New car day VW ID5

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  • #277315
    Kjid5
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      Yay !!! Picked up my ID5 style pro in grey this morning. As a reminder I ordered from stock 12 th Feb and car arrived at the dealership 3 weeks later !!! They’ve held it for me ever since. Because of this I felt for sure I’d be getting the old software and firmware that’s been so glitchy but NO it’s got all the up to date firmware over the air updates etc and is superb. Very happy. Photos will follow when I stop driving it around with a big smile on my face. Big thank you to Parkway motors who treated me as a normal customer throughout .

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    • #277320
      Fastbike1000
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        Nice one, enjoy the day with the manual 😁

        #277335
        kezo
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          Congrats! Hope you enjoy it 🙂

          #277339
          MLH
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            Good times! Hope you enjoy 🙂

            #277340
            MLH
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              Nice one, enjoy the day with the manual 😁

              I’ve been watching a bunch of YouTube videos, but am expecting it to take me about 3 months to get the hang of anything outside charging 😀

              #277347
              Kjid5
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                #277348
                Kjid5
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                  #277349
                  Kjid5
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                    Oh it’s SO GOOD. You won’t be disappointed. I just accidentally turned on the driver assist ( I think that’s what it’s called ) and it virtually drove me around town slowing for roundabouts speeding back up , sensing the road hazards perfectly , knowing when speed limits changed. All I had to do was steer the wheel- GAME CHANGER for a disabled person. Obviously I didn’t trust it completely and hovered over the brake but it wasn’t necessary. Every doubt and concern I had about going electric or getting the ID5 completely out of the window. Completely the right choice for me.

                    #277352
                    MickC
                    Participant

                      Looks reyt nice,nowt like getting a car from “stock” thats fits the bill,cuts out all the anxiety and waiting.

                      #277354
                      joss
                      Moderator

                        Super looking car. Happy new car day @kj35

                        Joss
                        Current car: Peugeot 308 GT Premium 1.2 Pure tech Petrol.

                        #277361
                        MLH
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                          Glad to hear you’re enjoying it so much!

                          Hoping mine arrives before back end of summer, so I can do a few trial runs up the motorway before weather turns 🙂

                          #277362
                          DumfriesDik
                          Participant

                            Nice one, enjoy.

                            VW ID3 Max is my DD

                            #277386
                            MissingSound7
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                              @kj35 – Nice symbolism with the photo of the car outside the maternity home. Long awaited new addition to the family, pricey but not as expensive as actual babies.

                              Looks great, enjoy.

                              #277389
                              Kjid5
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                                @kj35 – Nice symbolism with the photo of the car outside the maternity home. Long awaited new addition to the family, pricey but not as expensive as actual babies. Looks great, enjoy.

                                 

                                hah!!

                                #277392
                                Kjid5
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                                  Trying to find excuses to go out in it. I’m slowly working all the stuff out. This new software is very responsive and the buttons have a good depression feel to them and are backlit ( all things the older model of the ID 5 were criticised for) . Boot is HUGE. I seem to be getting 3.2 miles/kwh which bearing in mind I’m playing around with it I don’t think is too bad

                                  #277417
                                  PeterF
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                                    Is that 3.2 motorway?

                                    Nice colour, but I am biased

                                    #277550
                                    Kjid5
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                                      @peterf it’s a great colour seems to hide muck too. It’s the free one so I think that why people avoid it but I really like it. No, not done motorway yet it’ll get a run out tomorrow of a 160 mile round trip motorway so we’ll see then. Ohme charger app seems not to be speaking to the charger and I can’t work out why but the VW app and octopus EV intelligent go are all working ( perhaps they’re overriding the Ohme ?) and it charged on 7.5 p smart rate last night so 🤷‍♀️. It’s enormous- the pictures don’t do it justice makes it look like a normal car but I just parked it next to a Range Rover and it was similar sized and the id5 wheels were far bigger ( makes for an extremely comfortable ride) .

                                      #277638
                                      PeterF
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                                        First thing I noticed with my 4 was the height. Especially coming from an A class…

                                        I’m getting 6.5 to 10 m/kwh around town to 40 mph ish. Seeing 4.2 average motorway at 70mph in mine. Goes to 4.6 at 60mph.

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                                        #277643
                                        Kjid5
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                                          @peterf that’s incredible efficiency. We are getting around 3.3 but then we are playing with EVERYTHING. Maps /aircon/ acc/ heated seats ( I know heated seats and air con sounds weird but a spine made of metal has interesting needs) . Intelligent octopus go is brilliant I put what time I want the car charged for and to what percentage and it maps when it charges depending on low grid usage. Even if outside of the 11.30 pm to 4.30 am low tariff if it decides the grid usage is low it charges the car and still gives us the 7.5 p rate. So far I cannot fault anything about either the new model id5 or BEV in general. I’m a convert.

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