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All charging information and products for the Volkswagen e-Golf

Fully charged in just 5:30 hours? Being on the road and able to charge? Everything is possible - with a charging station that perfectly suits you and your Volkswagen e-Golf.

Find out more about how to charge your Volkswagen e-Golf: What influences the charging time of your Volkswagen e-Golf, how to best charge it at home and on the road, why you should not charge at a domestic power socket but at a charging station especially designed for electric cars and how much it costs to install a charging station.

Everything about how to charge your Volkswagen e-Golf at a glance

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  1. ABL charging station eMH1 Basic with cable EVSE803 (11 kW, incl. 7 m cable type 2) | The Mobility House
    ABL charging station EVSE803 eMH1 with cable (11 kW, incl. 7 m cable type 2)
    €819.00

    incl. 19% tax & shipping costs in DE & AT

    Delivery time: 1-2 weeks, no express possible
  2. ABL charging station eMH1 Basic with cable EVSE824 (3.7 kW, incl. 7 m cable type 2) | The Mobility House
    ABL charging station EVSE824 eMH1 with cable (3.7 kW, incl. 7 m cable type 2)
    €699.00

    incl. 19% tax & shipping costs in DE & AT

    Delivery time: 2-3 working days, Express: next working day if ordered until 2 p.m.
  3. PHOENIX CONTACT Design Ladekabel Typ 2 - Typ 2 (22kW, 32 A, 7m) | The Mobility House
    PHOENIX CONTACT design charging cable (type 2 - type 2, 22 kW, 32 A, 7 m)
    €319.00

    incl. 19% tax & shipping costs in DE & AT

    Delivery time: 2-3 working days, Express: next working day if ordered until 2 p.m.
  4. PHOENIX CONTACT Design Ladekabel Typ 2 - Typ 2 (22kW, 32 A, 5m) | The Mobility House
    PHOENIX CONTACT Design charging cable (type 2 - type 2, 22kW, 32 A, 5m)
    €299.00

    incl. 19% tax & shipping costs in DE & AT

    Delivery time: 1-2 weeks, no express possible
  5. Standfuß für Ladestation ABL eMH1 (Outdoor)
    Charging station stand for ABL eMH1 (Outdoor)
    €599.00

    incl. 19% tax & shipping costs in DE & AT

    Delivery time: 2-3 working days, Express: next working day if ordered until 2 p.m.

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That’s how you charge your Volkswagen e-Golf at home and when you are out and about

Charging time for your Volkswagen e-Golf

Reach full charge in 5.5 hours

It only takes around 5.5 hours to fully charge the Volkswagen e-Golf with up to 7.2kW of charging power which equals a range of nearly 300 km for the Volkswagen e-Golf. Charging times for other Volkswagen e-Golf models are listed in the technical data below.

Type 2 Plug

Charging is performed using a Type 2-plug. Make sure you select a charging station with integrated charging cable or a compatible mode 3 charging cable.

The right charging station for your daily life

Charging at home

Charging in only five seconds at home

You don’t believe us? Just grab the charging cable from your charging station, plug it into your electric car and your Volkswagen e-Golf is set to charge. It is as easy as it sounds. No delay while charging, no time loss searching for a compatible charging station.

  • Charge fast – Plug in your electric car and get going only a few hours later
  • Charge comfortably – Only a flick of your wrist and your Volkswagen e-Golf is already charging
  • Charge intelligently – e.g. integrate your charging station into your Smart Home System
  • Charge with quality – All the manufacturers are tested and only the best ones are offered by us
Charging on the way

Charge anywhere at anytime

Domestic sockets are available everywhere. Equipped with a mobile charging stations and suitable adapters you can charge your Renault ZOE at every domestic or industrial socket available.

  • Charge fast - Plug in your electric car and get going only a few hours later
  • Charge flexible – every plug becomes a charging point, forget about range anxiety 
  • Charge in all weathers – no matter if it rains or snows
  • Charge with quality - All the manufacturers are tested and only the best ones are offered by us

3 Factors that influence your Electric Car's Charging Time

Your electric car’s charging device (on-board charger), legal requirements and the charging power of your domestic installation all determine how quickly your Volkswagen e-Golf is recharged at the charging station.  Legal restrictions for single-phase charging at home: Germany: up to 4.6 kW of charging power; Austria and Switzerland: up to 3.7 kW of charging power.

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Technical data of all Volkswagen e-Golf models

Technische Daten¹ und Ladezeiten (Stand 2018)  e-Golf (bis 2016) e-Golf (ab 2017)
Battery capacity: 24,2 kWh 35,8 kWh
Range (NEDC²): 190 km 300 km
Top speed: 140km/h 150 km/h
Energy usage³: 12,7 kWh/100km 12,7 kWh/100km
Socket type: Typ 2  Typ 2 
Max. charging capacity: 3,6 kW  7,2 kW 
Number of current phases: single-phase two phases
Charging time with max. charging capacity⁴: 7 h 5:30 h
Charging time with 11 kW charging capacity⁴: 7 h 10 h
Range after one hour of charging⁴ via max. capacity⁴: 30 km  60 km 
Charging time using standard domestic socket (2,3 kW)⁴: 11 h 16 h

¹ Source: VW AG ² Energy consumption based on ECE R101 energy consumption test (combined) ³ Approximate NEFZ distance, in accordance with regulation ECE101 ⁴ Charging times are rounded reference values based on the assumption that the charging is not performed in a linear fashion ⁵ In Germany, charging is only permitted with special permission from the network operator

The Volkswagen e-Golf in transition - how he and his charging behavior has changed

The Volkswagen e-Golf is the fully electric brother of the classic Golf. The electric car impresses with a 24.2 kWh battery and a realistic driving range of 190 km. Please note that the range may vary slightly depending on road conditions, your driving style and the season (according to NEDC)*. You can charge the Volkswagen e-Golf at home at a charging power of up to 3.6 kW using a wallbox. With a battery capacity of 24.2 kWh and a charging power of 3.6 kW, you will be able to enjoy the full driving range after approximately 7 hours of charging.

You can charge the car using a type 2 plug and also at 2.3 kW with a mode 2 charging cable via a separately fused domestic socket. For safety reasons, however, you should avoid doing this in the long term, since charging your car from a domestic socket will place the maximum load on the socket for approximately 11 hours. The wallbox will not only allow you to charge your Volkswagen e-Golf safely, but also nearly twice as quickly as using a domestic socket.