Volkswagen Touran | 2.0 TDI R Line 5dr


VOLKSWAGEN TOURAN 2.0 TDI R Line 5drVOLKSWAGEN TOURAN 2.0 TDI R Line 5drVOLKSWAGEN TOURAN 2.0 TDI R Line 5dr
VOLKSWAGEN TOURAN 2.0 TDI R Line 5drVOLKSWAGEN TOURAN 2.0 TDI R Line 5dr
PersonalLease
£355.60Per month inc VAT
BusinessLease
£296.33Per month ex VAT
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I would like all maintenance and service costs included

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Deal Summary

Initial Rental (Personal)

£3,200.36 inc VAT

Initial Rental (Business)

£2,666.97 ex VAT

Contract Length

47 Months

Maintenance

No

Processing fee

£199.99 ex VAT

Key Information

Sat Nav
Sat Nav
Sensors
Front/Rear Sensors
Alloy Wheels
18" Alloy Wheels
Bluetooth
Bluetooth
Climate Control
Climate Control
Cruise Control
Cruise Control

Standard Options

BODY GLASS
  • Front and rear electric windows
  • Green tinted heat insulating glass
  • Rear tinted glass from B-pillar backwards approx 65% tinted
  • Rear wash/wipe with intermittent wipe setting
  • Tailgate wiper- reverse gear activation
  • Windscreen wipers intermittent wipe
BRAKES
  • Auto hold function
  • Automatic post collision braking system
  • EDL ASR
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Energy recovery system
  • ESC with ABS
  • Front assist including city emergency braking
  • Front/rear disc brakes
  • HBA (Hydraulic Brake Assist)
  • Hill hold control
  • Traction control
CARPETS/RUGS
  • Front rear carpet mats
COMMUNICATION
  • Bluetooth telephone connectivity
  • Car-Net App-Connect
DRIVER AIDS
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Driver alert system
  • Driver profile selection
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Mobile pairing with SMS function
  • Speed limiter
  • Speed sensitive power steering
DRIVER CONVENIENCE
  • Driver electronic voice amplification function
  • Stop/start system
DRIVER INFORMATION
  • Audible lights on warning
  • Car information display
  • Discover navigation system with 6.5" colour screen, Radio/CD player, European map data, 2D/3D map with car-net guide and inform plus
  • Electronic odometer
  • External temperature gauge
  • Flat tyre indicator
  • Misfuelling protection device
  • Multi function computer
  • Multifunction colour display
  • Rev counter with fuel gauge
  • Think blue trainer driver tips and journey analysis
  • Trip and service interval display
DRIVING MIRRORS
  • Body colour door mirrors with integral indicators
  • Elec heated adjust door mirrors
EMBELLISHMENT TRIMS
  • Black lead grey decorative inserts dash and door panel
  • Chrome plated instrument surrounds
ENGINE
  • Diesel particulate filter
ENTERTAINMENT
  • 4x20 watt output
  • 8 speakers
  • Audio Connectivity System
  • DAB Digital radio
  • MP3/WMA compatability
  • Multi device interface
  • SD card slot
  • Title and cover art display
  • USB connection
EXTERIOR BODY FEATURES
  • Aerial integrated into side window
  • Body colour bumpers
  • Body colour door handles
  • Chrome fog light surround
  • Chrome lower front bumper insert
  • Chrome trimmed front air intake surrounds
  • Chrome trimmed radiator grille louvre inserts
  • Chrome trimmed side windows
  • Fully galvanised body
  • Gloss black finish B pillar
  • Silver roof rails
  • Solid paint
  • Twin chrome exhaust tailpipes
  • Unique R Line badging
EXTERIOR LIGHTS
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dusk sensor auto driving lights
  • Halogen clear Headlights
  • High level third brake light
  • Range adjustable headlights
HEATING/COOLING/VENTILATION
  • 3 Zone electronic climate control with automatic air recirculation
  • Dust/pollen filters
INTERIOR FEATURES
  • 12V power point for Row 2
  • 12V socket in luggage compartment
  • 2nd row centre armrest
  • 4 boot load lashing points
  • Aluminium kick plate
  • Black roof lining
  • Driver and front passenger under seat drawer
  • Front centre armrest with storage compartment
  • Front cupholders x 2
  • Front seatback folding tables
  • Grey stitching on steering wheel
  • Height/reach adjust steering wheel
  • Illuminated glovebox
  • Leather multifunction steering wheel
  • Media box in dashboard on passenger side
  • Multi storage in passenger/luggage areas
  • Multi-function centre console with storage facilities
  • R-Line door sill protectors
  • Race cloth with San remo microfibre side bolsters
  • Retractable luggage cover
  • Stainless steel pedals
  • Storage bins on all doors
  • Storage in roof console
INTERIOR LIGHTS
  • Ambient lighting in door trim
  • Front and rear reading lights
  • Instrument lighting white adjustable panel illumination with red night time illumination
  • Interior light with delay
  • Luggage compartment lighting
PACKS
  • Convenience Pack - Touran
  • Mirror pack - Touran
  • R line styling pack - Touran
SAFETY
  • 3 point height adjustable front seatbelts
  • 4 way driver/passenger adjustable head restraints
  • Door open warning reflectors
  • Driver/Front Passenger airbags
  • Drivers knee airbag
  • Electrically operated child locks on rear doors
  • First aid kit
  • Front and rear (row 2) curtain airbags
  • Front seat side impact airbags
  • Loose wheel warning function
  • Passenger airbag deactivation system
  • Pre crash preventive occupant protection
  • Seatbelt warning lamp and buzzer
  • Two tone horn
  • Tyre pressure loss indicator
  • Warning triangle
SEAT PIPING/ADDITIONAL TRIMMING
  • Embroidered emblems to headrestraints
SEATS
  • 2 individual fold flat 3rd row seats
  • 2 three point seatbelts in 3rd row
  • 2nd row centre seat converts into table
  • 3 single slide/fold/removable 2nd row seats
  • 3x3 point seatbelts on 2nd row with height adjust on outer seats
  • 4 way adjustable front head restraints
  • 5 headrests
  • Foldable front passenger seat backrest
  • Front comfort seats with lumbar support
  • Front passenger seat height adjust
  • Front seat R Line logo with rear seat backrest
  • Front seat storage pockets
  • Front seats with R-Line logo
  • Height adjustable driver's seat
  • Isofix on 2nd row outer seats
  • Isofix on 3rd row seats
  • Leatherette on rear of front seats
  • Low tunnel 2nd row seat
  • Split folding rear seat backrests
SECURITY
  • Alarm with remote central locking and interior protection
  • Electronic engine immobiliser
TRANSMISSION
  • XDS electronic differential lock
VANITY MIRRORS
  • Illuminated vanity mirrors
WHEELS - ALLOY
  • 18" Marseille alloy wheels with mobility tyres and anti-theft wheel bolts

