Volkswagen ID.3 deliveries in China reached 1,255 units in the first week of its launch.
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Volkswagen's ID. family of electric vehicles (EVs) sold 12,736 units in China in October, up 25.8 percent from 10,126 units in September, data shared by the German auto giant showed Monday.
VW has been reporting sales of the ID. family of EVs in China since June, and the numbers continue to reach record highs.
VW said deliveries of the ID.3, the Golf's electric counterpart, reached 1,255 units in China in its first week of availability.
The VW ID. family previously sold in China includes the ID.4 and ID.6, produced at its joint ventures in China, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW Volkswagen, respectively.
The SAIC Volkswagen ID. family models are the ID.4X and ID.6X, while at FAW-Volkswagen they are the ID.4 CROZZ and ID.6 CROZZ.
On October 22, VW ID.3 was officially launched in China, becoming the third ID. series offered by the company in China after ID.4 and ID.6.
Notably, as the first VW model to adopt the MEB platform, the ID.3 is only produced by SAIC Volkswagen in China.
The ID.3 is a compact two-seater sedan with a lower starting price than the ID.4 and ID.6. SAIC Volkswagen offers three versions of the model, one of which costs 159,888 yuan ($25,000) and the other two both cost 173,888 yuan.
Volkswagen ID.3 goes on sale in China, prices start at around $25,000
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