The new VW e-Golf 2017 is one of the best performing electric hatchbacks on the market. Featuring improved battery capacity, it offers a driving range of up to 100 miles on a single charge; a big improvement on its 2016 model. Light and compact in build, it is known for excellent driving dynamics; highlighted by smooth grip and handling. The e-Golf’s quietness and comfort allow for a pleasurable driving experience. It doesn’t fall short on the entertainment side either: the vehicle is equipped with a MIB touchscreen infotainment system compatible with Android Auto, MirrorLink, and Apple Carplay. Lane and Park Assist feature is an added bonus. Appearance remains similar to other Golf models while retaining the same amount of cargo capacity. For those looking for a cheaper alternative among Eco-friendly hatchbacks, the 2017 VW e-Golf represents the practical option in a lower price range, without compromising on quality.
VW e-Golf 2017 – Body and Innovations in the Dashboard:
With a low center of gravity, the VW e-Golf 2017 has a strong and compact look. An electrically heated windshield allows the driver to comfortably remove any snowfall or condensation. The Full LED lights allow for easier driving, giving a clear view of the road in all types of weather. A sporty design similar to previous Volkswagen models, the car now has additional color combinations available for selection.
In contrast to the strong exterior, the interior reveals a soft, high-quality surface in the typical black Volkswagen shade. The car is also extremely spacious for its size, measuring at a large 52.7 cubic feet with folded seats, along with ample shoulder room in the front. The owner can now store more luggage without losing any feeling of comfort. A smartphone-friendly, 8-inch touchscreen allows easy access to music and apps, as Android Auto, MirrorLink, and Apple Carplay is at the driver’s fingertips. Device charging ports are included for quick and easy use. This advanced electronic system also comes with a full navigation pack featuring DVD/video playback and voice control, offering the owner more utility than ever before.
VW e-Golf 2017 – AC Synchronous Electric Engine:
The AC synchronous electric engine of the VW e-Golf 2017 provides an improved driving range of up to 83 miles per charge. While range may vary based on driving style, the vehicle is able to recharge in approximately four hours on a 240-volt outlet. Includes a compatibility with fast charging stations. The model has an expected 115 hp and 199 lb-ft of torque, enabling top speeds of 85 mph, with a 9-second zero-to-sixty acceleration. A torque converter of 5-6 speeds is expected. More information to be disclosed by the manufacturer in the near-future. Current specs indicate a higher level of performance and range in comparison with earlier models.
VW e-Golf 2017 – Expected MSRP and Availability:
The VW e-Golf 2017 release date is scheduled for winter of 2016, with the exact date yet to be disclosed to the public. The e-Golf’s manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) is approximate $36,000. Price with incentives may vary, consult your local dealership for appropriate guidance. Available in the states of California, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Rhode Island, Vermont, Maine, Connecticut, and Massachusetts at participating dealers.