We finally got the chance to get behind the wheel of VW’s ID.4 electric CUV this week. This is 36 hours with the 1st Edition RWD, and it was mostly during a winter snowstorm in New York. But we still had time to give it a proper drive and get some initial thoughts to see if VW has a huge hit on its hands.
VW ID.4 Stories March 1
VW ID.4 Stories January 5
VW announced that it is making a new batch of ID.4 1st Edition electric SUVs for the US market after selling out the first batch.
VW ID.4 Stories November 25, 2020
The VW ID.4 electric SUV has received its official EPA-rated range, and it delivered on the expected 250 miles of range on a single charge.
It is not impressive in terms of efficiency, but VW might be playing safe.
VW ID.4 Stories October 22, 2020
Obviously the short answer to the question above is yes, as Volkswagen at present has no plans to bring the ID.3 to North America, but what if they did? Would the Europe-friendly ID.3 succeed where the eGolf failed, or will the ID.4 simply be the better fit for the highways of the US and Canada? We recently reviewed the ID.3 and were impressed. Can the ID.4 create the same excitement that its “little brother” has in Europe, and does the Dieselgate scandal still linger in the consciousness of the North American consumer?
VW ID.4 Stories October 15, 2020
Volkswagen has confirmed that it placed a massive order for robots to build the ID.4 electric SUV and ID.BUZZ electric minibus.
VW ID.4 Stories October 1, 2020
A dealer cheat sheet for the upcoming VW ID.4 electric SUV has been leaked, and it shows that the company considers gas SUVs, rather than electric SUVs like the Mustang Mach-E, Tesla Model Y, and upcoming Nissan Ariya, as its direct competitors.
VW ID.4 Stories September 29, 2020
VW’s online configurator for the ID.4 is out, and a new detail has emerged about the car’s towing capabilities. It looks like all ID.4 models will have some towing capability, with the RWD model sporting 2,200lb capacity and the AWD model 2,700lbs. All models will have roof rails as an additional exterior storage solution.
The AWD model will be available mid-2021 as a $3,680 upgrade, for a base price of $43,675 before incentives.
VW ID.4 Stories September 28, 2020
We got our first look of the upcoming VW ID.4 at a private event last week, but now the car has shown up in public. Over the weekend, it was spotted by reddit user awang44 in a parking lot for a public park in Foster City, California, just a few miles from VW’s Innovation and Engineering Center in Belmont.
VW ID.4 Stories September 25, 2020
VW announced that the first version of its ID.4 electric SUV sold out on the first day it opened orders.
VW ID.4 Stories September 21, 2020
VW announced today that it reached a deal with Electrify America to provide “three years of unlimited charging” on the latter’s charging network included in the price of the ID.4 electric SUV.