The VW e-Golf is an excellent example of how good an electric car based on a combustion-engine car can be. Its lithium-ion battery has an energy capacity of 35.8 kWh, resulting in a range of 124 miles on a single charge. Its standard 7.2 kWh on board charger allows a full charge in under 6 hours at a standard charging station. With its DC fast charging function in use (standard on SEL trim and optional on SE), an 80 percent charge can be achieved in an hour or less.
It puts out 134 horsepower and 214 lb.-ft. through a single-speed transmission. It accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 9.6 seconds, with a top speed of 93 mph.
It comes with the Digital Cockpit, a 12.3-inch color screen in front of the driver, speedometer and power meter can be viewed in varying sizes. Entertainment, navigation, and phone functions can also be controlled.
The VW Car-Net phone app allows remote access for battery charging and pre-cooling the vehicle. Car-Net App-Connect offers Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration, but no in-vehicle wi-fi is offered.
Many driver assistance systems include: Adaptive Cruise Control, Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring, Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Blind Spot Monitor, Lane Assist and Park Assist.
Battery options:lithium-ion battery has an energy capacity of 35.8 kWh.
Charge time:7.2 kWh onboard charger full charge in under 6 hours at a standard charging station,DC fast charging function in use (standard on SEL trim and optional on SE), an 80 percent charge takes around 1 hour.
It can accommodate 5 people. It costs $21,485