Volkswagen ID.4 2021 electric car owner review

Volkswagen ID.4 2021 electric car owner review

Mnolan drives a Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition 2021 electric car.

This is Mnolan’s second electric car, they’ve owned the ID.4 from new and drive between 5,000-10,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 5,000-10,000 miles and they achieve 280 miles range from a full charge.


Rate your ID.4 out of 5.


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Why did you choose this electric car?

It was a size I had been waiting for at a reasonable price.


Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.

  • Comfort
  • smooth drive
  • low running cost.


Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.

  • Infotainment software is poor
  • lack of electric seats.


Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?

Boot light strip keeps popping out.


What are the standout tech features of your ID.4?

It’s just a great electric car with a good range, roomy and with a large boot. Technically it’s poor, needs a lot of re-design and improvements. Too many features do not work or are over complicated.


Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car.

If you wash the rear window with reverse engaged it washes the rear view camera as well.


What electric car are you interested in next and why?

I’m waiting to see what the market produces. The Tesla Model Y is appealing but too expensive.


What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?



Rate your home charging unit out of 5.


Volkswagen ID.4 2021 electric car owner review


What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?

Octopus Go Faster – charges car at cheap rate and charges my batteries if solar hasn’t charged them.


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?

  • Osprey
  • Fastned
  • Gridserve
  • InstaVolt

all are usually working and sites have at least 2 charge points.


List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).

  • InstaVolt
  • Osprey
  • Fastned.


Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?

VW – best price with 3 year fixed price.


Rate your insurance provider out of 5.


Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running an electric car compared to a petrol/diesel car.



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