Volkswagen e-Golf Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Volkswagen e-Golf Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 0 recalls, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 0 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2019 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf 4 DR FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2018 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf 4 DR FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2017 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf 4 DR FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Volkswagen has manufactured models of e-Golf for 6 years. They average 117.0 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2020 e-Golf below average at 113 combined MPG.

The 2020 e-Golf is electric and has a 100 kW AC PMSM motor charged via . All MPG estimates are "MPG equivalent," a conversion of electric energy consumption to gasoline equivalent.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2020 e-Golf to be $600 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and electricity.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $4,250 less over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The e-Golf consumes about 0 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 Volkswagen e-Golf 113 104 122
2019 Volkswagen e-Golf 119 111 126
2018 Volkswagen e-Golf 119 111 126
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf 119 111 126
2016 Volkswagen e-Golf 116 105 126
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf 116 105 126

MPG breakdown by model options

The Volkswagen e-Golf has 6 different model options on record with the EPA since 2015. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 Automatic (A1) 113 104 122
2019 Automatic (A1) 119 111 126
2018 Automatic (A1) 119 111 126
2017 Automatic (A1) 119 111 126
2016 Automatic (A1) 116 105 126
2015 Automatic (A1) 116 105 126