Electric Volkswagen ID4 Pure now on sale from £32,150: specs and release date
A new entry-level version of the Volkswagen ID4 has been introduced to the UK, and is eligible for the government plug-in car grant. Read on for full details.
- Volkswagen ID4 Pure on sale
- 52kWh battery pack
- 213 miles between charges
- Eligible for government plug-in grant
- Priced from £32,150 (inc. grant)
- Pure Performance also available
- Orders now being taken
A new entry-level version of the Volkswagen ID4 has been introduced. It’s called the ID4 Pure and it’s eligible for the £2,500 plug-in car grant. This brings the Skoda Enyaq and Ford Mustang Mach-e alternative’s starting price down to £32,150.
Volkswagen ID4 Pure motor and range
The Volkswagen ID4 Pure uses a 52kWh battery pack that’s capable of delivering 213 miles of claimed range.
A single motor is used to deliver 148hp and 220Nm of torque to the rear wheels, resulting in a 0-60mph time of 10.9 seconds with a 99mph top speed.
If you’re after a little more grunt, Pure Performance uses the same battery but ups the motor to 170hp and 310Nm of torque. This enables it to accelerate from 0-60mph in 9.0 seconds, though its top speed remains the same at 99mph.
Both versions support 100kW rapid charging, which VW says can recharge the battery from 10% to 80% full in 38 minutes.
Volkswagen ID4 Pure pricing and equipment
Pricing for the Volkswagen ID4 starts at £32,150, inclusive of the £2,500 government plug-in car grant. The Pure Performance nudges over the £35,000 threshold at £36,030, so it’s not eligible.
Both versions come in ‘City’ trim as standard, which brings LED head- and tailights as standard, along with a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system.
You’ll also get VW’s ID Light tech, which is essentially a huge LED bar on top of the dashboard that can help with navigation and charging status, while also responding when you use the voice assistant.
For a bit more kit, you can opt for both the Pure and Pure Performance in Style guise. These versions are a little more expensive, so aren’t eligible for the plug-in grant – they’ll set you back from £38,150.
On top of what’s been mentioned for City models, Style adds 18-inch alloy wheels, matrix LED headlights, three-zone climate control and a rear-view camera.
Order books are now open for the Volkswagen ID4 Pure and Pure Performance.
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