2022 Volkswagen Taos in blue driving on road

How well does the 2022 Volkswagen Taos perform?

Engine and Performance Features of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos

In the increasing demand for compact SUVs in the market, the German automaker responds by providing the all-new 2022 Volkswagen Taos. It has always been an exciting vehicle for driving enthusiasts, but this new model raises the bar. Unlike most other automakers, Volkswagen takes engineering and technological advancements as their priority, which can be seen in their vehicles. Explore the engine and performance features of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos at Volkswagen of Kingston in Kingston, NY.

Does the 2022 Volkswagen Taos have a turbocharged engine?

A turbocharged 1.5-liter TSI® engine powers the 2022 Volkswagen Taos, delivering up to 158 hp of power and 184 lb.-ft. of torque. It’s set up as a front-wheel drive as standard with seamless eight-speed DSG® automatic transmission that’s quick and responsive in any driving condition. The automaker also provides an available seven-speed DSG® automatic transmission paired with a 4MOTION® all-wheel-drive setup for enhanced comfort and increased driving control. Depending on driving conditions, the 2022 Volkswagen Taos provides a fuel economy of 28 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway.


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How many drive modes are available in the 2022 Volkswagen Taos?

The 2022 Volkswagen Taos comes with an all-wheel-drive mode selector to switch between current driving conditions. In snow mode, the engine is programmed to upshift earlier, which improves the traction by preventing the wheel from spinning quickly. The on-road mode is best suited for everyday driving conditions, which has four further different settings that combine performance and comfort. If you want to explore the wild, the off-road mode will be handy to help maintain traction. The off-road custom mode enables the driver to manually adjust various settings like steering and all-wheel-drive options to their choice.

2022 Volkswagen Taos dashboard
2022 Volkswagen Taos in blue rear view

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