Archive for the ‘Volkswagen e-Golf’ Category

Volkswagen of Santa Monica to Feature the e-Golf at Buy Local Festival

Friday, September 8th, 2017
Volkswagen of Santa Monica to Feature the e-Golf at Buy Local Festival

Buy Local Santa Monica is an organization that supports local businesses and raises awareness about the economic, environmental and community benefits of thinking local first. On Saturday, September 9, from 11:00 am – to 4:00 pm at Reed Park (1133 7th Street, Santa Monica), Buy Local will host a fun-filled free community event — the Buy Local Health & Fitness Festival. Volkswagen of Santa Monica will be there and will feature the eco-friendly VW e-Golf  (more…)

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf First Drive Reviews

Thursday, June 29th, 2017
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Mileage Range

The electric cousin of the list-topping hatchback has arrived to stellar ratings — the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf. With the same great utility and an eco-friendlier powertrain, this car has critics floored in their first drive reviews. Waiting for you now at Volkswagen Santa Monica, this hatchback is full of luxury features like a smart infotainment system and versatile interior that you’re sure to love. Find out what the experts praise below before you come in to give it your own review today!

What the Critics Have to Say

It’s no surprise that year’s model arrives to high marks as it did last year, outshining popular competitors for its upscale interior and great value.

  • At Car and Driver, one critic noted, “A short drive along the California coast proved that the reasons to choose an e-Golf are the same as the reasons to choose any Golf: access to VW family values, including a rock-solid platform, excellent dynamics (improved, actually, with a lower center of gravity due to the battery mounting below the floor), and fastidious interior packaging.”

  • Green Car Reports praised this year’s model’s improvements for boosted battery life by saying, “That’s a 50-percent increase over the previous model’s 83 miles, and significantly increases the practicality of the e-Golf for drivers with longer commutes—or those who live in areas with winter weather.”

  • Over at Motortrend, another reviewer remarked on the likeness this electric car has to its popular cousin by writing, “It’s safe to say the e-Golf is one of the more natural driving EVs available today.”

Features and Specs of the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

Here’s just a few of the fantastic specs you’ll love about the new Volkswagen e-Golf when you get behind the wheel:

  • VW Car-Net App-Connect infotainment on a touchscreen display

  • Driver Assistance Technology including Park Pilot and Front Assist

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control

Make a Date with the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

Give the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf your own first drive review by scheduling a test drive at Volkswagen Santa Monica. You can call a sales specialist at 855-459-7323 to make an appointment or find out more about finance specials and features. You’ll find our dealership at 2440 Santa Monica Blvd. If you’d like to leave a message online with any inquiries, we’ll reach out to you with more information!

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf named AAA Green Car Guide’s Top Green Vehicle

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Performance improvements made to the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf have helped it to the top of AAA Green Car Guide’s Top Green Vehicle list in the compact car segment. There were 21 other cars reviewed in the same category, but the e-Golf received the highest score in 13 different qualities including slalom handling, visibility, EPA emissions and interior noise. (more…)

Performance Improvements for the 2017 VW e-Golf

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
2017 VW e-golf

The numbers are in! We’ve got the official information from the Environmental Protection Agency for the 2017 VW e-Golf estimated range and fuel economy. Although our team here at Volkswagen Santa Monica has touched on this subject before, we wanted to provide our readers with the official numbers that were just released. (more…)

2017 VW e-Golf Improves Driving Range and Features New Technology

Thursday, November 17th, 2016
2017 vw e-golf

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf vs 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf

The 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf debuted at Automobility LA and for the new model year, the e-Golf features an improved driving range, more power and new features. The Volkswagen e-Golf is a pure electric vehicle that requires no fuel. With the impressive boost in driving range, customers can now go further than ever in the 2017 VW e-Golf. No only did Volkswagen increase the value by increasing driving range but the 2017 e-Golf also features more power, new infotainment options, an updated Driver Assistance package and a redesigned front and rear end.   (more…)

How to Charge Your all-new 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
2016 Volkswagen e-Golf Charging

Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, and Los Angeles area, we’d like to introduce you to the electric car of your dreams. The 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf offers substantially better gas mileage than conventional gas-powered vehicles, but it doesn’t sacrifice any power to do so.

Driving a 2016 e-Golf is just like operating any other car in every way except one – instead of spending hard earned cash on air-polluting fossil fuels, you charge the e-Golf at a charging station or even at your home.


Online Reports Suggest a Major Range Boost for the 2017 VW e-Golf

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Mileage Range

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Mileage Range

The future of electric driving is here, and it appears Volkswagen is making huge shifts to make electric driving a better experience for drivers. The all-electric e-Golf has been around for a little while, and it already offers impressive range. That said, reports online suggest the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf electric mileage range could receive a significant boost.


Need a Vehicle That Can Help You Save on Fuel Costs? Then Compare the 2016 Jetta Hybrid vs 2016 e-Golf

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid vs 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf

2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid vs 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf

If you’re searching for a vehicle that can help you save big on gas, then you’ll want to consider a Volkswagen. In addition to our many fuel efficient models, there are two vehicles that can make a big dent in your fuel costs: the Jetta Hybrid and the e-Golf. So, what’s the difference between the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid vs 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf? Let’s take a look.


The VW e-Golf’s Delayed Charging Function Can Help Ensure Your e-Golf Is Ready When You Need It

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
How to Set Up 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf Delayed Charging

How to Set Up 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf Delayed Charging

The e-Golf is full of exciting features, and even if you’ve owned the model for a while, you may still be discovering some of them now. One of these features is delayed charging, which can help you customize when and how your e-Golf is charged. We will show you how to set up the 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf delayed charging.


Familiarize Yourself With the e-Golf’s Instrument Cluster to Make the Most of Electric Driving

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
Volkswagen e-Golf Power Availability Display Gauge Explained

Volkswagen e-Golf Power Availability Display Gauge Explained

Having an electric vehicle is great, as you get to avoid expensive fuel costs and many traditional maintenance needs. There are a few things you will want to familiarize yourself with, however, such as the e-Golf’s power gauge. Here, you will find the Volkswagen e-Golf power availability display gauge explained in a way that will make it easy for you to understand the important information being presented to you on the road.