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Cost & verdict

Price (on the road)

Β£18,340-Β£34,910

Target Price (cash)

Β£16,674-Β£31,705

What Car?'s option recommendations

  • Front foglights
  • Climate control

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Contract Hire Leasing Rates

Β£218.26-Β£505.79/month

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Trim level

GTD BlueLine
We are yet to try out this variant
e-Golf
The all-electric e-Golf is based on SE trim, but also adds LED headlights, dual-zone climate control, a heated windscreen and a 9.2in touchscreen with sat-nav.,
GTD
On top of the GT trim on which it’s based, the GTD comes with an even sportier bodykit, LED headlights, lowered, sports suspension, a honeycombe front grille, heated front seats, heated windscreen, dual-zone climate control and a 12.3in digital instrument display.
R
Top-spec model comes with all the trimmings of the GTI, plus 4Motion (four-wheel drive) and a 306bhp engine.,
GTI Performance
We are yet to try out this variant
GTI
Comes with everything that the GTD gets, plus with 18in alloy wheels, red brake calipers and red stitching on the sports steering wheel.
R-Line
Mostly styling changes that include more aggressive-looking bumpers, lowered sports suspension, twin oval exhaust tailpipes, black brake calipers and carbon-look interior trims .
GT
This sportier trim offers bigger 17in alloy wheels, sports suspension, sports seats and a performance monitor, which includes a lap timer and G-meter. Other additions over SE trim are privacy glass and interior ambient lighting.
GTE Advance
Builds on the GTE trim, but adds sat-nav, heated seats and larger 18in alloy wheels.,
GTE
Plug-in hybrid model comes with a 12.3in digital instrument display, dual-zone climate control, along with everything else from the GT model.
SE
This adds 16in alloy wheels, front seat lumbar adjustment, a rear seat centre armrest, a ski hatch and a leather-trimmed steering wheel. And it adds gadgets such as Apple CarPlay, automatic lights and wipers, front and rear parking sensors, power-folding door mirrors, adaptive cruise control and automatic emergency braking.
S
Entry-level S-trim isn’t lavishly equipped, but it does come with trinkets including air-conditioning, four electric windows (five-door model only), height-adjustable front seats, a front centre armrest, a DAB radio, Bluetooth and an 8.0in colour touchscreen, but you have to put up with wheel trims instead of alloy wheels.
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Miles per gallon

Official fuel economy figure

156.9-tbc mpg

CO2 Emissions

Official emissions rating

0-40 g/km

VED Tax band

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Boot capacity

How much space is there?

1270 litres

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