What Is the Volkswagen ID.4 GTX?

The Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV is one of the most popular electric vehicles in the world. Volkswagen’s EV challenges the Tesla Model Y internationally. The German automaker has successfully produced a competitive electric SUV that rivals segment leaders. It comes in several different trim levels. What is the Volkswagen ID.4 GTX?

What is the Volkswagen ID.4 GTX?

The Volkswagen ID.4 GTX is the sportiest version of the popular electric SUV. The ID.4 GTX boasts better performance specs and more standard tech.

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Volkswagen calls the GTX the new flagship VW ID.4 model. It uses two electric motors to produce 294 brake horsepower. Base model ID.4 SUVs produce 201 horses.

The ID.4 GTX also features standard all-wheel drive. It has an electronically limited top speed of about 111.847 miles per hour. The electric SUV trim includes improved vehicle dynamics management software.

There’s an existing stigma about electric vehicles having poor performance. Models like the Volkswagen ID.4 GTX are proving that electric vehicles can be just as exciting to drive as internal combustion engine vehicles. The electric SUV has a max driving range of 310 miles. Say goodbye to range anxiety.

Is the Volkswagen ID.4 GTX worth the money

A red Volkswagen ID.4 GTX electric SUV.
The Volkswagen ID.4 GTX | Volkswagen

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Unfortunately for Americans, the ID.4 GTX is only sold in Europe (at the moment). It costs about $53,255 Euros. That’s the equivalent of $55,683. This puts the Volkswagen ID.4 GTX in the same ballpark as other final trim level electric SUVs.

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited starts at $51,100. The Ford Mustang Mach-E GT starts at a whopping $61,995. The ID.4 GTX’s pricing seems to fall smack-dab in the middle of Hyundai and Ford’s final electric SUV trims.

Based on its range, power, and appearance the ID.4 GTX seems to be worth the money. Hopefully Volkswagen will eventually offer the ID.4 GTX in America.

What’s the best electric SUV on the market?

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The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is the World Car of the Year. The Ioniq 5 is practical, affordable, and comfortable. It isn’t a luxury electric SUV. The Ioniq 5 is perfect for the average American driver. The Ioniq 5 Limited offers more standard features and a more refined cabin for drivers with a taste for the finer things.

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 starts at $39,950. Its price is closer to $32,450 after the federal electric vehicle tax incentive. Hyundai’s electric SUV model is one of the most affordable options. The base model gets 220 miles of driving range and makes 168 horsepower.

The Ioniq 5 is slightly more affordable than the Volkswagen ID.4. Volkswagen’s electric SUV has more driving range. Cars.com praises the Ioniq 5’s regenerative braking, smooth ride quality, and exciting acceleration.

Read more about how the Volkswagen ID.4 stacks up against the Hyundai Ioniq 5 in the next article below.

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