The presentation of the compact crossover Volkswagen NivusMay 29, 2020
Volkswagen introduced the compact crossover Nivus.
Designed in Brazil for South America and other markets, including the European one, Volkswagen Nivus is a subcompact cross-platform built on the MQB platform. First, the model will appear in Brazil and Argentina, then at the end of this or the beginning of next year, the model will enter the markets of other South American countries.
In Europe and in other states, the novelty should appear in the second half of 2021. Outwardly reminiscent of the Polo model on stilts, the new crossover has a more severe look due to increased ground clearance and plastic body lining. The car is also one of the most capacious in its segment, it received a trunk volume of 415 liters.
The length of the novelty is 4.26 m, the width is 1.75 m, the height is 1.49 m, and the distance between the axles is 2.56 m. Highlights of the design include a sloping roof line, a coupe-like profile and smooth LED lights . A large roof spoiler and unique 17-inch wheels also attract attention.
A 10-inch dashboard and an infotainment complex display of a similar diagonal appeared in the cabin. As for the multimedia system with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, its interface was created by specialists of the Brazilian division of the German brand.
The power plant is an uncontested bundle of a 1.0-liter 3-cylinder 200 TSI turbo engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission. The engine’s performance is 128 hp, and it takes both petrol and ethanol as fuel.
Among the advanced options offered for the Volkswagen Nivus, the presence of adaptive cruise control should be emphasized. In addition, the cross acquired a function of automatic emergency braking, a rear view camera, a keyless entry system to the passenger compartment and many others.
The cost and configuration of the new model, the German automaker did not disclose.
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