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Discover the VW ID.5

Hire a Volkswagen ID.5 EV for an elegant electric car that combines powerful performance and economical adventuring. The Volkswagen ID.5 is the ideal EV car hire for those looking for something between an SUV and a coupé. Perfect for parking, metropolitan manoeuvring, and highway driving.

Parking assist means even the most intimidating parallel park isn’t going to cut your night short, and rapid charging ensures you can power up with minimal wait time. Entertainment is only a tap away with the sleek, touch-sensitive infotainment system that covers all your needs and then some.

With an elegant exterior, spacious interior, and a suite of modern features, the Volkswagen ID.5 is the perfect EV hire car for your next journey.

A look inside

VW ID.5 features

Plenty of interior storage

Smooth acceleration

Rear-wheel drive

Flowing silhouette exterior

12-inch touchscreen

549L of cargo space

Ambient lighting

Panoramic sunroof

Parking assistance

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

The Specs

Features & Specs

  • Seats 5
  • Boot size 549 litres
  • Drive Rear wheel
  • Battery capacity 77.0 kWh
  • Range up to 430 km*
  • 0-60 mph 8.4 seconds
  • Torque 229 lb-ft
  • Euro NCAP Safety Rating *****
*WLTP (Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure). Range depends on factors like vehicle configuration, charge level, battery temperature, speed, weather, elevation and other variables.

Like every Hertz vehicle, all our VW ID.5 vehicles are fully sanitised before and after they are hired out to our customers.

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The Experience

What’s it like to drive a VW ID.5?


The Volkswagen ID.5 is 100% electric and a modern ride, combining economical driving with lightning performance. Cruise through the city and hop on the motorway, with smooth acceleration and a tight turning circle for an easy drive.


Sleek design doesn’t mean small on space. The Volkswagen ID.5 has plenty of room to pack your luggage – and any souvenirs. With 549L of cargo space, the ID.5 is larger than your average coupé. Stack your suitcases without a worry. If you’re planning a bigger trip, the rear seats fold down for a total capacity of 1561L.


Suave SUV-style meets modern-coupé design creating a sensible, stylish modern 5-door. Volkswagen ID.5 is an all-electric coupe designed with elegance and efficiency in mind. The sloping roof accentuates the aerodynamic design, giving the car a sporty flow.

The ID.5’s interior focuses on comfort, giving passengers a wealth of elbow space and a minimal, sleek finish to the dashboard.


With a futuristic heads-up display on certain models, the all-electric ID.5 sets a space-age standard in EVs. Illuminate your drive with ambient lighting and a panoramic sunroof, and never worry about squeezing into a parking spot again with parking assistance. The Volkswagen ID.5 comes equipped with modern necessities and stylings.


Get infotainment at a touch with a raised, simple, 12-inch touchscreen display. The Volkswagen ID.5 packs in everything you need, from Apple CarPlay to Android Auto and a built-in SatNav to guide you when you need it most. With touch-sensitive controls, you’ve got an effortlessly sleek display only a tap away.


How do I charge a Volkswagen ID.5?


Charging your Volkswagen ID.5 car hire is as simple as plugging it in. On the rear side of your vehicle, you’ll find a type 2 connector. Simply plug the charge cable into your car’s charge slot – the light will turn green, locking your charging cable in. Generally, it’s recommended to charge to around 80%. If you need to disconnect early, tap the stop charging button on your infotainment system.

How do I park a Volkswagen ID.5?


Push and hold the parking button once you’re securely parked. If you want to ensure that park mode is active there should be an indicator light on. Your Volkswagen ID.5 car hire also comes with park assist. Press it once for parallel parking and twice for vertical parking. Park assist can then identify potential parking spaces. When parallel parking, it can also advise you on the ideal time to begin your manoeuvre.

How long does it take to charge a Volkswagen ID.5?


At 220v, from empty to full, it will take around 7.5h. However, it’s recommended you only charge to 80% and many charge points offer more powerful charging.