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Brand New 69 Plate Volkswagen Golf 99kW e-Golf 35kWh 5dr Auto

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£1412 initial rental
£228 per month+ VAT

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

'Lights On' warning buzzerACC - Adaptive cruise control with front assist, distance monitoring, city emergency brake and speed limiter
Bluetooth telephone and audio connection for compatible devicesBrake pad wear indicator warning light
Driver alert systemDriver profile selection
Driving Mode Selection with four preset modes - Eco, normal, sport or individual modesInstrument cluster in white
Multifunction computer with visual gear change recommendation for fuel consumptionPower assisted speed sensitive electro-mechanical steering
Push tank flapSpeedo, rev counter, electronic odometer, trip, service interval display, exterior temperature and fuel gauge
Stop/start systemUnique e-Golf instrument cluster
Voice activation for telephone and navigationWarning buzzer and light for front seatbelts unfastened

Entertainment

Composition media systemDAB Digital radio receiver
MP3/WMA compatabilityMulti device interface (MDI) with USB connection
Premium USB cable in choice of either Apple or Android smartphone compatibilitySD card slot
SMS FunctionalityUSB and SD card connectivity

Exterior Features

3D-LED tinted rear light clusters with indicator sweep functionBlack front air intake and radiator grille with chrome insert
Black rear diffuserBlue stripe on radiator grille
Body colour bumpersBody colour door handles
Body colour door mirrors with integrated indicatorsDusk sensor + automatic driving lights
Electric front windowsElectric rear windows
Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrorsFully galvanised body
High level 3rd brake light incorporating LED TechnologyRear fog lamp
Rear window aerialRear window wash/wipe with intermittent wipe
Reflectors in all doorsSignature LED daytime running lights
Tailgate with integrated rear roof spoilerUnique e-Golf badging
Windscreen wipers/ intermittent wipe + 4 position delay 

Interior Features

12V socket in luggage compartment3 rear headrests
4 load lashing points in luggage compartment60/40 split folding rear seat backrest
Bag hook in luggage compartment x 2Climate control - 2 zone electronic air conditioning with automatic air recirculation and allergy filter
Cooled gloveboxDust/pollen filter
Front centre armrest with storage compartment and two rear air ventsFront seat back storage pockets
Grab handles front x 2, rear x 2 with integrated coat hooksHeight and reach adjustable steering wheel
Illuminated vanity mirrorsInterior light delay
Isofix preparation for 2 rear child seatsLED front and rear reading lights
Load through provision with rear centre armrest and cupholders x2Luggage compartment lighting
Overhead storage boxPearl grey headlining
Storage box in luggage compartmentStorage compartment in roof console with cover
Storage compartments in front doorsStorage compartments in rear doors
Stowable luggage compartment coverSun visors
Three spoke multifunction leather steering wheel with e-golf logo and blue stitching including gear knob gaiterTwo charging cables 16amp for wallbox/chargepoints (mode 3) and 10amp mains charge cable (mode 2)
Variable boot floor, height adjustable and removable 

Packs

Convenience Pack - GolfMirror pack - Golf

Safety

3 rear three point seatbeltsAirbags - Driver's and front passenger's, curtain airbag, Driver's knee, front side impact and passenger's airbag deactivation switch
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Hydraulic Brake Assist (HBA)Automatic post collision braking system
Child locks on rear doorsDriver/Passenger optimised head restraints
Electronic parking brake with auto holdElectronic stability control (ESC) including Electronic differential lock (EDL) and ASR (Traction control) with deactivation via infotainment system
Front ventilated disc brakes and rear disc brakesPre crash preventive occupant protection
Three point height adjustable front seatbelts with tensionersTyre pressure loss indicator

Security

Alarm with interior protection and deactivation via infotainment systemElectronic engine immobiliser
Remote central locking with 2 remote folding keys 

Technical

Battery regeneration during brakingXDS electronic differential lock

Trim

Brushed dark silver decorative inserts in dash and door panelsChrome plated air vent surround
Chrome plated electric mirror adjustment light switch surroundPolar night black centre console

Wheels

Tyre repair kit
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Electric Vehicle Data

