Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2020 - 2021
Price USA (used)
Estimated pre-owned price
$22,600
In 2021 this car was replaced by: Volkswagen ID.4 Pro (2021)

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Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition

Technical Specifications of Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2020 - 2021
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 1st Edition

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
250 mi
Range WLTP
Range according to WLTP ratings.
TEL: car in its lightest configuration.
TEH: car in its heaviest configuration.
TEL
TEH
311 mi 306 mi
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
29.3 kWh 293 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
82 kWh 77 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
11 kW 125 kW
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.
CCS Type 1
CCS Type 1 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
150 kW (201 hp) 229 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
8.2 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)
63.8 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
4665 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 15, 2024
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How Far Can You Go in Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition

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Charging Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition

Slow (AC)
Fast (DC)

Home and Office (AC) Charging

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
April 15, 2024
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About Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition

The Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition is an all-electric rear-wheel drive SUV. It came out in 2020. Volkswagen stopped making the 1st Edition in 2021 and replaced it with the Volkswagen ID.4 Pro (2021). You can still find Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition on the used car market, with prices starting around $22,600.

The Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition has a 82 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 263 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 29.3 kWh per 100 miles (or 293 Wh/mile) — ranked №257 out of 662 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition is equipped with a powertrain that delivers up to 150 kW (201 hp) of power and 229 lb-ft of torque.

This enables a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 8.2 seconds (ranked №469 out of 662 electric vehicles) and a top speed of 99 mph.

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

Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition achieves a How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range? of 237–289 miles, placing it at №257 among 662 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.

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

The Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition in the USA comes with a CCS Type 1 charging port. It can be charged at home using a standard domestic socket or at any public AC charging station with the compatible cable. It's important to note that the car's on-board charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging rate to 11 kW, resulting in approximately 34 miles of range added per hour of charging.

For significantly faster charging, public DC fast-charging stations are available. Although the car can achieve a maximum DC charging rate of 125 kW, factors such as battery temperature and charge level may affect the actual charging speed.

Use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator to estimate charging time, rate, and cost.

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

Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition comes in the following dimensions:

  • Length: 180.5 in
  • Width: 83 in (including side mirrors) or 72.9 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 63.8 in
  • Wheelbase: 108.9 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 4665 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

Here's a breakdown of the Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition 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 662 electric vehicles).
  • Max cargo capacity: Fold down the rear seats, and you open up 64.2 cubic feet of total cargo space (ranked №105 out of 662 electric vehicles).
  • Frunk capacity: The car doesn’t have a “frunk” (front trunk).
Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition can safely tow up to 2200 lbs, provided that the trailer has its own braking system.

Ratings

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Safety Ratings

NHTSA safety rating
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WLTP (TEL)
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0-60 mph
Torque
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