It’s America’s Volkswagen startup pricing for the 2023 ID.4 electric compact SUV at an MSRP of $37,495, with a new 62 kWh input battery, improved exterior and interior design, new alloy wheels, an updated enhanced center console and more features. Now assembled in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the ID.4 is available in three trim levels: Standard/Pro, S and S Plus—with the option of 62 kWh and 82 kWh batteries and rear- or all-wheel drive.

The entry-level ID.4, now called the ID.4 Standard, is equipped with a new 62 kWh battery, allowing for a lower entry price and a manufacturer’s estimated range of 208 miles based on a simulated EPA-test cycle. A single permanent magnet synchronous motor drives the rear wheels and delivers 201 horsepower.

The ID.4 Pro continues with an 82 kWh battery that allows for a manufacturer’s preliminary range of 275 miles, while the ID.4 AWD Pro models add an induction motor to the front axle, resulting in an increase to 295 horsepower and an EPA-estimated range of 255 dear.

Plug&Charge functionality is now standard on the ID.4, allowing owners to make even better use of their three years of included 30-minute DC fast charging sessions at Electrify America stations.

The ID.4 continues to offer a full suite of state-of-the-art driver assistance technologies, further enhanced for 2023. Included are Forward Collision Warning with Automatic Emergency Braking (Front Assist) with Pedestrian Detection and (new for 2023) cyclists, Active Blind Spot Monitor (side assist), front and rear parking distance control and high beam control (Light Assist).

The advanced driver assistance package IQ.DRIVE is standard on every ID.4 model, including Travel Assist 2.0 with adaptive cruise control, lane keeping system (Lane Assist), adaptive cruise control with Stop and Go, traffic sign recognition and Emergency Assist 3.0. New for 2023, the ID.4 adds Park Assist Plus with Memory Parking and driver-initiated lane change functionality as an enhancement to Travel Assist.

The US-built ID.4 is expected to reach dealers in the fall. Destination charge for all models is $1,295.

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