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Volkswagen taos starts presale in colombia

(Update: shortly after the original publication of this note, the brand shared the official information of the pre-sale of the Volkswagen Taos in Colombia, reserving only the prices that will be announced later. Therefore, this article has been modified with the official information, specifically regarding dates and equipment).

Standing between the T-Cross and the Tiguan in the brand’s portfolio, The Volkswagen Taos will begin its pre-sale in Colombia between August 12 and 31. The link on the brand’s website where the pre-sale announcement appeared was removed after we called for more information. Unofficially, we learned that the sales force training would begin this week.

Volkswagen Taos, presale in Colombia

As we can see in said link, the first deliveries would be scheduled for start between August 12 and 31 next at an unknown price, but knowing its location in the brand’s portfolio we would aim for something around 100 million pesos (the T-Cross Highline is currently at this value and could be crossed with the base version of Taos).

Gallery: Volkswagen Taos

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Volkswagen Taos, presale in Colombia

Regarding this, the Volkswagen Taos will be available in Colombia in Comfortline Select and Highline versions, varying only in its equipment because the motorization will be the same for both. It’s about the 250 TSI engine, which corresponds to the 1.4 turbo four-cylinder with 250 Nm of torque and 148 horsepower, coupled with the six-speed Tiptronic transmission with front-wheel drive.

This new SUV It will arrive imported from Argentina, where it is manufactured at the Pacheco plant on the MQB-A platform shared with its sisters Nivus and T-Cross.

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Volkswagen Taos, presale in Colombia

Gallery: Volkswagen Taos

Regarding its equipment, Volkswagen Colombia confirms that the Taos will have six airbags, traction and stability controls, electronic differential lock, hill start assistant and the VW Play multimedia system that debuted with the Nivus (in fact the Taos link seemed mounted on top of the Nivus page template).

The Highline version of the Taos will add elements such as pedestrian detection with Autonomous braking, blind spot and cross traffic alert, and adaptive cruise control. Initially it will be available only in three colors: white, silver and gray. Both versions will carry 18-inch wheels.

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Volkswagen Taos, presale in Colombia

Finally, we emphasize that the only information pending to be communicated are the prices of the two versions that will be available of the Volkswagen Taos. These would be confirmed once the pre-sale officially begins on August 12.

Volkswagen Taos 2022

Volkswagen Taos 2022

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