Yes, ACC uses regen to maintain distance to vehicle in front and to slow for speed limits & stationary traffic. I found I was able to sit in a queue of traffic & not touch brake or accelerator. The car did all the work shuffling along as the traffic moved. Seems to be a very impressive system.Hi,
waiting for lockdown to end to arrange a test drive, in the meantime, does the id3 use regen to slow down first before using brakes when ACC is activated?
I haven’t noticed a massive difference, the main job of ACC is to maintain the selected speed and distance from the vehicle in front.It's different in Eco mode though, right?
It does have those driving modes, but I haven’t played with it enough to see if it changes that characteristic, which is probably what @MrPaulus was referencing.On my (ICE) golf you can customize how quickly ACC accelerates (don't remember how the setting is called, but the levels are eco-comfort-normal-sport), does ID.3 have anything similar in the menus?
It'd be worth playing with the different modes. In the golf I find ACC in normal mode both brakes and accelerates a bit too hard for my liking, but ACC in eco mode is much smoother.I do think it accelerates with too much urgency once slowed though, quicker than I would which is why I’m convinced I could be more efficient than the ACC.
It was similar in the e-Golf though.