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Why Lease The ID.Buzz Cargo?

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Volkswagen ID.Buzz Cargo Review 2023

If you're a business seeking a distinctive van that leaves a lasting impact on every journey, the Volkswagen ID.Buzz Cargo might be the perfect choice. With its vintage-inspired aesthetics, this vehicle effortlessly distinguishes itself from its competitors. What sets it apart even more is its fully electric propulsion system, providing the most impressive driving range available among all currently available electric vans.

Rivals to the Volkswagen ID.Buzz Cargo include the Citroen e-Dispatch, Peugeot e-Expert and Vauxhall Vivaro Electric.

Our Volkswagen ID.Buzz Cargo review covers:

Volkswagen ID.Buzz Cargo Key Features

  • Exterior is both elegant and function drawing inspiration from the iconic VW Microbus
  • Minimalist interior design that’s very tech-savvy
  • Maximum volume of 3.9 cubic metres
  • Fitted with a 204hp electric motor and 77kWh battery for an impressive 256-mile range
  • Two trim levels are available: Commerce and Commerce Plus

Volkswagen ID.Buzz Cargo Pros and Cons:


  • Distinctive Design
  • Versatile Cargo Space
  • Impressive Driving Range


  • Expensive 
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Weight Distribution

Design, Practicality and Boot Space

The design of the Volkswagen ID.Buzz Cargo is a captivating blend of nostalgic charm and modern innovation. Drawing inspiration from the iconic VW Microbus, the ID.Buzz Cargo features a distinct, retro-inspired exterior that pays homage to its heritage. The two-tone color scheme, round headlights, and clean lines evoke a sense of nostalgia while incorporating contemporary elements. The front end is characterized by a friendly yet futuristic appearance, with sleek LED headlights and a prominent VW logo.

Volkswagen ID.Buzz Cargo Exterior

Practicality is a key highlight of the ID.Buzz Cargo, making it well-suited for various commercial applications. The cargo area is designed with adaptability in mind, featuring ample space and modular configurations to accommodate a wide range of cargo types. The sliding side door and rear hatch ensure convenient access to the cargo compartment, making loading and unloading hassle-free. The ID.Buzz Cargo's modular shelving options enhance its versatility, enabling businesses to optimize the space according to their specific needs. This flexibility is particularly valuable for last-mile delivery services, mobile workshops, and other commercial use cases.

The exact dimensions of the cargo area and boot space can vary depending on the specific configuration and customization options chosen for the ID.Buzz Cargo. It has a maximum volume of 3.9 cubic metres which is a substantial amount of cargo space given its purpose as a utility vehicle.

Interior and Trims

The interior of the Volkswagen ID.Buzz Cargo reflects a harmonious fusion of functionality, sustainability, and modern technology. Designed to provide a comfortable and efficient workspace for commercial applications, the ID.Buzz Cargo's interior is characterized by its clean lines, spacious layout, and thoughtful use of materials.

Volkswagen has prioritized sustainability in the ID.Buzz Cargo's interior design. Recycled and renewable materials are used throughout the cabin, underlining the brand's commitment to environmentally conscious manufacturing. The use of eco-friendly materials not only reduces the vehicle's carbon footprint but also contributes to a pleasant and conscientious driving experience.

At the heart of the ID.Buzz Cargo's interior is its digital cockpit. A futuristic and customizable display interface seamlessly integrates essential driving information, entertainment controls, and navigation features. The digital cockpit enhances driver convenience, minimizes distractions, and offers a futuristic touch that aligns with the vehicle's overall modernity.

Two trim levels are available: Commerce and Commerce Plus.

The Volkswagen ID.Buzz Cargo Commerce and Commerce Plus models offer distinct features tailored to cater to a range of commercial needs. In the Commerce variant, practicality takes centre stage with features like cloth seat upholstery, a heated driver's seat with height adjustment, LED lighting in the load compartment, and rubber flooring in the cabin, ensuring durability and easy maintenance. The inclusion of a dual passenger bench seat, steering wheel controls, and App Connect with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto make for a connected and convenient driving experience. The 10-inch colour touchscreen, four USB-C ports, and climate control further enhance comfort and accessibility. With the convenience of two side sliding doors and side-hinged solid rear doors, as well as cruise control for long journeys, the Commerce model is a functional and efficient choice. The exterior is adorned with black bumpers, LED headlights, and black steel wheels for a polished appearance, while a fixed bulkhead and wooden floor covering in the load bay add utility. The inclusion of a Type 2 charging cable with 11 kW charging ability ensures the Commerce model is well-equipped for electric travel.

For those seeking a heightened level of sophistication and advanced technology, the Volkswagen ID.Buzz Cargo Commerce Plus model offers an elevated experience. Inside, a leatherette steering wheel adds a touch of luxury, while the Discover Pro navigation system guides the way. A heated windscreen and powered, heated door mirrors contribute to comfort and visibility, making every day driving more convenient. The Commerce Plus model also boasts advanced features such as adaptive cruise control, a Park Assist Plus system, and a rear-view camera for enhanced safety and ease of parking. The surround lighting with logo adds a stylish touch, complementing the body-coloured bumpers and 19-inch alloy wheels for a more refined exterior. With a focus on both practicality and advanced technology, the Commerce Plus model is well-suited for businesses looking to combine functionality with a touch of sophistication.

Power and Performance

The Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo derives its power from a rear-mounted 201bhp electric motor, responsible for propelling the rear wheels. Accompanied by a robust 310Nm of torque, instantly available upon pressing the accelerator, the ID. Buzz Cargo demonstrates impressive acceleration from a standstill. Its performance eclipses that of its counterparts within the Stellantis group, showcasing its enhanced potency.

Volkswagen ID.Buzz Cargo Interior

Benefiting from its car-derived platform, the ID. Buzz Cargo offers an exceptionally smooth ride for a van. The suspension adeptly absorbs road imperfections, contributing to a relaxed and comfortable driving experience. Minimal wind noise and effective suppression of road noise enhance the tranquil ambiance. However, larger bumps may transmit some vibrations through the van's frame. With its considerable power output, the ID. Buzz Cargo demonstrates the capability to effortlessly manage various payloads, promising efficient performance even when laden.

Overall, its impressive performance, efficiency, and adaptability make it a frontrunner in the commercial electric vehicle market. With the ID.Buzz Cargo, Volkswagen has not only paid homage to its storied past but has also paved the way for a sustainable, efficient, and exciting future.

Leasing vs Buying

The Volkswagen ID.Buzz Cargo is now available for purchase at a starting on-the-road price of £47,550.00*, or it can be leased with monthly payments starting from £289.67.

If you're considering leasing a Volkswagen ID.Buzz Cargo, we proudly offer excellent car leasing services in the UK. Our leasing deals include a manufacturer's warranty, road tax, breakdown insurance, and free delivery to most areas of the UK mainland (excluding specific regions).

Leasing a Volkswagen ID.Buzz Cargo can often be a more financially advantageous option compared to purchasing outright, thanks to the fixed monthly payments, variable mileage options, low initial rental, and flexible contract durations.

It's important to note that the 'on-the-road' price mentioned includes a year's road fund license, DVLA first registration fee, and a number plate fee. Please be aware that this price is accurate at the time of publication and is subject to change. To get the most up-to-date information, we recommend contacting your nearest retailer.