The Infotainment package features Discover Pro navigation with a 10-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, DAB and two front USB-C sockets. These are identified as Design, Infotainment, Comfort, Assistance and Sport. Prices will range from a bit over $33,000 to $44,000 for the top model First Edition. Looking to acquire new vehicles?

The Sport package brings progressive steering and sports suspension. With 45 kWh the base model has a range of 205 miles.

We should also point out that the Volkswagen ID3 will only be available in Europe.

1) VW ID3: pricing, specification and range 2) New petrol engines for Citroen C3 reduce CO2 emissions by up to 7g/km 3) BMW to launch Inside Edge company car drivers club It also introduces the Sport package with progressive steering and sports suspension. VW has hyped the ID3 to the extent it’s been taking pre-orders since May, and is calling this initial offering the “First Edition.” The pre-order phase included extra options with each of the versions to help spike advance sales.

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So, though the Volkswagen ID3 seems like something we’ve seen since the Leaf, which was introduced almost 10 years ago, and that it won’t make it to the US, it still represents a lot of things to VW; not the least of which will be its move to distance itself from “dieselgate” and everything that it represents. As a bonus, there is a fast-charging test - the ID.3 offers a decent power level (around 100 kW peak) and charging profile (power VS state-of-charge curve), so it's all a really positive outcome: Volkswagen ID.3 Registrations In Norway Exceeded 1,000, VW ID.3 Bjorn Nyland's Range Test: Decent Range, High Efficiency,, Tesla Owner: What An Honest Model Y Vs Model 3 Review Should Look Like, GMC Reveals 350-Mile Hummer Electric Pickup Truck: $79,995 To $112,595, Tesla Model 3 Towing Huge 26-Foot Airstream: Range & Power Test, Smart Summon Allows Tesla Model Y To Escape From A Very Deep, Big Puddle, Tesla (Sort Of) Recognizes Model 3 Rear Bumper Has A Design Flaw, energy consumption of 135 Wh/km (217 Wh/mile), available energy capacity of 55.8 kWh (out of nominal 58 kWh net/62 kWh total), energy consumption of 205 Wh/km (330 Wh/mile), available energy capacity of 55.6 kWh (out of nominal 58 kWh net/62 kWh total). Prior to this, Matt worked in the automotive industry for 10 years.

Three range options are available for the ID3. How would you like to see roads policing improved? The Design package includes LED matrix headlights, interior ambient lighting with 30 colours, an illuminated light strip that runs between the headlights and the Volkswagen roundel, and tinted rear windows.

There’s a new long-range electric car headed to production soon, and it’s called the Volkswagen ID3. According to the most recent range test of the Volkswagen ID.3 1ST, conducted by Bjorn Nyland, we have another confirmation that the numbers are solid. With 45 kWh the base model has a range of 205 miles.

The top range model has a 77 kWh battery pack with a 340-mile range. / P4, After Covid respite, vehicles return to UK roads in even greater numbers / P8, Analysis and insight into the UK's professional car and van fleets / P39 - 79, Do hydrogen vehicles have a viable future? Volkswagen has confirmed pricing for additional variants of the fully electric ID3, which will be available for first deliveries before the end of October. But we will ultimately be getting a slew of MEB-based sedans and crossovers in the very near future. Currently, the German brand is trying to finalize the development of the vehicle’s software.. Volkswagen continues to make the wait enjoyable by revealing new details of the vehicle.On this occasion, the automaker has shown in a virtual event the color palette that … 8 ‘Plus’ specification adds Travel Assist, Side Assist and Emergency Assist. Finally, the ID3 Tour carries the Design package and three ‘Plus’ packages: Infotainment, Comfort and Assistance. LeasePlan closes UK used car site as Arval launches new offering, Coronavirus: Thousands of fleet vehicle contracts extended, Ex-Free2Move Lease MD launches car subscription service, Drivers want camera technology to identify illegal mobile phone use.

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Six of these models – known as Pro Performance - use a 58kWh battery and 204 PS motor, giving around 260 miles of range, while the ID.3 Tour with a 77kWh battery and an increased range of 336 miles is also available. The ‘Plus’ version adds a large panoramic sunroof 130cm long and over a metre wide.

