With the new engine line up and decent interior and exterior change, Volkswagen is presenting its Sharan 2016 at the Geneva Motor Show in March. This new model has more feature rich interior, updated exterior and new engines.
Volkswagen has not provided much more information about the exterior of the new 2016 Sharan. The new Volkswagen van is equipped with 16 inch “Jakarta” alloy wheels. It has new tail lamps and the upgraded front and rear lights. The signature LED lights are added to the rear. The buyers this time will get 2 new colors to choose from, Crimson Red Metallic and Hudson Bay Blue Metallic. The estimated wheelbase is 112 inches, length is 190.9 inches and the width is 75 inches.
The 2016 Volkswagen Sharan got numerous interior changes. It now has new steering wheel along with redesigned layout tools. The infotainment features are upgraded, two screen sizes 5 inches and 6.5 inches are available to choose from, in which the 6.5 inch screen comes with navigation support. The cabin is more spacious and the rear seats can be folded to provide space. The seats are tailored with high quality fabric providing comfort the passengers. The new Sharan is equipped with “Application Connect”, “Android Car (Google)” and “Vehicle Play (Apple)” to offer maximum connectivity. The new Sharan 2016 minivan is also equipped with basic safety features that can be seen in any 2015-2016 update. The safety features include website traffic monitoring, dead Spot monitor, city-stop brakes, parking and lane-keep assistance, rear parking assist and Multi-collision braking system.
Engine, Volkswagen Sharan 2016 specs
The new 2016 Volkswagen Sharan is powered with high power engines. The diesel engine will be a 2.0 liter turbo charged direct injection engine and accessible in three version, i.e. 115 PS (113 horsepower), 150 PS (148 horsepower) and 184 PS (181 horsepower). The petrol engine includes 1.4 liter TSI engine with 150 PS (148 horsepower) and a 2.0 liter TSI engine with 220 PS (216 horsepower). Volkswagen also stated that as compared to previous models, the new engine options are 15 percent more fuel efficient. Except the 115 PS producing diesel engine, all the engines will be connected to a 6 speed transmission dual-clutch gearbox. The 150 PS engine is available with 4Motion all-wheel drive system. The estimated fuel consumption is 7.1 – 4.9 combined. From 0-60 mph it goes for 10 seconds with top speed of 121 mph.
2016 Volkswagen Sharan Release Date and Price
The minivan 2016 Volkswagen Sharan price is not revealed up-till now. It will enter the German markets in July 2015, whereas the advance sale will began in April 2015. The VW team is hopeful that the second generation minivan line-up ‘Sharan’ will capture the market with its new and bold features and fuel efficient engines. The new face-lifted Sharan will first be introduced in the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. The new model will be welcomed warmly for such buyers who wish to buy a family oriented car, which is not only safe but fun to drive too.