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Charging a Volkswagen Golf GTE


The Golf GTE is a plug-in hybrid version of the VW Golf hatchback unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. The Golf GTE shares the basic powertrain hardware with the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron. Whether you’re leasing or buying, it’s expected you have questions about driving this innovative EV; What is the Volkswagen Golf GTE's driving range, costs and charging time? And what charge point is most suitable?

We will gladly help you select the optimal charging solution for your car and your home and work situation. This means you will never pay more than necessary.

VW Golf GTE Driving Range

According to Volkwagen's NEDC test, the electric range of the Golf GTE is 50 kilometers.

However, these are numbers are calculated in a laboratory environment. In our experience the actual range is lower and depends on various driving conditions such as weather, road and temperature.

VW Golf GTE Charging Costs

The Volkswagen Golf GTE can be fully charged for €1.29. This price is based on the average European price of €0.20 per kWh for charging at home (energy prices differ per country and provider). Learn more about  EV costs  and  public charging tariffs .

VW Golf GTE Charging Time

The Volkswagen Golf GTE can be fully charged in 2 hours.

The charging time is estimated by dividing the battery capacity by the charge capacity of the charge point. What is the right charge point for you? Find out more about charging times and charge points below.

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The right charge point for the Volkswagen Golf GTE

The Volkswagen Golf GTE can take up to 5 hours to charge with a regular wall socket. However, with the right charge point the charging time can be decreased significantly.

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As as displayed in the overview, the Volkswagen Golf GTE is compatible 1-phase 16A charging. On a 220/240 Volt network, this results in a charging speed of 3.7 kW.

The charging time is estimated by dividing the battery capacity by the charge capacity of the charge point. Actual times may differ.

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