I drove the Volkswagen ID.3 until it DIED!

7 אוק 2020
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Volkswagen’s new all-electric hatchback is here… And Mat’s taking it for a range test!
On the face of it, the ID.3 looks and sounds pretty impressive. Not only does it have a cool futuristic look, but you can get it with a 201hp electric motor, and up to 77kWh of battery capacity. That will do an impressive range of 342 miles, but it's the 260-mile-range model with a 58kWh battery that Mat's putting to the test here.
But could the stats be deceiving? Well, Mat’s putting this all-new EV to the test to see just how far he can go on a single charge! Not only that, but he’ll be sharing an all-new exclusive with you - finding out what happens when the battery’s fully depleted!
Do you think the ID.3 could be a suitable replacement for the petrol-powered Golf? It’s time to find out!
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  • Strange test. When was the last time you filled up a petrol and diesel to see how long it lasts??? Real question.

    CampbellRocksAgainCampbellRocksAgain11 דקות לפני
  • And charged up using fossil fuels lol

    Dan DruftDan Druft3 שעות לפני
  • It’s better than the merc eqc...surprisingly!

    James Aaron BautistaJames Aaron Bautista4 שעות לפני
  • 211 miles of range to a completely flat battery from 94% full. You're welcome :)

    HanggliderHangglider6 שעות לפני
  • That's one shitty color for a car. Grey like the clouds or the road, really? how bland. Even a flashy pink would be better

    Witold SchwenkeWitold Schwenke9 שעות לפני
  • barry kripke : hi sivvi

    Vladimír TrebatickýVladimír Trebatický12 שעות לפני
  • a german car with a sense of humor? now that is very advanced tech!

    Chris ChesterChris Chester15 שעות לפני
  • Cute car, my Ioniq looks much better though

    alexfmm1alexfmm121 שעה לפני
  • It weighs 2260kg !!!!

    Golo1949Golo1949יום לפני
  • This is just clickbait in truly the worst traditions of the yellow paper press. You intentionally drove the car til the battery ran out. Is your next video going to be "I drove the BMW M3 until it DIED!" in which you drive it until it runs out of petrol and conks out?

    L_A_GL_A_Gיום לפני
  • Excellent review! Something I would do to test the range.

    Kurried OneKurried Oneיום לפני
  • Well, diesel/petrol stays for me

    Merlin LaanMerlin Laanיום לפני
  • Have no fear...the launch edition has all these issues fixed by VW.

    Hero007izationHero007izationיום לפני
  • The interior looks like you're in a toy car, awful!

    Digest ThisguyDigest Thisguyיום לפני
  • Wtf is that glossy black thing on the hood in front of the wipers? Looks like some idiot put a spoiler on the hood.

    Will AerleyWill Aerleyיום לפני
  • What a boring looking car - another box , when can I get 400miles out of a charge? When can I pull in somewhere get a charge And drive out 5 minutes not 5hrs later. Electric is still poop as far as I’m concerned, all over priced and what happens 5 yrs later, battery replacement, cost, disposal ? Give us proper information VW - for me...... this is nothing special other than a big hole in your pocket, now and later.

    nikolas apostalidisnikolas apostalidis2 ימים לפני
  • saved by diesel ;D

    Artur Jocz-BorowskiArtur Jocz-Borowski2 ימים לפני
  • Their interior color selection sucks my soul out, i cant believe some people will be able to drive in this gray of death interior without the help of anti depressants. At least they have some white options so you dont die instantly, thats something right?

    Anast AvAnast Av2 ימים לפני
  • There is NO High Street Rugby. It's like asking for the High Street Kent.

    tacfoleytacfoley2 ימים לפני
  • The glossy black exterior plastic that VW keeps insisting on using really looks cheap and dreary to me

    Christopher Neumann RuudChristopher Neumann Ruud2 ימים לפני
  • Lol I got an advertisement based on this car , came to check it out

    Jjh FghgJjh Fghg2 ימים לפני
  • 12:32 I thought he swore for a second

    TSITSI2 ימים לפני
  • Looks like a Nissan Leaf though.

    Was BikeBlokeWas BikeBloke2 ימים לפני
  • Love the ID3

    Was BikeBlokeWas BikeBloke2 ימים לפני
  • Another example of a main stream manufacturer struggling to to build an electric car, it's like they don't really want to but have no choice, whilst ev only manufacturers seem to make it look easy. Dragging them out of the caveman era is going to take longer than anyone thought. I'm still struggling with £30000 for a Corsa!!!

    Douthinkesawus TVDouthinkesawus TV2 ימים לפני
  • vw golf + electric vehicle = vw id.3

    volkswagen group sabah 1937volkswagen group sabah 19372 ימים לפני
  • Oh god.... if vw's didn't have enough electrical problems as it is!

