The Taos is a new model name in the family of small SUVs that is added by the leading automotive brand Volkswagen. The Taos made its debut for the segment of five-seat compact crossover for the 2022 model year. In the current year lineup of Volkswagen crossovers, the 2022 Taos will be found below the plus-sized Tiguan sporting the conservative styling approach of Volkswagen. The 2022 Volkswagen Taos will offer a much more spacious interior than many of its competitors like the Jeep Compass, Ford Bronco Sport, Kia Seltos, Mazda CX-30 and all the models in the same range of vehicles, confirmed the Seaside Volkswagen dealership.
The 2022 Volkswagen Taos will be sold in S, SE, and SEL trim levels that will be set up with front-wheel drive as standard while all-wheel drive will be offered as an optional upgrade on all trims.
The styling of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos combines a mixture of elements that one can easily find in other SUVs from the same brand. The overall body shape of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos is similar to that of the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan except for the size. Both the models share the same X-shaped grille that is also visible in the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport model series. The 2022 Volkswagen Taos model series will be immediately recognizable to anyone who knows the typical styling pattern of Volkswagen proportions of minimalist approach. The interior of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos is conservatively styled as expected but with an extensive usage of black plastics spread across the entire dashboard.
Interior Layout and Infotainment System
The cabins of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos are spacious enough to seat five adult travelers while leaving out about 27.9 cubic feet of space for the cargo items behind the rear seat.
A 6.5-inch multimedia screen is made standard on the base S trim of the 20222 Volkswagen Taos series, while the higher trims like SE and receive a bigger 8.0-inch touchscreen display with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. Likewise, a wireless charging pad is also included in the list of standard features. However, those who want to buy the SEL model can get an even larger display of 10.3-inch with many more customization options.
As per the stats and figures presented by the well-reputed Volkswagen dealer Salinas, the 2022 model year edition of the Volkswagen Taos model series of compact crossovers will have an impressive performance figure to boast about. For this it will engage a 1.5-liter turbo-4 engine that can produce 158-hp and 184 lb-ft of torque when paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission installed in the FWD models. The current year lineup of 2022 Volkswagen Taos will also offer a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox to work with the AWD versions. Apart from the basic powertrain components, the 2022 Volkswagen Taos models will be equipped with a strong line of driving dynamics like a multi-link rear suspension that will make the crossover achieve envious agility and will become a real fun-to-drive vehicle from every angle. With this powertrain combination working under its hood, the new 222 Volkswagen Taos models are expected to return an impressive fuel economy score as estimated by the EPA which will be 31 mpg from a combined trip with the FWD models, and 28 mpg from the AWD.