Read the definitive Volkswagen ID.3 2020 review from the expert What Car? Volkswagen ID3 Range. The ID.3 represents the first production vehicle in Volkswagen's ID range, following a slew of concept vehicles dating back to early 2017 … It seats five comfortably. As the name suggests, the ID3 Max is highly specified, with ‘Plus’ versions of the Design, Infotainment, Comfort and Assistance packages, it is priced at £38,220. The top range model has a 77 kWh battery pack with a 340-mile range. VW says only the electric windows and hazard lights function with a traditional switch, all other controls are touch-sensitive. Matt has been an automotive journalist for four years. Check specs, prices, performance and compare with similar cars. / P18, University can teach a thing our two about EV adoption / P30, Business Partner progamme signals Suzuki GB's business intent / P35, FLEET NEWS AWARDS SPOTLIGHT: HITACHI CAPITAL VEHICLE SOLUTIONS, 'We're seeing the rebirth of the company car market' - Hitachi Capital Fleet Solutions / P36, 'Knee-jerk reaction' in cash v company car debate / P98, Half of vans travel less than 15 miles from their base / P10, Ground-up redesign and plethora of options / P111. The ID.3, the first new-generation electric car from Volkswagen, will begin its deliveries next August. It costs £36,190. Inside, a 10-inch touch display sits firmly in the middle of the dash, with a small head-up instrument cluster as an option.

Check how much they'll cost to run with our Car Running Cost calculator. Fleet decision makers can subscribe for free. © Copyright 2020 Endgame360 Inc. All Rights Reserved. ‘Plus’ adds two-zone climate control and a variable boot floor. The ID.3's energy consumption at 90 km/h (56 mph) was estimated at 135 Wh/km (217 Wh/mile), which translated into a range of 413 km (257 miles), slightly above the Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus (which has a smaller battery capacity, slightly higher efficiency). Moving up the middle version jumps to 58 kWh for a 260-mile range. The Fleet News car tax calculator lets you work out tax costs for both employer and employee. Advertisement. Supposedly, the US won’t be getting this car. All seven new ID3 models feature LED headlights, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Assist, Car2X, Natural Voice Control, parking sensors front and rear, and wheels no smaller than 18 inches in diameter. Fleet News is published monthly, in print and digital formats. Following the introduction of the 1st Edition model, seven additional versions are now available with on-the-road pricing (inc grant) starting from £29,990. team.

Next year more accessible variants – with lower power outputs and the smallest 45kWh battery – will go on sale. Options available include a large panoramic sliding/tilting glass roof, a lane-keeping system with Emergency Assist, a “Beats” sound system and contactless battery charging. Compare price, lease, real-world range and consumption of every electric vehicle. Wheel sizes correspond with range levels with 18-inch wheels for the base model, 19-inch for the mid-range, and 20-inch wheels available for the top model. VW’s slow rollout of MEB-based vehicles may be more of an effort to assimilate dealers and sales to deal with VW’s EV onslaught. ID3 Family costs £34,650 and adds to the Business specification with Design ‘Plus’, Infotainment, Comfort ‘Plus’ and Assistance packages. Bjorn Nyland found also that the ID.3 software is really a weak point of the car, but the ride is pretty comfortable. Fleet News is also available in a printed format on a monthly basis. Advertisement

The new specification levels are pre-configured with different option packages: there are five in total with each having an additional ‘Plus’ version.

U.S. EPA range has yet to be determined, but in Europe the official range is 264 miles with the smaller battery and 341 miles with the larger one. The Comfort package includes electrically folding and adjustable mirrors with projection light, automatically dimming rear-view mirror, rain sensor, heated seats and a heated steering wheel. The car is also very quiet, even at higher speeds. Is the automotive sector really ready for a 2030 ban on sale of new petrol and diesel cars?

Costing £34,180, it has three packages: Design ‘Plus’, Infotainment and Comfort. The ID3 has a fast-charging capability giving you 180-miles in 30 minutes with a 100 kW charger. It is the first step in VW’s attempt to move away from the diesel scandal it’s still embroiled in and move into zero-emissions vehicles. The ‘Plus’ package adds an upgraded sound pack with subwoofer and augmented reality head-up display. “The newly developed DNA makes it immediately identifiable as a zero-emission vehicle,” says VW’s design head Klaus Bischoff.

The ID3 Tech has the Design ‘Plus’, Infotainment ‘Plus’, Comfort and Assistance ‘Plus’ packages. Every issue of Fleet News the editor picks his favourite comment from the past two weeks – get involved for your chance to appear in print and win! The ID3 Business costs £33,720 and features four packages: Design, Infotainment, Comfort and Assistance. Batteries are positioned in this platform evenly for good weight distribution and low center of gravity. The subsequent test at a higher speed revealed also pretty good efficiency. Style focuses on aesthetics. Three range options are available for the ID3.

The lowest-priced ID3 Life model has two packages included: the Infotainment and Comfort.