Advantages of buying a Volkswagen e-Golf Vs Audi A3 Sportback e-tron?
Volkswagen e-Golf has surpassed its competitors like Audi A3 Sportback e-tron in numerous aspects. VW e-Golf is offered at a competitive price as compared to A3 e-tron, moreover, A3 lacks in the fuel economy as the transportation costs of e-Golf are quite less than A3. But despite its economical price, VW e-Golf provides premium features; the comfortable rear head and legroom provided by e-Golf are in no way comparable to the uncomfortable little space offered by A3. Audi A3 e-tron is significantly less powerful than VW e-Golf. Quality and efficient interiors of e-Golf let you find the right functions with the convenient placing of the buttons, unlike Audi A3. Basic warranty is another aspect to consider for those looking for lifetime use as the warranty provided by A3 is not as extensive as the one offered by VW e-Golf.
How much does it cost to charge the Volkswagen e-Golf?
Cost of charging VW e-Golf’s 35.8 kWh battery depends upon whether it’s charged at home or through a public charging point. Charging at domestic tariff is the most cost-effective way to charge Volkswagen e-Golf and it will cost around 3.4 p / mile, while rapid public charging points cost about 5.8 p/mile. Price of fully-charged VW e-Golf from an empty state at domestic tariff will be £5.01 whereas it will be £8.59 through public charging points.
How far can a Volkswagen e-Golf travel on a single charge?
Volkswagen e-Golf initially came with a 24.2 kWh battery that provided a range of 118 miles on a single charge. But the battery was later upgraded to 35.8 kWh battery which enhanced the range and now provides 186 miles on a single charge.
What is the Volkswagen e-Golf top speed?
Top speed that is offered by VW e-Golf is 93 mph and it achieves the 0-62 mph sprint in 9.6 seconds. Top speed is ideal for everyday driving and for average commuters.
How long does the Volkswagen e-Golf take to charge?
Time to charge a VW e-Golf depends upon the charging point it is charged through. Charging through the standard 3-pin plug at home will take 12 – 15 hours to fully charge a VW e-Golf battery, whereas fast 7kW home charging point will charge the battery in 4 – 6 hours. The battery will take almost 5 hours for a full charge when connected with a fast 22 kW public charging, but on the other hand, it will take just 35 minutes to complete its charging when connected with rapid 50kW public charging points.
How many kWh to charge Volkswagen e-Golf?
Volkswagen e-Golf comes with an onboard 7.2 kW charger for AC charging. The 7.2 kW is now a standard charger in both models, SE and SEL Premium which enhances the charging speed of both models and they both can be charged within 6 hours through a typical charging station. Rapid 50 kW DC charging option is also available which is optional in both SE and SEL Premium models and if installed in the VW e-Golf, it will enhance the charging speed and it’ll be fully charged within an hour.