Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021)

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2021 - 2023
This car is not available on the US market right now, 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)

Technical Specifications of Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021)

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), Pre-order (reservations open), 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)

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
224 mi 209 mi
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
27.4 kWh 274 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 52 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
146 hp (109 kW) 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
Trunk: cargo capacity (rear seats up).
Max: cargo capacity (rear seats folded).
Frunk: cargo capacity 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)

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%
19 h 16 min

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%
14 h 27 min

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%
07 h 13 min

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 49 min

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 49 min
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 49 min
Charging power is limited by the car’s on-board charger (7.2 kW)

Fast (DC) Charging

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

The Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021) is an all-electric rear-wheel drive SUV. It came out in 2021. VW stopped making the Pure (2021) 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) 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 274 Wh/mile) — ranked №404 out of 575 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How fast is Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021)

The Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021) achieves a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 10.6 seconds (placing it at №463 among 575 electric vehicles) and attains a maximum speed of 99 mph.

Its powertrain provides a power output of up to 109 kW (146 hp) and a torque of 162 lb-ft.

Real-world range of Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021)

Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021) achieves a real-world range of 171–209 miles, placing it at №404 among 575 electric vehicles. However, this range is subject to several influences:

  • Speed: Traveling at higher speeds reduces battery life.
  • Temperature: Extreme cold or hot weather can affect range.
  • Terrain: Hilly or mountainous landscapes decrease range.
  • Driving habits: Aggressive driving with frequent acceleration and braking consumes more energy.
  • Feature usage: Climate control and media systems also influence range.

It's important to acknowledge that these are estimations, and your actual driving range may differ. Consider these factors when planning your trip and be ready for potential charging stops.

Utilize the interactive EV Navigation map for trip planning assistance.

Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021) charge port type?

The Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021) 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 24 miles of range added per hour.

For faster charging, use DC fast-charging stations. The Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021) 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 our Charging calculator.

Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021) dimensions and weight?

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

  • 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)
Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021) cargo capacity?

Here's a breakdown of the Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021) cargo space:

  • Trunk capacity: With the rear seats up, you get 30.3 cubic feet of cargo space in the back (ranked №51 out of 575 electric vehicles).
  • Max cargo capacity: Fold down the rear seats, and you open up 64.2 cubic feet of total cargo space (ranked №90 out of 575 electric vehicles).
  • Frunk capacity: The car doesn’t have a “frunk” (front trunk).
Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021) towing capacity?
The Volkswagen ID.4 Pure (2021) can safely tow up to 2200 lbs, provided that the trailer has its own braking system.

Ratings

3.2

Design

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3.0

Performance

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3.1

Desirability

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Safety Ratings

NCAP safety rating
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