Volkswagen ID.4 review

Category: Large Electric

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:electric
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Introduction

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Intelligent Design. That’s what the ‘ID’ in Volkswagen ID.4 stands for. Does that mean this SUV can do your daughter’s homework or get the wifi working? Well, no.

Intelligence in this context is about contemporary thinking, and the ID.4 is a very 21st century machine. For a start, the smooth and unfussy design is very now, as is what’s under the car's suave exterior: a big battery powering a powerful electric motor.

Yes, that’s right – the Volkswagen ID.4, like the ID.3 (and other ID products due to arrive in the near future), is a full electric vehicle (EV), and it’s spearheading the brand’s leap into a cleaner and more sustainable future.

That doesn’t just mean zero emissions at the exhaust pipe. The ID.4 is claimed to be carbon neutral at the point it’s handed over to you too. How? Well, in lots of ways, from using renewable energy in the manufacturing process to planting trees to offset any CO2 that is produced.

That’s all well and good, but is the Volkswagen ID.4 a great family SUV? Is it practical, cheap to run, well-equipped and good to drive? Is it better than its rivals? If you’re counting other electric SUVs, they would include the Kia e-Niro and Mustang Mach-E, as well as other EVs worth considering, such as the Polestar 2 and Tesla Model 3.

We’re going to reveal all that and more in this comprehensive review. All you need to do is pour yourself a hot beverage and click through the next few pages. 

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At a glance

Number of trims5 see more
Available fuel types Which fuel is best for you? electric
Avaliable doors options5
Warranty3 years / 60000 miles
Company car tax at 20% (min/max)£69 / £100
Company car tax at 40% (min/max)£138 / £200

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