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Volkswagen Touran 1.5 TSI EVO R-Line 5dr DSG Petrol Estate

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Including:
  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
1 Advance Payment
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Fuel: Petrol

Body: Estate
Trans: Automatic

Front + rear carpet mats, Front and rear electric windows, Green tinted heat insulating glass, Rear wash/wipe with intermittent wipe setting, Tailgate wiper- reverse gear activation, Rear tinted glass from B-pillar backwards approx 65% tinted...

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MPG

Mpg stands for miles per gallon, and is used to show how far your car is able to travel for every gallon (or 4.55 litres) of fuel it uses. The combined WLTP fuel economy figure provides a general overview of a car's fuel consumption over a variety of speeds and road types.

Insurance Group

Insurance groups range from 1 to 50 and dictates the cost of the vehicles insurance. The higher the group, the higher the insurance will be for the vehicle.

Performance (BHP)

BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.

CO2 (g/km)

CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.

Number Of Seats

The total number of seats in the vehicle.

Road Tax

Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of £40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional £320 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.

Ten Second Review

Volkswagen's third generation Touran is designed to compete with the best that the compact 7-seater MPV class can offer. Underpinnings from a Golf hatch bring with them highly efficient engines that complement neat design and general quality that can't be bettered in the sector.

Background

Volkswagen really should be good at MPVs. It has, after all, been making the things for well over sixty years. Today's volume Volkswagen people carrier is this one, the Touran. The Touran is the vehicle to which your Volkswagen dealer is most likely to direct you if you've a growing family and need an MPV to suit - though these days, the German brand does offer quite a choice of 7-seater options. Buyers needing something more utilitarian have the Caddy Life MPV, while those in search of greater quality have the five-seat Golf SV. If you need something really big, there's the Sharan, a step down from the enormous Caravelle which really is designed for people who've qualified for their own private parking bay at the maternity ward. For most of us most of the time though, this Touran should be about right, positioned directly against rivals like Vauxhall's Zafira Tourer and Renault's Grand Scenic at the larger end of the compact-MPV sector. Launched in 2003 and updated in 2007 and 2010, it was re-fettled in terms of both engine and elegance in mid-2015 - and that's the version we're looking at here.

Driving Experience

These days, just one engine is being offered, Volkswagen's familiar 1.5-litre TSI peterol unit with 150PS, though there is the choice of either 6-speed manual or 7-speed auto transmission. At the wheel, the driving position is quite commanding. True, it might not quite be SUV-like but it positions you noticeably higher than you would be in an ordinary hatchback, offering a better view both of the road ahead and around the glassy cabin - which certainly makes parking easier. In this model, you sit 625mm above street level which, to give you some perspective, is 148mm higher up than you'd be sitting in a Golf. It feels a little sportier this time round too, thanks to the fact that the steering wheel is now more upright. Don't get carried away though: this still isn't an MPV aimed at people prioritising driving dynamics. Instead, it concentrates on the things family folk really care about, serving up the kind of solid, reassuring driving experience they'll be looking for, with direct speed-sensitive electric power steering and reasonable, though not class-leading, levels of refinement. Through the bends, bodyroll is well judged and a standard XDS electronic differential lock helps you get the traction down. If you want the experience to be more rewarding, then there's the option of the 'Driver profile selection' system that's standard on plusher models. Via 'Eco', 'Sport' and 'Normal' modes, this set-up enables you to tweak steering, throttle response and, on automatic models, gearshift timings to suit the way you want to drive.

Design and Build

From the outside, this model is still unmistakeably a Touran but, due to its longer wheelbase, it now looks sleeker and sharper than previous generation models. This Touran is 130mm longer than the model it replaced in 2015. Much of this is in the wheelbase, which, at 2,791mm, is 113mm longer than that previous model - further increasing usable interior space. At the front, the slim low breather opening accentuates this MPV's width and low centre of gravity. Below the side windows is a contoured shoulder line starting above the front wheel arch which also emphasises its length. Long side windows add to what Volkswagen hopes is a light, sporty appearance. This MK3 model Touran was the first MPV the brand had based upon its Modular Transverse Matrix chassis, which allows a larger wheelbase and extra room inside. You notice this in the 743-litre luggage bay - which can be increased to 1,980-litres with the seats folded: it's the biggest in its class, making this an ideal family MPV. All models are equipped with a seven-seat layout that features a new fold-flat system. The seats in the second and third rows, plus the front passenger seat backrest (from SE trim up) can be folded in a matter of seconds, creating a level continuous floor for easy loading. With the second and third row seats folded, the Touran has a cargo capacity of 1,857-litres and has the largest luggage compartment in its class. 47 storage compartments also ensure that life's essentials gadgets can be carried safety and securely.

