How efficient is the 2022 Volkswagen Taos?

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Taos on Friday, May 28th, 2021 at 3:23 pm
2022 Volkswagen Taos blue side view on highway

Power and efficiency of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos

When you want an SUV, you want something with power and efficiency, and that also applies even if you are getting a compact SUV. McMinnville VW will walk you through the power and efficiency of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos. Though the Taos isn’t available as of this writing, you can check our current new inventory of VW options in McMinnville, OR by clicking the link below.

2022 Volkswagen Taos black interior

What engine does the 2022 Taos have?

All 2022 Taos models will be receiving a great powerplant under the hood. Standard, the Taos will be equipped with a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine. This engine can supply up to 158 horsepower, and more impressively, 184 pound-feet of torque.

Will the 2022 Taos have all-wheel drive?

The Taos is a compact SUV and many SUVs in this class do not include an option for all-wheel drive, but the Taos is different. Of course, the Taos will come with a front-wheel-drive drivetrain, but it is also available with all-wheel drive, which is very exciting.

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What type of transmission will the Taos utilize?

The 2022 Taos is a futuristic SUV, and it will employ two different transmission options with an 8-speed transmission on all front-wheel-drive models and a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission on all all-wheel-drive models. This will help the all-wheel-drive Taos models get even more efficiency.

Efficiency ratings of the 2022 Taos

With front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions of the Taos each having their own transmission, there are a few different ratings to talk about. Front-wheel-drive versions of the Taos with the 8-speed automatic transmission will have 28-city mpg and 36-highway mpg.

Typically, all-wheel drive SUVs would take a large hit to their efficiency numbers, but because the all-wheel-drive Taos gets an upgraded dual-clutch transmission similar to what many racecars and supercars use, it still manages a very efficient 25-city mpg and 32-highway mpg.

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