Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2021 - 2022
This car is not available in the US, but you can still compare it with other cars
In 2020 this car was replaced by: Volkswagen ID.3 Pro (2020)

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Currently Produced

Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance

Technical Specifications of Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2021 - 2022
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place.
China, Germany
Current Status
Announced (planned), Pre-order (reservations open), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Discontinued
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
Hatchback Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
No Data
Range WLTP
Range according to WLTP ratings.
TEL: car in its lightest configuration.
TEH: car in its heaviest configuration.
TEL
TEH
217 mi No Data
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
24.3 kWh 243 Wh

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
Nominal
Usable
55 kWh 45 kWh
Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
AC
DC
7.2 kW 100 kW
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.
CCS Type 2
CCS Type 2 charge port

Performance

Drive Type
Which wheels are powered (all, rear, or front) by the electric motor(s)
RWD
Engine
Torque: pulling force of the engine. Power: how quickly it can turn the wheels with that force.
Power
Torque
110 kW (148 hp) 229 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
8.6 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
99 mph
0.00 s
00 mph

Dimensions

Length
Car's body length (front to back bumper)
167.8 in
Width
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
81.5 in 71.2 in
Height
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
61.1 in
Wheelbase
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
108.9 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
5
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
3849 lb
Cargo Volume
Trunk: cargo capacity (rear seats up).
Max: cargo capacity (rear seats folded).
Frunk: cargo capacity in the front hood.
Trunk
Max
Frunk
13.6 ft3 44.7 ft3 No Data
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
No Data
Last Updated:
April 03, 2024
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Charging Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance

Slow (AC)
Fast (DC)

Home and Office (AC) Charging

NEMA 5-15

Socket specs
Socket specs
120 V, 15 A, 1-phase
Socket output
Socket output
1.8 kW
Charging 20-80%
Charging 20-80%
16 h 40 min (~7 mph)

NEMA 5-20

Socket specs
Socket specs
120 V, 20 A, 1-phase
Socket output
Socket output
2.4 kW
Charging 20-80%
Charging 20-80%
12 h 30 min (~9 mph)

NEMA 6-20

Socket specs
Socket specs
240 V, 20 A, 1-phase
Socket output
Socket output
4.8 kW
Charging 20-80%
Charging 20-80%
06 h 15 min (~18 mph)

NEMA 14-30

Socket specs
Socket specs
240 V, 30 A, 1-phase
Socket output
Socket output
7.2 kW
Charging 20-80%
Charging 20-80%
04 h 10 min (~27 mph)

NEMA 14-50

Socket specs
Socket specs
240 V, 50 A, 1-phase
Socket output
Socket output
12 kW
Charging 20-80%
Charging 20-80%
04 h 10 min (~27 mph)
Charging power is limited by the car’s on-board charger (7.2 kW)

NEMA 6-50

Socket specs
Socket specs
240 V, 50 A, 1-phase
Socket output
Socket output
12 kW
Charging 20-80%
Charging 20-80%
04 h 10 min (~27 mph)
Charging power is limited by the car’s on-board charger (7.2 kW)

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
April 03, 2024
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About Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance

The Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance is an all-electric rear-wheel drive hatchback. It came out in 2021. VW stopped making the Pure Performance in 2022 and replaced it with the Volkswagen ID.3 Pro (2020). The car is not available on the US market.

The Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance has a 55 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 185 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 24.3 kWh per 100 miles (or 243 Wh/mile) — ranked №418 out of 586 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How fast is Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance

The Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 8.6 seconds (ranked №430 out of 596 electric vehicles) and reach a top speed of 99 mph.

The car’s powertrain delivers up to 110 kW (148 hp) of power and 229 lb-ft of torque.

Real-world range of Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance

The estimated real-world range for Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance falls between 167–204 miles, ranking it №428 out of 596 electric vehicles. Several conditions can influence this range:

  • Speed: The battery drains faster at higher speeds.
  • Temperature: Extreme temperatures can impact range.
  • Terrain: Range is reduced on hilly or mountainous terrain.
  • Driving style: Aggressive driving behaviors, such as frequent acceleration and braking, decrease efficiency.
  • Feature utilization: Climate control and media system usage also affect range.

These figures are approximations, and your actual driving range may vary. When planning trips, consider these factors and be prepared for potential charging stops.

For trip planning assistance, utilize the EV Navigation interactive map.

Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance charge port type?

The Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance in the USA is equipped with a CCS Type 2 charging port. You can charge it conveniently at home using a standard outlet, or utilize any public AC charging station with the appropriate cable. However, the car's built-in charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging speed to 7.2 kW, which translates to roughly 27 miles of range added per hour.

For faster charging, use DC fast-charging stations. The Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance supports a maximum DC charging rate of 100 kW, but it's important to note that battery temperature and current charge level can affect the actual charging speed you'll experience.

To estimate charging time, rate, and cost, you can use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator.

Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance dimensions and weight?

Here are the dimensions and weight for the Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance:

  • Length: 167.8 in
  • Width: 81.5 in (including side mirrors) or 71.2 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 61.1 in
  • Wheelbase: 108.9 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 3849 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance cargo capacity?

Here's a breakdown of the Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance cargo space:

  • Trunk capacity: With the rear seats up, you get 13.6 cubic feet of cargo space in the back (ranked №387 out of 596 electric vehicles).
  • Max cargo capacity: Fold down the rear seats, and you open up 44.7 cubic feet of total cargo space (ranked №317 out of 596 electric vehicles).
  • Frunk capacity: The car doesn’t have a “frunk” (front trunk).
Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance towing capacity?
The car isn’t officially rated for towing.

Ratings

3.0

Design

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3.2

Performance

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3.3

Desirability

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Safety Ratings

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