Volkswagen I.D.

Battery Electric Vehicle

£26,000 *Price from

60.0 kWh *Useable Battery

230 mi *Real Range

260 Wh/mi *Efficiency

This electric vehicle is a concept

The I.D. will be VW's first car that is designed as an EV from the ground up. It will be the first of a series of full-electric vehicles by VW. Data below is based on the I.D. Concept. The production model will probably be available with a range of motors and battery options. Production will start in November 2019, first deliveries should follow soon after. All specs with * are estimates.

Price from * £26,000

Introduced at Paris 2016
Status Production confirmed
Available from November 2019

Lease (BCH) from * £350 pcm

Annual VED * £0
Congestion Charge * £0
Insurance Group N/A
Price shown is an estimated On The Road Price: it includes VAT, first year VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. The price also includes the Plug-In Car Grant of £4500. Leasing indication is based on BCH calculation excluding VAT, 6+35 months duration, 10000 annual mileage and excluding maintenance. For comparison only, actual lease offers can differ significantly from the indication shown.

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Performance

Acceleration 0 - 62 mph 8.0 sec
Top Speed 99 mph
Electric Range * 230 mi
Total Power 125 kW (168 hp)
Total Torque * 221 lb-ft
Drive * Rear

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity * 60.0 kWh
Charge Port * Type 2
Charge Power † * 11 kW AC
Charge Time (0->230 mi) † * 6h30m
Charge Speed † * 36 mph
Battery Useable* 60.0 kWh
Fastcharge Port * CCS
Fastcharge Power * 100 kW DC
Fastcharge Time (23->184 mi) * 30 min
Fastcharge Speed * 320 mph
† This can only be achieved using a 3-phase grid connection. The majority of homes and charge points do not have this connection. In practice charge power will often be 7.4 kW, allowing for a charge time of 9h45m and a charge speed of 24 mph.

Energy Consumption

EVDB Real Range

Range * 230 mi
Vehicle Consumption * 260 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/mi
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent * 155 mpg

NEDC Ratings

Range * 311 mi
Rated Consumption * No Data
Vehicle Consumption * 190 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/mi
Rated Fuel Equivalent * No Data
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent * 210 mpg
Rated = official figures as published by manufacturer. Rated consumption and fuel equivalency figures include charging losses.
Vehicle = calculated battery energy consumption used by the vehicle for propulsion and on-board systems.
NOTE: The fuel equivalency figures are shown in IMPERIAL MPG. Figures in US MPG will differ significantly.

Dimensions and Weight

Weight Empty * 1500 kg
Seats 4 people
Cargo Volume No Data
Cargo Volume Max 1000 L
Length 4100 mm
Width 1800 mm
Height 1530 mm
Wheelbase 2750 mm

Company Car Tax Indication

BIK Tax Rate 13%
P11D Value from * £30,445
Benefit in Kind (BIK) * £3,958
BIK @ 20% * £66 pcm
BIK @ 40% * £132 pcm
BIK @ 45% * £148 pcm
* = estimated value. Average energy consumption and range based on moderate drive style and climate. Real-life values may differ significantly. Pricing information might not be actual for some regions. No rights can be derived from the information on this site.

Similar electric vehicles

Renault Zoe R90 ZE40Renault Zoe R90 ZE40 £2,230 less expensive 75 mi less range 69% slower acceleration 10% more energy efficient No Rapid Charging
Tesla Model 3Tesla Model 3 £2,000 more expensive 25 mi less range 26% faster acceleration 4% more energy efficient 25% slower rapid charging
Range comparision based on electric range only. Rapid charging comparison based on rapid charge rate. Fuel economy based on start with full battery and average fuel consumption over first 50 mile. Comparisons can be based on estimates.

Home and Destination Charging (0 -> 100%)

Charging is possible by using a regular wall plug or a charging station. Public charging is always done through a charging station. How fast the EV can charge depends on the charging station (EVSE) used and the maximum charging capacity of the EV. The table below shows all possible options for charging the Volkswagen I.D.. Each option shows how fast the battery can be charged from empty to full.

NOTE: Volkswagen has not released details about the on-board charger of the I.D.. The information below is based on estimatation of the most likely on-board charger.

