New electric car, the 2017 VW e-Golf – price, cost-effectiveness and EPA rating

Debuted last year at the motor show in Los Angeles 2017 VW e-Golf for the first time listed in the official rating by the EPA (Agency for environmental protection, USA). The car has received not only an updated look, but a new battery is rated at 35.8 kW/h, is now able to drive in a combined cycle the city "route" 201 kilometres. With the previous battery with a capacity of 24.2 kWh/h range per charge was 133 km.

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This figure makes the Volkswagen e-Golf one of the most cost-effective electric vehicles in the world. So, according to estimates by the EPA, each kilowatt-hour costs the owner of an electric car at 13 cents, and the corresponding price fuel consumption for the petrol engine would be less than 2 liters per 100 kilometers.

The new version of electro hatchback costs while available for purchase only in Germany, where it costs 35 900 euros. The price for the American market have not yet been announced, the first deliveries will begin in the spring. However, even the cost of this procedure suggests that the electric "Golf" hardly will compete with the Tesla Model 3 or Chevy Bolt EV, which can offer a much more impressive power reserve for about the same price.

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In the official document, EPA States that the price of annual fuel consumption of new German electric car should be $ 550. Also, the organization named Volkswagen e-Golf 2017 best available electric cars in the compact class.

Recall that the power of the engine of the updated model is 134 L. C. Posted in car charger power 7,2 kW allows a full charge the battery from mains 240 In less than six hours. When equipped with charger DC battery for an hour charging up to 80%. The car accelerates to 100 km/h in 9.3 seconds, and top speed is 150 km/h. published

P. S. And remember, only by changing their consumption — together we change the world! ©



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