- VW is updating the ID.4 for 2024 with new electrical motors and a revised inside.
- The bottom rear-wheel-drive model now makes 282 horsepower and the all-wheel-drive model has 330 hp.
- The up to date fashions will begin arriving early in 2024, and pricing is not out there but.
Volkswagen is including extra oomph to its electrical SUV for 2024 courtesy of recent electrical motors. Each of the ID.4’s powertrain configurations, which embrace a rear-wheel-drive single-motor setup and an all-wheel-drive dual-motor model, get an enormous energy bump for the brand new mannequin yr. This solely applies to fashions outfitted with the bigger 77.0-kWh battery pack, and to not ID.4s with the bottom 58.0-kWh battery. There are additionally revisions to the inside and new wheels, together with a number of new options for sure trim ranges.
The 77.0-kWh RWD ID.4 produces 282 horsepower, in contrast with the outdated mannequin’s 201 hp. This could considerably enhance acceleration in contrast with earlier than, which we measured at 7.6 seconds to 60 mph in our check of a 2021 ID.4. The twin-motor AWD ID.4, in the meantime, goes from 295 hp as much as 330 hp; that mannequin beforehand recorded a dash of 5.4 seconds in our testing, and it’ll possible get faster too.
Volkswagen additionally says that the brand new electrical motors will enhance vary, however EPA estimates aren’t but out there. It is at present rated at between 255 miles and 275 miles with the bigger battery pack, so we will count on incremental enhancements over these numbers as soon as the official rankings are out.
Different upgrades embrace a bigger 12.9-inch infotainment display for higher trim ranges, which is alleged to supply improved menu constructions and less complicated local weather controls in comparison with the outdated 12.0-inch display. The steering wheel and shifter designs are additionally revised. Cooled entrance seats at the moment are normal, and the S Plus trim degree good points a Harman/Kardon audio system. 20-inch wheels change 19-inch wheels, and the S Plus now has 21-inch wheels. (VW hasn’t but launched exterior photographs of the U.S.-spec 2024 ID.4, however pictured at prime is a Euro-spec mannequin with 21-inch wheels.)
The 2024 ID.4 will begin arriving at dealerships early subsequent yr. Pricing is not out but, however we’ll replace this story as soon as it’s.
Regardless of being raised on a gradual food plan of base-model Hondas and Toyotas—or maybe due to it—Joey Capparella nonetheless cultivated an obsession for the automotive business all through his childhood in Nashville, Tennessee. He discovered a approach to write about vehicles for the varsity newspaper throughout his faculty years at Rice College, which finally led him to maneuver to Ann Arbor, Michigan, for his first skilled auto-writing gig at Car Journal. He has been a part of the Automotive and Driver group since 2016 and now lives in New York Metropolis.