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Performance anxiety

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I've ordered an ID.4 Style pro. Due to do a few reasons only just ordered. However I'm already feeling performance anxiety and wondering if I should have ordered the pro performance. Half of the problem is I've only been able to test drive the performance model so it's hard to tell if I'd be happy with just Pro.
Has anybody driven/owned both and can give a comparison?
I've currently got an Audi A4 2.0litre petrol and that's got more than enough power for what I need. I'm struggling to be able to compare the power to the EV equivalents. It's very very much a family car, 80% of my driving will have 4 of us in it, so I'm not going to be racing around but I consider myself a confident and relatively quick driver.
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Thanks all, so just comparing my existing car to my new ordered car.

Power (bhp) 171 bhp
0-60mph 10.1 sec

Power (bhp) 147 bhp
Acceleration 0-60 mph 8.6 secs

So the ID.4 has considerably more BHP but slower 0-60 which doesn't make much sense. In reality I suspect I could beat myself to 60 in the ID.4 than the manual A4 as I'm not a slow driver but I don't use any special techniques so my gear changes/clutch work would probably cost me more!

I also won't be driving too much more than the UK limit. A bit extra on slip roads never goes amiss but I'm don't need more than I've currently got.
You need to factor in the weight of the two vehicles as well, but I’m pretty confident you’ll be able to knock a bit of the official 0-60 ID.4 time, all my VW EVs have been about a second quicker than the official numbers.

Once moving, the superior torque of the EV will make it feel quick enough for a family car I’m sure. 👍
I think all VWs, particularly the EVs, easily beat their official performance figures.

I’ve measured our GTX via OBD11 as 5.5s 0-60 vs the 6.2s official figure. A few tests have had it recorded at 5.4s, I think VW are quite conservative, so I’d expect the car the OP has ordered to not feel exactly ‘slow’, especially when on the move.

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