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Volkswagen of America starting 2023 ID.4 electric SUV at $37,495 with 62 kWh pack

Volkswagen of America is starting pricing for the 2023 ID.4 electric compact SUV at an MSRP of $37,495, with a new 62 kWh entry battery pack, upgraded exterior and interior design, new aluminum-alloy wheels, updated improved center console, and more features. Now assembled in Chattanooga, Tenn., the ID.4 is offered in three trim levels: Standard/Pro, S, and S Plus—with the option of 62 kWh and 82 kWh batteries and rear-wheel- or all-wheel drive.


The entry ID.4, now called the ID.4 Standard, is equipped with a new 62 kWh battery, allowing for a lower price of entry and a preliminary manufacturer estimated range of 208 miles, based on a simulated EPA-test cycle. A single, permanent magnet synchronous motor powers the rear wheels and provides 201 horsepower.

The ID.4 Pro continues with an 82 kWh battery that allows for a preliminary manufacturer estimated range of 275 miles, while ID.4 AWD Pro models add an asynchronous motor to the front axle, resulting in a bump to 295 horsepower, and an EPA-estimated range of 255 miles.

Plug&Charge functionality is now standard on the ID.4, enabling owners to make even better use of their three years of included 30-minute DC fast charging sessions at Electrify America stations.

The ID.4 continues to offer a complete suite of state-of-the-art driver assistance technology, further bolstered for 2023. Included are Forward Collision Warning with Automatic Emergency Braking (Front Assist) with pedestrian and (new for 2023) cyclist detection, Active Blind Spot Monitor (Side Assist), front and rear Park Distance Control, and High Beam Control (Light Assist).

The advanced IQ.DRIVE driver assistance suite is standard on every ID.4 model, featuring Travel Assist 2.0 with adaptive cruise control, Lane Keeping System (Lane Assist), Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go, Traffic Sign Recognition, and Emergency Assist 3.0. New for 2023, ID.4 adds Park Assist Plus with Memory Parking and driver-initiated lane change functionality as an enhancement of Travel Assist.

The US-assembled ID.4 is expected to reach dealers in the fall. Destination fee on all models is $1,295.



This could be an interesting EV choice. Some questions about the 62 kWh battery.
Chemistry? NMC or LFP. VW has plans to shift Standard models to LFP. VW partner, Gotion plans to build a plant in the US.
So the price looks good and with LFP batteries could be a top choice.


$38,000 versus $60,000 for a Model Y. And Tesla do not even have an SUV in their lineup.

Tesla has an SUV, it's called the Model X. Although it is much more aerodynamic than your typical boxy SUV, it is a true SUV. The front trunk gives is additional an novel cargo capacity. Also tows 5,000 lbs.

Yes, it is expensive. Lowest price used Model X on, a 2016 90D is $60k.

I guess the market likes them.


Glad to see VW moving prices in the right direction; The maker who can offer an EV family sedan for $20K will own the market; my fear is that will be a Chinese car. Enough with all the expensive features, E.g., self driving, over the air updates, and fancy gagas; Give us a drivers car for $20K. and let's get on with the electric car parade.

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