The all-electric 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf utilizes an electric motor and is available in the following styles:
The SE 4dr Hatchback (electric DD) comes with an electric, front wheel drive, and with a 1-speed direct drive transmission. The SE 4dr Hatchback (electric DD) comes with a basic warranty of 3 yr./ 36000 mi., a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. powertrain warranty.
The SEL Premium 4dr Hatchback (electric DD) comes with an electric, front wheel drive, and with a 1-speed direct drive transmission. The SEL Premium 4dr Hatchback (electric DD) comes with a basic warranty of 3 yr./ 36000 mi., a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. powertrain warranty.
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Vehicle SE 4dr Hatchback (electric DD)
Review I bought the 2016 SE as a commuter and being my first electric, I was surprised how fast the acceleration was. The interior has a lot of room, XM radio controlled by the wiper control, and the range has been great. I am averaging about 100 miles range. I have only been charging at night with the Level 1 charger and can recharge my 60 mile commute in about 11-12 hrs on a 110v outlet. iPhone app and carnet software has some nice features, but there are some glitches here and there. The lower rate charger on the SE has not been an issue for me as i just charge at night and have a pretty predictable commute. I also have other cars, so if this were my only car, I'd get the higher model with the higher rate charger.
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2016 volkswagen e-golf SE 4dr Hatchback (electric DD), 1-speed direct drive, electric fuel 116 combined MPG 126 city MPG/105 highway MPG
2016 volkswagen e-golf SEL Premium 4dr Hatchback (electric DD), 1-speed direct drive, electric fuel 116 combined MPG 126 city MPG/105 highway MPG
What options are available on the 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf?
Available Volkswagen e-Golf 2016 Submodel Types: Hatchback
Available Trims: SEL Premium, SE, Limited Edition
Exterior Colors: Pure White, White Silver Metallic, Deep Black Pearl, Atlantic Blue Metallic, Indium Gray Metallic, Urano Gray, Pacific Blue
Interior Colors: Black leatherette, Titan Black cloth, Beige leatherette, Black cloth
Popular Features: Auto Climate Control, Back-up camera, Bluetooth, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Heated seats, Keyless Entry/Start, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Post-collision safety system, Power Driver Seat, Rear Bench Seats, Stability Control, Tire Pressure Warning, Trip Computer, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Aux Audio Inputs, USB Inputs, Navigation, Parking sensors, Upgraded Headlights, Adaptive Cruise Control, Blind Spot Monitoring, Lane Departure Warning, Pre-collision safety system, Automatic Emergency Braking
Fuel Types: electric
Drivetrains: front wheel drive
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