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What Powers the 2022 Volkswagen Taos?

2022 Volkswagen Taos Performance Features and Specs

As we get closer to the release of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos our excitement has us standing on our chairs. So far on our blog we have explored this SUV’s driver assistance and technology features. In this post we will be exploring the performance features and specs of the upcoming 2022 Volkswagen Taos. Keep reading to learn more about this SUV!

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Powerful and Reliable Performance

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The 2022 Volkswagen Taos will be powered by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine. This engine can produce up to 158 horsepower and 194 lb-ft of torque. This SUV can be equipped with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Models with FWD will have an eight-speed automatic transmission and the AWD models will have a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. In addition to being equipped with different transmissions, each version will have a different rear suspension.

The front-wheel-drive models will have a torsion-beam setup for its rear suspension while the all-wheel-drive options will have a multilink design suspension. The 2022 Taos comes standard with 17-inch wheels but both 18-inch and 19-inch wheels are available. Currently, we do not have information from Volkswagen or the EPA about this SUV’s estimated fuel economy.

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Stay up to date on the 2022 Volkswagen Taos

As we wait for the 2022 Volkswagen Taos to arrive this summer, we will keep posting information about this model on our blog. You can also check out our model research page to learn more about the Taos.

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