In comparing the Volkswagen ID.4's and the Ford Mustang Mach-E's specifications and ratings, the Volkswagen ID.4 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and resale value. The Ford Mustang Mach-E has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Volkswagen ID.4's and the Ford Mustang Mach-E's specifications and ratings, the Volkswagen ID.4 is a better car than the Ford Mustang Mach-E.
Volkswagen ID.4 vs. Ford Mustang Mach-E Pricing
A used 2023 Volkswagen ID.4 ranges from $33,973 to $52,829 while a used 2023 Ford Mustang Mach-E is priced between $42,974 to $72,832. For a new model, the Volkswagen ID.4's price is between $41,370 and $55,901, with the Ford Mustang Mach-E priced between $45,789 and $71,217.
Volkswagen ID.4 vs. Ford Mustang Mach-E Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Volkswagen ID.4 loses 56.7 percent of its value and the Ford Mustang Mach-E loses 59.7 percent of its value. This means the Volkswagen ID.4 retains 3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Ford Mustang Mach-E.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Volkswagen ID.4’s base engine makes 201 horsepower, and the Ford Mustang Mach-E base engine makes 266 horsepower. The ID.4 is rated to deliver an average of 115 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe), with a highway range of 209 miles. The Mustang Mach-E is rated to deliver an average of 110 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe), with a highway range of 224 miles.This gives the Volkswagen ID.4 the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Ford Mustang Mach-E the advantage in maximum range. Both models use electricity.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Volkswagen ID.4 and Ford Mustang Mach-E are comparable in regards to rear shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Volkswagen ID.4 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Volkswagen ID.4 has the better rating with a Top Safety Pick+ award compared to the Ford Mustang Mach-E’s Top Safety Pick award.