    Christopher haygarthChristopher haygarth2 ימים לפני
  • What annoying car!

    Ruben Angel VariscoRuben Angel Varisco2 ימים לפני
  • The only problem or set back is the lack of roof solar panel to recharge the batteries ..

    Kon SenKon Sen2 ימים לפני
  • Actually the voicecommand works perfectly in german😂

    KrabbeKrabbe3 ימים לפני
  • I like it but way TOO bloody EXPENSIVE for the shit build quality

    Hannah TimsonHannah Timson3 ימים לפני
  • 22:06 maybe? :P 11:13

    wolver1nwolver1n3 ימים לפני

    Kristo VercruysseKristo Vercruysse3 ימים לפני
  • This car... It's just not exiting...

    roman dulceroman dulce3 ימים לפני
  • Too much fun. FYI, do this same journey in a 1966 Beetle and then you can really complain and have fun. And millions of people bought Beetles and tolerated them, even liked them. VW has come along way Mat, so stop whinging and enjoy the progress!

    rizzle razzleunorizzle razzleuno3 ימים לפני
  • I’ll give it 20 years before I even consider electric

    Marcus SMarcus S3 ימים לפני
  • 26:43 Now we recharge it with a diesel generator Volkswagen Das Auto

    Max VosMax Vos3 ימים לפני
  • Thumbs up for the review, not sure about the car ...

    Erik BErik B3 ימים לפני
  • Two words for all electric car manufacturers: INTERCHANGEABLE BATTERIES!!!

    Mr AnderssonMr Andersson4 ימים לפני
  • Inside looks like living rooms in the 50s or 60s. 😕

    Markus KolbMarkus Kolb4 ימים לפני
  • This car is so similar to a DAF, every day you get a bunch of errors

    Jimmy McGillJimmy McGill4 ימים לפני
  • volkswagen is crooked company. I dont believe anything they are claiming to be.

    Deep WisdomDeep Wisdom4 ימים לפני
  • 21:16 lol

    J FoxxJ Foxx4 ימים לפני
  • The gearbox was ought to be like just some Hyundai Ioniq/Nissan Leaf. The first time i saw it, was 90%sure that it`s made against the BMW i3. But broke my heart totally knowing this is also RWD, hate abt the winters.I live in Norway here.

    Rahul JaswalRahul Jaswal4 ימים לפני
    • @Toby Jackson Yes,the tyres must be good always.

      Rahul JaswalRahul Jaswal4 ימים לפני
    • @Toby Jackson Thanx 4 your view and response abt it. Right now,i do hv Ioniq with Continental VikingContact 7winter tyres but the snow is abt to come in the Nov most here likely. So, let`s see bcoz i m some new to the EL-Cars World now.First i had 2003 Audi A3 which behaved like RWD-behaviours with Michelin X-Ice i3 Tyres.I was truly fed-up. And some areas in the winters anywhere around the world r just damn bizzare.

      Rahul JaswalRahul Jaswal4 ימים לפני
    • I Don't know about the ID, but the BMW i3 which they seem to have closely copied when making this car seems to behave surprisingly well in the winter. It's RWD Yes, but it never seems to struggle even in deep snow or icy conditions, it never gets stuck, and rarely loses traction. I think it may be the small, narrow tyres.

      Toby JacksonToby Jackson4 ימים לפני
  • Shame about the interior. I wouldn't consider it.

    Zeeshan KhanZeeshan Khan4 ימים לפני
  • It tries to be funky but fails hard on so many levels, like touch screens, white (?!) steering wheel, hideous plastics, illogical button placement. What kills it is the atrocious build quality. Its sad to watch where VW is going with their latest models.

    Lukas MachLukas Mach4 ימים לפני
  • What a crap car. Typical vw.

    Blue TurkeyBlue Turkey4 ימים לפני
  • I drove my first time in an electric car my bosses Jaguar ipace.. it was amazing and fun 😀 but i could only charge it with a normal socket at home so the day i was going back to work it ran out of battery 😭 and i got stuck.. luckily i maneged to get it to a parking spot just out of a tunnel 😂 So now after my first drive i know the amazing and the not of electric cars😎

    Cosmo 82Cosmo 824 ימים לפני
    • Plugshare app is your friend. It helps you to find electric car chargers. Most countries now have lots of them all over the place so you could have plugged in somewhere for a quick charge and save the hassle of running out.

      Toby JacksonToby Jackson4 ימים לפני
  • Note:- you cannot actually tow these vehicles; ruins the motors.

