The Volkswagen ID.3 1st can be bought directly from VW for around £35880 as standard, excluding any extras and upgrades.
Drivetrain and Performance
The Volkswagen ID.3 1st is an all-electric, 5 seater City / Hatchback with Rear Wheel Drive and Automatic transmission. It has a top speed of around 99mph and does 0-62 in 7.3 Seconds. It can produce a maximum torque of around 229lb-ft.
Range and Efficiency
The average range you can expect from the Volkswagen ID.3 1st on a full charge is around 263 Miles and the energy efficiency is around 265 Watt hours per mile (Wh/mi). Both of these figures were calculated by the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP).
The range and efficiency you get from the car will vary considerably, depending on a wide variety of factors such as: Driving style, weather, quality of road, traffic, cargo load, passenger load, tyre pressure, use of creature comforts such as air conditioning, heating, music and use of charge sockets.
Battery and Charging
The Volkswagen ID.3 1st has a battery capacity of 62kWh, producing a maximum power output of around 150kW.
The fastest possible charge speed that the Volkswagen ID.3 1st can utilise from commercial charging stations (DC) is 270mph, whilst the fastest possible charge speed at home using a 7.4Kw charging station (AC) is around 35mph. The amount of power that can be drawn from each charging method equates to 100kW and 11kW respectively.
The Volkswagen ID.3 1st uses a Type 2 charging socket, located at the Right Rear of the vehicle.
Dimensions and Luggage Capacity
The Volkswagen ID.3 1st measures L4261mm x W1809mm x H1568mm in size and has a gross weight of 2260Kg, with an unladen kerbweight of 1794Kg.
It has a wheelbase of L2770mm, with a turning circle of 10.2m.
The Volkswagen ID.3 1st has a maximum cargo capacity of 1267L and a maximum loading weight of 541Kg.
It can seat up to 5 people, has 5 doors and can carry 0Kg on its roof.
NCAP Rating: 5 (Adult Occupant Protection: 87 | Child Occupant Protection: 89 | Pedestrian Protection: 71 | Safety Assist: 88)