New Volkswagen Touran: the German minivan specializes

The Volkswagen Touran has spent 12 years as a model active and alone has sold about 2 million units worldwide. With the changing trends and the emergence of new segments, modifications parts located up in a new location and category aspirations.

Volkswagen’s new offer in terms of family cars is diversified and comprehensive Sportvan now between the Sharan and Touran itself. Thus the Touran instead of fighting all family minivans can focus on competing with their natural rivals like the Toyota Verso, Citroen Grand Picasso, Renault Grand Scenic, 5008, Opel Zafira, Ford Grand C-Max and some new competitors like the BMW Series 2 Grand Tourer.

Unlike their French counterparts that are offered in two sizes of body, short and long, the Touran has a length and only to meet the increased demand has grown 13 centimeters over the previous generation. coilover suspension kit Now it reaches 4.527 meters in length and most of this increase has affected its wheelbase, which grows 11 cm and reaches a significant 2.791 meters long.

With 7 seats and luggage series

The first and most obvious improvement Touran 2016 is a notable increase in occupancy. Most beneficiaries are undoubtedly the occupants of the second row of seats that now have few centimeters more legroom. Now also they have three individual seats on a sliding rail 20 cm, which are four more than the previous Touran.

As standard, the Touran is available with 7 seats although the customer can order in setting of 5 if not interested retractable third-row seats. They have also gained ground, namely 5.5 centimeters more knee and fold easily thanks to the Fold Flat system without removing them from the car and also by folding the second row of seats, leaving the entire load space diaphanous and flat ground.

The boot capacity has been significantly increased compared to the previous model. Specifically about 50 liters as new capabilities with two or row of seats available are respectively 743 and 1980 liters. Thus the Touran offers a load volume record in the category.

But the new evolution of family practice is not only versatile. Based on the new MQB platform common to Golf or Passat, Exhaust Manifold Touran gets to be lighter Equal engine than its predecessor. Despite being significantly larger. Lightening can exceed 60 kilos depending on the version concerned.

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