Volkswagen e-Golf 2017

5.0 (2 votes)


  • Updated five-passenger compact EV
  • 124-mile range thanks to bigger battery
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Optional 9.2-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • New optional Digital Cockpit gauges


  • Multimedia screen is a fingerprint magnet
  • Not much visual difference from gas-powered Golf
  • Poor seat materials
  • No volume knob on Discover Pro multimedia system
  • Improved range still short of competitors
  • Acceleration is better, but still pokey


  • Increased range and power
  • Very roomy inside
  • Lots of optional safety equipment
  • Quicker acceleration
  • Versatile cargo hauling abilities

Volkswagen e-Golf 2017 Specs

$30,495–$36,995 MSRP range
1-speed automatic
Combined MPG
119 Combined MPG
134-hp, (electric)
Front-wheel Drive
Body Type
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper
36 months / 36,000 miles
Warranty Roadside Assistance
36 months / 36,000 miles
Warranty Powertrain
60 months / 60,000 miles

Volkswagen e-Golf 2017 Reviews

Smooth driving experience

While I've only had my 2017 e-golf for a month, I really am enjoying this vehicle. It replaced my 2001 golf, and it drives so much better. This is my first electric vehicle, and it really is amazing ...

by Chris from Glendale, CA on November 9, 2017

Great transition to Electric Driving

I waited 8 months for this car but it was worth every second of the wait. I love it is extremely smooth and on top of that it doesn't cost me anything to run.

by PA1991 from Toronto, ON on April 11, 2018

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