2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

A fun-to-drive electric compact VW. 

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf
  • Likes
  • Decent mileage on a single charge
  • Roomy interior
  • Dislikes
  • Needs more power

Much like the Ford Focus Electric and Nissan Leaf, Volkswagen added a heavier battery pack to its all-electric 2017 e-Golf to boost driving range considerably. That means this zippy compact car now goes 124 miles on a full charge.

On our road test, we found the e-Golf to deliver VW’s famous fun-to-drive performance while the roomy interior is a welcoming home away from home. The e-Golf has notably less integrated energy and charging tech than other EVs, but VW has added a DC fast-charging option (standard on the SEL Premium) to energize the battery up to 80 percent in about an hour.

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Specs

Base Price: $29,815

  • 126 / 105 mpg
  • EPA
  • 9.4 sec
  • 0-60
  • 115 hp
  • Horsepower
  • 85 mph
  • Top Speed
  • Horsepower: 115 hp
  • Torque: 199 lb-ft
  • 0-60 mph: 9.4 sec
  • Top Speed: 85 mph
  • EPA City: 126 mpg
  • EPA Highway: 105 mpg
  • Seating Capacity: 5

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