Volkswagen unveils an affordable electric vehicle (EV), the compact ID.2, for around €25,000 (approximately $26,000) when it is launched in the market. VW unveils affordable EV ID.2 for $25000 with 280km in single charge to compete in the mid-range electric cars market.
The vehicle will be one of its type for the price range as it is going to be one the most affordable electric car from the leading car manufacturer. The vehicle is front-wheel drive and has a 223HP engine that can propel it from 0 to 62 mph in less than seven seconds.
VW EV ID.2 features
The VW electric car, ID.2 has a 280-mile range on a single charge, which is impressive for a vehicle at this price. It will only take 20 minutes to power the ID.2 from 10% to 80%. Although there are EVs with longer ranges and faster charging periods available, VW’s offering outperforms competitors such as the Mini Cooper SE.
Volkswagen’s upcoming ID.2 electric vehicle is expected to have a spacious interior comparable to the Golf, but at a price closer to that of the smaller Polo. The ID.2 is expected to launch in Europe by 2025 and will include Travel Assist, an EV route planner, and smart lighting.
The ID.2 was the most anticipated electric vehicle because it is a critical component of Volkswagen’s plan to introduce ten new EVs by 2026, including the ID.7 sedan, and compete with rivals such as the Renault Zoe.
Despite possibly being more costly than their combustion engine counterparts, lower-priced EVs, such as the Chevy Equinox EV and Tesla’s anticipated $25,000 model, are expected to help transition EVs into the mainstream market.