Volkswagen Taigo: prices, equipment, debut in Italy

Very shortly after the preliminary debut information on the market, Volkswagen announces the start of the marketing (also in Italy) of Taigo, interesting Crossover-coupe – closely related to VW Nivus which had debuted in early 2020 for Latin American markets – set up on the modular floor MQB A0 (Modularer Quarbaukasten in the specific version for the compact and super-compact range models of the VAG Group) and which represents, by sharing the platform, mechatronics and external measurements, a sort of bridge-model compared to Volkswagen Polo e T-Cross. In fact, with the two very popular “segment B”The new Taigo is also brought together in the assembly lines in Pamplona-Landaben.

Dimensions

Car body

  • Length: 4.26 m (4.27 m with tow hook);
  • Width: 1.76m (excluding rear-view mirrors), 1.99m (with rear-view mirrors);
  • Height: 1.49 m;
  • Wheelbase: 2,554 mm;
  • Front track: 1,523 mm-1,531 mm;
  • Rear track: 1,508mm-1,516mm;
  • Turning circle: approx.11 m.

Cockpit

  • Height from the front “seat” to the pavilion: 1,019 mm;
  • Height from the rear “seat” to the pavilion: 964 mm.

Trunk

  • Depth: 855 mm;
  • Depth with rear seat backrests folded forward: 1,613 mm;
  • Useful load capacity: 438 liters in normal running position.

Assortment and dealership debut

Volkswagen Taigo is declined, on our market, in two productions:

His arrival in the showrooms in Italy it is set for the beginning of 2022.

Versions and engines

In the commercial “launch” phase in Italy, Volkswagen Taigo is offered with three drive units, all a gas turbocharged and direct injection:

  • Taigo 1.0 TSI 95 CV with five-speed manual gearbox (top speed: 183 km / h, WLTP average cycle consumption declared: 5.4-5.8 liters of petrol per 100 km, WLTP medium cycle CO2 emissions: 123-132 g / km );
  • Taigo 1.0 TSI 110 CV with seven-speed dual clutch DSG gearbox (top speed: 191 km / h, WLTP medium cycle consumption declared: 5.8-6.1 l / 100 km, WLTP medium cycle CO2 emissions: 133-139 g / km );
  • Taigo 1.5 TSI 150 CV with ACT system for deactivating two of the four cylinders in the work phases at low and medium load and DSG dual clutch seven-speed gearbox (maximum speed: 212 km / h, average cycle consumption WLTP declared: 6.1-6.3 liters per 100 km, medium cycle CO2 emissions WLTP: 138-142 g / km).

The traction it is earlier for all versions. The proposal for a six-speed manual gearbox, as an alternative to the DSG transmission, for the Taigo 1.5 TSI 150 HP is imminent.

Here’s how much it costs and the equipment

Below are the details relating to the sales amounts “Turnkey” and the standard equipment in relation to the set-up.

  • Volkswagen Taigo 1.0 TSI 95 CV Life: 22.600 euro;
  • Volkswagen Taigo1.0 TSI 110 CV DSG Life: 25.250 euro;
  • Volkswagen Taigo 1.0 TSI 110 CV R-Line: 27.350 euro;
  • Volkswagen Taigo 1.0 TSI 150 CV DSG R-Line: 28.850 euro.

The entry version to the 1.0 TSI 95 CV range allows the buyer to access the Ministerial eco-bonuses from 1,500 euros for cars with CO2 emissions between 61 and 135 g / km (version 1.0 TSI 110 CV requires verification of the specific configuration).

Financial proposals

Offer example: Volkswagen Taigo 1.0 TSI 95 CV Life;

  • Turnkey sale price: 22,600 euros;
  • Volkswagen Value Project Formula: 4,900 euros in advance (TAN 4.99%, APR 6.26%), installments of 159 euros per month.

VW Taigo Life

Exteriors

  • Eco Led daytime running lights;
  • Led rear lights;
  • 6 × 16 “Belmopan” alloy wheels with 205/60 R 16 tires with low rolling resistance (not for the 1.0 TSI 95 HP version);
  • Body-colored rear-view mirror shells with integrated direction indicators;
  • Convex driver’s side mirror;
  • Aspherical passenger side mirror;
  • Athermic glasses;
  • Mirror Pack, which includes electrically controlled adjustable, foldable and heated rear-view mirrors with curb function.

Interior

  • Multifunction leather steering wheel (with paddles on the steering wheel for the DSG transmission versions);
  • Front and rear electric windows;
  • Manual air conditioning;
  • Central locking with remote control and two removable radiofrequency keys;
  • Front 12V power socket;
  • Adjustable sun visors with illuminated courtesy mirror;
  • Central armrest;
  • Dashboard with black decorative inserts;
  • Rear bench with divisible and folding backrest;
  • “Stone Black” moldings for instrument panel and front door panels;
  • Seat upholstery in fabric, “SLASH” motif;
  • Storage compartments in the door panels;
  • Front and rear textile mats;
  • Variable loading floor in two height levels;
  • Luggage compartment lighting.

Digitization

  • Digital Cockpit instrumentation with 8 ”display;
  • Infotainment: “Ready2Discover” DAB + audio system with six speakers, 8 “touch screen, navigation preparation, Ready for We Connect and We Connect Plus services, Streaming & Internet (data volume available for a fee), Bluetooth connectivity and App-Connect with wireless interface function for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto;
  • Two front USB-C sockets;
  • Two rear USB-C sockets (only with charging function).

