The 2023 Volkswagen ID.4 is another addition to compact electric cars from the german giant. It features a good family-friendly design that looks modern but not so bold. With neat looks, the ID.4 offers a practical cabin with plenty of comforts paired with a rich and high-tech interior. The VW EV offers a sweet set of the powertrain from a 201-hp single motor and 295-hp dual motor. The compact SUV offers from rear and all-wheel drive options with up to 275 miles of range. The ID.4 delivers an impressive driving with lots of comfort and performs well on road. The new VW ID.4 offers most features with its standard model along with DC fast charging that can juice up the car quickly.
Volkswagen has finally moved the production of its new ID.4 US-spec model to its Chattanooga plant in Tennessee for the 2023 model year. VW adds a new entry-level Standard trim to the lineup with an aggressively low price. The base model offers over 208 miles of driving range as it packs a less capacity battery of 58 kWh. The top-spec Pro S Plus trim adds more features to make it worth your money. It offers new heated seats, 3-zone automatic control, new 20-inch wheels, a cool audio system, etc. The models now support a new 12-inch infotainment system as standard. Apart from that the new VW ID.4 comes with minor changes inside the interior with tweaks and more options.
EV Motor Specifications & Performance
The 2023 ID.4 comes with a single motor design that makes 201 hp while the dual motor setup makes over 296 hp with all-wheel drive. The car comes with all the nifty features like all EVs such as single-pedal driving with a regenerative braking system. Compared to the ICE-powered vehicles in the segment, the ID.4 offers a more comforting drive that rides to any imperfections with ease.
The VW ID.4 can accelerate from 0-60 mph in less than 5.4 seconds with its all-wheel drive variant while the rear-wheel drive does that in over 7.6 seconds. The drive is great and packs great power dynamics and delivers superior driving with plenty of capability. The cabin offers good space with most features present inside combined with good comfortable seats. Both models deliver a pleasurable drive with good agility (slightly more on the AWD variant) and confident steering feedback.
Battery: Range & Charging
The new 2023 Volkswagen ID.4 offers a 58-kWh and a 77-kWh battery capable of delivering over 208 and 275 miles of driving range. It puts in with the Hyundai Kona and the Kia Niro. The range is not great compared to the Tesla Model Y which is a king in offering that. Although with an adequate range, Volkswagen offers 110 and 240-volt DC Fast charging on all ID.4 models.
Dimensions, Space & Airbags
|2023 Volkswagen ID.4 Dimesions, Sapce & Airbags|
|Passenger volume||101 cubic feet|
|Cargo volume||30 cubic feet|
|Curb weight||4884 lb.|
The new VW ID.4 with its comfortable drive paired with a spacious and feature-rich cabin emerges as a great family car. The cabin is rich and good seats that offer plenty of cushioning combined with a good cargo area and practical rear seating. The car is great for both long drives as well as for daily chores with its good driving range to not make fall on the range. The base model offers a far less driving range but comes with standard fast charging tech to be charged quickly.
|2023 Volkswagen ID.4 Price||Price (USD)|
|Pro S Plus||$52,000|
The 2023 Volkswagen ID.4 with its fancy looks offers a comfortable ride that is playful and pleasurable. It comes with a feature-rich and spacious cabin that provides a comforting ride for any kind of driving day. The new base Standard trim starts at around $39,000 with the top-spec Pro S Plus trim that costs over $52,000. The base trim although offers a pathway into the family, is not practical with its low driving range. The same goes for the top-end variant that costs quite a lot where people would go towards other carmakers.
Specifications: Acceleration & Top-speed
|2023 Volkswagen ID.4 Specs|
|EV Powertrain||2 permanent magnet AC motors|
|0-60 mph||5.4 seconds|
|1/4 Mile||14.1 seconds|
|0-100 MPH||14.5 seconds|
|Top speed||112 mph|