Volkswagen ID.4 Pure Performance

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 Performance

Technical Specifications of Volkswagen ID.4 Pure Performance

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 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
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
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
125 kW (168 hp) 229 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
8.7 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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How Far Can You Go in Volkswagen ID.4 Pure Performance

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Charging Volkswagen ID.4 Pure Performance

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 Performance

The Volkswagen ID.4 Pure Performance is an all-electric rear-wheel drive SUV. It came out in 2021. Volkswagen stopped making the Pure Performance 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 Performance 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 №493 out of 662 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Volkswagen ID.4 Pure Performance can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 8.7 seconds (ranked №509 out of 662 electric vehicles) and reach a top speed of 99 mph.

The car’s powertrain delivers up to 125 kW (168 hp) of power and 229 lb-ft of torque.

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

The estimated How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range? for Volkswagen ID.4 Pure Performance falls between 171–209 miles, ranking it №493 out of 662 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.

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

In the USA Volkswagen ID.4 Pure Performance 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 Performance:

  • 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?

The rear cargo area of the Volkswagen ID.4 Pure Performance provides 30.3 cubic feet of space when the rear seats are upright (ranked №51 out of 662 electric vehicles).

Folding these seats down unlocks a maximum cargo capacity of 64.2 cubic feet (ranked №51 out of 662 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 Performance is officially rated to tow 2200 lbs. This applies to trailers equipped with brakes.

Ratings

3.5

Design

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3.2

Performance

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3.3

Desirability

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Safety Ratings

NCAP safety rating
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