The 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf is a solid electric car, offering comfort and good driving dynamics. This is an electric car that complies with zero emission requirements that have been adopted by several US states. A depleted battery can be charged to 80 percent capacity within 30 minutes, and after charging it overnight, you can get a range of more than 90 miles from the vehicle.
The energy to run the car is stored in a 24.2-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack that powers the 85-kilowatt electric motor driving the front wheels. The engine has a maximum power of 115 horsepower and a torque of 199 lb-ft. The car comes with a one-speed direct drive transmission and it is a front wheel drive. When it comes to fuel economy, you can get 126 mpg driving in the city and 105 mpg driving on the highway. The car has a top speed of 87 mph and it can go from 0-60 in 10.4 seconds.
This is a four-door hatchback that has enough room for five passengers. It comes with seated heats, and so you don’t have to use too much energy heating the car when it’s cold outside. You can expect modern gadgetry on the dashboard, including an infotainment system with a 5-inch touchscreen display, navigation system and Bluetooth connectivity. Automatic climate control is provided, and the steering wheel is wrapped in leather.
The 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf offers 93.5 cubic feet (2647.6 liter )of interior space, which is bigger than any other electric car. You can also get 22.8 cubic feet (645.62 liter) of cargo space behind the rear seat and it has a maximum cargo capacity is 52.7 cubic feet (1492.3 Liter).
The New Volkswagen e-Golf 2015 is 14 feet 1 inch (4.29 m) long and 5 feet 10.8 inches (1.798 m) wide and has a height of 4 feet 9.1 inches(1.4503 m). The wheelbase is 8 feet 7.6 inches (2.6314 m) and it has a ground clearance of 5 inches(1.5240 m). The gross weight of the vehicle is 4321 pounds(1960 kg) and it has a maximum payload of 930 pounds (421 kg).
Front and rear Park-Distance Control and Automatic Post-Collision braking are standard safety features. The vehicle has ventilated disc brakes at the front and back and it also comes with front and rear head airbags. Tire pressure is monitored, and the car comes with stability control. A rearview camera is available to help you in reversing or parking. The vehicle has an engine immobilizer and you can use daytime running lights. Child safety locks are fitted on the rear doors.
Pricing and release date
We expect the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf to hit the showrooms in April 2015 and it will have a basic price of $35,445.