Volkswagen's 'Tesla Model Y' - the new 320-mile range ID.4! FULL DETAILS!

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Introducing Volkswagen’s first entry into the electric SUV market - the ID.4!
VW clearly has the Tesla Model Y in its sights with this new family-friend EV SUV. One thing’s for sure, there’s no denying it looks good, thanks to the curvy exterior design, full-length rear brake light and headlights clearly ‘borrowed’ from the ID.3.
However, one thing we’re not so sure about is the specs! On the one hand, it’s great to see a 77kWh battery included (the same as you’ll find in the range-topping ID.3), and the 320-mile range is well above what you’ll find in your average electric car. But the one electric motor only produces 204hp and 310Nm, which leaves a lot to be desired. Not only that, but it’ll only hit 60mph in 8.5 seconds - slower than a diesel Tiguan!
So can the ID.4 compete with the Model Y? You’ll need to stick with Mat and find out!
Chapters:
00:00 Intro
00:22 Design
01:18 Interior
02:06 Range
02:52 Electric Motor
03:22 Infotainment
04:18 Aerodynamics
04:53 Performance
06:10 Practicality
06:47 Safety
07:35 Price
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carwow
carwow - 2 måneder siden
So, could the ID.4 topple the Tesla Model Y? LIKE if you think so, or COMMENT if you'd choose the Model Y!
Kim Theo
Kim Theo - 25 dager siden
TESLA
Eric Fontaine
Eric Fontaine - Måned siden
Tesla
Stefan Brodd
Stefan Brodd - Måned siden
Y
Jesus Soto
Jesus Soto - Måned siden
Tesla boi. Tesla.
William Arrington
William Arrington - Måned siden
It has nothing to do with topple... can they eat into tesla's numbers so they cant grow as fast. The market is huge.. its about market share.
laoisman67ify
laoisman67ify - 56 minutter siden
Great review. Wonder why VW voice activation isnt great for Matt🤔🤔🤔😁😁😁😁
Martin Woods
Martin Woods - Dag siden
Check out my "Approved Used Skoda Nightmare" - on YouTube before you buy a lemon like I did from Meadens Skoda.
Approved Used Skoda Nightmare - https://youtu.be/UomjL8QXu5E
Martin Woods
Martin Woods - Dag siden
The European Commission has notified VW, BMW, and Daimler of its preliminary view that they engaged in illegal anti-competitive practices between 2006–2014, keeping diesel engines dirty. The automakers now have the right to defend themselves, but if found guilty, they face fines of up to 10% of global annual revenue ($26 billion for VW alone).
 Pollution costs the every country hundreds of billions of dollars a year, including countless premature deaths and horrible illnesses and suffering.
 Fossil fuels aren’t even cost-competitive any longer in much of the market.
 Fossil fuels continue to get ginormous subsidies from governments — the epitome of harmful, stifling, costly government subsidies.
 We are heating up the Earth’s climate so quickly that we may not be able to stop the runaway heating and society-collapsing consequences in a few short years (12 years by some counts).
 There are ways to quicken our inevitable transition to clean technology (solar energy, wind energy, and electric vehicles). But politicians are blocking those solutions.
https://cleantechnica.com/2019/06/30/the-real-fraud-in-the-auto-industry-no-its-not-a-tweet/
There has been fraud in the auto industry — for many years. There has been purposeful fraud to push illegal amounts of pollution on people without them knowing it. Yes, auto execs have been jailed for it, because this was real fraud.
How about we support a company that is advocating our acceleration to sustainable energy? This is exactly what Tesla is doing, and very successfully. So far, Tesla has prevented over 3 million tons of carbon from being put into the air thanks to its vehicles not putting out any toxic exhaust.
How the Tesla Model 3 became the World's Safest Car!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkayYiwrjyQ

Tesla’s Mission
The goal of Tesla is to accelerate world’s transition to sustainable energy.
