- The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 is the first all-electric car the automaker will offer in the US.
- US buying habits gravitate toward SUVs, so the ID.4 is a small SUV, about the size of a Tiguan.
- The ID.4 is also priced aggressively. It has a starting price of $40,000.
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Volkswagen wants the all-new 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 to be the electric car for the buyer who just needs a regular car, not a party trick. And it made four key decisions for that to happen.
By now, the idea of a totally functional electric car should be a familiar one in the public collective mind. Teslas have been running around for long enough to normalize the idea. And the idea of an affordable, mass-produced electric car has been talked about before, only it hasn’t really happened yet.
With the ID.4, it just might.