2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Range and Mileage
The real highlight of the e-Golf is its efficiency, of course. You don't have to fret about whether or not your vehicle will have enough charge to get you home from work. The e-Golf has a range of up to 83 miles, meaning that drivers should have plenty of charge for their daily commute.
Simply plug the vehicle in overnight, and you will be ready to go again in the morning. In addition, you can improve your charging time with an available 240V wall box, capable of charging the e-Golf from 0-100% in about 4 hours. The model even has DC fast charging capabilities, allowing you to charge up to 80% in just 30 minutes when necessary.
Powering the 2017 e-Golf is an electric motor with 115 hp and 199 lb-ft of torque paired to a single-speed automatic transmission. For 2016 EPA ratings, on a single charge, the e-Golf can travel up to 83 miles or 126/105 mpg-e city/highway. The e-Golf also retains the same interior space as the gas-powered Golf hatchback, giving it plenty of passenger space and 22.8 cubic feet of cargo space with the split-folding rear seats up and 52.7 cubic feet with them up. On the range-topping SEL Premium trim, the e-Golf comes with the Discover Pro multimedia interface, which includes an eight-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and navigation.
The standard Golf hatchback received a five-star safety rating (out of a possible five stars). In IIHS evaluations, the Golf lineup received the Top Safety Pick+ award, earning a Good score on all crash tests (Good is the highest possible score). In the IIHS’ crash avoidance and mitigation tests, Golf models with the Driver Assistance package received an Advanced rating after it reduced a 12-mph impact by 10 mph. The Driver Assistance package comes with forward collision warning, autonomous emergency braking, and park assist.