2022 Volkswagen T7 Multivan – 218 PS 1.4L eHybrid, diesel and petrols; as much as 2,000 kg towing capability

Following the sooner releases of teasers and sketched images, Volkswagen has unveiled the T7 Multivan, which might be introduced with a spread of petrol, diesel and plug-in hybrid powertrains.

Constructed upon the automaker’s MQB modular platform for transverse engines, the T7 Multivan measures 4,973 mm lengthy, 1,941 mm broad, as much as 1,903 mm tall with a wheelbase of three,124 mm. A bigger model measuring 5,173 mm in period may be to be had, says Volkswagen.

To be to be had in 3 trim variants – Multivan, Existence and Taste – the T7 technology of the people-mover will get wheels of as much as 19 inches in diameter, whilst additionally not obligatory is a breathtaking glass roof made from “LowE” laminated protection glass the reduces the consumption of thermal radiation via 44%. For extra comfort, the rear hatch is electrically operated and the powered sliding doorways will also be operated via gesture keep an eye on.

External lights at the T7 Multivan is via LED devices as usual, despite the fact that those will also be upgraded to interactive IQ.Gentle LED matrix headlamps that may be offering a completely switched on complete beam with out blinding oncoming drivers, in addition to dynamic lights for extra correct illumination in corners. The not obligatory IQ. Gentle setup additionally comprises an illuminated LED mild bar within the entrance grille as an extension of the DRLs.

4 powertrain choices had been introduced for the T7 Multivan, led via the eHybrid PHEV that pairs a 150 PS 1.4 litre TSI petrol engine with an 85 kW/115 PS electrical motor to yield a complete gadget output of 218 PS, and is mated to a bespoke six-speed DSG dual-clutch automated gearbox riding the entrance wheels.

The eHybrid PHEV variant will also be pushed in natural electrical mode for brief, city journeys, says Volkswagen. Electrical pressure within the Multivan is equipped via a 13 kWh lithium-ion battery positioned within the flat flooring, this fashion maximising internal house in addition to reducing the car’s centre of gravity so as to receive advantages dealing with.

For natural interior combustion, the T7 Multivan is obtainable with a couple of petrol engines; a 136 PS 1.5 litre TSI in addition to a 204 PS 2.0 litre TSI. Those might be joined within the vary subsequent 12 months via a 2.0 litre four-cylinder turbodiesel generating 150 PS, in line with the producer, and all ICE variants will use a seven-speed DSG dual-clutch automated gearbox.

Within, the T7 Multivan accomodates as much as seven occupants, the place the rear 5 seats are as much as 25% lighter than prior to, says Volkswagen. Those will also be moved and got rid of to fit other structure wishes, whilst the second one row will also be became 180 levels for a conference-style seating configuration. On the again, the 3rd row structure trades the former bench seat structure for unmarried seats that may be for my part got rid of for optimum flexibility.

As prompt in prior teaser photographs, the T7 Multivan includes a multi-function desk that may be positioned in any of the 3 rows, and too can function the centre console for the entrance row. Right here, the desk is detachable and contours peak adjustment, 3 cup holders and a garage bin. All in, the T7 Multivan has 469 litres of house at the back of the 3rd row, 1,844 litres at the back of the second one row or 3,672 litres at the back of the entrance seats (4,053 litres with the longer bodied model).

In entrance, the motive force of the T7 Multivan will get a brand new multi-function steerage wheel alike that within the eighth-generation Golf, and all key options are positioned in a single line of sight to ensure that operation to be as intuitive as imaginable, says Volkswagen. Controls for air-conditioning, seat heating, and audio quantity are actually by way of contact surfaces.

Motive force instrumentation within the T7 Multivan is thru a ten.25-inch Virtual Cockpit setup, joined via a 10-inch infotainment touchscreen. Those displays flank the brand new shift-by-wire controls for the DSG transmission, and positioned within reach are a couple of USB-C sockets and an inductive smartphone charger tray. Right here, a head-up show is to be had, a primary on a fashion from the logo’s industrial cars department, says Volkswagen.

Dubbed In a position 2 Uncover, the usual infotainment gadget within the T7 Multivan comprises the We Attach on-line protection and comfort options that is freed from rate for an infinite time frame, for products and services similar to breakdown help, car standing and parked place.

Further to those is We Attach Plus, which is to be had to shoppers without spending a dime for 3 years, providing additional options similar to sensible telephone far off purposes for locking and unlocking the car, and controlling the auxiliary heater remotely.

Extra navigation-related products and services similar to on-line map updating and site visitors knowledge also are introduced with We Attach Plus, at the side of additional eHybrid purposes similar to pre-setting internal temperature and managing the charging procedure by way of smartphone. For in-vehicle audio, 14 audio system are powered via a 16-channel amplifier with 840 watts of output.

In relation to protection, the T7 Multivan will get Entrance Lend a hand as usual, which is made from Town Emergency Braking, Dynamic Highway Signal Show, and Lane Lend a hand. Additional new techniques come with Car2X for verbal exchange with different cars and infrastructure for warnings of threat, along with facet coverage, move wind lend a hand, turn-off lend a hand (caution of oncoming site visitors when turning throughout a freeway), and the go out caution gadget which warns of bicycles or different cars drawing near from at the back of when opening a door.