    Richard Cloonan JnrRichard Cloonan Jnr5 ימים לפני
    • The manufacturers all say this, but as long as you stick it in neutral there really isn't any problem with doing so, especially over a short distance.

      Toby JacksonToby Jackson4 ימים לפני
  • 9:35 look at the speedometer

    Chubby _warlordChubby _warlord5 ימים לפני
  • I'm just 10 turning 11

    Khaims AliKhaims Ali5 ימים לפני
  • I really love this and I'm just a car lover.

    Khaims AliKhaims Ali5 ימים לפני
  • They don't have Apple Car Play or Android Auto because VW is unable to fix the software faults. As a German I can only say that this manufacturer ist absolutely ridiculous. I would never ever buy a VW, never.

    Anton EsmesAnton Esmes5 ימים לפני
  • Good test. Whether you like the ID3 is a matter of taste. Like many e-cars I find the interior awfull, but that's just me. I believe the range is OK, 30 min charging may be a bit long, but it's time you can use. The real problem is: is there a free charging point? I feel that if you drive a lot long distance diesel/petrol or a hybrid is still the better option...

    Cars YoungtimerFreakCars YoungtimerFreak5 ימים לפני
  • Is this another cheating VW?

    SixPotShotSixPotShot5 ימים לפני
  • The proper way to go - burn fossil fuel to charge an EV.

    Ventsislav SimonovVentsislav Simonov5 ימים לפני
  • Anyone notice at 4.00 minutes in when he cut the van off. The driver flicked him off

    Ethan SkeltonEthan Skelton5 ימים לפני
  • i couldn't get my eyes of that JEEP !!!!

    Althaff AhamedAlthaff Ahamed5 ימים לפני
  • 25 C on the climate control is pretty cruel to an EV. Why do you need more than 19 or 20?

    ArmadillitoArmadillito5 ימים לפני
  • the ambience light themes part killed me 😂😂

    Panzerkeks 85Panzerkeks 856 ימים לפני
  • I do not want to be rude, I m not a English speaker so excuse my English writing, I would expect a car reviewer to know the vehicle tested, know how a battery suffers in terms of immediate performance and in the long run when it’s used close to low levels, it’s quite damaging since it’s a Li based cel design, of course the manufacture has restricted maximum charge capacity and the lowest limit to prevent serious damage. Please before reviewing an electric educate the average user a little bit don’t just complain and use the product in the wrong way, personally I would never if I own an electric car do what he did, I agree that he tested the vehicle but he should try and make the future owners aware of the technical side a little more not just trivial tests, but hey that just my opinion....

    Florin BogdanFlorin Bogdan6 ימים לפני
  • so we have to buy male-male C type cable for charging, why did they install C type?:-))

    Matko kutinaMatko kutina6 ימים לפני
  • the future will be full of people that 'run out of charge' on the motorway

    fatBoyfatBoy6 ימים לפני
  • Why almost all electric normal cars are Ugly?

    J JaxzJ Jaxz6 ימים לפני
  • Love how he said “hey google” and my google home heard him n shit

    KhalidTKrebsKhalidTKrebs6 ימים לפני
  • "hey Giggle"...

    Daniel KamińskiDaniel Kamiński6 ימים לפני
  • This is why Tesla is dominating. They realized that people want a good looking, fast and cool car that's also electric. All other brands can only make weird, ugly and painfully uncool electric cars.

    Ivan VrdoljakIvan Vrdoljak6 ימים לפני
  • I like the look of this car. It looks a lot like my Chevy Bolt. If the ID3 is out in the US in numbers when my lease is up on my Bolt in 2 years, it'll be a contender for my next car.

    Brian BBrian B6 ימים לפני
  • You had a camera man in the car for at least some of that journey, if not all....That adds at least 80-100kg extra weight and uses more battery power, so that is why you only got 200 miles out of it.

    Alf BAlf B6 ימים לפני
  • Its not cheap inside. Its light weight to increase range.

    Star FighterStar Fighter7 ימים לפני
  • The displays look like kids toys

    Chris MorrisonChris Morrison7 ימים לפני
  • So VW is applying the same build quality from here in Brazil to the EU.