Overview of Tesla
We design, develop, manufacture, lease and sell high-performance fully electric vehicles, energy storage systems, and solar energy systems.

Tesla Model 3 outshines Audi e-Tron, Jaguar I-Pace to become UK’s most popular EV.
https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-3-becomes-most-popular-ev-in-uk/
What is particularly impressive is that the Tesla Model 3 was able to overtake its rivals in terms of popularity in just one week. According to UK-based online leasing service Leasing.com, the Model 3 generated more personal lease inquiries within seven days in May than its premium rivals achieved during the entire month.

Tesla is as much about software as it is about hardware, a bet that an iPhone on wheels is a lot more valuable than a tin can (ICE [internal combustion engine] vehicles).
Krane
Krane - Dag siden
The Tesla is definitely the more stately design with the widest market. Its the only one in this group where you can feel equally comfortable driving to the flea market as you do to the symphony. The VW, on the other hand, just looks pure Gen. X. It reminds me of a Disney ride attraction with all the plastic cladding. It looks build purely for utilitarian purposes rather than luxury.
As for the white steering wheel, that's just plain for display purposes only. Some things just aren't made to be light colors and a steering wheel is one of them. Not sure I like the "aftermarket" tacked on display either. Also, cup holders should always have covers. That way you get dual use out of the space instead of just a gaping hole when there's not drinks in them. Especially the armrest in the rear, where the cup holders space makes it useless as an arm rest. A gaping omission where a simple flip down cushion would fix that.
Teodor Otea
Teodor Otea - 2 dager siden
I gonna buy it
It's an awesome SUV!
Paul A
Paul A - 3 dager siden
I will be waiting for the "autobahn version" then.
Heinz Hinrichs
Heinz Hinrichs - 6 dager siden
How much range do you loose when running the A/C continuously while driving? Curious because I live in Florida and we run the A/C almost always. Thx👍🙏
Phil
Phil - 9 dager siden
VW need to sort out the dieselgate scandal before portraying themselves as an environmentally friendly company producing electric cars. Like your other reviews though.
Rom Meyer
Rom Meyer - 11 dager siden
ID. 4 is more compact than the Enyaq and it is much better equipped from standard.
Atlantic Thunder
Atlantic Thunder - 12 dager siden
Looks cheap. 😂😂😂😂
Ch Kemp
Ch Kemp - 15 dager siden
Not only people from UK are following Carwow. Many are from Norway and Scandinavia, where electric cars are a hit. Can you PLEASE also include METRIC SYSTEM RANGE🙏🙏The rest of us europeans want range in KILOMETERS. Carwow is great👍
ALEXANDROS ELEFTHEROUDAKIS
ALEXANDROS ELEFTHEROUDAKIS - 19 dager siden
Exterior is ok, interior as horible as it can be. Ideal for people with white socks and brown sandals. Skoda looks far better, Tesla looks like a car of the future compared to these two.
Robert Lopez
Robert Lopez - 23 dager siden
Tesla has the brains but not the bodies. It’s the smartest car but ugly body. Like a nerd in high school scholastically of course.
greggy weggy
greggy weggy - 29 dager siden
Its not Volkswagens "Tesla" ANYTHING, 👎👎👎
Dan Jones
Dan Jones - Måned siden
The Skoda
Ashwin B
Ashwin B - Måned siden
VW website claims a 250 mile range not 320 miles!!
Ruth Best
Ruth Best - Måned siden
that looks far better than the Tesla model y
tacfoley
tacfoley - Måned siden
The 4000+ home 'new town' at Alconbury Weald does not have a single charging point in any of its new homes, instead, the people who moved away from London to buy cheap homes here at only £400-500K have to use one of the FOUR little charging points located at the children's play park. Great, eh?
Andy
Andy - Måned siden
I test drove the Tesla and yes, it’s fast. But there is a problem, Tesla’s are ugly cars, and as ugly as they are on the outside, they’re worse on the inside. I’m sorry if this offends Tesla people, that was not my intent.
