Any new model with better kits and improved features will cost but not the Volkswagen Golf GTE edition.
The car’s latest model costs less than the outgoing version of the Golf GTE.
The pricing of the new car has been confirmed to be £28,150 after excluding the government’s grant for eco-friendly hybrid models. The cost is a whole £3,420 less than the outgoing model which is a delightful surprise for those who were planning to buy it in the near future. Besides, a lot of improvements including technology, feature and kits are part of the new car making it a great upgrade from your current model.
The dashboard of the Volkswagen Golf GTE is equipped with a large 8-inch touchscreen infotainment display and also supports satellite navigation. The front fascia remains pretty much the same with minor changes and sports large full LED headlights as well as LED rear lights. It has scrolling indicators that offer better vision in the dark. Other functionalities unique to the Volkswagen model include the Car-Net App Connect and the Active Info Display dial.
Being a GTE model, it is supposed to offer the best of performance and comfort than the entry level Golf car. The particular edition, the GTE Advance has large 18-inch alloy wheels and also includes a Winter Pack. The pack adds a front center armrest, tinted rear windows and heated seats to make riding comfortable when it snows. Discover Navigation System is also part of the pack that provides drivers a 9.2-inch large Discover Navigation Pro setup with which it is easy to navigate to any place as it provides step by step directions. It is priced at £29,635.
Under the bonnet, the Volkswagen Golf GTE is powered by a 1.4-liter TSI turbo petrol engine and the 8.7 kWh lithium ion battery can deliver up to 31 miles on a single charge. The battery on its own renders a speed of 81 miles per hour in pure EV mode. There are four different driving modes to choose from and the E-mode is used to activate the electric motor ensuring that the petrol engine is fully disabled. A hybrid mode automatically switches between the petrol engine and the electric motor to deliver maximum efficiency. When combined, the car can go up to 514 miles . The revised versions available in stores include Golf, e-Golf, GTI and R along with the Golf GTE edition.