Functional equipment

  • Automatic activation of the running lights;
  • Start & Stop with kinetic energy recovery system in the braking phases;
  • Tire Mobility Set (tire repair kit).

Active safety and ADAS

  • Driver and passenger airbags (with deactivation for the passenger side cushion), front and rear curtain, front side;
  • Isofix predisposition for two child seats (also for I-Size child seats) and front passenger side anchorage;
  • Rear headrests;
  • Emergency call system;
  • Electronic anti-start device;
  • Electronic Stability Control ESC with DSR (counter steering assistant), ABS, ASR traction control, EDS (electronic differential lock) and MSR (torque adjustment during release);
  • Driver fatigue detection system “Fatigue Detection”;
  • Speed ​​limiter;
  • “Front Assist” device with autonomous emergency braking (equipped with City function) and recognition of cyclists and pedestrians;
  • “IQ.Drive Pack” module, which includes ACC adaptive Cruise Control with autonomous adjustment of the distance from the vehicle in front, Travel Assist and Lane Assist assistance for lane keeping.

VW Taigo R-Line

Exteriors

  • Dedicated R-Line moldings and graphics;
  • 6.5 × 17 “Valencia” alloy wheels with 205/55 R 17 tires with low rolling resistance;
  • Rear side windows and rear window tinted;
  • Fog lights with cornering function;
  • Led rear lights;
  • Side direction indicators integrated in the exterior mirrors;
  • Eco LED daytime running lights;
  • Mirror Pack (electrically operated adjustable, foldable and heated door mirrors);
  • Convex driver’s side exterior mirror;
  • Aspherical passenger side exterior mirror;
  • Electrically opening panoramic roof;
  • Athermic glasses.

Interior

  • Front and rear electric windows;
  • Front central armrest with storage compartment and 2 USB-C charging inputs located at the rear;
  • Rear bench with divisible and folding backrest;
  • Luggage compartment lighting;
  • Handbrake lever handle covered in leather;
  • “Gray Anodized Matt” decorative inserts for the instrument panel and front door panels;
  • Loading surface adjustable in two height levels;
  • Gear lever knob covered in leather;
  • Seat upholstery in ArtVelours microfibre with “Karoso” motif;
  • Height-adjustable driver and passenger seat;
  • Lumbar support with manual adjustment for the front seats;
  • Comfort front seats;
  • Storage compartments in the door panels;
  • Illuminated courtesy mirrors in the sun visors;
  • Front and rear textile mats – Storage compartment with light;
  • Storage compartment under the front seats;
  • Multifunction leather steering wheel (with paddles on the steering wheel for the DSG transmission versions).

Digitization

  • Digital Cockpit instrumentation with 10.25 ”screen;
  • Infotainment: “Ready2Discover” DAB + audio system with six speakers and 8 “touch display, navigation preparation, Ready for We Connect and We Connect Plus, Streaming & Internet (data volume available for a fee), OCU-Online Connectivity Unit technology, App-Connect with wireless function for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth connectivity;
  • Two front USB-C sockets;
  • Two rear USB-C sockets (only with charging function).

Functionality

  • Front 12V power socket;
  • Automatic activation of the running lights;
  • Central locking with remote control and two removable radiofrequency keys;
  • Funzione “Coming Home-Leaving Home”;
  • Diffused “ambient” interior lighting;
  • Front foot cockpit interior light;
  • Start & Stop with recovery of kinetic energy in the braking phases;
  • Tire Mobility Set (tire repair kit).

Active safety and ADAS

  • Driver and passenger airbags (passenger side can be deactivated), curtain for front and rear passengers, front side;
  • Rear headrests;
  • Emergency call system;
  • Electronic Stability Control ESC with DSR, ABS, ASR (traction control system), EDS (electronic differential lock) and MSR (torque adjustment during release) with counter-steering assistant;
  • Electronic anti-start device;
  • Driver fatigue detection system “Fatigue Detection”;
  • Front Assist, with autonomous emergency braking, City function and pedestrian and cyclist recognition;
  • IQ.Drive Pack, which includes ACC adaptive Cruise Control with automatic adjustment of the distance from the vehicle in front, Travel Assist and Lane Assist (lane keeping assistance system);
  • Park Pilot, with front and rear parking sensors;
  • Isofix predisposition also for I-Size child seats (device for fixing 2 child seats) and front passenger side anchorage;
  • Proactive protection system.

Packages on request

The two VW declinations Taigo Life and Taigo R-Line can be enriched with the respective “Tech Pack”, Whose equipment is detailed.

Tech Pack per Volkswagen Taigo Life

  • Surcharge: 1,150 euros;
  • Accessories: “Discover Media” satellite navigator, “Climatronic Touch” automatic climate control and Park Pilot.

Tech Pack per Volkswagen Taigo R-Line

Two versions available: Tech Pack and Tech Pack Plus.

  • Surcharge: 1,000 euros (Tech Pack), 1,330 euros (Tech Pack Plus);
  • Tech Pack accessories: Led Matrix optics, “Climatronic touch” automatic climate control and Roof Pack with contrasting black finish for the rear-view mirror shells and the roof;
  • Tech Pack Plus accessories: “Discover Media” satellite navigation system, “Climatronic touch” automatic climate control and IQ.Drive Pack Plus which includes (proactive protection system, Park Assist and Side Assist parking assistance.

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