Rick Johansson
Rick Johansson - Måned siden
Sure it has a little resemblance with the Y however in my opinion it looks much better, the Y looks like a bulky 🐸
Phil Taylor
Phil Taylor - Måned siden
£45k. Must be a joke.
Henry Andrews
Henry Andrews - Måned siden
He hasn’t seen the ID.4. Not worth watching.
Yohan Pathmanathan
Yohan Pathmanathan - Måned siden
Any news on Nanotech Vanadium Batteries with 1000 mile plus range? Personally like VW look.
Julian Tetteh
Julian Tetteh - Måned siden
Hello Matt, I’m looking for a 7-seater ev for my family. But my budget is around £40,000. Please can you help with any ideas.
snaplash
snaplash - Måned siden
Replace the overly sensitive touch controls with actual clicky switches and I'll consider it.
Jake Tuchel
Jake Tuchel - Måned siden
Can we get a tally on how many times Matt said ID.4 🤣
Taysi Kuu
Taysi Kuu - Måned siden
Tesla Gold years is running out...
Steven Barrett
Steven Barrett - Måned siden
Tried to have a demo in the ID3 but the one in their Bradford showroom was broken !
Ayo Deveneaux
Ayo Deveneaux - Måned siden
320 miles WLTP? The ID could not even achieve the 300 miles range. I saw that the software was wonky and hope that it will be resolved. I’m just glad that VW is trying to atone for their sins of the past. More competition is better but certainly not a model Y competitor.
William Arrington
William Arrington - Måned siden
Before the new BMW design one could have argued that the kidney shaped grill was part of their design and had been forever.. but now... what were you doing BMW. What is with the minimalist interiors.. The tesla interior sucks.. Give me S class level comfort. Germany should do german interiors and AUDI's are hard to beat in that department. Ive also said it before... if VW group decides to go after tesla.. they will catch them. They spend 14 billion dollars a year on R&D after all. Thats alot of engineer salaries. They could also pretty easily head hunt telsa engineers they want.. or would you be willing to say no to a 3x payraise to move companies... i wouldnt
ethelthecat1
ethelthecat1 - Måned siden
Looks like the NIO ES8 & ES6? In fact, is it made at the JAIC factory or using same moulds & tooling?
Don Schiffer
Don Schiffer - Måned siden
Having sat in the Y I found it much smaller than I expected. It's fine I guess, but it feels like a slightly taller 3. It is more akin to a Subaru Crosstrek than a true SUV.
Rob The Bank
Rob The Bank - Måned siden
Any idea what its towing capacity will be....
Zippy Gundoo
Zippy Gundoo - Måned siden
So very few views
Steve Bourbon
Steve Bourbon - Måned siden
every 10 thousand electric cars made we need more resources for our nuclear reactors
alextheromanian
alextheromanian - Måned siden
so ....people love VW in europe and here in the Us...everyone runs away from them. I had an 06 passat new...my brother has a 15 GTI...both of us and everyone else I know who has a VW says they are incredibly unreliable...because they are. Regardless of year, model or powertrain.
Simon Reeves
Simon Reeves - Måned siden
The exterior of the ID.4 looks great, not so convinced by the interior, like the ID.3, I think it looks a bit cheap and toy like, compared to a BMW i3, also I really don't like the current fashion for gloss black, which is not practical for a car interior. The drive train is not as advanced as the Tesla, but that's the same for any non-Tesla, their battery and drive tech is 5 to 10 years ahead of pretty much everyone else. Overall though, well done VW for embracing the future and not just hoping it will go away if you ignore it (Yes Ford, I'm talking to you!).
Donald Espeut
Donald Espeut - Måned siden
This guy should try fishing instead.
Mr00Chief00
Mr00Chief00 - Måned siden
Ugh, another electric SUV. Yeah, we really needed more of those.