Technical Options

EMISSIONS - ICE
  • CO2: 120
  • HC: 17E
  • Standard Euro Emissions: EURO 6
ENGINE AND DRIVE TRAIN
  • Bore: 81
  • Catalytic Convertor: True
  • CC: 1968
  • Compression Ratio: 16.2:1
  • Cylinder Layout: IN-LINE
  • Cylinders: 4
  • Engine Layout: FRONT TRANSVERSE
  • Fuel Type: COMMON RAIL
  • Gears: 6 SPEED
  • Number of Valves: 16
  • Stroke: 95.5
  • Valve gear: DOHC
FUEL CONSUMPTION - ICE
  • EC: True
  • EC Combined: 61.4
  • EC Extra Urban: 68.9
  • EC Urban: 52.3
GENERAL
  • Any aspect of the vehicles safety cause concern?: Data Not Available
  • Based On ID: N
  • Coin Description: TDI
  • Coin Series: R Line
  • Man Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years: 12
  • Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years: 3
  • NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %: 76
  • NCAP Child Occupant Protection %: 5
  • NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09: 150
  • NCAP Pedestrian Protection %: 2.0
  • NCAP Safety Assist %: M1
  • Service Interval Frequency - Months: 88
  • Special Edition: Data Not Available
  • Special Order: Data Not Available
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage: 60000
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - Years: 3
  • This vehicle is classed as a car for VED purposes: 12
  • Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Months: 71
  • Timing Belt Interval Mileage: 89
PERFORMANCE
  • 0 to 60: Data Not Available
  • 0 to 62: 9.3
  • BHP: 150
  • Engine Power KW: 110
  • Engine Power RPM: 3500
  • Engine Torque LBS.FT: 251
  • Engine Torque MKG: 35
  • Engine Torque NM: 340
  • Engine Torque RPM: 1750
  • PS: True
  • Top Speed: 129
TYRES
  • Alloys?: True
  • Space Saver?: Data Not Available
  • Tyre Size Front: 225/45 R18
  • Tyre Size Rear: 225/45 R18
  • Tyre Size Spare: TYRE REPAIR KIT
  • Wheel Style: Marseille
  • Wheel Type: 18" ALLOY
VEHICLE DIMENSIONS
  • Height: 1628
  • Height (including roof rails): N
  • Length: 4527
  • Wheelbase: 2791
  • Width (excluding mirrors): 1814
  • Width (including mirrors): N
WEIGHT AND CAPACITIES
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres): 58.1
  • Gross Vehicle Weight: 2180
  • Max. Towing Weight - Braked: 1800
  • Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked: 750
  • Minimum Kerbweight: 1484
  • No. of Seats: 7
  • Payload: 696

