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Plainly, that E is for electricity, but what Volkswagen means by the rest of the badge is Gran Turismo as it does for the GTI and diesel-powered GTD.
2016 VW Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid in White with Factory GTE Body Kit, Sports Suspension, Charcoal/Plaid GTE Sports Interior, Multi-Function GTE Steering Wheel with Paddle Shift Controls, Radar Cruise Control, Bluetooth, GTE Trim, and Factory GTE Alloy Wheels. Powered by VWs 1.4 L TSi Turbocharged, In-line 4 Cylinder engine producing 110kW/148Hp and 250Nm of Torque combined with an Electric Motor to produce a total of 150kW/201Hp and 350Nm.
Fuel Consumption ranges between 7 and 2L/100Km depending on what driving mode is being used.
5 Star ANCAP Safety Rating with features including; ABS Brakes, Airbags, Automatic Headlights, Stability Control, and Traction Control.
If the idea of an all-electric VW Golf and the associated range anxiety fills you with fear, this new plug-in hybrid Golf GTE could be the perfect solution. Supposedly infused with DNA from the sporty GTI and GTD models, its party piece is claimed economy and emissions of 166mpg and 39g/km of CO2. There are five different drive modes: E-mode, Battery Save, Hybrid Auto, Battery Charge and GTE. While these are all fairly self-explanatory, Hybrid Auto offers the best compromise between performance and efficiency, with GTE ensuring maximum performance when you want to push on.