ID.5 is, in short, a more elegant version of the ID.4 crossover. It is therefore also based on the group’s modular platform for electric vehicles, MEB. It differs from the more practical proportional mainly by the inclined roof line. The same is true of the brother from Audi, that is Q4 e-tron Sportback, but also coming Coupe from Skoda Enyaq iV.
In length, the ID.5 is 15 mm longer than the ID.4, mainly due to different bumpers of a sportier shape, because the wheelbase of 2766 mm is the same.
“The ID.5 embodies the body version of the future, which is aerodynamic, expressive, sporty and, thanks to the MEB platform, has a short overhang,” says Joseph Kabay, chief designer at Volkswagen.
Volkswagen ID.4 ID.5
The interior is also unchanged, especially in the front. ID.5 takes advantage of the flat floor and provides a simple control panel, and also from the start receives entertainment information based on automatic updates via cloud storage.
Volkswagen has stated that despite the lowered roof, there is only 12mm less room for the rear passengers. The luggage compartment has a volume of 549 liters, which is more than 6 liters.
Standard variants offer an electric motor with power from 128 kW to 150 kW, i.e. 174 to 204 hp. Driving the rear axle. However, a GTX version was also introduced, which, as with the ID.4, will offer two electric motors and thus all-wheel drive. The system power of this variant is 220 kW, 299 hp.
ID.5 will always provide a larger battery with a capacity of 77 kWh, which will allow a range of up to 520 kilometers on a single charge. It handles charging power of up to 135 kW.
The third member of the ID family of electric cars will be manufactured in Cvikov, Germany, along with ID.3 and ID.4. Volkswagen has not yet announced Czech prices or the start of sales.
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