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2022 Volkswagen ID.4 EV vs. 2022 Tesla Model Y

2021 Blue Volkswagen ID.4 vs Red Tesla Model Y
2022 Volkswagen ID.4 EV


2022 Tesla Model Y



Standard Drivetrain

180.5 inches


187 inches
72.9 inches


75.6 inches
64.6 inches


63.9 inches
4,568 lbs.

Curb Weight

4,416 lbs.

Max. Passenger Capacity

64.2 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Capacity

76.2 cubic feet

Considering its impressive performance specs, affordable price, and sleek design, it’s surprising that the VW ID.4 is the first all-electric SUV from Volkswagen. The 2022 VW ID.4 can achieve up to 260 miles of range between charges, a maximum towing capacity of up to 2,200 pounds, and up to 295 horsepower.



However, many Vienna shoppers find themselves torn between the 2022 Volkswagen ID.4 vs. the Tesla Model Y. Keep reading to find out which of the two is right for you with this comparison guide from Stohlman Volkswagen! While you’re here, make sure you check out our new vehicle specials to see how much you can save on your next ride!

VW ID.4 vs. Model Y: Pricing

A top priority for many SUV shoppers in the Fairfax area is pricing. With that being said, the Volkswagen ID.4 beats out the Tesla Model Y in terms of affordability with a starting price of just over $40,000! Check out the difference in pricing for the 2022 VW ID.4 vs. 2022 Tesla Model Y below:

  • 2022 VW ID.4 Base MSRP: $40,760*
  • 2022 Tesla Model Y Base MSRP: $58,990*

VW ID.4 vs. Model Y: Exterior Dimensions

So, what about the dimensions of the Tesla Model Y vs. Volkswagen ID.4? Thanks to the compact exterior dimensions of the 2022 Volkswagen ID.4, you can maneuver and park on busy Alexandria streets with ease:

  • 2022 VW ID.4 Wheelbase: 108.9 inches
  • 2022 Tesla Model Y Wheelbase: 113.8 inches
  • 2022 VW ID.4 Length: 180.5 inches
  • 2022 Tesla Model Y Length: 187 inches
  • 2022 VW ID.4 Width: 72.9 inches
  • 2022 Tesla Model Y Width: 75.6 inches
  • 2022 VW ID.4 Height: 64.6 inches
  • 2022 Tesla Model Y Height: 63.9 inches

VW ID.4 vs. Model Y: Interior Dimensions

How do the VW ID.4 vs. the Model Y interior dimensions compare? While the Tesla Model Y is technically able to seat up to 7 passengers, you have to pay a large upgrade fee on top of the high starting price to access that feature. With that being said, the standard seating capacity for both the Volkswagen ID.4 and the Tesla Model Y is five passengers.

Overall, the VW ID.4 and Tesla Model Y share similar interior dimensions, but the VW ID.4 offers more space in some areas. Take a look at the details below:

  • 2022 VW ID.4 Passenger Capacity: 5 passengers
  • 2022 Tesla Model Y Passenger Capacity: 5 passengers
  • 2022 VW ID.4 Front Head Room: 40.6 inches
  • 2022 Tesla Model Y Front Head Room: 41.0 inches
  • 2022 VW ID.4 Front Shoulder Room: 57.5 inches
  • 2022 Tesla Model Y Front Shoulder Room: 56.4 inches
  • 2022 VW ID.4 Front Hip Room: 54.4 inches
  • 2022 Tesla Model Y Front Hip Room: 53.8 inches
  • 2022 VW ID.4 Second Row Shoulder Room: 55.9 inches
  • 2022 Tesla Model Y Second Row Shoulder Room: 54.0 inches

Get Your 2022 Volkswagen ID.4 at Stohlman Volkswagen!

While the ID.4 or Model Y would both be excellent choices for your trips around Tysons Corner, we at Stohlman Volkswagen believe that the 2022 Volkswagen ID.4 provides all the features you could ask for in an EV SUV at a much lower cost. If you’re in love with the ID.4 but you’re hoping to find a model with AWD, don’t worry. The 2022 Volkswagen ID.4 has available AWD to add confidence to your travels!

Ready to ditch fossil fuels and get behind the wheel of the efficient 2022 Volkswagen ID.4? If so, it’s time to visit us in Tysons Corner for a test drive! Do you still have questions about the Volkswagen ID.4 vs. Tesla Model Y? Please don’t hesitate to contact us!


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