Volkswagen ID.4 Pure

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2021-2023
This car is not available in the US, but you can still compare it with other cars
In 2023 this car was replaced by: Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2023-…)

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Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021-2023)

Technical Specifications of Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021-2023)

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2021-2023
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place
Germany
Current Status
Announced (planned), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Discontinued
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
SUV Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021-2023)

Range and Battery

Range
Estimated range on a full battery: EPA (USA), WLTP (EU), NEDC (EU old), GCC (Green Cars Compare)
WLTP
EPA
GCC
209-224 mi No Data 190 mi
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 52 kWh
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. The more efficient the car, the less energy it needs to go the same distance.
27.4 kWh/100 mi (3.7 mi/kWh)

Charging

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
Architecture
Most EVs use a 400V system, but newer models with higher voltage can charge faster and use less wiring.
400 V
Charge Port
The port type impacts charging speed and station compatibility
  • CCS Type 2
CCS Type 2 charge port

Performance

Drive Type
Drivetrain configuration: PMSM (Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor), IM (AC Induction Motor)
RWD: PMSM
Motor
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
Power
Torque
109 kW (146 hp) 162 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
10.6 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)
180.5 in
Width
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
83 in 72.9 in
Height
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
64.6 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
4169 lb
Cargo Volume
Cargo capacity: Trunk (rear seats up),
Max (rear seats folded),
Frunk (in the front hood)
Trunk
Max
Frunk
30.3 ft3 64.2 ft3 No Data
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
2200 lb
Last Updated:
April 17, 2024
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Charging Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021-2023)

Slow (AC)
Fast (DC)

Home and Office (AC) Charging

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
April 17, 2024
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About Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021-2023)

Detailed Descriptions

The Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021-2023) is an all-electric rear-wheel drive SUV. It came out in 2021. Volkswagen stopped making the Pure in 2023 and replaced it with the Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2023-…). The car is not available on the US market.

The Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021-2023) has a 55 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 190 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 27.4 kWh per 100 miles (or 3.7 miles per kWh) — ranked №524 out of 693 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021-2023) is equipped with a powertrain that delivers up to 109 kW (146 hp) of power and 162 lb-ft of torque.

This enables a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 10.6 seconds (ranked №581 out of 693 electric vehicles) and a top speed of 99 mph.

How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range?

Real-world range of the Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021-2023) is 171–209 miles (ranked №524 out of 693 electric vehicles) — depending on several factors, including:

  • Speed: Higher speeds deplete the battery faster.
  • Temperature: Extreme cold and hot weather impacts range.
  • Terrain: Hilly or mountainous terrain reduces range.
  • Driving style: Aggressive driving with frequent acceleration and braking consumes more energy.
  • Use of features: Features like climate control and media system also affect range.

It's important to remember that these are just estimates, and your actual range may vary. It's always best to factor in these various factors when planning your trip and be prepared for potential charging stops.

Plan your trips using the EV Navigation interactive map.

What charging options are available? How long does it take to charge it?

In the USA Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021-2023) has a CCS Type 2 charge port.

  • You can charge it at home using a standard domestic socket or plug into any public AC charging station using the right cable. Keep in mind that the car's on-board charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging rate to 7.2 kW, which translates to approximately 24 miles of range added per hour of charging.
  • For quicker charging, consider using a compatible DC fast-charging station. The car boasts a maximum charging rate of 100 kW, but remember that battery temperature and charge level can influence the actual speed you'll experience.

Estimate charging time, rate and cost using Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator.

How big is it? What are the dimensions (length, width, height)?

Here are the dimensions and weight for the Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021-2023):

  • Length: 180.5 in
  • Width: 83 in (including side mirrors) or 72.9 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 64.6 in
  • Wheelbase: 108.9 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 4169 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

Behind the rear seats of the Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021-2023), you'll find 30.3 cubic feet of storage space (ranked №59 out of 693 electric vehicles).

Folding down the rear seats expands the total cargo capacity to 64.2 cubic feet (ranked №110 out of 693 electric vehicles).

The car doesn’t have a “frunk” (front trunk).

Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021-2023) has a towing capacity (braked) of up to 2200 lbs (maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes).

Additional Information

Ratings

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NCAP safety rating
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