Not as ugly as the Tesla model Y though, at least that's an upside.
senor hedvoycez
senor hedvoycez - Måned siden
too bad the vw is ugly.
intruder313
intruder313 - Måned siden
I've not seen any good reviews of the on board controls, voice or otherwise. Even German reviewers said it's unintuitive and generally rubbish. It's put me right off.
magellanmax
magellanmax - Måned siden
Add more range with the Evs and more charging stations and people will gradually drift away from gas & diesel engines.
Biology Science Dipen
Biology Science Dipen - Måned siden
Tesla the best ❤️👍👍👍👍
jajadeinemudda
jajadeinemudda - Måned siden
four ad breaks in eight minutes?
Be Bossa
Be Bossa - Måned siden
When I heard the speed it can go I don’t have to watch anymore because for me as a German it isn’t interesting anymore.
Jackson Nutt
Jackson Nutt - Måned siden
So I watched this to see how it compared to the Model Y and I got a comparison to a Tiguan
Aksel Hanssen
Aksel Hanssen - Måned siden
is it really a competitor to a Tesla Y? Is a Golf TDI competing with a BMW M3 ?
Nick W
Nick W - Måned siden
Bring back proper buttons...please!
Battleship Nagato
Battleship Nagato - Måned siden
Looooooooove that land spaceship look especially in white like the ID.3
Finally we get to drive futuristic cars.
Daniel Winter
Daniel Winter - Måned siden
Id 4 is boring
DaThinker
DaThinker - Måned siden
I prefer the Enyaq
Henry Rodier
Henry Rodier - Måned siden
Still annoys me that the ID 3 isn’t coming to the US market if I wanted an SUV I would already have one!
Mat Dunsby
Mat Dunsby - Måned siden
Expect a year for Matt to review the Enyaq as he did with the Skoda Scala as I don't think he quite likes Skoda's from his reveiws on them , exception to the Kodiaq Vrs he reviewed tho he still advised us all in small words to buy diffrent and waste your money on something else to keep your naughbours content as it seems badge snobbery for VW owners still excists 😉😉🙈 I bet Matt has a fleet of Skoda's he owns at his home that he parks each one outside his mum's house just so he doesn't get stick from his naughbours or friends Lol 🤣🙈 Oh Matt ' you are so funny lad ! 😁🤟
Vlados Johnson
Vlados Johnson - Måned siden
Looks like a Kia Sportage
David Baker
David Baker - Måned siden
If that is aerodymic and yet good-looking, why is the Prius so hideous?
Fernweh
Fernweh - Måned siden
"At first it will only be purchasable with all the optional extras".The cheap one starts at £45000(starts?)
Dany Chang
Dany Chang - Måned siden
It is interesting the European always say Tesla is ugly but I say their car looked old and stupid
Djprojectus
Djprojectus - Måned siden
What cars specifically look old and ugly?
rockin russkiy
rockin russkiy - Måned siden
the car looks ugly
chipsen7
chipsen7 - Måned siden
Travel Assist is best Autopilot 👌🏾Volkswagen
Sasza60
Sasza60 - Måned siden
Everybody on the continent would certainly appreciate using km for range (what about putting it in text )
AkaAndyKnuckles
AkaAndyKnuckles - Måned siden
I prefer the Model Y, but would probably not dare to buy one.
BorisWree
BorisWree - Måned siden
It doesn’t have a 320 mile range. Why is everybody lying on these video previews? It has 250 for the RWD and most likely will have even less for the AWD. It was supposed to have 300+ but VW dropped the ball on that.
Djprojectus
Djprojectus - Måned siden
250 EPA 320 WLTP
Christophe Muller
Christophe Muller - Måned siden
Vw is gonna be the leader in EV watch out Tesla ... German cars are still king IMO
meomarte
meomarte - Måned siden
The front grill in an EV is a pet peeve of mine. Only Tesla has made pretty cars thus far. Nice to see The Dieselgater stepping up in this department. Looks fine. Hate the silver accents though.
