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We designed it. We built it. Who better to look after it? 

No one knows your Volkswagen electric vehicle like we do. Servicing and maintenance with an authorised dealer means you can rest assured your car couldn’t be better taken care of.

Checking your charging cable

We check that your charging cable is present and visually in good condition.

Checking your battery level

When you bring your electric vehicle in for a service, we check for all the usual service items legal requirements, such as wear on the braking system, your headlights and tyre condition.

Inspect damage

We inspect high-voltage components and high-voltage cables for damage, correct routing and securing of lines.


How often does my car need a service?

the Volkswagen ID range featuring ID.3, ID.4 and ID.5.

All-electric ID Family

Inspection service every 2 years or every 20,000 miles, whichever comes first.
No oil change is required.

some of the Volkswagen hybrid range


Inspection service every 2 years or 18,000 miles whichever comes first.
Oil change every 9,000 miles or 1 year, whichever comes first. 

Here are some tips to maximise your EV lifecycle

  • Check charging systems

    Regularly check your Volkswagen electric vehicle’s charging systems to ensure they’re functioning properly. This includes, inspecting charging cables, plugs and outlets for any signs of wear or damage. 

  • VW dashboard view with GPS screen view

    Practice efficient driving habits

    Adopt efficient driving habits to maximise your electric car’s range. This includes accelerating smoothly, maintaining a steady speed, and anticipating traffic conditions to minimise sudden stops and starts. 

  • close up of the brake lights on a VW car

    Utilise regenerative braking

    Take advantage of regenerative braking systems to recapture energy while slowing down or coasting. Regenerative braking can help extend your electric car’s range and improve overall efficiency. 

ID. software updates

Software updates are important in ensuring your ID. stays up to date. Depending on the type, some updates can be carried out over-the-air whilst others need to be performed at a retailer.

Servicing and maintenance

Your electric car will require regular servicing, just like a petrol or diesel car. We carry out all the usual roadworthiness checks. The recommended inspection service for e-Up and eGolf is every 20,000 miles or 2 years, then every 20,000 miles or 1 year (whichever comes first). Inspection service for ID Family is every 2 years, without a mileage interval/limitation.

FAQs about the service for electric cars

Speak to a retailer

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Your local retailer will be very happy to help you with anything you need to know about the Volkswagen electric vehicle range. Book a time that’s convenient and they’ll give you a buzz back. 

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Important information :

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