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by scott28tt
Mon Jun 21, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Main Volkswagen ID.3 chat
Topic: Navigation Map Update 21.5
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Re: Navigation Map Update 21.3

21.5 is the latest I believe, my car is in the workshop today so I can't check mine to confirm what it has.

As far as I'm aware you can't do anything to initiate an OTA update if it's not offered to you by the car.

(I use Apple Maps via CarPlay rather than the in-car nav in any case)
by scott28tt
Mon Jun 21, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: Main Volkswagen ID.3 chat
Topic: 1st edition vs. current tiers
Replies: 4
Views: 122

Re: 1st edition vs. current tiers

The configs are different, the alloys and the climate control are the most obvious ways. I'm surprised a 1st Plus was built in January, that might be specific to LHD markets or certain countries as I've not heard of any being available in the UK as a brand new car other than those which were pre-reg...
by scott28tt
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: Main Volkswagen ID.3 chat
Topic: 1st edition vs. current tiers
Replies: 4
Views: 122

Re: 1st edition vs. current tiers

I doubt that a 1st Plus will have been manufactured in January - most of them were made prior to the September 2020 launch. If there is any mileage on it (other than delivery miles) it will probably either have been used as a demo car or even rejected by it's initial owner - the paperwork should giv...
by scott28tt
Mon Jun 21, 2021 4:49 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Home charging recommendations
Replies: 2
Views: 82

Re: Home charging recommendations

Ask a local approved charge point installer to take a look at that option with you. You could rely on a granny lead but be careful with the extension AND the domestic socket/wiring. You could rely on public charging. But if it were me, I would want to understand more about your options for a proper ...
by scott28tt
Fri Jun 18, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: Main Volkswagen ID.3 chat
Topic: What features does your ID.3 WeConnect ID app allow?
Replies: 4
Views: 273

Re: What features does your ID.3 WeConnect app allow.

What you’ve been told about the Shop is true for the Golf 8, but that pairs with We Connect rather than We Connect ID.

I’m hoping for feature parity between the ID.3 and Golf as regards this kind of thing, and soon 🤞
by scott28tt
Fri Jun 18, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbie about to order?
Replies: 8
Views: 350

Re: Newbie about to order?

Don't !!! They are selling lemons right now and you can't make these things into lemonade. Under 300 miles and with the constant major errors it is unsafe to drive, can't run, and just a dud. Honestly save yourself the hell and buy anything but this car. We are currently trying to get our money bac...
by scott28tt
Fri Jun 18, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbie about to order?
Replies: 8
Views: 350

Re: Newbie about to order?

1. No issue if you use the car right away. However, to charge from 80-100% takes about the same amount of time as 20-80% - there's no point sitting at a rapid charger waiting for 80-100%, you'd be better off making a second "top up" stop further south to get you home, it will take less time overall....
by scott28tt
Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Where to charge car on long journey
Replies: 8
Views: 428

Re: Where to charge car on long journey

Also, be aware that even if you find a fast AC charger, the car will only charge at 11kWh, which is virtually useless for long journeys. Always aim for DC chargers. I found this out the hard way on my first long journey after we had the car. Exactly why I mentioned this: this is a critical point as...
by scott28tt
Wed Jun 16, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Where to charge car on long journey
Replies: 8
Views: 428

Re: Where to charge car on long journey

That will typically be private land, usually for employee/customer use only, and also often only "destination" chargers - the equivalent of a home charge point (7kW AC) <<< this is a critical point as you'll be sat charging for hours rather than using a public "rapid" point (50kW+ DC) for perhaps 10...
by scott28tt
Tue Jun 15, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Where to charge car on long journey
Replies: 8
Views: 428

Re: Where to charge car on long journey

This has been my approach so far: (all for free) 1. Use this app to plan your route and stops: https://abetterrouteplanner.com/ 2. Once you know where you'd like to stop, use any nav system (either the in-car version, or a phone app) to get you there as you drive. 3, Check the charger availability w...