The Volkswagen Touran is a practical, economical and solidly built people carrier that can carry seven. So, it’s an ideal choice for larger families. Launched in 2003, it’s now in its third iteration (since 2015) which means there’s a used buy for every budget. Since its launch, the Touran has come with a range of efficient petrol and diesel options, though some may be disappointed that there still isn’t a hybrid version. With renowned VW quality and reliability paired with easy, comfortable driving, the Touran should be on the list for anyone in the market for an MPV.
Visit the Volkswagen Touran model page to explore available vehicles.
What we think about the Volkswagen Touran
It’s not the cheapest or most exciting MPV around, but the Touran is a practical, economical and reliable choice.
Practical and versatile
Efficient and reliable
Sturdy and safe
Not a very exciting drive
Cheaper MPVs are available
Back row is tight on space
In this review, we’re focusing on the latest Touran (from 2015 on). This model has the choice of two petrol and two diesel engines with the latter achieving up to 65 mpg. It’s available in a number of trims – the S, SE, SE Family and SEL – as well as the sporty R-Line from 2016.
Our verdict of the Volkswagen Touran
4.5 / 5 Gumtree rating
If you're looking for a practical, reliable and efficient car for a growing family, the Touran is up there with the best.