Volkswagen Tayron has got an economical GTE version

Volkswagen Tayron has got an economical GTE version

May 14, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The novelty, which debuted in the fall of 2018, is usually called the “brother” of Volkswagen Tiguan. This model was created specifically for the car market in China, so it is not surprising that local motorists took the Tayron quite favorably.

Volkswagen Tayron succressfully launched in the market of the Middle Kingdom. In the first three months of 2019, Chinese Volkswagen fans purchased over 22,000 copies of this model. Recently it became known that the German brand is experiencing a new version of its crossover. During road tests in China, a Tayron hybrid powertrain was spotted.

Since the start of sales, buyers were offered a cross with a single two-liter turbo engine, whose power, depending on the configuration, varied from 186 to 220 horsepower.

Hybrid Tayron GTE gets the power plant, which included a 1.4-liter TSI engine and electric motor. Their total power reaches 218 hp The transmission serves as a robotic gearbox. Drive at the front of the new, but for an extra charge is available all-wheel drive system. Batteries can be recharged from a conventional household power grid, and fuel consumption on such a hybrid SUV will be 40% lower.

How much Chinese motorists will cost the GTE-version of the Volkswagen Tayron, is not reported. The cost of a standard crossover varies from 188,800 to 319,800 yuan