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What is the Volkswagen e-Golf?


Ever wondered if the Volkswagen Golf had an EV version? The answer is yes! The new Volkswagen e-Golf is an all-electric hatchback that looks similar to the Golf but operates very differently. It delivers the same powerful performance as its gas-powered sibling while helping you reduce your carbon footprint and slash gas prices. If you’re looking for a more efficient way to travel around Naperville, learn more about the Volkswagen e-Golf below!

All-Electric Performance

According to the EPA, the Volkswagen e-Golf can travel up to 125 miles* on a single charge. That’s enough power to commute to Chicago or explore Countryside without having to worry about recharging. The e-Golf hatchback’s advanced EV system includes the following:

  • 100 kW AC synchronous electric motor that produces 134 hp with 214 lb-ft of torque
  • Normal, Eco, and Eco+ driving modes
  • Three selectable levels of regenerative braking
  • 35.8 kWh lithium-ion battery
  • 7.2 kW onboard charger

Plan to use your VW e-Golf to travel long distances? Choose the available SAE combo DC Fast Charge and you’ll benefit from lightning-fast charging capabilities.

2019 Volkswagen eGolf in white plugged into charger

Highlighted Standard Features

In addition to its EV powertrain, the Volkswagen e-Golf offers plenty of comfort features and technologies to sweeten your drive around LaGrange. Notable features include the following:

  • Volkswagen Car-Net® App-Connect
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Keyless entry
  • Push-button start
  • Leather-wrapped, multi-function steering wheel
  • Climatronic® dual-zone climate control
  • Heated front seats
  • Premium color Multifunction Display (MFD)
Volkswagen App Connect feature

Highlighted Safety Features

Safety is a staple for the VW e-Golf. You’ll drive with peace of mind, thanks to features like a crash-optimized front-end, airbag protection, and LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children). Additionally, you’ll enjoy the protection of the following systems:

  • Rearview camera
  • Intelligent Crash Response System
  • Engine Brake Assist
  • Electronic Differential Lock
  • Anti-Slip Regulation
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Automatic Post-Collision Braking System
2019 Volkswagen eGolf in white parked on street

Learn More About the New e-Golf at The Autobarn Volkswagen of Countryside!

Want to learn more about the Volkswagen e-Golf? The best way is to take one out for a test drive around Countryside! Contact us to schedule a test drive and get more details on a Volkswagen e-Golf lease or finance plan. Looking for a used hatchback at a reasonable price? Check out our used VW Golf inventory!



*2018 e-Golf EPA-estimated range is 125 miles. Actual mileage and range will vary and depend on several factors, including driving and charging habits, accessory use, temperature and topography, battery age, and vehicle condition. Battery capacity decreases with time and use. See Owner’s Manual for details.


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