Volkswagen ID.3 in Poole Dorset
Designed for family life, the VW ID.3 delivers a powerful electric drive with up to 264-miles of range with the 58kWh battery and 340-miles with the 77kWh battery. The 58kWh battery is the most popular, available with a 145PS electric motor in Pro versions and a 204PS electric motor in Pro Performance versions. You can charge up to 125kW DC and 7.2kW AC on single-phase, with a 150kW charger adding 180-miles of range in 30 minutes and a 7.2kW wall box adding around 28-miles of range per hour. Life, Style, Family, Max and Tour trims are available, with the Tour powered by the Pro S powertrain with a larger 77kWh battery. Life has Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Assist, the Comfort Pack, Discover Navigation Pro with a 10” touchscreen and a digital driver’s display. Style adds 18” alloys, Flow/Art Velour’s microfleece upholstery, ambient lighting, IQ. Light and keyless entry and start. Family boasts a panoramic glass roof. Max gets an Augmented Reality Head-up Display, Side Assist and Dynamic Chassis Control.
Small but spacious, the VW ID.3 deserves a second look with desirable interior and exterior styling. LED headlights and 10-colour interior Ambient lighting are standard, and all versions have App-Connect with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The 58kWh battery offers up to 264 miles in Life, 262-miles in Family, and 258-miles in Max, or you can go for the Pro S with its 77kWh 340-mile battery. Pro Performance models have a bit more power, hitting 0-62mph in 7.3 seconds.
At 125kW, charging from 5-80% takes only 38 minutes for the 77kWh battery and 35 minutes for the 58kWh battery. Family models add a variable boot floor, making the 385-litre boot even more practical for shopping trips.
Living with it
With running costs as low as 3p per mile, the ID.3 is incredibly cheap to run, and the near-silent drive is sublime. Max models have Dynamic Chassis Control for extra comfort and all versions have Adaptive Cruise Control.
Features of Life
All the basic specification required for comfortable and assisted everyday life.
Steel wheels 18" 'Aero"
Fragment design cloth
Navigation system "Discover Pro"
ID. Light and Natural voice control
Wireless smartphone charger