Reviews

Volkswagen Touran TOUR LEADER (78/100)

The Touran compact MPV has the usual Volkswagen attributes - but will that be enough for class leadership? Jonathan Crouch takes a look at the latest version.

Ten Second Review

Volkswagen's improved 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 Scenic and C-MAX 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 much-improved 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

As the demand for MPVs has grown, so has the demand that they drive more like 'normal' cars. The Touran has always been relatively good dynamically but more will be expected of this model, which is longer, wider, lighter than its predecessors and comes equipped with a range of petrol and diesel engines that are more powerful. Buyers get a choice of five Euro6 engine variants - two petrol and three diesel. All are four-cylinder direct injection units with turbocharging. The 1.2-litre and 1.4-litre petrol TSI powerplants develop 110PS and 150PS respectively. The diesel engine range starts with a 1.6-litre 115PS unit, plus there's a 2.0-litre powerplant with 150PS and 190PS options. The fastest diesel comes only with a DSG auto gearbox and this auto transmission is optional with other engines beyond the entry-level 1.2-litre petrol unit. Volkswagen hopes these refined units will make this Touran one of the most agile MPVs on the market. In the driver's seat, the steering column has been pitched at a slightly flatter angle to the dash and the steering wheel is more upright for a sportier feel. The dash panel has also been redesigned with a more driver-oriented layout.

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. This Touran is 130mm longer than the model it replaces. Much of this is in the wheelbase, which, at 2,791mm, is 113mm longer than the previous model - further increasing usable interior space. At the front, the slim lower 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 is the first MPV the brand has 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 usual £22,000 to £30,000 bracket common to compact seven-seat MPVs of this kind. There are four main trim levels - 'S', 'SE', 'SE Family' and 'SEL' - 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

Volkswagen reckons that the improved engine range is up to 19% more economical than before. The most fuel-efficient diesel, the 115PS 1.6 TDI with 7-speed DSG auto transmission, returns 64.2mpg on the combined cycle and 116g/km of CO2. The most economical petrol-driven model is the 1.4 TSI, which delivers 150PS while achieving a combined cycle consumption figure of 52.3mpg when combined with the optional seven-speed dual clutch gearbox. All models feature Stop/Start and battery regeneration systems as standard. And, despite being longer, this MK3 model Touran is 62kg lighter, which also aids fuel economy, as does the new model's improved aerodynamics.

Summary

The Touran has already established a strong following amongst growing families. All it really needed was a little more of a spark, both in way it looked and performed. This improved third generation version is about as far as Volkswagen is prepared to go in that direction, with sharper looks, even higher quality and a range of more efficient engines. Will it be enough? Maybe not to shift this car's appeal too far from those who would have bought one anyway but it remains the quality choice at the upper end of the compact 7-seater MPV sector - and a surprisingly affordable one. It's not an avant garde option but it's a stylishly safe one - and there's a lot to be said for that.

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Initial Rental: £2,666.97 ex. VAT