2015 VW e-Golf Nabs Title as Most Efficient Compact EV

The 2015 VW e-Golf electric car has received an EPA rating of 126 MPGe city and 105 highway rating with a combined rating of 116 Miles per Gallon of Gasoline Equivalent (MPGe).

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The 2015 VW e-Golf electric car has received an EPA rating of 126 MPGe city and 105 highway rating with a combined rating of 116 Miles per Gallon of Gasoline Equivalent (MPGe). It also has a range of up to 83 miles and compared to other compact electric vehicles, the e-Golf is the most efficient car in its compact class.
The 2015 e-Golf can be recharged in less than four hours with a 240-volt outlet and it comes standard with a standard Combined Charging System which allows the car to use the SAE standard DC fast charging infrastructure, bringing the battery’s state of charge to 80 percent in about 30 minutes.

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The e-Golf is only offered in one trim level (SEL Premium) and comes standard with a 7.2kW onboard charger, touchscreen navigation system, dual-zone automatic climate control, and LED headlights. Pricing starts at $36,265 before any tax credits are applied.

Source: VW