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Am I the only one who didn't know the VW ID.4 is rear wheel drive?

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Somehow, I totally missed this important piece of information.

FWIW, I went to the VW website and scanning pages of fluff, never saw RWD mentioned. I went back and read most of the ID.4 posts on here and didn't notice anyone who drove it mentioning the ID.4 is RWD.

That explains the low regen levels and the lack of true One-Pedal. In slick road conditions, too much RWD regen would result in an immediate skid.

Moot for us, as we would only consider the AWD version, which won't be available until late next year.

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Dunno, Bolt with snow tires is a tank. For example last winter, driving to the gym pre Dawn, I'm on the local freeway doing the speed limit (75) and noticing that I'm passing everybody by 10 mph. Huh, maybe there's ice on the road but the Bolt feels rock stable. I slow it down a bit anyway just in case.
Bolt is FWD with weight distribution frontwards. Always been considered a good configuration for slick roads. What's in the ditch after the first winter storm of the season? The AWD vehicles.
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The term "all season" has been blown completely out of proportion- they are summer tires that are good in rain.
I take all season as won't turn into hockey pucks and crack in cold temperatures, not as a statement about traction under adverse road conditions.
The other designation that's overblown is "M+S". Defined by how open the tread is, not about actual performance in mud and snow.
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