What to do while charging your ID.4

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen ID.4 on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021 at 9:33 pm
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 blue side view charging at home

How long does it take to charge the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4?

The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 is truly a marvel of modern engineering. This all-electric machine is ready to get you where you need to go all while running on just electricity. How wonderful is that? If you are interested in one of these all-electric SUVs then you likely have questions. How long does it take to charge the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4? At McMinnville Volkswagen, we have answers. You can also check out our new inventory of ID.4 in McMinnville, OR by clicking the link below.

What types of charging does the 2021 ID.4 support?

To make this simple, there is Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 charging available for the ID.4. Let’s break each of these down a little but for the sake of clarity.

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  • Level 1 – This is the slowest charging and uses a regular 120-volt outlet that you likely have in your garage.
  • Level 2 – You can still do Level 2 charging in your home, but you will require an L2 wall box charger. This works much faster. With the 11kW charger you can charge to full in as little as 7.5 hours and with the 7.2kW charger you can charge in as little as 11.5 hours.
  • Level 3 – This is DC fast charging, which is what you would want to use when you are on the road. Charging to full can still take some time as the last 20% of your battery will charge slowly, but the first 80% of your battery can be charged in as little as 38 minutes.

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Things to do while your ID.4 is charging

If you are using a Level 1 or Level 2 charger, then ideally you would be doing this while you slept or while you were working. Many hotels offer Level 1 and Level 2 charging options too for when you are on the road. But with how fast Level 3 charging is, you can use it as a perfect excuse to get some food and get back on the road with over 200 miles back in your battery.

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