model which takes 10.4 seconds to hit 62 miles per hour.

Exterior Design & Features:

The design of the new Volkswagen e Golf is endlessly iconic having a hatchback appearance with a sleek front end that features sleek headlights given with daytime running lights and its exterior is fully equipped with heated equipment like a heated washer nozzle that will make the windshield clearer by washing it with washer fluids in cold weathers. The panoramic sunroof can be tilted to add sunlight to the cabin brightening your journeys while tail lights are eye-catching to stop your gaze from all angles and the sixteen inches split V rims alloy wheels matches the real bold design of e Golf.

Interior Design & Features:

As already mentioned above SEL trim features faux leather-covered seats that give you maximum comfort in your journeys and accommodate five adults comfortably. The position and height of both front seats can be adjusted manually by a control switch that ensures passengers’ comfort and relaxation. The 23 cubic feet of the cargo area is sufficient enough to carry five suitcases with you. The SEL Premium trim features 9.3 inches touch screen display fixed on the dashboard for infotainment that comes with Android Auto and Apple Car play interface along with eight speakers giving you a good sound system.

Safety features of the 2020 Volkswagen e Golf are updated to minimize damage and ensure safety providing you with a rearview camera, a safety cage that distributes forces from drivers and passengers, an intelligent crash response system that will switch on hazard lights, closes the fuel pump and unlock doors in case of collision, automatic post-collision braking system, tire pressure monitoring system, adaptive cruise control, airbags and forward collision warning alarm.

Major competitors:

Volkswagen e Golf gives a tough competition to Chevrolet Bolt, Nissan LeafKia Niro Kona Electric and Tesla Model 3.

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