Volkswagen has introduced the Touran 2016. The large family car was presented at Autostadt in Wolfsburg that is located near the site where the car was manufactured. The cabin has been made a lot more spacious and the car comes with impressive technology. The customers can configure the available space in several ways. It features VW’s new system fold-flat seating. ISOFIX anchor points are present on all the seats. The luggage space is a massive 1,040 liters. The number of storage compartments is 47. The automatic air conditioner Pure Air is optional. It features anti-allergen filter which keep the air inside the cabin clean and fresh.
The Touran is the very first MPV that is based on MQB- modular transverse matrix. This has brought about significant changes in design. The wheelbase is long and the body overhangs are very short, thus making the car a lot more spacious. The company has managed to shed 62 Kg. Engines come in a variety of options. The three TSI petrol engines deliver 110 PS, 150 PS and 180 PS. The three TDI diesel engines give 110 PS, 150 PS and 190 PS. The fuel economy has been improved by 19%. The battery regeneration and Stop/Start are present as standard.
The car is loaded with a wealth of assistance systems. The Automatic Post-Collision Braking is present as standard. Other available features are – Trailer Assist, Traffic Jam Assist, Front Assist & City Emergency Braking, Side Assist & Rear Traffic Alert and adaptive cruise control. Also present is the electrical mechanism for open/close of tailgate. Easy Open is the tailgate function that can be operated just by moving one’s foot. The car comes with superior headlights and driving profile selection as well. Coming to the infotainment system, the car offers MirrorLink™ that makes a whole lot of apps available at the owner’s disposal.