Volkswagen is a renowned name in auto world and has a vast experience in designing varied vehicles. Volkswagen Touran is one such product by this German automaker, which is inspired by the company’s own Golf Mk5. Launched back in 2003, this compact MPV has gone through some facelifts and changes in features during its seconds generation to upgrade itself. This versatile 7-seater is not just like any other MPV but carries adaptive modes to deliver pleasurable drive for your family and friends. In Indonesia, this Volkswagen vehicle is available with a luxurious interior and attractive exterior. The heart of this vehicle is its TSI engine, which delivers exceptional power along with performance.
Volkswagen Tourer packs a 1.4-litre powerhouse under its bonnet. This 4-inline cylinder engine delivers a maximum power output measuring 140 hp at 5600 rpm along with a peak torque clocking 220 Nm at 1250 rpm. Coupled with 7-speed dual clutch gearbox DSG along with Tiptronic transmission, this MPV clings from a halt position to 100 kmph mark in 9.5 seconds with a top speed of 202 kmph. The TSI engine equipped in this Volkswagen offers impressive performance and proves to be economical in regards of fuel consumption. On an average, the mileage delivered by this 1.4-litre engine is 16 kmpl, which is decent for an MPV.
Touran carries a top-notch exterior designing, which makes it stand apart in the crowd. The boxy front of this luxurious MPV has its trademarked chore finished front grille with Volkswagen insignia and angular lights. Look closely and you find that that its colour keyed bumper has rubbing strips. This vehicle has a galvanized body, which ensures more safety in an event of collision. For a MPV, it is important to have decent exterior dimensions for a comfortable interior space. The overall dimensions of this Volkswagen vehicle counts to 4397 mm x 1794 mm x 1674 mm (L x W x H) allowing a wheelbase of 2678 mm. Its 16-inch alloy wheels along with tires measuring 205/55 R16 give a dynamic look to the exterior and ensure firm grip on road.
Step inside Volkswagen Touran and you find luxury truly defined. This vehicle not just comes with the comfort features, but also with a feel of elegance. It’s beautiful and comfortable 7 seats are arranged in 3 rows with backrest for both the front seat passengers. Its Iridium inserts at door panel and instrumental panel flaunts the luxury element. Entertainment system of this MPV is packed with RCD 310 radio system along with MP3 player. This system is complemented with 8 speakers and a 7-inch multi-function display. It is crucial for a 7-seater to provide big boot space, but Volkswagen Touran doesn't fall in that category. A massive 1989 litres of trunk space is provided in this MPV with all its 5 rear seats folded flat.
Since safety is the first requisite of any family wagon, this Volkswagen product comes packed with some impressive safety features. There are 6 airbags and 7 seat belts employed for the safety of all the occupants. Also, children's safety is ensures with the ISOFIX seat mounting points. This MPV has Electronic Stability Program, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, Traction Control, Hydraulic Brake Assist System, Anti-Lock Braking System and Electronic Differential Lock, which gives more stability and firm control to this vehicle. To maximize this safety, dual circuit braking system along with ventilated discs at the front wheels and conventional discs at the rear wheels are given. Its struts along with 3-point wishbone and anti roll bar front suspension, while the 4-link axle along with integral anti-roll bar rear suspension handles it efficiently on high speeds.
Volkswagen Touran will match with your taste if you are looking for a luxury 7-seater MPV with appealing features. This MPV is available with a choice of single engine and that can be a big flaw for the customers.