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  1. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hello. I’ve had my GTE about 2 weeks now and as the weather is getting colder I decided to try the pre heat function in the e manager. It’s my understanding that it preheats the car to desired temp whilst it’s on charge to save the battery, is this correct? I leave for work at 7:15. Set my...
  2. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Why does my car make a metallic clicking sound after being parked?
  3. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    This morning I noticed that my long term mpg is going up and down a lot quicker than normal where as it should gradually going up over a longer period of time does anyone know why this has started happening
  4. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Just wondering if anyone would recommend getting a stage 1 upgrade on a golf gte will it damage the car and make it less reliable?
  5. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    When driving my gte I've noticed that it feels faster when I press the kick down switch in hybrid mode compared to when I do it in gte mode is there an issue or is it just me thinking it feels faster haha ?
  6. Charging Networks
    Hi! My name is Tomas. I'm currently looking for car and I have an opportunity to buy 2nd hand VW Passat GTE 2016 with 80K miles/135k KM. I have question about battery degradation for any GTE owners. Have you ever had some battery issues and If yes, please what was the real life...
  7. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hey guys, so I have had my 7.5 GTE Advance for about 3 months now and I really love the car. The one concern I have is that the fuel range I am getting is around 330 miles on a full tank? Is this normal as i have seen a few people getting 500+ on a full tank. I charge the car and drive in ev or...
  8. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hi, I have just bought a GTE Advance and do like the car. I charged the car and used in E mode only and got 21 miles. Then decided to use just the petrol engine and got 280(saying 40 miles left in tank) then fill it up for £48. (40L tank). Now im charging it everyday at work for £1.20. 90% of my...
  9. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Ive been in the market for a car for few months now, having stumbling across this forum and the Golf GTE i believe it is the car for me! I love the ability to drive both electric or ICE or combined, and the performance capabilities that come with it, yet its ability to be very economical when...
  10. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hi all, I just got my GTE and it is due for a service after a week. The garage offered to pay the £175 it would cost to get the minor service and inspection done. I then reviewed this page which said it was due for the extended inspection. I contacted the dealer and naturally they agreed at...
  11. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hi all, based in UK. possibly purchasing a 67 play GTE today with 29Kmls. Just wondering what are the things I should look out for?? Will there be any recalls? Common issues? also the warranty expires in 3 months. Can I and should I get a pre-expiration check done on the car before this...
  12. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    So i was on my way home from shop driving my Golf GTE when out of nowhere an error message poped - Hybrid system error stop. And i was scared at first so i stoped turned off the car. I started again and nothing then after 5 mins of driving i got The same message. Which made me confused bcs The...
  13. General EV Discussion
    Hello All, I'm doing a project on ageing of batteries. I wanted to extract CAN data using a scanner and log it, which is later inputted to a matlab script. I need to make adapter to connect battery BMS to OBD2 port since I have a standalone. I want the pin out configuration of BMS of Passat...
  14. General Volkswagen EV Forum
    Greetings from EU, im in process of buying a used car and becouse i regually do 8km per day gasoline and diesel cars are out and i live in house so home charging is not an issue. I test driven a 2017 eGolf and i liked the way it drives but sadly they are very rare on used car market so as...
  15. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hi all, First post here. So apologies if I haven't followed the correct protocols! Few questions about the Golf GTE as I'm interested in purchasing one. 1) MK7 v MK7.5 I was on autottader looking at variants. On the spec form the MK7 has 10 more BHP than the MK7.5. Not only that the MK7.5 you...
  16. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hi everyone, This is a fantastic forum for trying to keep a track of the whole VW GTE order production halt situation, the factory delivery time thread has been great trying to get an idea of when orders will be caught up. It certainly has given more useful info than anyone at VW has this...
  17. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hi all! Noticed that our brand new Golf GTE displays the following light when the ignition is activated (along with the usual depress brake, airbag info lights, etc...) Curiously however, it disappears when the car is fully turned on in any mode. This behaviour is regular and consistent...
  18. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hello! Picking up our GTE very soon which is configured with the wireless phone charger. I've been able to find next to nothing in terms of information or specifications on it. Does anyone use it and how big is it size-wise? Suitable for phones in 2018? o_O
  19. Volkswagen Passat GTE
    When I turn off the car and open the door to exit I get a warning saying Safe door unlock - please see manual the shift is in park and ebrake on. So any ideas why I'm getting this warning pls? Ps. Love the car and getting it remapped by Celtic Tuning peeps - stage one will make 250bhp and still...
  20. Ice Breakers
    First post...... I currently drive a 330D XDrive Tourer and get around 45mpg during my weekly commute, for a 55L (£66) tank i get around 500 miles. I'm doing 54 miles a day round trip (5 days a week) and would have access to charge at work, so.........what should i expect MPG if i charge at...
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