    Igor Pereira VieiraIgor Pereira Vieira7 ימים לפני
  • Have you noticed that the ID3 loves blue Jeep’s...it’s been following one through out all of the video....😂

    Raids da Malta PortugalRaids da Malta Portugal7 ימים לפני
  • why does noone show the camera system? does it have 360 camera system? backup camera? idk

    CuteduCutedu7 ימים לפני
  • If I had the money I Bay this car , it's really beautiful

    Jan Breuring JanJan Breuring Jan7 ימים לפני
  • when leaving the showroom there was i think it was a camera on the side of the car then it was gone but he talked all the time and did not stop yet camera vanished. you were going on 3.8 to 3.9 miles a kWh my car does over 5.0 on most mix of roads including higher speed and from Edinburgh to Blyth then home i got 5.3 miles via 697 then to 1068

    David's WorldDavid's World7 ימים לפני
  • If the VW uses the solid state battery of Quantumscape with a density of 400 Wh per kg, then with a 58 kWh battery would weigh less than 200kg. Its range of 260 miles or 415 km would be ideal. The battery could be charged to 80% within 15 minutes as claimed by Quantumscape. The battery size could be even reduced to 50 kWh to cut cost so that EV would become mainstream.

    Tranquility TenThousandTranquility TenThousand7 ימים לפני
  • maybe vw made the golf 8 ugly so that people pick up the id3

    DanielDaniel7 ימים לפני
  • 224 miles instead of 260 miles... and he does not care... would he accept everything containing almost 15% less than what he paid for ?

    tagheuerbesttagheuerbest7 ימים לפני
  • An outstandingly useful video, and so entertaining. Why are you not on the Beeb or ITV.

    Richard FoxRichard Fox7 ימים לפני
  • I.D R

    Jayson_GoatedJayson_Goated7 ימים לפני
  • Look like VW Engineers have failed overall.

    james mccormickjames mccormick7 ימים לפני
  • Maybe you should have asked in a German accent.

    james mccormickjames mccormick7 ימים לפני
  • Seems like they’ve released an unfinished car...

    tokenboybandmembertokenboybandmember7 ימים לפני
  • You know, there was a joke a while ago about IT guy and broken car. What IT guy does when his/her car broke down? Resets it by getting out and in again. Now it is no longer a joke, but reality. Do I like it? No. Does youngs like it? Hell yeah.

    M AM A7 ימים לפני
  • ENYAQ kicks it's arse I suspect.

    Mark HeywoodMark Heywood7 ימים לפני
  • Stop promoting elec cars. We do not want them.

    simon Collissimon Collis7 ימים לפני
  • The main issue I have with this car is the interior. It looks like it's from a 15-20k car while this car costs over 40k in US. The instrument cluster and the infotainment reminds me of the Chevy Sonic a 16k car in US. Even the Prius has a much nicer interior while using recycled materials as well. Who in their right mind would take this over Tesla M3 when they are almost the same price.

    Roman KanivetsRoman Kanivets7 ימים לפני
  • Why did these manufacturers got rid of buttons? I see a growing niche for tuning shops that will install panels with buttons for money

    Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali7 ימים לפני
  • I would still go for teslas instead simply because they seem more robust and simple electric cars..... Others try to be futuristic and forgetting how to utilize the electric idea.

    Karim MohsenKarim Mohsen7 ימים לפני
  • I like the looks of ID3 and Model 3 more or less the same, both are great. The ID3 is a little... cuter for lack of a better word and the Model 3 (and Y) are more "performancy". I agree the sticker on the ID3 is annoying.

    graemeesmithgraemeesmith7 ימים לפני
  • I loved that car!

    Murillo CollyerMurillo Collyer7 ימים לפני
  • Only 20% less range then advertised..... Well what is 20% on a life? What if a person would die 20% so 20 years early?

    Danny BokmaDanny Bokma8 ימים לפני
  • Hi, can much is 3.9 kWh into MPG ???

    Sid AliSid Ali8 ימים לפני
  • How much dose it cost to Charge a vehicle at the charge points?

    tahir qadreetahir qadree8 ימים לפני
  • thanks for the directions to High st, Rugby - Ok Google

    Daniel NewburyDaniel Newbury8 ימים לפני
  • I WANT IT AS A WAGON. with dual motors and rear biased AWD, 0-60 in under 6 is required for me to get into a car, and FWD is out. Doesn't matter because we won't get it in the states anyways; we get the stupid CUV version. I'm not into the tacked-on tablet motif they have going on here either. If the interior of this car is worse than a Model 3, VW has real problems; Model 3's have the cheapest interior I've seen outside of 90's Japanese economy cars.

    Jason YoungJason Young8 ימים לפני
  • The computer only understands Oxford English and not this gummy slang 😜😉

    Andreas Hofer RebellAndreas Hofer Rebell8 ימים לפני
  • 200hp and 0-60 in 9 seconds, I'm not impressed

    Rosen FotenlievRosen Fotenliev8 ימים לפני
    • 0-60 is 7 seconds. Not 9 seconds.

      Srdjan SmudjaSrdjan Smudja5 ימים לפני
  • seems very buggy

    Kelvin OngKelvin Ong8 ימים לפני