The new compact crossover Volkswagen Tharu, having entered the market only in October last year, in just one month set a sales record – 10.5 thousand sold cars. By the end of 2018, he was ranked second on the list of the best-selling Volkswagen models in China, losing the lead only to the Tiguan.
Recall, Volkswagen Tharu has become another VAG crossover after the Skoda Karoq, built on the universal modular platform MQB.
Already in the basic version, this SUV with a length of 4454 mm, a width of 1841 mm and a height of 1620 mm is equipped with six airbags, an engine start button, climate control, an electronic handbrake and 17-inch alloy wheels. Top versions also include all-round cameras, a digital dashboard, adaptive cruise control, a collision avoidance system, and a panoramic sunroof.
The Volkswagen Tharu engine range is represented in China by 1.2-, 1.4- and 2.0-liter turbo engines of 116, 150 and 186 horsepower, respectively. In a couple of them are available 6-step “mechanics” and 7-step “robot” DSG. Drive – only front.
In addition, now the novelty from Volkswagen continues to be one of the most affordable European crossovers in the Middle Kingdom with a price tag of 124,400 to 168,600 yuan (1.2 – 1.7 million rubles), depending on the configuration.