Volkswagen has announced a Match trim level for its Touran MPV range. The badge is synonymous with value in VW terms, and this new Touran is no exception.
The Volkswagen Touran Match costs £500 more than the existing SE it is based on, but includes £1,600-worth of additional kit. The big highlight for many buyers will be the inclusion of satellite navigation as standard, though the upgrade also includes front and rear parking sensors with Park Assist.
This means the seven-seat Touran Match can not only identify suitably-sized spaces, it can actually parallel park itself into them, with the driver simply left to control accelerator, brake and gear selection. That’s sure to be a hit with the kids on the school run.
Touran styling and safety
Other extras include a multi-function steering wheel and iPod connection – another child-friendly feature.
Visually, the new Touran Match is distinguished by its smoked front and rear lights, dark-tinted rear windows and matt-finish front grille. New 16-inch alloy wheels are also fitted.
All this is on top of a list of standard equipment that includes air conditioning, cruise control, electronic stability control (ESC) and six airbags.
Petrol or diesel, including BlueMotion
The Volkswagen Touran Match is available with 1.4-litre TSI turbo petrol engine, or a choice of 2.0-litre TDI turbodiesels – plus an efficiency-boosting 1.9-litre BlueMotion TDI turbodiesel capable of 52.3mpg. DSG semi-automatic gearboxes are optional on all but the 1.9 TDI.
The new Volkswagen Touran Match is on sale now and prices start at £19,790.
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