2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SEL Premium - Specifications and price

Top speedAcceleration
SpecificationsDriving rangeEfficiency
Body type: Hatchback
Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 168.1 in / 4270 mm
Width: 70.8 in / 1798 mm
Height: 58.3 in / 1482 mm
Curb weight: 3560.47 lb / 1615 kg
Electric motor: 100 kW @ 3300 - 12000 rpm, 290 Nm, Location: Front
Top speed: 93.2 mph / 150.0 km/h
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 9.60 s
Drivetrain: Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Battery: 35.8 kWh, Voltage: 323 V

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Brand, model, trim, price

Information about the brand, series, model name and year, trim and price of the electric vehicle.

Brand

The name of the manufacturer.

Volkswagen
Model

The model name of the electric car.

e-Golf
Trim

The code/name that denotes the level of equipment of the EV including exterior and interior features, battery packs, electric motors, etc.

SEL Premium
Model year

The year for which the model is announced by the manufacturer. Most often it does not completely coincide with the calendar year in which the model is available on the market.

2019
Market

Markets in which this electric vehicle is available.

North America, Europe
Price

Current MSRP of the model (before incentives) depending on the market.

USD 38,895 (USA, Jul 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

Information about the EV body style, dimensions, clearance, volumes, curb weight, GVWR.

Body style

The body style of the model as defined by the number of doors and roof treatment.

Hatchback
Materials

Materials used in the vehicle's body construction.

Steel
Exterior colors

Available exterior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.

Atlantic Blue Metallic
Deep Black Pearl
Great Falls Green Metallic
Indium Grey Metallic
Pure White
Urano Grey
White Silver Metallic
Oryx White Pearl
Interior colors

Available interior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.

Titan Black
Shetland Beige
Number of doors

Number of doors for passengers. Depending on the body style, the doors can be two, four, etc.

4
Number of seats

Number of seats inclduing the driver and passenger ones. Depending on the model, the seats can be five, six, seven or other.

5
Length

The distance from the frontmost to the rearmost point of the electric vehicle.

168.1 in (inches)
4270 mm (millimeters)
Width

The width of the vehicle without mirrors.

70.8 in (inches)
1798 mm (millimeters)
Width with mirrors

The width of the vehicle with unfolded mirrors included.

79.8 in (inches)
2027 mm (millimeters)
Height

The distance from the ground to the top of the electric car.

58.3 in (inches)
1482 mm (millimeters)
Wheelbase

The distance between the centers of the front and rear axle.

103.5 in (inches)
2629 mm (millimeters)
Front track

The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the front axle.

60.4 in (inches)
1533 mm (millimeters)
Rear track

The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the rear axle.

59.2 in (inches)
1503 mm (millimeters)
Clearance

The distance from the ground to the lowest point of the vehicle measured without cargo or passengers. The ground clearance is also known as ride height.

5.6 in (inches)
143 mm (millimeters)
Front headroom

The vertical distance from the vehicle's roof to the front seats bottom.

40.1 in (inches)
1018 mm (millimeters)
Rear headroom

The vertical distance from the vehicle's roof to the rear seats bottom.

38.1 in (inches)
967 mm (millimeters)
Front shoulder room

The horizontal distance between the panels of the two front doors.

55.9 in (inches)
1420 mm (millimeters)
Rear shoulder room

The horizontal distance between the panels of the two rear doors.

53.9 in (inches)
1369 mm (millimeters)
Front hip room

The width of the front seats of the car, which indicates how much space is available for the driver and passenger on either side of their waists when they sit down.

57.8 in (inches)
1469 mm (millimeters)
Rear hip room

The width of the seat cushion on the back, which indicates how much space is available for the passengers on either side of their waists.

56.7 in (inches)
1440 mm (millimeters)
Front legroom

The distance available for the legs of the driver and the front passenger.

41.2 in (inches)
1046 mm (millimeters)
Rear legroom

The distance available for the legs of the rear passengers.

35.6 in (inches)
904 mm (millimeters)
Trunk volume

The available space for cargo in the main trunk, excluding the additional available space from folding one or two rear seat rows.

341.0 l (liters)
12.04 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.34 m3 (cubic meters)
Maximum trunk volume

The maximum available space for cargo in the main trunk, including the additional available space from folding one or two rear seat rows.

