2015 Volkswagen e-Golf was arrived in United States several months ago. It is available with a diesel or standard ICE powertrain. Based on the reviewers, 2015 VW e-Golf is the most fuel efficient in compact EV class.You will see the EPA ratings below and compare it with other compact EV. Volkswagen was focused to create a highly fuel efficient vehicle in order to kick out Nissan Leaf which becomes the best-selling compact EV now.
Fuel economy is the crucial factor which takes people attention nowadays because of oil shortages problem. Therefore, economical and environment-friendly vehicle are the solution to solve this problem. Here are the reviews of 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf EPA ratings.
Actually a compact EV has range limited of miles. It is also happen with 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf. Volkswagen has limited the range at 83 miles which is lower than its rivals Nissan Leaf at 84 miles. If we specified the EPA ratings are 126 MPGE in the city and then for the highway at 105 MPGE.
The combined EPA is at 116 mpg that is higher than Leaf which just has 114 mpg. For your information, we are using a formula to measure MPGE which 33.7kW/hour = one gallon of gasoline energy. Thus, e-Golf has higher mileage per gallon than Leaf. These ratings are based on the Volkswagen press release on 23rd October 2014 ago. 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf becomes the higher fuel rating in its class instead of Nissan Leaf. Other models such as Honda Fit, Chevrolet Spark and Fiat 500E have higher MPGE but we know that they are in different class. The value is around 119 until 124 MPGE.
2015 e-Golf has a SAE combo fast charging system. It is able to charge 80 percent of battery just in thirty minutes. The price for the SEL premium is $35,445.