The Volkswagen along with 2016 Passat Alltrack has also introduced minivan 2016 Volkswagen Touran in the Geneva Motor Show. The name Touran is a combination of two VW m0odels “Tour” and “Sharan”. The new Touran offers a range of economical engines as well as wide range of infotainment and assistance systems.
There is not much detail disclosed by the Volkswagen team, however the spy photos has revealed a boxy and tall body look. The wheelbase is stretched around 11 cm and the overall length is extended 12 cm. It has more sporty and aerodynamic look. The car is light weighted, as per the news it is 62 Kg less in weight than its predecessor. The front bumper is equipped with the new LED headlights and day time running head lamps. The new Volkswagen Touran features driving profile selection and automatic Easy Open tailgate function which allows the driver to open the tailgate by foot movement. The vehicle is available as a five seater and seven seater family car.
The new 2016 Volkswagen Touran interior has received many updates. The cabin is spacious and the car is uploaded with various new applications, such as “Android Car (Google)”, “Application Connect”, “MirrorLink”, and “Vehicle Play (Apple)”. The seats have ISOFIX anchor points and can be fold flat to provide additional cargo space. The Touran’s front seat area also has a mike and “Electronic Voice Amplification System” is used to communicate with rear seat passengers. The new Volkswagen Touran comes with five different radio and navigation system along with standard DAB+ radio system. The optional feature includes pure air three zone automatic system with anti-allergen filter which ensures that the air inside the vehicle stays fresh and clean. The safety features include adaptive cruise control, automatic post-collision braking assistant as standard, Traffic Jam Assist, pre-crash proactive occupant protection and autonomous emergency braking.
Engine, new Volkswagen Touran 2016 mpg
The new Volkswagen Touran 2016 minivan features a base engine, which is 1.2 liter TSI turbo petrol engine and can generate 110 PS (108 hp). It also provide 5 optional engines, in which two are petrol engines, 1.4 liter TSI and 1.8 liter TSI engine, which can generate 150PS (147 hp) and 180PS (177 hp) respectively. The other three diesel engines include 1.6 liter TDI which generates 110 PS (108 hp) and a 2.0 liter TDI which produces 150PS (147 hp) and 190PS (187 hp). The 2.0 liter (150PS) diesel engine and 1.2 liter TSI engine are available with an automatic gearbox. The 1.6-litre diesel and 1.4 liter petrol engine are the most economical in the line-up, giving 70.6 and 52.3 mpg when correspond with the optional seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. The new Touran is based on the MQB (Modular Transverse Matrix) platform.
2016 Volkswagen Touran Release Date and Price
The 2016 Volkswagen Touran price is not revealed yet. It will be available for booking in summer 2015, and the deliveries will start by the end of this year. The new Touran with exotic looks and maximized interior space will provide a premium comfort feel to its passenger.