Lukáško SK 루카스 코 SK Roblox Lukasko4567
Nice car ID.4 I Like
dirk rypens
dirk rypens - Måned siden
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ME3rUfzcmQ&t=540s&ab_channel=dirkhimmelmann
Tom Welfringer
Tom Welfringer - Måned siden
Looking forward to the ID.4 vs Enyaq videos
Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood - Måned siden
Tesla Model Y? Guy picked up his brand new Model Y, driving down the road and his panoramic roof came off! The Tesla service manager said either the glue was faulty or somebody forgot to glue it on!? 😂
Dimitare Nedeltchev
Dimitare Nedeltchev - Måned siden
Looks the car industry is trying to push everyone to buy a new car, electric. Until the second hand market is developed for electric vehicles, there won't be the adoption of electric vehicles. Electric or not, this is buying a new car...
Jamie P
Jamie P - Måned siden
Defo better than a model why? Or any Tesla really
MartineZ
MartineZ - Måned siden
I am huge VW fan and I am not gonna lie I DONT LIKE IT AT ALL :(((((
Eddie Moy
Eddie Moy - Måned siden
The range is wrong. It is only 250 miles not 320.
Djprojectus
Djprojectus - Måned siden
320 miles WLTP
Perpetual Student
Perpetual Student - Måned siden
Can't wait till this comes to the states!!!!
A Googler
A Googler - Måned siden
The Volkswagen is a much better looking vehicle 🤓
Hassan Yakubu
Hassan Yakubu - Måned siden
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Stefan Kuip
Stefan Kuip - Måned siden
i would go for the skoda...p.s i would never upset u on purpose
Mike Spark
Mike Spark - Måned siden
If it werent for dieselgate I might have bought the ID4. But as it is VW was total $hit in that whole debacle. They dont deserve to sell anymore cars period.
Djprojectus
Djprojectus - Måned siden
How were you affected?
bjeli vtc
bjeli vtc - Måned siden
there are no needs for long range electric vehicle, when there are diesel engines, electric vehicles should be for city ''home-work-home''.. everyone got diesel long range SUV, and small city car for work-who one do not even heat up till you get to work or back to home.. electric 100km range small vehicles are perfect city cars, low cost and affordable to everyone to clean city from smog.. what was before beetle or golf today, and future is ID3
SHAFIEE channel
SHAFIEE channel - Måned siden
Pless try Malaysia car proton
Adithya Chennamadhavuni
Adithya Chennamadhavuni - Måned siden
320 miles? Where! How?
Kaiō
Kaiō - 2 måneder siden
Title says 320 mi range but the site says 250 mi range... That's disappointing.
Djprojectus
Djprojectus - Måned siden
What site? In US?
M L Barker
M L Barker - 2 måneder siden
ID3 is cute, ID4 is ugly
Chris James
Chris James - 2 måneder siden
The interior is very Peugeot inspired
g00dfeeling
g00dfeeling - 2 måneder siden
electric VWs are really nice designed. Much better than old technology lineup.
Logan Vijayaratnam
Logan Vijayaratnam - 2 måneder siden
Good looking car compared to the Tesla Model 3 or any Tesla for the matter. In my opinion Elon Musk is going to make them prettier and charge more for the next generation, which is not going to work because there is going to be competition from the Germans!
