German manufacturers have announced plans to develop the third generation of the Touran, the VW Touran 2017, that manages to convincingly mix quality, comfort, and space. A comfortable interior and a very appealing exterior are some of the expectations of this car. It is also expected that this family car will be fuel efficient with unmatched performance. It’s comfortable and stylish interior and the sleek exterior features make it quite an eye catcher.
VW Touran 2017 – MiniVan With Soul:
The first noticeable appealing feature about the VW Touran 2017, is its low breath opening that ensures a low center of gravity. An elongated grill on the front is accompanied by redesigned air vents. Relative to the previous models, the VW Touran 2017 LED headlights are slimmer and are three-dimensional. The rear fascia has revised LED taillights and a well-remodeled bumper. Its new window designs are more stylish and the rear windows are big enough to allow plenty of air in. The sills on the side are quite compelling depicting an impression of stability. Inch wheel sizes offered for the Touran are between 16 and 18. Some of the materials used in the Touran’s manufacture are aluminum and steel making it lighter while simultaneously helping improve on speed and cutting down on fuel consumption.
The interior of the new VW Touran has been increased by approximately 63 mm to around 1,799mm from the previous model. Also, the dashboard is being put closer to the driver with a 7inch HD display and an upgraded climate control system alongside navigation cameras and systems. Connectivity features like Google maps, WiFi and USB also accompany it. The cargo volume has been increased to 1,857 liters consequently increasing the passenger leg space. If more space is needed the rear seats can be folded down. Seats are made from the durable and comfortable material with intricate stitching. Five adults can fit and also five adults and two children without exhausting the space making it an ideal family car. The decreased height and increased length make the VW Touran 2017 appear more aerodynamic with better proportions all round.
VW Touran 2017 – Engine and Top Speed:
The VW 2017 boasts of a 2.0 liter turbocharged 4-cylinder and a 148 hp engine at between 5,100 and 6000 rpm with a 6-speed automatic transmission with a sports mode manual shift. With the VW Touran, you have 251lb-ft of torque at 1,700-5000 rpm. Also, is expected a 1.4-liter TSI, capable of producing 148 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. At top speed, the Touran can get to a speed of 80 mph. Its safety has been 5/5 stars for front, overall side protection and rear impact in all the government crash tests carried out. Expected safety features include park assist, adaptive cruise control, and automatic post-crash braking system. The EPA city/highway fuel economy is 21/26 mpg when in Front Wheel Drive and 20/26 when in All Wheel Drive. The VW Touran 2017 tow rating can go up to 5,500 pounds.
VW Touran 2017 – Price and Development:
Finally, the manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the VW Touran is $25,755. Furthermore, expected release date will be in late 2016 or the early quarter of 2017.