Volkswagen Golf GTE 2017: the plug-in hybrid is updated

The renewal of the range Golf Volkswagen can’t leave a single loose end, it is for this reason that, in addition to its basic version and GTI option, the hybrid of the range could not stay behind and also make certain aesthetic changes to update the entire catalog Golf of the signature of Wolfsburg.

Focusing mainly on the aesthetics, the new GTE 2017, like their fellow acquires new external features provoked by their profile colour blue front electric choice plug-in.


And is that, as we can see in the images, the model receives changes in his body featuring its new bumper with LED daytime running lights integrated in the form of a C-set with the new optical front we again make use of the blue stripes, which give continuity to the front grille with the initials AWG.

Continuing up to your behind and going for some tires that are specific to this version, we caught up with the new LED headlights and a rear bumper new bill, with a diffuser, the aesthetic is more marked and aggressive finish in a dual exhaust on the left side.


In its interior, like its brother GTI, we find cabin reminiscences sporting but aggression contained in the comfort in your driving; it is for this reason that all the items are shared with the version above with the exception of the details in trim, upholstery, and stitching that now happen to be in the now distinctive blue tone of the most ecological of the range German.

it should Be mentioned, in addition to your digital instrumentation in blue tone, your multimedia system with touch screen of 9.2 inches, and the entertainment system Volkswagen Digital Cockpit now with a greater role in this reestyling.


In terms of mechanics, it seems that Volkswagen opted for inalterar its mechanical hybrid plug-in is composed by a motor 1.4 TSI 150 CV moved by gasoline and other an electric motor of 102 HP of power, the latter with autonomy in a solo 50 km with its 5 modes of driving “E-Mode”, “GTE Mode”, “Battery Hold”, “Battery Charge” and “Hybrid Car”.