Market and Model

Price-wise, the Touran sits in the £33,000 to £36,000 bracket common to compact seven-seat MPVs of this kind. There are four main trim levels - 'SE', 'SE Family', 'SEL' and 'R-Line' - and all models feature air conditioning, fold-flat seating, a touchscreen radio system, an easy-open and roll-up luggage compartment cover and an electric parking brake. Safety stuff runs to ISOFIX child seat fixtures on all rear seats, seatbelt detection in the second and third rows as well as the front, plus Automatic Post-Collision Braking and up to nine airbags. Ingenious touches include a large removable container in the 'Jumbo Box' under the front centre armrest and a luggage compartment light which can easily be snapped out for use as a torch. Further up the range, buyers will enjoy niceties like larger 17-inch alloy wheels, chrome-framed windows, ambient lighting and a three-zone automatic air-conditioning system. For those after something sportier looking still, there are R Line exterior and interior packages available plus optional LED headlights.

Cost of Ownership

This Touran with the 1.5 TSI petrol engine and a manual gearbox manages up to 42.8mpg on the combined cycle and up to 149g/km of CO2. With the DSG auto, it's much the same showing. As for servicing, well there's a fixed-price package that covers the car for three years and 30,000 miles. This includes an oil change at 12 months or 10,000 miles (whichever is soonest), an interval service that includes an oil change at 24 months or 20,000 miles and a full inspection service with oil and brake fluid changes at 36 months or 30,000 miles. In each case, parts and labour will be guaranteed for two years and you'll be able to transfer the plan to a second owner should you sell your Touran during the period of cover. And warranties? Well the standard package is three years and 60,000 miles. We can't see why Volkswagen couldn't extend that mileage limit to 100,000 miles, since that what you get on its mechanically very similar Caddy model. Doing that though, wouldn't give Volkswagen dealers so much of an opportunity to sell extended warranty packages. There's one for four years and 75,000 miles or, if you plan to see a bit more of the world in your Touran, there's a five year / 90,000 mile package. Whatever your decision, your car will come with three years of pan-European Roadside Assistance that has no mileage restriction. The paintwork warranty lasts for three years and, as you'd expect, this MPV is protected by a 12-year anti-corrosion package.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • 7 seat pack for leather upholstery - Touran
  • Solid - Urano grey
  • Safelock and keyless-Go
  • Solid paint
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Halogen clear Headlights
  • Daytime running lights
  • Range adjustable headlights
  • Tyre pressure loss indicator
  • Race cloth with San remo microfibre side bolsters - Magnet grey/Anthracite

Body Glass

  • Front and rear electric windows
  • Green tinted heat insulating glass
  • Rear wash/wipe with intermittent wipe setting
  • Tailgate wiper- reverse gear activation
  • Rear tinted glass from B-pillar backwards approx 65% tinted
  • Windscreen wipers intermittent wipe
  • Rain sensor

Brakes

  • Traction control
  • EDL + ASR
  • Front/rear disc brakes
  • Electronic parking brake
  • HBA (Hydraulic Brake Assist)
  • Hill hold control
  • Auto hold function
  • ESC with ABS
  • Front assist including city emergency braking
  • Automatic post collision braking system
  • Energy recovery system

Communication

  • We Connect Go Dongle

Driver Aids

  • Speed sensitive power steering
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Speed limiter
  • Driver alert system
  • Mobile pairing with SMS function
  • Lane keep assist
  • Lane change system side assist and rear traffic alert
  • Extended, crash-active and proactive Pedestrian and cyclist monitoring

Driver Convenience

  • Stop/start system
  • Emergency services call system

Driver Information

  • External temperature gauge
  • Electronic odometer
  • Audible lights on warning
  • Rev counter with fuel gauge
  • Trip and service interval display
  • Multifunction colour display
  • Think blue trainer driver tips and journey analysis
  • Car information display
  • eCall emergency call system
  • Digital cockpit

Driving Mirrors

  • Body colour door mirrors with integral indicators
  • Auto dimming rear view mirror
  • Auto dimming door mirrors, on driver side, surround lighting and front passenger side mirror lowering function