Battery Capacity in kWh35.8Battery Charge Slow kW2.3
Battery Charge Slow Percentage0-100Battery Charge Slow Time (Minutes)1020
Battery Charge Fast kW3.7Battery Charge Fast Percentage0-100
Battery Charge Fast Time (Minutes)650Battery Charge Rapid kW7.2
Battery Charge Rapid Percentage0-100Battery Charge Rapid Time (Minutes)240
Battery Charge Super Charge kW50Battery Charge Super Charge Percentage0-100
Battery Charge Super Charge Time (Minutes)60Battery TypeLithium-ion
Coupler/Connector TypeType 2NEDC Electricity Consumption kWh/100 km13.2
NEDC Maximum EV Range Miles144Standard manufacturers Battery warranty - Mileage99630
Standard manufacturers Battery warranty - Years8WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - Comb15.4
WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - Comb4 

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km)0Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

CC1Gears1 SPEED
TransmissionAUTO 

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue 

General

Badge Engine CC1.0Badge Power135
Coin Seriese-GolfInsurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0726E
Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3
NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %94NCAP Child Occupant Protection %89
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095NCAP Pedestrian Protection %65
NCAP Safety Assist %71Service Interval Frequency - Months24
Service Interval Mileage10000Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3Vehicle Homologation ClassM1

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)9.6Engine Power - BHP135
Engine Power - KW99Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Torque - LBS.FT214Engine Torque - MKG29.6
Engine Torque - NM290Top Speed93

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleNEDC Correlated 

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front205/55 R16
Tyre Size Rear205/55 R16Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel StyleTILLEVEWheel Type16" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1492Length4258
Wheelbase2620Width1799
Width (including mirrors)2027 

Weight and Capacities

Gross Vehicle Weight2020Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1231
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)341Max. Loading Weight480
Max. Roof Load75Minimum Kerbweight1540
No. of Seats5Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb10.9
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Volkswagen e-Golf

Volkswagen's all-electric e-Golf has evolved in recent years with sharper looks, more power and extra technology. Now it's cheaper too. Jonathan Crouch takes another look at what's on offer.

Ten Second Review

With a theoretical range of up to 144 miles (WLTP) and a recharging time that can take not much more than half an hour, the Volkswagen e-Golf makes electric power a much more feasible and normal prospect for British motorists. And now it's £2,765 cheaper. Still fancy that turbodiesel?

Background

How we laughed when the first electric vehicles arrived on the market. We chuckled at their hopeless real world range, their propensity to leave you stranded for hours should you forget to charge up overnight, their joke pricing and the inconvenient truth that buying a decent turbodiesel always worked out more cost-effectively. Then we stopped laughing. Cars like the BMW i3 appeared that offered smart solutions to thorny questions. In 2013, Volkswagen finally got in on the act with their e-Golf but still take-up was quite slow. Wolfsburg told us it would go 118 miles between charges but in the real world, users were getting around 70 miles which wasn't quite enough. This revised version though, increases that capability by 50%. And it's slicker and most sophisticated. In short, it's a much more credible prospect.

Driving Experience

Turn the key to prime the electric motor and the e-Golf responds with silence. Otherwise there aren't too many surprises. You select D for Drive, prod the slightly heavier-sprung throttle pedal and away you glide. There is some rumble from the tyres but other than that it's as quiet as you'd expect an electric car to be. Like all such vehicles, there's an enormous amount of torque on tap and at city speeds, that 290Nm of pulling power (20Nm more than before) will make the car feel positively punchy. In fact, Volkswagen quotes a 0-37mph time of around 4 seconds, which is quicker than a Golf GTI. Okay, so the GTI would have disappeared up the road at 60mph, the e-Golf getting there in a still respectable 9.6 seconds. That's as long as you've taken it out of the 'Eco Plus' mode where you'll get the best fuel consumption. That mode is capped to 56mph. Switch it into 'Eco' and you get to 71mph, while 'Normal' tops out at 87mph. You can also vary the amount of braking energy recuperation you get between four settings. Much like a Golf Mk7 with an internal combustion engine, the steering is slick and accurate, albeit without a huge amount of feedback. The e-Golf's weighs in at 1510kg, which is about 230kg heftier than a diesel model, but much of the weight is set down low, helping handling. The tyres are 205/55 R16 low-rolling resistance items and the stiff sidewalls are responsible for introducing a bit of bump and thump into the normally very polished Golf ride quality.

