Volkswagen Cross Touran 1 4 TSI first drive impressions — Volkswagen Touran I

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Volkswagen Cross Touran 1.4 TSI – drive impressions

Finally, we to the last of the Volkswagen trio – the previous day spent going up in the and Passat. the return trip Penang was made in the Cross The compact MPV sits on a PQ35 that the Golf Mk VI wears Jetta does too, but in form), but still offers for seven.

The RM166,888 vehicle, is assembled in Wolfsburg, gets wheel arches and longer springs than the standard in its Cross form here, and the means that it has 20 mm more clearance than the normal The Cross package also it Funplay 17-inch alloys in front and 8J rear form, to the staggered 215/50 front and rear tyres it wears.

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It’s also equipped a 1.4 TSI twincharger mill, though in case in its 140 PS at 5,600 rpm and 220 Nm at 1,250 to rpm output derivative form, a choice made to keep consumption low. Performance include a 0-100 km/h of 9.8 seconds and a top speed of 193 km/h, as as a combined fuel consumption of 7.1 per 100 km.

On the equipment list are bi-Xenon with dynamic bending and daytime running lights, an panoramic tilt/slide glass cruise control, ‘Fey’ seats (in natural brown or options), a leather-covered three-spoke wheel, the same RCD 310 audio as found in the Jetta, park control, Iridium decorative for the dash and door panels as as interior chrome trim, others.

Like the other two, the Touran comes with six as well as ABS, EBD, ASR and engine drag torque (EDTC). And there are eleven to pick from for this one – metallic (Pepper Grey, Blue, Titanium Beige, Blue, Reflex Silver, Leaf, Toffee Brown and Cherry Red), two pearl (Venetian Green and Deep and a single solid shade, being Candy White.

shouts it up that the vehicle plenty of interior comfort and options, despite its size – are 40 storage bins of all sorts to be inside, and the Cross Touran up to 1,989 litres of cargo space. Mention was made there are 500 different possible to be had with it in terms of folding, or tweaking the cabin layout. is a bit, really.

Certainly, there was more enough space to carry a of three people and a comprehensive of bags and kit. I was originally to drive back to KL on my own, my partner having left in the morning with another The inclusion of the event cameraman and as passengers meant that the Touran made the return fairly filled up, with the seats folded to handle duty.

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Coming in from the the dashboard feels the most but though the general presentation typical VW, all orderly and functional, the Touran’s interior felt the – in this regard, the panoramic lends the cabin an airier and feel and the suggestion that it was than it was. For its intended and its size, the presentation and functionality it scores high marks.

From a driving perspective, the 140 PS from the 1.4 TSI mill – and 1,587 kg weight – does take the of things somewhat, giving the a more propulsive quality as to it being tagged sprightly. you get going, it’s pretty of chugging along merrily, and a decent spread of usable energy, but by and large this is much a vehicle in which you to go along in unhurried fashion.

is where I can’t quite out the suspension’s workings, or rather the The Cross Touran is the firmest vehicle of the three. It’s not but firm enough for the rear to feel a continuous attenuation at speeds, especially on poor and for all occupants to discern that is the operative word for this one at highway speed limits.

Certainly, the amplitude all but disappeared as the went faster along at the top end of the speed scale, is certainly impressive. Barreling along at speed for most of the second of the drive, tagged behind the Eos, the Cross’ poise and was downright exemplary, the vehicle and unwavering, even if the engine had run out of puff short off the double mark, as advertised.

Perhaps it has all geared up to carry a full of seven and a fair amount of in mind without turning a soggy sponge, especially pushed, I dunno. Whatever it is if you decide to fit your entire into it and charge along at km/h, this one will along happily without any girly screams from occupants, that much can be It’ll drink like a too, if you do so. Still, not many MPVs can do what this one if it’s such thrills amuse you.

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