Embellishment Trims

  • Chrome plated instrument surrounds
  • Black lead grey decorative inserts dash and door panel

Engine

  • Petrol Particulate Filter

Entertainment

  • MP3/WMA compatability
  • DAB Digital radio
  • SD card slot
  • Audio Connectivity System
  • 4x20 watt output
  • Title and cover art display
  • External USB-C data socket with increased charging performance - 2 USB sockets 45W

Exterior Body Features

  • Fully galvanised body
  • Chrome trimmed side windows
  • Silver roof rails
  • Aerial integrated into side window
  • Chrome trimmed radiator grille louvre inserts
  • Chrome fog light surround
  • Chrome trimmed front air intake surrounds
  • Twin chrome exhaust tailpipes
  • Gloss black finish B pillar
  • Chrome lower front bumper insert
  • Unique R Line badging
  • Body colour door handles
  • Body colour bumpers
  • Volkswagen roundel
  • Rear side wing doors

Exterior Lights

  • High level third brake light
  • Dusk sensor + auto driving lights
  • Automatic coming/leaving home lighting function

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

  • Dust/pollen filters
  • 3 Zone electronic climate control with automatic air recirculation

Interior Features

  • Height/reach adjust steering wheel
  • Illuminated glovebox
  • Retractable luggage cover
  • Front centre armrest with storage compartment
  • Front cupholders x 2
  • Storage bins on all doors
  • 4 boot load lashing points
  • Aluminium kick plate
  • Stainless steel pedals
  • 12V power point for Row 2
  • Black roof lining
  • Multi storage in passenger/luggage areas
  • Front seatback folding tables
  • 2nd row centre armrest
  • 12V socket in luggage compartment
  • Multi-function centre console with storage facilities
  • Driver and front passenger under seat drawer
  • Grey stitching on steering wheel
  • DSG Paddle Shifts
  • Multifunction leather trimmed steering wheel including leather trimmed gear knob with 3.5" screen with multifunction computer
  • R-Line door sill protectors
  • Media box in dashboard on passenger side
  • Large storage compartment in roof console

Interior Lights

  • Interior light with delay
  • Front and rear reading lights
  • Instrument lighting white adjustable panel illumination with red night time illumination
  • Ambient lighting in door trim and foot well

Packs

  • Mirror pack - Touran
  • R line styling pack - Touran

Safety

  • First aid kit
  • Front seat side impact airbags
  • Warning triangle
  • Two tone horn
  • Passenger airbag deactivation system
  • Front and rear (row 2) curtain airbags
  • 3 point height adjustable front seatbelts
  • Driver/Front Passenger airbags
  • Seatbelt warning lamp and buzzer
  • Drivers knee airbag
  • Loose wheel warning function
  • Pre crash preventive occupant protection
  • Door open warning reflectors
  • Rear child proof door locks
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Proactive passenger protection system with front and side assist

Seat Piping/Additional Trimming

  • Embroidered emblems to headrestraints

Seats

  • Split folding rear seat backrests
  • 5 headrests
  • 2 individual fold flat 3rd row seats
  • Front seat storage pockets
  • Front passenger seat height adjust
  • 3 single slide/fold/removable 2nd row seats
  • 3x3 point seatbelts on 2nd row with height adjust on outer seats
  • 2 three point seatbelts in 3rd row
  • Foldable front passenger seat backrest
  • Isofix on 3rd row seats
  • Front comfort seats with lumbar support
  • 4 way adjustable front head restraints
  • Front seats with R-Line logo
  • Leatherette on rear of front seats
  • Low tunnel 2nd row seat
  • Front seat R Line logo with rear seat backrest
  • Height adjustable driver's seat
  • 2nd row centre seat converts into table

Security

  • Electronic engine immobiliser
  • Alarm with Remote Central Locking and Interior Protection

Transmission

  • XDS electronic differential lock

Vanity Mirrors

  • Illuminated vanity mirrors

Wheels - Alloy

  • 18" Marseille alloy wheels with self sealing tyres and anti-theft wheel bolts

Performance

  • 0 to 62 mph (secs) 8.9
  • Engine Power - BHP 150
  • Engine Power - KW 110
  • Engine Power - PS True
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT 184
  • Engine Torque - NM 250
  • Engine Torque - RPM 1500
  • Top Speed 130

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