Tbiddz1
Tbiddz1 - 2 måneder siden
Looks like a Peugeot
Christopher Maloney
Christopher Maloney - 2 måneder siden
The coolest car is model y and c4 cactus
Christopher Maloney
Christopher Maloney - 2 måneder siden
The ID.4 is like a c4 cactus 2018 I have 2009 C4 Picasso
Karl
Karl - 2 måneder siden
It's roughly the same size and shape as the Tesla Model Y, and the base model will be cheaper than the cheaper Model Y, but with slower charging, slower acceleration and slower top speed, I think when both cars are freely available, I think more people will end up buying a Tesla -- especially after VW runs out of Federal Income Tax Credits in the US. Also, if Tesla pushes down the cost of its batteries, they will be able to lower the price of the Model Y, making the value proposition for the VW harder to convince buyers of. My guess is the people who choose the VW are Germans and people who have a love affair with VW around the world.
John-Murray Hofmeyr
John-Murray Hofmeyr - 2 måneder siden
A car with a speed limiter on it?....go nanny someone else....no thx
Morten Lund
Morten Lund - 2 måneder siden
Herzlichen Glückwunsch zu einem gut aussehenden Auto! Ich hätte wirklich gerne eine in Metallic-Grau mit Allradantrieb, großer Batterie und einer Anhängerkupplung. Aber ...
Wie können die Ingenieure einen CW-Wert von 0,28 akzeptieren? Tesla Y macht 0,23! Dies beeinflusst die Reichweite und die Höchstgeschwindigkeit. Es kostet absolut nichts, den Stahl aerodynamischer zu biegen. Leistung für ein Auto für sein ganzes Leben - kostenlos !! Ich verstehe es wirklich nicht? Und das ist nicht nur Deutschland.
Ron Jeremy
Ron Jeremy - 2 måneder siden
0-60 in 8 seconds? 100mph top speed? I’m out.
Alex Jensen
Alex Jensen - 2 måneder siden
🤓😎😎😎😎😎 amazing job you do don’t you just stay home make a shout out in your next video.
Matt R
Matt R - 2 måneder siden
Beginning of video opinion: I'd take the iD.4 over Y b/c range is good, price is reasonable, support other automakers trying to break into the EV market.
We'll see if anything changes over the course of 8 minutes and 54 seconds
After video: not a fan of the gear shift. That's it (when referring to "reasonable price" I meant the more normal spec ones that aren't available yet, just to be clear).
charles sterling
charles sterling - 2 måneder siden
Charge at a public charging point ha 🤣 😅 😂 have fun finding one that works, Tesla for me, any , and every day.
tom rea
tom rea - 2 måneder siden
Great looking car and a proper SUV but Sorry VW No supercharger network 🤷‍♂️ dealbreaker for me and that’s why I own a Tesla.
79blustone
79blustone - 2 måneder siden
Because of over population we all now have to consider zero emission vehicle. We can't all emit pollution anymore like the good old days when there wasn't so many people doing the same. I guess it really comes down to stop breeding- so we can all drive Hummers or keep overpopulating so we have to drive zero emission, we are simply at that tipping point, we can't keep breathing in other people's fumes.
Kabelo Tau
Kabelo Tau - 2 måneder siden
This is the best out of the three. Not too much and not too little, just enough.
Travis Williams
Travis Williams - 2 måneder siden
HUGE TITLE FIX needed, it only has a max of 250 miles range. Big difference.
Djprojectus
Djprojectus - 2 måneder siden
@Travis Williams Incorrect. Wltp is designed for Europe and is very achievable like many customers and youtubers like Bjorn Nyland have report it. EPA is designed for USA with bigger distances on the highway and thats why a bigger comsumption is is needed. Bjorn Nyland drove the Taycan 4s and achieved 360 miles on a charge when Taycan has an EPA estimate of 201 miles and it was not hypermiling just normal driving in Norway. So WLTP is perfect for Europe but not good for USA. Different conditions,different results.
Travis Williams
Travis Williams - 2 måneder siden
@Djprojectus Ah, that WLTP standard. We can't even get our EPA standard typically, especially not the WLTP standard - completely worthless unless your flat/downhill, perfect temp, no rain/cold weather, etc. ;-)
Djprojectus
Djprojectus - 2 måneder siden
In Europe has 320 miles WLTP.
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