Volkswagen Touran 2.0 TDI SEL 5dr DSG [7 Speed] Review

Category: MPV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £34,230What Car? Target Price£28,298
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.

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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 2.0-litre diesel is a good choice if you plan to do load of miles, due to its superior efficiency over the 1.5 TSI petrol. However, it's considerably pricier to buy. Officially it will hit 0-62mph in 8.9sec and return over 50mpg.


Key information

Doors5
Seats7
0-62 MPHundefined seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

54.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

137

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

140

g/km

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