After updating the Volkswagen Sharan, the German brand now announces, also for the Geneva Motor Show, the new Volkswagen Touran . The C MPV segment of the German mark now gets a completely new generation that will be framed in the range between Sportsvan and Sharan. The current generation was launched in 2003, receiving various aesthetic over the years updates.
Now we have a completely new model, although improvement in all respects to the existing not known for design . At first glance you might think that simply is a Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan. In terms of dimensions, the new Volkswagen Touran MQB modular platform based on grows 12 inches regarding current model, so spread more of that Sportsvan and offer improved habitability.
Inside a radical change is experienced in design and quality compared to the previous generation. Here if we find a dashboard with some identity, with slightly oriented towards the driver center console . The controls employed by the interior if we remember other brand models, like the piano black inserts a delight to the brand.
His body 4.51 meters in length (+ 120mm) can accommodate up to seven passengers (there will be versions of five seats). The battle is also 11.2 inches higher, reaching 2.79 meters. The width is 1.8 meters (+ 9mm) and height of 1.63 (-4mm) without roof bars. Despite the increase in size weight is reduced by 55 kilos .
The seats in the second row are shifted by 160 cm and backups can be placed in three positions. Now the third row of seats has 21mm more legroom and access is easier. Stresses its great versatility thanks to seats that can fold completely into the floor, leaving a completely flat load surface . The trunk has 800 liters in five-seat versions, 105 liters more than before.
Within the standard and optional equipment, find the latest technologies that Volkswagen offers other models in the range as automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, Park Assist, traffic alert, assistant towing, assistant lane departure warning and blind spots. Nor missing elements such as LED headlights and compatible multimedia computer with Android and iOs . The electric tailgate can be opened by passing the foot under the rear bumper.
The engine range of the new Volkswagen Touran will consist three petrol and three diesel options TSI TDI . All are four-cylinder and meet Euro 6 standards, in addition to equipping Stop & amp; Start and regenerative braking standard. Depending on the brand engines are up to 20% more efficient.
On behalf of diesel found the 1.6 TDI 110 hp and 2.0 of 150 and 190 horses . Everyone can have DSG six-speed of 2.0 and seven in the case of 1.6. The 190 hp engine will not be offered with a manual gearbox. In the case of the gasoline are 1.2 TSI 110 hp, 1.4 TSI 150 and more powerful 1.8 TSI 180 horses. Everyone can have seven-speed DSG, but the most powerful, again, can not be associated with manual transmission.
Optionally the system DCC that lets you choose among driving modes Comfort, Normal and Sport, in addition to custom mode (Individual) will be offered. Each mode acts in a way on the accelerator, the response of the change, climate and suspension. The parking brake is electric and has Auto Hold function, which prevents the vehicle from moving when standing (even with the automatic transmission in D and the brake released).
Source – Volkswagen
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