Volkswagen Taigo 1.0 TSI 110 Life 5dr DSG Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

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VW Taigo front cornering
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  • VW Taigo boot open
  • VW Taigo interior driver display
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  • VW Taigo left static boot open
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  • VW Taigo interior front seats
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  • VW Taigo interior steering wheel detail
  • VW Taigo interior infotainment touchscreen
  • VW Taigo interior air-con dials
  • VW Taigo front cornering
  • VW Taigo rear cornering
  • VW Taigo interior dashboard
  • VW Taigo boot open
  • VW Taigo interior driver display
  • VW Taigo right driving
  • VW Taigo right cornering
  • VW Taigo front right driving
  • VW Taigo rear cornering
  • VW Taigo left static boot open
  • VW Taigo rear static boot open
  • VW Taigo interior front seats
  • VW Taigo interior back seats
  • VW Taigo interior steering wheel detail
  • VW Taigo interior infotainment touchscreen
  • VW Taigo interior air-con dials
RRP £28,350What Car? Target Price£27,194
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors

If you’re after something that’s stylish, comfortable and practical, the VW Taigo could be a great option for you. It's not as capable or fun as the Ford Puma but that’s forgivable given the superb ride, generous rear passenger space and the fact that you get plenty of toys even with our favourite entry-level version.

Despite being the entry-level trim, Life comes with a generous amount of equipment including 16in alloy wheels, automatic LED headlights, adaptive cruise control, front and rear parking sensors, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror, rain-sensing windscreen wipers, an 8in digital driving display, a touchscreen infotainment system with DAB radio, Bluetooth and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone mirroring, wireless phone-charging and a leather steering wheel.

The second most powerful engine in the line-up is also our chosen version. That’s because it has a little more power, at 108bhp, and will get you up to motorway speeds with less fuss. It’s not the fastest thing in the world, but it responds quickly to your inputs and gives you sufficient performance for everyday driving. We’ve only tried it with the optional DSG automatic gearbox but imagine the six-speed manual gearbox will be great.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

48.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

440

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

133

g/km