Volkswagen Tharu was named the best crossover

Volkswagen Tharu was named the best crossover

December 15, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

It’s about the compact crossover segment. This conclusion was made on the basis of a survey conducted in China.

Autohome conducted a survey in China, which asked respondents to name the best car in the compact crossover segment. The undisputed winner was the German Volkswagen Tharu. Recall that sales of new items began in October last year. And over a year with a little official dealers were able to sell 139 thousand copies. At the moment, Tharu is available only to buyers from the China. In our country, the model will be called Tarek. The car is built on the basis of Skoda Karoq, the premiere of which recently took place in our country. The length of the cross is 4 453 mm with a wheelbase of 2 680 mm.

The engine range consists of three power units. The first two are turbocharged 1.2- and 1.4-liter engines with a return of 116 hp. and 150 hp respectively.

  In the maximum configuration, a 2.0-liter TSI engine with a capacity of 186 hp is available to customers. The power units are paired with a 6-speed manual transmission or a seven-band “robot”, depending on the configuration. Drive – front only. The basic version of the car costs 169.8 thousand yuan, but for the top-end modification you will have to pay 229.8 thousand yuan On the eve of the Ministry of Industry of China shared information about the electric version of the Volkswagen Tharu with the EV index. Such a car has an electric motor with a capacity of 136 hp. and a power reserve of 400 km without recharging.