2016 Volkswagen e-Golf SE Price
As electric cars are becoming not only more popular, but viable as well, the Volkswagen e-Golf has perfectly met this demand with an electric vehicle that stands out from the pack. It possesses superior driving dynamics, optimized battery charging equipment and outstanding range. And with the 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf price $4,500 cheaper than the base 2015 model, electric car shoppers have just one more reason to buy this fantastic electric car.
The 2016 VW e-Golf SE will start at $29,815 including destination, before any Federal, state, or local incentives. The e-Golf SE is a new entry-level trim model and slots in nicely to the Golf lineup, for it is analogous to the top trim levels of the gasoline and diesel Golf models. The SE replaces the 2015 Limited Edition model, which was priced about $2,000 beneath the e-Golf SEL Premium, which has a starting price of $36,415.
Powertrain and Performance of the 2016 e-Golf SE
The 2016 e-Golf SE comes standard with a 3.6-kW changer, with the option of upgrading to a more powerful 7.2-KW AC onboard charger and DC fast-charger. The powertrain on the e-Golf SE is an electric motor producing 85 kilowatts (115 horsepower) and 199 lb-ft of torque. A 24.2-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack provides enough storage capacity for an EPA-rated 83 miles of range.
2016 e-Golf gets new MIB II Infotainment System
As is the case with the majority of 2016 VW models, the new e-Golf SE also gets Volkswagen’s new MIB II infotainment system. This gives e-Golf owners the ability to integrate all three available connected car systems (Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink), allowing owners to access select apps from their smartphones directly through the vehicle head unit.
2016 Volkswagen e-Golf Release Date
The expected release date of the 2016 Volkswagen E-Golf SE is September of this year. At the moment, sales remain limited to the 10 Northeast and West Coast states in which the 2015 model was offered. Be sure to follow us on the Carter Volkswagen blog for up-to-date information on the 2016 VW e-Golf and other VW models. And if you’re interested in learning more about the 2016 e-Golf, don’t hesitate to contact us here at Carter Volkswagen.