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Can the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 drive itself?

The 2021 ID.4 and IQ.DRIVE Semi-Autonomous Driving Capability

For many years, people have dreamed of self-driving cars. With the advent of the electric car, that possibility has come closer to being reality than ever before. But is it actually possible?

Can the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 drive itself? Keep reading to see the answer.


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Does the 2021 ID.4 Drive Itself?

The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 does not have fully-autonomous driving capability. However, it does feature the IQ.DRIVE suite of features which gives it a semi-autonomous ability to correct driver mistakes. Paying attention to something off in the distance while driving? Lane assist will help make sure you don’t drive into another lane. Blind spot monitoring helps you identify when something is in your blind spot, even if you can’t see it. Similarly, rear traffic alert helps locate vehicles crossing behind you while in reverse and will brake for you if necessary. The IQ.DRIVE suite aims to help make the road safer by making driving easier for you.

What’s Exactly is Included in IQ.DRIVE?

The IQ.DRIVE suite is made up of many parts. In no particular order, they are:

  • Lane keeping assist
  • Forward collision warning
  • Autonomous emergency braking
  • Pedestrian monitoring
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Rear cross traffic alert
  • Emergency assist
  • Travel assist

Want More 2021 VW ID.4 Info?

To learn more about the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4, give Capistrano Volkswagen a call. Or, if you prefer, you can check out other posts here on our website, where we answer VW ID.4 and EV FAQs. For instance, we answer how long it takes to charge the ID.4, where can you charge an ID.4, where the nearest charging stations are, how much it costs to charge an EV, and much more. Click here to get answers to many common questions about the ID.4 and EVs.