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), 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 Battery

Range
Estimated range on a full battery: EPA (USA), WLTP (EU), NEDC (EU old), GCC (Green Cars Compare)
WLTP
EPA
GCC
306-311 mi 250 mi 263 mi
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
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. The more efficient the car, the less energy it needs to go the same distance.
29.3 kWh/100 mi (3.4 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
11 kW 125 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 1
CCS Type 1 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
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
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 15, 2024
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How Far Can You Go in Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition

The map shows how far you can go with a fully-charged battery:
  • Light green area: Round-trip
  • Dark green area: One-way
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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

Detailed Descriptions

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 3.4 miles per kWh) — ranked №272 out of 683 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 8.2 seconds (ranked №489 out of 683 electric vehicles) and reach a top speed of 99 mph.

The car’s powertrain delivers up to 150 kW (201 hp) of power and 229 lb-ft of torque.

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

Real-world range of the Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition is 237–289 miles (ranked №272 out of 683 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 1st Edition has a CCS Type 1 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 11 kW, which translates to approximately 34 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 125 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 1st Edition:

  • 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 №58 out of 683 electric vehicles).
  • Max cargo capacity: Fold down the rear seats, and you open up 64.2 cubic feet of total cargo space (ranked №109 out of 683 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.

Additional Information

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Design

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WLTP (TEL)
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0-60 mph
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