El Volkswagen ID.4, one hundred percent electric vehicle, was distinguished in the World Car Awards such as 2021 Car of the Year. In this way, it becomes the fifth model of the German brand to achieve this distinction since 2009 after the Golf VII (2013), up! (2012), Polo (2010) and Golf VI (2009).
The ID.4 is the first SUV in the history of the World Car Awards to win what is considered the most prestigious award in the automotive universe. The jury highlighted the ID.4's harmony with caring for the environment through zero direct emissions, as well as the technological and innovative elements offered by the vehicle.
Volkswagen plans to deliver 150.000 ID.4s worldwide in 2021, in line with the electric car offensive that the brand has arranged through its strategy. ACCELERATE.
Among the requirements to be chosen World Car of the Year are to be a vehicle produced in series with a minimum volume of 10.000 units per year, to have a price below the entry level of luxury cars in its main markets, and to be for sale in two major markets on at least two continents during May 1, 2020 and May 1, 2021.