2021 Volkswagen ID.4

2021 Volkswagen ID.4

Key Figures

  • Price range in Canada: $44,995 to $58,490
  • Price range in the United States: $39,995 to $49,675
  • Two powertrain choices with an output of 201 to 302 horsepower
  • Projected driving range: 400 kilometres, 250 miles

The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 is a fully electric compact crossover that’s part of the German brand’s new generation of zero-emission vehicles, and the first one to arrive on the North American market.

The five-passenger ID.4 is initially on sale with a single electric motor and a rear-wheel drivetrain, though a dual-motor system with AWD will eventually be introduced, which is said to produce 302 horsepower. VW claims a towing capacity of 998 kilograms or 2,200 pounds with the FWD variants and 1,225 kg or 2,700 pounds with AWD.

In Canada, the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 is available in the Pro and Pro with Statement Package trim levels, while in the U.S., the trims are named Pro and Pro S. An ID.4 1st Edition was also available south of the border, but has been sold out.

Available appearance, comfort and convenience features include 19- and 20-inch wheels, a panoramic fixed glass roof, LED headlights, a power liftgate, ambient lighting, wireless phone charging, leatherette upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, power-adjustable front seats as well as an infotainment with a 10- or 12-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto integration, Amazon Alexa compatibility, a Wi-Fi hotspot (data package required) and connected services.

Meanwhile, the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 is equipped with a host of safety features such as autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, high beam assist, front and rear park sonar, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert. The IQ.Drive semi-autonomous driver assistance system is available as well.


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2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Pricing In Canada

Trim LevelMotorTransmissionMSRPFreight & PDINet Price
Pro RWDElectricDirect drive$44,995$1,950$46,945
Pro AWDElectricDirect drive$49,995$1,950$51,945
Pro Statement Package RWDElectricDirect drive$52,995$1,950$54,945
Pro Statement Package AWDElectricDirect drive$57,995$1,950$59,945

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Pricing In The United States

Trim LevelMotorTransmissionMSRPDestination & HandlingNet Price
Pro RWDElectricDirect drive$39,995$1,195$41,190
Pro AWDElectricDirect drive$43,675$1,195$44,870
1st Edition RWDElectricDirect drive$43,995$1,195$45,190
Pro S RWDElectricDirect drive$44,495$1,195$45,690
Pro S AWDElectricDirect drive$48,175$1,195$49,370

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Powertrains In Canada

Trim LevelMotorTransmissionTotal System Power (hp)Total System Torque (lb.-ft.)
Pro RWDElectricDirect drive201229
Pro AWDElectricDirect drive302
Pro Statement Package RWDElectricDirect drive201229
Pro Statement Package AWDElectricDirect drive302

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Powertrains In The United States

Trim LevelMotorTransmissionTotal System Power (hp)Total System Torque (lb.-ft.)
Pro RWDElectricDirect drive201229
Pro AWDElectricDirect drive302
1st Edition RWDElectricDirect drive201229
Pro S RWDElectricDirect drive201229
Pro S AWDElectricDirect drive302

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Energy Consumption In Canada

Trim LevelMotorTransmissionBattery Capacity, kWhCity Le/100 kmHighway Le/100 kmCombined Le/100 kmRange, km
Pro RWDElectricDirect drive822.32.62.4400
Pro AWDElectricDirect drive82
Pro Statement Package RWDElectricDirect drive822.32.62.4400
Pro Statement Package AWDElectricDirect drive82

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Energy Consumption In The United States

Trim LevelMotorTransmissionBattery Capacity, kWhCity eMPGHighway eMPGCombined eMPGRange, miles
Pro RWDElectricDirect drive82
Pro AWDElectricDirect drive82
1st Edition RWDElectricDirect drive821048997250
Pro S RWDElectricDirect drive821048997250
Pro S AWDElectricDirect drive82

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Competition

The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 competes with the following models in the compact crossover category:

Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Bronco Sport, Ford Escape, GMC Terrain, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, Jeep Cherokee, Jeep Compass, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5, Mitsubishi Outlander, Nissan Rogue, Subaru Forester, Toyota RAV4, Volkswagen Tiguan.