1231.0 l (liters)
43.47 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.23 m3 (cubic meters)
Curb weight

Curb weight (a.k.a. kerb weight) is the EV mass with standard equipment, liquids (oils and fuel at nominal tank capacity) but without cargo and passengers. In some EU countries, the curb weight also includes the weight of a 75 kg (165 lb) driver.

3560.47 lb (pounds)
1615 kg (kilograms)
Payload

In the context of automobiles, the payload is the summary of the weights of passengers, cargo, accessories, equipment.

892.87 lb (pounds)
405 kg (kilograms)
GVWR

GVWR stands for gross vehicle weight rating and is also known as gross vehicle mass (GVM). It describeds the maximum operating weight of the electric car including the curb weight and payload (accessories, equipment, driver, passengers and cargo).

4453.34 lb (pounds)
2020 kg (kilograms)
Drag coefficient

The drag coefficient or coefficient of drag is related to the car's aerodynamics as it denotes the resistance to the air of the front surface of the vehicle when it is in movement. The lower the coefficient, the better aerodynamics the model has. Ultimately, this allows for higher speeds and improved power efficiency.

0.27 Cd (drag coefficient)

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Manufacturer

The name of the manufacturer of the electric motor.

Volkswagen
Model

The model name of the electric motor.

EEM 100
Electric motor type

The electric motor category according to the type of motor commutation. Most electric motors operate on magnetism and can be powered by direct current (DC) or alternating current (AC) sources. Depending on the type of commutation, electric motors are either self-commutated (AC and DC, mechanical or electronic) and externally commutated (AC only, asynchronous or synchronous).

Permanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motor

Information about the electric notor's location. The two most common locations are the front and rear of the electric car.

Front
Power

The power produced by the electric motor depends proportionally on the motor's rotational speed.

100 kW (kilowatts)
134.1 hp (mechanical horsepower)
136.0 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power RPM

The electric motor's rotational speed measured in RPM when the motor achieves its maximum power.

3300 - 12000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Torque

Torque is the driving force of an electric motor and is the rotational equivalent of a linear force. A typical feature of electric cars is that they get full torque from zero speed.

290 Nm (newton meters)
29.6 kgm (kilogram meters)
213.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Regenerative braking

Regenerative braking is a typical feature of electric vehicles, in which the electric motor uses the vehicle's kinetic energy to save power or stores it for later use.

Yes
Driving modes

Some manufacturers include software designed driving modes to improve power efficiency and/or range. Information about the available driving modes for this model.

Eco
Eco+
Normal
Additional information

Additional details about the electric motor of this model.

Three levels of regenerative braking
Eco mode power - 70 kW
Eco mode torque - 233 Nm
Eco+ mode power - 40 kW
Eco+ mode torque - 211 Nm

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed

The top speed that the vehicle can achieve as specified by the manufacturer.

93.2 mph (miles per hour)
150.0 km/h (kilometers per hour)
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h

The time in seconds the electric car needs to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h.

9.60 s (seconds)
Additional information

Additional details about the vehicle's performance.

Eco mode 0-100 km/h acceleration - 13 s
Eco mode top speed - 115 km/h
Eco+ mode 0-100 km/h acceleration - 19 s
Eco+ mode top speed - 90 km/h

Driving range

Information about the official driving range of the model according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

StandardRange 
NEDC (New European Driving Cycle)186.4 mi / 300.0 km
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)123.0 mi / 197.9 km
Real range144.8 mi / 233.0 km

Energy efficiency

Information about the energy efficiency of the model in various measurement units according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

StandardDrivingRating 
NEDC (New European Driving Cycle)Combined13.8 kWh/100 km
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)Combined30 kWh/100 mi
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)Highway104 MPGe
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)Combined113 MPGe
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)City122 MPGe
WLTP (Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure)Combined16 kWh/100 km

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric vehicle.

A+

Steering

Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.

Type of steering mechanism

Information about the design type of the steering mechanism of the electric car.

Rack and pinion
Type of power steering

Information about the type of power steering used in this model.

Electronic
Turning circle

Often referred to as turning diameter or turning radius (multiplied by two), this is the smallest diameter that the outside wheels of the vehicle describe when it is turning on full lock.

10.9 m (meters)
35.76 ft (feet)
Lock-to-lock turns

The number of full rotations made by the steering wheel from lock to lock (from one extreme end to the other).

2.76

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmission

Information about the type of transmission used by the vehicle. Generally, EVs are equipped with one-speed automatic units.

