Volkswagen has widened its vary of PHEV fashions, beginning with the Golf 8, but in addition the restyled Tiguan and Touareg, adopted by the Passat and Arteon Shooting Brake. All, with the exception of the Touareg, share their plug-in hybrid chain in 204 or 245 hp, powered by a ten.4 or 13.0 kWh battery helpful for the Tiguan. In this, Volkswagen is completely based mostly on the development of this PHEV market, which rose from 2.8% of the whole gross sales combine in France in 2020 to 7.8% for the first six months of 2021. On this market, Volkswagen claims 4.5% of the cake.
The Golf has thus taken this traction chain of 204 hp in eHybrid, whereas refining it and doubling it in 245 hp for the GTE. For the eHybrid (41,025 euros together with tax in Style), the 1.4 TSI of 150 hp is accomplished by an electrical motor of 110 hp / 21-33 g, greater than sufficient to take this compact on the motorway throughout lengthy journeys. Above all, its pure sobriety on the town (as much as 80 km in electrical mode) just isn’t hampered by its consumption at larger velocity (6.2 l / 100 km at most): the administration of hybrid modes favors de facto l financial system with out sacrificing efficiency. Very recommendable subsequently.
Volkswagen has additionally outfitted its restyled Tiguan SUV with this 1.4 eHybrid, however solely in 245 hp / 37-43 g (44,065 euros together with tax in Life Business). With the identical benefits as on the Golf, extra roominess and “height of view”. But the common consumption additionally takes peak with a 8.0 l / 100 km minimal and a variety of fifty km most in electrical. On the different hand, driving consolation and driving pleasure are all the time extra premium.
Finally, Volkswagen has utterly revised the vary of its massive Touareg SUV solely marketed in PHEV in France. With two enticing configurations. The first, reduce for professionals, makes use of the 3.0 V6 TSI of 340 hp eHybrid seen at Audi or Porsche, helped by a 136 hp electrical motor powered by a 14.6 kWh battery. The entire delivers 381 hp with nice linearity and in astonishing silence, the new V6 offering the vital flexibility and smoothness (from 79,050 euros together with tax). As for the Touareg R, its energy is elevated to 462 hp by easy changes of the electrical motor, however its value at 93,500 euros together with tax stays out of finances for the “pros”.
|Volkswagen PHEV||Golf eHybrid 204 hp||Tiguan eHybrid 245 hp||Touareg eHybrid 381 hp|
|Petrol engine (cm3)||1395||1395||2 995|
|Power / torque (hp / Nm)||150/250||150/250||340/450|
|Electric motor (hp)||110||116||136|
|Total energy / torque (hp / Nm)||204/350||245/400||381/600|
|Net battery capability (kWh)||10.4||13.0||14.6|
|CO2 emissions (g / km)||21-33||37-43||61|
|Mini combined / city electrical autonomy (km)||55/61||46/54||47/49|
|Conso. mixed (l / 100 km)||0.9-1.5||1.6-1.9||2.7|
|Conso. mixed (kWh / 100 km)||13.8-16.3||16.7-17.1||24.3|
|Max velocity (km / h)||220||205||250|
|0 to 100 km / h (s)||7.4||7.5||6.3|
|Empty weight (kg)||1,590||1,811||2 427|
|Chest (l)||273/1 003||476/1 516||610/1 675|
|Fuel tank (l)||39.5||45||76|
|L x W x H (mm)||4 284 x 1789 x 1460||4,509 x 1,839 x 1,675||4 878 x 1 984 x 1 756|
|From (€ TTC)||41,025||42,600||79,050|