VolkswagenGolf GTE Mk8 (2021) electric chargers

Plug-In Hybrid

Battery

13 kWh

Connector

Type 2

Range

39 miles

Benefit in kind

11%

CO2 Emissions

26 g/km

Volkswagen Golf GTE Mk8 Home Charging Guide

Following on from the original Golf GTE released back in 2015, the Golf GTE Mk8 takes everything people loved about the original GTE and cranks it up to 11. With a 1.4 litre turbocharged petrol engine combined with a 107bhp electric motor, the GTE Mk8 can from 0-62mph in 6.7 which isn't far off the more fuel thirsty Golf GTI. Thanks to the new upgraded 13kWh battery, all-electric range on the Golf GTE Mk8 comes in at around 39 miles.

Charging the Golf GTE Mk8 takes just under four hours using a home 7.4kW charger like the ones below.

Volkswagen Golf GTE Mk8 compatible chargers

Syncs with your energy tariff

A total game-changer

Easee

Easee One

 

from £629.00

Premium, stylish, affordable

New in the UK - From Norway

Easy-to-use app

Slick and user friendly

World's smallest charger

Punches above its weight

The Grand Designs choice

Arguably the smartest-looking

Designed by Tesla for Tesla

Features specialised only to Tesla's


Charging Cable

5-metre EV charging cable (Type 2)

 

from £142.00

Premium quality

For public and untethered home chargers

Charging Cable

10-metre EV charging cable (Type 2)

 

from £174.00

Premium quality

For public and untethered home chargers

Wallbox

Commander 2

 

from £1260.00

Good for business

Aimed at businesses and public locations

Volkswagen Golf GTE Mk8 Charging Time

It's rare anyone needs to charge their car from empty to full. In fact, most of the time you will simply "top up" your car's battery for two to three hours overnight. Learn more about home charging here

Take advantage of cheaper electricity tariffs and charge your Volkswagen Golf GTE MK8 overnight and drive away fully charged every morning.

Method kW Typical location Charging time (empty to full)
Standard three-pin plug 2.3 Home 5 hours
Dedicated home charging point 7.4* Home 3.75 hours* (limited to 3.6kW by vehicle)
Fast charger n/a Offices, commercial buildings, car parks, supermarkets, leisure centres n/a
Rapid charger  n/a Motorway services, car parks n/a

* Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.

Volkswagen Golf GTE Mk8 Charging Cost

School run, commute to the office? You can drive up to 39 miles purely on low-cost electric power.

A full home charge on a Volkswagen Golf GTE Mk8 costs around £1.30.

Did you know?

A typical overnight electricity rate is around 10p per kWh.

Compare energy tariffs for your Volkswagen Golf GTE Mk8

Battery size

13 kWh

Charge speed

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Range

39 miles

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