Design and Build

This Golf doesn't really look too different from any other, which means it features the fresher Golf family styling introduced back in 2017. Yes, if you're really sharp-eyed, you'll notice the clean finish of the rear end with no tailpipes, and a blue stripe on that shuttered-off front grille but otherwise, this would be really easy to mistake for a regulation Golf Mk7. It's only when you look a bit closer that you realise that this Golf is festooned with detail changes. There's the pair of e-Golf badges front and rear, the more efficient full LED headlight set and LED daytime running lights as well. Underneath, the car has extra panelling to help reduce drag. There's also a subtle tailgate spoiler, a revised rear bumper and a new design of alloy wheel to reduce turbulence. There's even a set of air guides on the C-pillar that help contribute to a Cd of just 0.28. The driving position is supremely adjustable and unlike many family hatches, you can get properly hunkered down in the car if required. The sheer amount of steering wheel rake and reach means that both shorter and taller drivers will have little difficulty achieving a perfect seating position. The boot is a quite a bit smaller than the regular Golf at 279-litres but that's still hardly toothbrush and credit card territory when you're planning a weekend away. There are also some revised screens for the dash display, including a range monitor, energy flow indicator and a charge manager. Changes in recent times include the introduction of an 'Active Info Display' to replace the previous conventional dials. And a gesture-controlled infotainment system.

Market and Model

If you're looking for an electric-powered family hatchback and have around £27,500 to spend, then Volkswagen is targeting the e-Golf precisely at you. That's pretty much the figure you'll now pay after the government's £3,500 Plug-in Car Grant is subtracted from the initially offputting asking price. Which represents a £2,765 price reduction. And puts the e-Golf far more on price parity with its closest rival, the 40kWh version of the Nissan LEAF. In the UK, the e-Golf is available with five doors only, and in a single well-equipped trim level based on the standard Golf SE, with the addition of 2Zone climate control, front and rear parking sensors, e-specific 'Tilleves' alloy wheels and Discover Pro satellite navigation, with an eight-inch colour touchscreen. For the e-Golf the Discover Pro system includes added functionality including a range display, and the option to pre-programme the vehicle's heating or cooling systems. For smartphone users (Android or iOS), the Volkswagen 'Car-Net' app enables many vehicle functions to be controlled remotely, including charging, heating or cooling and more. Three years' subscription to Car Net is included as standard.

Cost of Ownership

Power is delivered by a revised lithium ion battery mounted under the boot floor. In this revised model, its output has been upgraded from 24.2kWh to 35.8kWh. Like its smaller electric sibling, the e-up!, the e-Golf can be charged from a household three-pin socket using the cable provided. With a standard UK 230-Volt, 2.3 kW supply, this recharges the battery in 13 hours. An optional wallbox for home use provides 7.2 kW supply and can recharge a flat battery in less than six hours. Through use of the e-Golf's standard combined charging system (CCS) and a DC supply, the battery can be fully recharged (at levels of up to 40 kW) to 80 per cent capacity in just 30 minutes. It's clear we're going to have to get used to a whole new nomenclature when it comes to the efficiency ratings of electric vehicles. Forget miles per gallon and grammes of CO2 per kilometre. The metric you need to pay attention to here is 'kilowatt hours per 100km'. Volkswagen reckons the e-Golf will manage 12.7kWh/100km, which gives it a total range of 144 miles (WLTP).

Summary

Are electric vehicles 'normal' enough for you to want to buy one? Their sales figures suggest that for the average buyer the answer is still no. But that process of making them seem just another power option alongside petrols, diesels and hybrids has been hastened by the introduction of this revised e-Golf. After all, there aren't many cars that better represent the very heartland of middle-class vehicle buyers than the Volkswagen Golf. If your commute to work is less than 40 miles each way - and let's face it, most people's are - then this is a model that could now work for you. It might not be realistic as an only family car but it could well be a smart solution. One way or another, electric cars are going to represent the next twenty years or more of motoring. Are you really going to invest in ordinary outdated internal combustion engine technology for your next model? Volkswagen now has its bases covered either way.

Performance
60%
Handling
80%
Comfort
70%
Space
70%
Styling
70%
Build
80%
Value
70%
Equipment
70%
Economy
100%
Depreciation
90%
Insurance
80%

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Monthly payment£228
Initial Rental£1412
Term (months)36
Contract mileage24,000
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