The compact MPV Volkswagen Touran 2015-2016 officially debut at the Geneva International Motor Show in early March 2015. Without waiting for the official premiere auto news in Switzerland leadership of the German company Volkswagen AG arranged a preliminary presentation Volkswagen Touran 3rd generation February 24th, 2015 for European journalists in Germany. Where he met not only present with a new appearance and interior of the new Volkswagen Touran 2015-2016 model year, but declassified information about the specifications of modern electronic assistants, and generally on advanced equipment kompaktven. Home sales in Europe of the new Volkswagen Touran is planned for September 2015 at a price of 23,000 euros.
The 3 generation of compact van Volkswagen Touran, moved to a new modular platform MQB, is very much increased in size compared to its predecessor Volkswagen Touran second generation. And besides, the size of the wheelbase trends identical to the distance between the axles at Volkswagen Passat B8. What is the reason for this consolidation of the new Volkswagen Touran? The answer is simple, the Germans in the modern model line four minivan. The smallest Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan, which replaced the Volkswagen Golf Plus and which is in fact a more spacious version of hatchback Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Caddy (minivan truck standing alone), Volkswagen Touran and the Volkswagen Sharan.
New Golf Sportsvan their appearance, to say the least, almost ousted from the occupied niche Touran previous generation. That had to developers to increase the size of the third generation of Turan to somehow dilute the model to different classes. Perhaps for this reason, the new Touran matured so much like the new Sharan. External dimensions of the body of the Volkswagen Touran 2015 up 4527 mm din 1814 mm wide, 1628 mm high, with a wheelbase 2791 mm and 145 mm ground clearance (clearance). By elementary arithmetic calculations reveal that the third generation has grown kompaktven second generation of 130 mm in length, 113 mm of which fall on to increase the size of the wheelbase and 41 mm in width. But at the height of the body has become a little less than a novelty – 6 mm. Despite the enlargement of the external dimensions of the body, the curb weight of the car, on the contrary, decreased by more than 60 kg. Availability official videos and photos with the new car let us not dwell too so much attention to the body novelties.
Focus only on the most striking and stylish elements, and, of course, in modern lighting facilities, with which I shall begin. The new Volkswagen Touran 2015-2016 year as an option available in full LED headlights and taillights with LED filling. Well, the most advanced – optional lights Dynamic Light Assist. Body exterior design of the Volkswagen Touran is decorated in a modern, stylish and fashionable way of the German company – rigor and straightforwardness, restraint and gentility diluted pronounced ribs and vyshtampovki prescribing the hood and tailgate, side doors, front and rear wheel arches. Body profile demonstrates the confidence and composure, multiplied by the practicality – minimal front and rear overhangs, wide doorways, almost flat horizontal roof line and vertical line astern. Everything in the body layout is aimed at achieving the maximum possible internal volume of the cabin.
Inside, the driver and his four or six satellites (kompaktven traditionally offered with a five or seven-seater interior) waiting for a lot of space, comfortable chairs, plenty of equipment for comfort, safety and entertainment. Well, of course, comfortable and capacious trunk, weight containers and storage sites, of which as many as 47 !!!, small things. Due to the large size of the wheelbase is nearly 2.8 meters, the length of the cabin is 1799 mm. Separate second-row seats can be moved along the interior 200 mm (previously only 160 mm), sitting on the last third row identified by 54 mm more legroom and 13 mm more headroom than its predecessor from the gallery Turan second generation . At the five-seat version with the standard position of the rear seats by 48 liters to 743 liters impressive when downloading to a level glass and up to 1040 liters when loading luggage to the ceiling.
Folding second-row seats get a flat floor and trunk volume in 1980 liters. At seven-seat versions maximum cargo capacity luggage a little more modest – 1857 liters. Also, available to order panoramic roof with glass area of 1.34 m2. Well, the list of standard and optional equipment are drawn to the premium class: adaptive cruise control (Adaptive Cruise Control) with the autopilot to traffic jams (Traffic Jam Assist), Side Assist with Rear Traffic Alert and Trailer Assist, adaptive chassis DCC, electric handbrake with hold function on a slope, three-zone climate control and a lot of different multimedia devices (5 Th options) with color screen diagonal of 5 to 8 inches, Android Auto and MirrorLink, Assistant parallel and perpendicular parking, leather upholstery. Specifications Volkswagen Touran (Volkswagen Touran) 2015-2016. At the heart of kompaktven MQB modular platform with independent suspension scheme, all-wheel disc brakes, power steering electric.
Under the hood is possible to install one of three petrol and three diesel engines, standard equipped with start-stop system and the recuperation of braking energy, the choice of transmission consists of a 6 speed manual and a pair of robots 6 and 7 DSG DSG. Diesel for the new Volkswagen Touran 2015: a 1.6-liter TDI (110 hp) is satisfied only 4.1 liters of diesel fuel. The 2.0-liter TDI (150 hp) and 2.0-liter TDI (190 hp). Gasoline engines Volkswagen Touran 2015: a 1.2-liter TSI (110 hp) 1.4-liter TSI (150 hp) and 1.8-liter TSI (180 hp). Reducing the curb weight of the new Volkswagen Touran minivan at 62 kg, improved aerodynamic characteristics of the body to 0.296 Cx standard set by the system Stop / Start and brake energy recuperation allowed an average of engines reduce fuel consumption by 19% compared to the previous generation of the German compact MPV Volkswagen Touran.