Volkswagen has commenced taking orders for the 2016 Touran in the UK. The all-new Touran is designed to be practical with enhanced space and added technology. It has been priced from £22,240. The company will begin deliveries of the new generation model from December.
The third generation Touran was unveiled for the first time at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show held in March, and is based on the Volkswagen Group’s MQB platform. It is 130 mm longer than the outgoing generation. The wheelbase has also been increased by 113 mm increase in wheelbase, leading to an increase in interior space along with a cargo capacity of 1,857 litres which is class-leading.
The 2016 VW Touran will be available in S, SE, SE Family and SEL trims with all trim levels being equipped with a 7-seat layout with a new fold-flat system. The S trim is offered with features like a 6.5-inch Composition Media infotainment system, DAB radio, bluetooth connectivity, seven airbags along with automatic post-collision braking and pre-crash safety systems.
The SE trim level adds iPod connectivity, rain sensors, front and rear parking sensors, Front Assist with city emergency braking function and 16-inch alloy wheels. The SE family trim level features a panoramic sunroof with integrated lighting, rear window blinds and Discover Navigation with Car-Net Guide and Inform. It also gets a voice amplification system and remotely activated child locks.
The top of the line SEL trim level adds Driver Profile Select and App Connect, three-zone Pure Air air-conditioning, Adaptive Cruise Control and 17-inch alloy wheels. Other features include Car-Net ‘Guide and Inform’ and ‘App-Connect’ system with CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink integration.
The all-new Touran is available with five engines options- 2 petrol and 3 diesel, which are up to 19% more efficient than the previous versions. All the engines are Euro 6-compliant and offer power output ranging from 108 hp (110 PS) to 187 hp (190 PS). The engines are offered with a choice of 6-speed manual transmission and 7-speed DSG automatic transmission.
2016 Volkswagen Touran prices (UK)
S1.2 TSI 110PS 6 speed manual – £22,240
S1.6 TDI 110PS 6 speed manual – £22,840
S1.6 TDI 110PS 7 speed DSG – £25,140
SE1.2 TSI 110PS 6 speed manual – £23,630
SE1.6 TDI 110PS 6 speed manual – £25,230
SE1.6 TDI 110PS 7 speed DSG – £26,530
SE2.0 TDI 150PS 6 speed manual – £26,730
SE2.0 TDI 150PS 6 speed DSG – £28,030
SE Family1.2 TSI 110PS 6 speed manual – £25,115
SE Family1.6 TDI 110PS 6 speed manual – £26,715
SE Family1.6 TDI 110PS 7 speed DSG – £28,015
SE Family2.0 TDI 150PS 6 speed manual – £28,215
SE Family2.0 TDI 150PS 6 speed DSG – £29,515
SEL1.4 TSI 150PS 6 speed manual – £26,745
SEL1.4 TSI 150PS 7 speed DSG – £27,915
SEL2.0 TDI 150PS 6 speed manual – £28,215
SEL2.0 TDI 150PS 6 speed DSG – £29,515
SEL2.0 TDI 190PS 6 speed DSG – £30,510
The press release has been embedded below for further information.