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Key Features in the New Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid

The hotly anticipated Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid is here now. Amplified with GTI’s explosive DNA, it remains to have the heart-racing Golf thrills you know, but with advanced plug-in hybrid technology. Here are some new key features you can expect in the new Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid.

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Exterior and Interior

LED Headlight

When it comes to lighting, the Golf GTE does not disappoint, both inside and outside. Standard on every Golf GTE are the LED Plus Headlights, offering a dynamic design and striking LED taillight clusters that leave a lasting impression.

Exterior Ambient Lighting

The Golf GTE has a unique way of welcoming the driver into the vehicle. When you approach and unlock your Golf GTE, the headlights, taillight clusters, and radiator grille lights will turn on. The door handle recesses will also illuminate, and a welcoming light will be projected on the ground from the exterior mirror.

Interior Ambient Lighting

Rev up your driving experience with the Golf GTE by immersing the interior in your favourite colour. Take your pick from 30 vibrant shades that illuminate the dash, centre console, footwell, front and rear doors, and even the digital displays, setting the mood for your drive and creating an atmosphere unique to you.

Performance Seating

Experience the unparalleled comfort offered by Golf GTE’s premium sport seats, featuring durable fabric in Scale Paper design. The hallmark blue accents can be seen on the leather steering wheel and complementary textile floor mats.

Connectivity and Infotainment

Infotainment System

The all-new digital cockpit of the Golf GTE is everything you need and more. The centre 10” Discover Media Navigation Infotainment System is your access point to customise everything you need in your vehicle.

Wireless Mobile Connectivity

Gone are the days of tangled charging wires and aux cords. The Golf GTE automatically connects your phone via Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, making your experience feel more connected and effortless. Plus, with wireless charging (Qi enabled devices), you can ensure your phone is charged while on the go.

Heads-up Display

With the heads-up display in the Golf GTE, you can stay informed while keeping your eyes on the road. It projects your speed, driver assist system messages, or navigation instructions. It can be seen even with direct sunlight and can be turned off whenever desired.

Technology and Performance

Charging Station and Electric Motor Range

The Golf GTE can get you further than you think with one battery charge. A full charge can provide a maximum electric range of 60 km*, which can easily take you to work, or the grocery store, or the gym, and back.

Depending on which charging type you use, you can get to a full charge in approximately 7 hours and 20 minutes at 1.7 kW or approximately 4 hours at 3.6 kW. Once the battery is depleted, it automatically switches to petrol, so you don’t have to worry about range anxiety or having to find the nearest charging station right away.

There are also a few ways to extend your vehicle’s electric range, visit here to find out or learn more about electric charging, here.

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Combined Power (Boost)

The Golf GTE drive experience is as thrilling as it can get. Experience full power by using the boost functions, where the electric motor partners with the TSI direct injection petrol engine, offering short-term access to extra torque, enough for that buzz feeling.

Switch by Wire Gearbox

Seamlessly shift gears with the switch by wire gearbox and its new compact selector lever to choose your desired driving mode.

Golf GTE gear shift

The Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid brings a fresh lineup of features, merging GTI’s dynamic spirit with advanced plug-in hybrid tech. Offering a taste of electric driving without full commitment, it boasts a 60km electric range, seamless gear transitions, and thrilling boost functions. With a striking design, wireless connectivity, and personalised features, it’s a stylish and efficient choice for the road ahead. Embrace the future of driving with the plug-in hybrid Volkswagen Golf GTE – where innovation meets performance.

Experience a thrilling driving experience with the Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid.

Please Note:

Please note that while care is taken to ensure all details displayed here are correct, specifications, pricing, imagery, and offers often change and information here may no longer be accurate. Images may also include overseas specification and/or optional accessories not included in the price or available in New Zealand. Content can also, of course, be subject to the occasional human error. For all current and correct details, please speak to our friendly and informative Sales Specialists. If you notice information that may be inaccurate, please don’t hesitate to let us know as soon as possible. Thank you for your support and understanding.

*The official fuel consumption, emissions, and EV range figures determined by the WLTP test should be used as a guide only, or for vehicle to vehicle comparison. Actual results may vary due to factors such as driving or environmental conditions.
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