Automatic single-speed reduction gear
Drivetrain

Information about the type of drivetrain (the system that delivers power to the driving wheels).

Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio

The axle ratio a.k.a. final drive ratio of the electric motor. It shows the number of revolutions of the driveshaft needed to spin the axle one complete turn.

3.61
Additional information

Additional details about the model's transmission.

Gearbox model - EQ 270

Suspension

Information about the system of components that connects the wheels and axles to the chassis.

Front suspension

Information about the main components of the front suspension of the electric vehicle.

MacPherson strut
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspension

Information about the main components of the rear suspension of the electric vehicle.

Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Telescopic shock absorbers

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakes

Information about the type of brakes used on the front wheels.

Ventilated discs
Rear brakes

Information about the type of brakes used on the rear wheels.

Discs
Additional information

Additional details about the brakes of this model.

Front discs size - 11.3 x 1.0 in
Rear discs size - 10.7 x 0.4 in

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

MarkingsWidthProfileDiameterContourOffsetMaterial 
6.5Jx16 ET466.5J16-46Steel

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

MarkingsWidthProfileDiameterLoad indexSpeed index 
205/55R16 91H205551691H

Battery

Specifications and features of the rechargeable battery that powers this vehicle.

Manufacturer

The name of the company that has manufactured the battery.

Samsung SDI
Type of rechargeable battery

The type of rechargeable battery depending on its composition.

Lithium-Ion
Battery capacity

The capacity of the rechargeable battery that powers this EV as specified by the manufacturer in kilowatt hours.

35.8 kWh (kilowatt hours)
Number of cells

The batteries used by electric cars are usually packs that consist of a certain number of battery cells in different arrangements. Information about the total number of cells in this particular model.

264
Number of modules

Battery cells are arranged in different modules that comprise battery packs. Information about the number of modules in this battery.

27
Voltage

The battery voltage denotes the difference in electric potential between the positive and negative electrodes of the pack. The higher difference in potential results in a higher voltage.

323 V (volts)
Weight

Total weight of the battery pack including not only the cells but also the shield, wiring, etc.

701.07 lb (pounds)
318 kg (kilograms)
Location

Information about the position of the battery pack in the electric vehicle.

Under the floor, middle
Cooling

Information about the type of battery cooling on this specific model.

Passive cooling

Charging type

Information about the different types of charging of this specific electric car.

TypeInterfaceVoltageCurrentPower 
Standard wall socketType 1 (SAE J1772, IEC 61851-1, J Plug, Yazaki)110 V-1.2 kW
Standard wall socketType 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)230 V10 A2.3 kW
Wall boxType 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)240 V16 A3.6 kW
Wall boxType 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)240 V32 A7.2 kW
CCS fast chargingType 2 (IEC 62196-3 FF, CCS2)--40 kW
CCS fast chargingType 1 (IEC 62196-3 CC, CCS1)--50 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.

NameInterfacePowerCurrentLocation 
Onboard chargerType 1 (SAE J1772, IEC 61851-1, J Plug, Yazaki)7.2 kW-Rear-right side
Onboard chargerType 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)7.2 kW-Rear-right side

Charging time

Information about the estimated charging time for this EV depending on the various type of charging it supports.

TypeBattery %Estimated time (h:m) 
CCS fast charging 50 kW0% - 80%00:34
CCS fast charging 40 kW0% - 80%00:43
Wall box 7.2 kW0% - 100%04:55
Wall box 3.6 kW0% - 100%09:50
Standard wall socket 230V0% - 100%15:24
Standard wall socket 110/120V0% - 100%29:30

Additional features

A list of standard and optional exterior and interior features of the model.

