2018 FAW Volkswagen Compact SUV spotted (Interior Revealed)
One of two Compact SUV made for China
Volkswagen Group China is poised in 2018 to reveal two compact SUVs for Chinese consumption only. The two joint venture partners SAIC and FAW will share similar dimensions and positioning in the market with the Compact SUV.
With current Volkswagen SUV overall lengths: SAIC Volkswagen T-Cross 4.1m (expected), FAW Volkswagen T-Roc 4.3m (LWB), Tiguan 4.4m, SAIC Volkswagen Tiguan (Allspace) 4.7m, Touareg (7P) 4.8m and SAIC Volkswagen Teramont / (Atlas) 5.0m.
You can see that the 4.4m up to 4.6m market is still wide open. SAIC Volkswagen Lavida and FAW Volkswagen Bora MQB based models, are believed to be around the 4.6m size once released in 2018 and will share class segments with the two Compact SUVs for China.
The prototype pictured below is believed to be from FAW Volkswagen of its Compact SUV according to Chinese press. The cover is strategically placed on the exterior of the vehicle covering body shape, headlights, taillights etc.
However the photographer was able to get very clear revealing shots of the interior.
The revealing interior images from Autohome.com.cn show Volkswagen's Electronic Park Brake, 4Motion Active Control, Start / Stop button (for fuel use), Start / Stop (for starting the vehicle and switching it off ), Modular Infotainment System with App Connect and DSG. The radio screen is also positioned above the centre dashboard air vents like the Polo (MQB).
Stay tuned as we wait for 2018 to reveal more.
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