VW ID.3 price, range, specs, charging and more


Electric vehicle (EV) buyers interested in the VW ID.3 that were put off by its high price tag now have a cheaper version to choose from. While the five-door hatchback still isn’t available in the U.S. the eye-catching electric car now starts at £28,370 in the U.K., which includes a £2,500 government discount. 

The cost-cutting exercise centers on a cheaper 45kW powertrain called Pure Performance. It boasts 148bhp  and 310Nm/229lb ft of torque, which delivers a decent 0-62 mph time of 8.9 seconds and a top speed of 99 mph for both models. VW claims the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) range for the City trim is is 217 miles, while the Style trim delivers 215 miles. 

VW ID.3

Release Date: Out now (U.K.), TBA (U.S.)
Price:
From £28,370
Power:
1 motor, RWD
Battery Range:
217 miles
0 to 60 mph:
7.1 seconds
Smarts:
AR HUD, ID voice assistant



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