Volkswagen has announced the official prices and specs of the Golf GTE in the United Kingdom as the model in question is already available for order.
If you have your eyes on the plug-in hybrid version of the Golf, the Golf GTE, and you are living in the United Kingdom, you should know that the model is already available for order and it has been priced from 28,035 GBP. The vehicle is coming in a single body style, a five-door hatchback, and it is also available in one trim level, coming with the blue accented radiator grille and headlights, the full LED headlamps daytime running lights and 18-inch alloy wheels, to complete its looks.
In the cabin, we can find the touch screen infotainment system DAB radio, Bluetooth, blue stitching on the steering wheel and gear level and so on. Optional features include the navigation system. VW says that the “e-Manager” is allowing owners to control the charging and pre-heat or cool the interior through a smartphone app, so this should make your life easier.
Under its hood, the Volkswagen Golf GTE is using a four-cylinder TSI petrol burner, with 148 HP, which is backed up by the 100 HP electric motor. From 0 to 62 mph, the model needs 7.6 seconds and it can go up to 138 mph. The official fuel economy figure is 166 mpg and the CO2 emissions stand at 39 g/km. The full electric range is 31 miles and the electric motor is fed by the 8.8 kWh lithium-ion battery, which can be charged in 3.75 hours from the mains or in 2.25 hours from a domestic wallbox.