CategoryNameType
-Adjustable cargo floorS
-e-Golf front grille with blue accentS
-Integrated rear spoilerS
Safety and assistance3-point safety belts for all seating positions with pretensioners for driver and front passengerS
Safety and assistanceActive Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Traffic AlertS
Safety and assistanceAdaptive Cruise ControlS
Safety and assistanceAnti-lock Braking SystemS
Safety and assistanceAnti-Slip RegulationS
Safety and assistanceAutomatic Post-Collision Braking SystemS
Safety and assistanceAutonomous Emergency BrakingS
Safety and assistanceChild safety locks on rear doorsS
Safety and assistanceCity Emergency BrakingS
Safety and assistanceCruise ControlS
Safety and assistanceDriver alertness detectionS
Safety and assistanceDriver and front passenger seat belt reminderS
Safety and assistanceDriver and passenger front and side thorax airbag supplemental restraint systemS
Safety and assistanceDriver-only knee airbagS
Safety and assistanceElectronic Brake-pressure DistributionS
Safety and assistanceElectronic Differential LockS
Safety and assistanceElectronic speed controlS
Safety and assistanceElectronic Stability ControlS
Safety and assistanceEngine Braking AssistS
Safety and assistanceForward Collision Warning with Autonomous Emergency Braking and Pedestrian Monitoring (Front Assist)S
Safety and assistanceFront airbags for dirver and passengerS
Safety and assistanceFront and rear seats belt load limitersS
Safety and assistanceHydraulic Brake AssistS
Safety and assistanceImmobilizer, anti-theft alarm, central lockingS
Safety and assistanceIntelligent Crash Response SystemS
Safety and assistanceIsofix on rear seatsS
Safety and assistanceLane Departure Warning (Lane Assist)S
Safety and assistanceLATCHS
Safety and assistanceManeuver BrakingS
Safety and assistancePark Distance Control with Maneuver BrakingS
Safety and assistanceParking Steering AssistantS
Safety and assistanceRearview cameraS
Safety and assistanceSide chest airbags for dirver and passengerS
Safety and assistanceSide chest airbags for rear seatsS
Safety and assistanceSide curtain airbags for front seatsS
Safety and assistanceSide curtain airbags for rear seatsS
Safety and assistanceSide head airbags for dirver and passengerS
Safety and assistanceSpeed assistS
Safety and assistanceTire pressure monitoring systemS
Safety and assistanceXDS (Cross Differential System)S
Infotainment and connectivity2 x 12V power outlets: 1 in front center console, 1 in cargo areaS
Infotainment and connectivity9.2-inch Discover Media touchscreen sound system with proximity sensorS
Infotainment and connectivityBluetooth with audio streaming for compatible devicesS
Infotainment and connectivityColor multi-function trip computerS
Infotainment and connectivityKeyless entry with push-button startS
Infotainment and connectivityMIB II infotainment systemS
Infotainment and connectivityMP3/WMA/FLAC-compatible CD player, AM/FM/HD Radio, SD memory card reader, and voice controlS
Infotainment and connectivitySiriusXM Satellite Radio with 3-month trial subscriptionS
Infotainment and connectivity8 x speakersS
Infotainment and connectivityUSB portS
Infotainment and connectivityVolkswagen Car-Net Guide & InformS
Infotainment and connectivityVolkswagen Digital Cockpit with 12.3-inch screenS
Infotainment and connectivityVW Car-Net connected servicesS
Air-conditioningClimatronic automatic dual-zon A/CS
Air-conditioningParking heater/ventilationS
HeatingEnergy-efficient auxilliary climate control heat pumpS
Seats6-way partial power-adjustable front seatsS
Seats60/40 folding rear seatsS
SeatsAdjustable lumbar support for driver and front passenger seatsS
SeatsFront comfort seatsS
SeatsHeated front seatsS
Steering wheelLeather-wrapped multifunction steering wheelS
Doors and windowsElectrically heated windshieldS
Doors and windowsHeated front washer nozzlesS
Doors and windowsPower windows with one-touch up/down front and rearS
Doors and windowsRain-sensing windshield wipersS
Doors and windowsRear window wiper and washer systemS
MirrorsPower-folding and adjustable side mirrors with turning signalS
MirrorsSelf-dimming, frameless, interior rearview mirrorS
MirrorsSun visors with illuminated vanity mirrorsS
LightsAmbient lighting with illuminated footwell and doorsill scuff platesS
LightsAutomatic headlights with Coming/Leaving Home featureS
LightsHigh Beam ControlS
LightsLED daytime running lightsS
LightsLED headlightsS
LightsLED headlights with blue accents and low-speed corner-illuminating featureS
LightsLED rear lightsS
UpholsteryLeather gear knobS
UpholsteryV-Tex leatherette seating surfacesS

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Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 168.1 in / 4270 mm
Width: 70.8 in / 1798 mm
Height: 58.3 in / 1482 mm
Curb weight: 3560.47 lb / 1615 kg
Electric motor: 100 kW @ 3300 - 12000 rpm, 290 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 35.8 kWh, Voltage: 323 V