Type 2 (Mennekes - IEC 62196)
Charging Point Car Uses Power Time Rate
Wall Plug (2.3 kW) 230V / 1x10A 2.3 kW 30h45m 7 mph
1-phase 16A (3.7 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW 19h15m 12 mph
1-phase 32A (7.4 kW) 230V / 1x32A 7.4 kW 9h45m 24 mph
3-phase 16A (11 kW) 230V / 3x16A 11 kW 6h30m 36 mph
3-phase 32A (22 kW) 230V / 3x16A 11 kW † 6h30m 36 mph

† = Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.

Rapid Charging (10 -> 80%)

Fastcharging is only possible at public charging points. Fastchargers enable longer journeys by adding as much range as possible in the shortest amount of time. As fastcharges will only charge a battery up to 80% of its capacity at full speed, the optimal fastcharge is between 10% and 80% SoC. The fastcharge rate of an EV depends on the charger used and the maximum charging power the EV can handle. The table below shows all details for fastcharging the Volkswagen I.D..

NOTE: Volkswagen has not released details about fast charging the I.D.. The information below is based on estimated values of the most likely fast charging capabilities.

Combined Charging System (CCS Combo 2)
Charging Point Car Uses Time Rate
CCS (50 kW DC) 50 kW 55 min 170 mph
CCS (100 kW DC) 100 kW 30 min 320 mph
CCS (150 kW DC) 100 kW † 30 min 320 mph

† = Limited by fastcharge capabilities of vehicle

NOTE: Most rapid charges are currently limited to 50 kW. Chargers with more power are expected in the near future.

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All about the Volkswagen I.D.

Concept car

This electric vehicle is a concept: data marked with * are estimates and other data might not be officially confirmed. The text below is written as if the Volkswagen I.D. would be available today. Please note that data for the final production version might differ significantly from the concept. The purpose of listing this concept vehicle is to give an insight in upcoming vehicles and EV trends.

Pricing

The Volkswagen I.D. has an estimatedn On The Road Price (OTR) of £30,500. The OTR Price includes VAT, first year of VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. The Volkswagen I.D. is eligible for the Plug-In Car Grant (PICG) of £4,500. The grant will be applied to the final invoice price of the car. The OTR Price including the PICG for the Volkswagen I.D. is £26,000.

Drivetrain and Performance

The Volkswagen I.D. is a full electric vehicle (BEV). The maximum power of the Volkswagen I.D. is 125 kW (168 hp). The estimated maximum torque is 221 lb-ft. The Volkswagen I.D. is rear wheel drive and can accelerate from 0 to 62 miles per hour in 8.0 seconds. The top speed is 99 mph.

Battery and Charging

The battery of the Volkswagen I.D. has an estimated total capacity of 60 kWh. The usable capacity is 60 kWh (estimate). An estimated range of about 230 miles is achievable on a fully charged battery. The actual range will however depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style.

Charging is done using a Type 2 connector and the on-board charger has a maximum power of 11 kW. This charges a fully depleted battery back to full in around 6 hours 30 minutes. However, a 3-phase grid connection is needed to achieve this. The majority of homes and charge points currently do not have this connection. In most cases the maximum charging power will be 7.4 kW, allowing for a charge time of 9 hours 45 minutes and a charge rate of 24 mph. Charging the car using a regular wall plug will take around 30 hours 45 minutes.

Rapid charging is possible through a CCS connection (expected). The maximum rapid charge power is 100 kW, which charges the battery from 10% to 80% in around 30 minutes. A rapid charge like this will add about 160 miles of range.

Energy Consumption

The estimated combined (motorway and city) energy consumption of the Volkswagen I.D. is about 260 Wh per mile. By comparison, this energy consumption is the equivalent of a fuel consumption of 155 mpg in a traditional petrol car.

The actual energy consumption will depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style.

CO2 Emission

The Volkswagen I.D. emits no CO2 during driving. This only includes direct emissions from the vehicle itself. The energy needed to charge the battery might have been (partly) generated by the use of fossil fuels. Vehicles with an internal combustion engine will always emit CO2 during driving. Additionally, CO2 is emitted during the production and transport of fossil fuels.