Volkswagen Touran 1.5 TSI EVO SEL 5dr Review

Category: MPV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £31,410What Car? Target Price£25,904
Review

The Volkswagen Touran is roomy, practical, very well built and good to drive. It's a bit more expensive than the Citroën C4 Grandspacetourer, but worth the extra – especially when you factor in the huge discounts that are available. The 1.5 TSI 150 petrol is our pick if you want good performance balanced with reasonable running costs.

SEL is even more lavishly equipped and adds chrome exterior highlights, 17in alloys, three-zone climate control, ambient interior lighting and power-folding door mirrors. We reckon it's a bit too pricey, though.

This 148bhp 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine is the pick of the range, offering plenty of performance for a lower price than the 2.0 TDI 150 diesel. It'll revs freely and hits 0-62mph in 8.9sec and officially returns over 40mpg.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats7
0-62 MPH8.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

49.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

834

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

147

g/km

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