The 2016 Volkswagen E-Golf is a brand-new electric car based on the VW Golf hatchback recently redesigned. The Volkswagen E-Golf is offered a 4-door electric in 2 trims, Limited Edition and Premium SEL. The standard equipment for the Limited Edition come with heated outside mirrors, Keyless Entry and Start, LED lights and steel 16-inch wheels with low rolling resistance all season tires.
2016 Volkswagen E-Golf Features
The 2016 Volkswagen E-Golf Interior features include dual automatic temperature control box with rear vents, electrically heated windscreen, auto-dimming rear view mirror, Rear view camera, automatic wipers, tilt and telescopic leather steering wheel and hand -slide / performance lying front seats with heating and manual lumbar support. The 2016 Volkswagen E-Golf rear seats are 60/40 folding armrest with hatch. Standard technology features include Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, USB / integration of iPhone, an eight-speaker audio system with satellite radio, telematics VW Car-Net and a 5.8-inch touch screen provides a variety of controls including a standard SD card navigation system. The SEL Premium adds 16-inch alloy wheels, the adaptive LED headlights, cruise control, leatherette (premium vinyl) upholstery and leather steering wheel.
2016 Volkswagen E-Golf Interior
Volkswagen wisely avoided the temptation to otherwise modify practical and functional interior of the regular Golf 2016 VW Golf email. That’s a good thing, because this cabin furnished with good grain materials which is soft to the touch and the overall design is a little strict, but generally comfortable and even sports. Buttons and switches are close to the driver and provide intuitive control over the basic functions. The display center information is easy to use and the 5.8-inch touch screen is a bit small compared to others, but its works well and is easy to read at a glance , The navigation system is disappointing, but at a slow its Intelligent Zoom unpinch reaction and the inability to superimpose traffic information on the map. Instead, it lists traffic obstructions in the vicinity.
The 2016 Volkswagen E-Golf front seats offer a wide support and comfort even during long distance driving relays, not the victim of the passengers in the back seat. Added legroom and shoulder of the new E-Golf make the little door spacious feel. Our only criticism of the backseat is that even though the low-mounted rear seat cushions offer a sufficient margin to reduce the support for the thigh-legged passengers.
Its constantly impressed on the packaging of batteries under the floor of the E-Golf, because his baggage and cargo capacity is identical to any other Golf sedan. Up to 22.8 cubic feet of cargo can be accommodated behind the rear seats, while the seats fold completely flat provides an extended class 52.7 cubic meters.
2016 Volkswagen E-Golf Engine
The Volkswagen E-Golf is driven by an AC synchronous permanent magnet motor, which develops a maximum of 115 hp and an impressive 199 pounds-feet of torque to the drive mode Standard Normal (94 PS / 162 Nm at Eco and 74 PS / 129 Nm in Eco Mode +) that uses a single-speed gearbox to drive the front wheels. Electrical power is supplied by a pack of lithium-ion storage battery with a capacity of 24.2 kWh.
The 2016 Volkswagen E-Golf can be charged in one of three ways the batteries. While charging cable can be charged in about 20 hours in a standard electrical outlet 110/120 volts and is an optimal configuration of a 240 volt wall unit, the dedicated full 7.2 kW to recharge the batteries used at least four hours. In addition, the E-Golf has a standard Combined Charging System (CCS), which, to use the infrastructure SAE DC Fast Charge standard allows the car that delivers power to 50 kilowatts, to the charge of the battery to 80 percent in about 30 minutes.
While the EPA estimates fuel (electricity) traveled consumption to 29 kWh per 100 miles, our own experience testing at a realistic range in normal mode by default 106 miles on our loop analysis suburbs, with 6 Miles remain. This was adapted in part to the unique ability to connect E-Golf regenerative braking between four different levels, in order to maximize energy recovery. The range can be extended if either Eco driving styles Eco + are used. At our test track in Normal mode, accelerated in 2016 E-Golf to 60 mph in 9.3 seconds. This is a bit slower than the Chevrolet Spark EV, but faster than the Ford Focus EV.
2016 Volkswagen E-Golf Safety
The standard safety features for the 2016 Volkswagen E-Golf email include stability and traction control, anti-lock disc brakes, the front side airbags and side curtain airbags. A post-crash braking system is standard and the brakes after an impact, to automatically reduce the probability of a secondary collision.
Front and rear parking sensors and a rearview camera are standard. The 2016 Volkswagen E-Golf head restraints and seats were also given a “good” rating for protection against whiplash injuries in a rear impact.