February 9, 2023

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Volkswagen is preparing the updated ID.3

Produced since 2019 VW ID.3 It was the first electric car developed on the specified MEB platform. Three years after its debut, it’s time for a nice “update” that could make it attractive in the face of increasingly fierce competition. The Volkswagen ID.3 in recent months has been systematically overtaken in terms of sales by its “cousin” ID.4, which is even more attractive thanks to its SUV bodywork. to come back into being competitor It therefore needs aesthetic and technological innovations, which will be included in the advanced version ID.3, which will debut in Spring of 2023. The car can already be ordered in Germany.

The German House has released a series of sketches showing the renewed VW ID.3. It seems that the changes are concentrated above all in In front of me Where the fascia and headlights change. The large black strip between the hood and windshield and the honeycomb structure on the front bumper are eliminated. A design that would also be the result of suggestions from clients.

there Volkswagen Declare that refurbished ID.3 Then he improved one of the most criticized aspects of the current generation, namely Inner quality, by sourcing high quality, soft plastic materials, in part from recycled materials. Many items previously available only for a fee will be part of the standard equipment, such as a 12-inch display, leather upholstery for the dashboard and door panels with contrast stitching, designer seats, and a removable luggage rack and center console with cup holders. Obviously, this improved equipment will lead to a significant price increase, equivalent to around 6,000 euros compared to the current generation. The entry-level ID.3 Pro Life edition will cost €43,995, roughly €6,000 more; The Pro S with 77 kWh battery will be called the Tour and will be priced at 56,500 euros.

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the new VW ID.3 It will thus maintain the same driving dynamics as the current car, since no changes have been made to the chassis, transmission and battery. Me too’independence It will remain the same: about 420 km with a 58 kWh battery and 540 km with a 77 kWh accumulator.

the new VW ID.3 It can be ordered from December 1, but the first cars will not be delivered for one year. Pre-series production is already underway at the Zwickau plant in Germany in parallel with the current model. The car will go into series production in the spring, and it will also be assembled in Wolfsburg from next fall.