As our most affordable SUVW yet, this is German engineering everyone can get into.Explore 2023 Taos
1.5 L TSI® Turbocharged Engine
Horsepower and Torque
158hp, 184 lb-ft
FWD 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic®
Thirsty for adventure, not the pump
The 1.5 TSI® engine delivers a spirited 158hp, with exceptional fuel efficiency and torque.
Always get noticed
Make a statement anywhere with a bold exterior, illuminated light bar, standard two-tone interior, and available ambient lighting.
German engineered and always game
With available 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive, the DSG dual-clutch gearbox, and precise German-engineering, driving the Taos is all fun with total confidence.
Design and Comfort
Compact and plenty stylish
Be it downtown or out near the trails, you’re sure to draw attention with your Taos. The standard LED headlights offers bright illumination, while the sculpted side profile sits upon the stunning 18” alloy wheels.
The inside counts
The interior of the Taos proves that no detail is too small. The standard two-tone interior design with contrast stitching gives you a touch of class with total comfort. Plus, with the adjustable ambient lighting, 5 passenger seats, rear seat pass-through, and surprising cargo space, your Taos feels like a home away from home.
Let the light in
Stretching the length of the cabin, the available panoramic sunroof easily slides and tilts at the touch of a button.
Illuminated grille and LED headlights
With standard LED lights and an available illuminated grille, leading the pack never looked so good. Plus, with Adaptive Front-Lighting System (AFS), your headlights move as you turn to help shine a light on what’s around the bend.
Standard Heated Leatherette Steering Wheel
A warm touch
The Taos comes standard with a heated leatherette steering wheel. It comes in handy during Canadian winters.
Available 8” Touchscreen and Navigation
Touch and go
Thanks to the available 8” Touchscreen with Navigation, you can satisfy your sense of adventure in your Taos without losing your sense of direction.
Technology and Convenience
Enjoy the peace of mind and convenience that comes with the Car-Net® app, and its suite of over 20 connected features
Use location services to remember where you last parked, or to find parking before you arrive at your next destination. You can even set boundary and speed alerts to let you know what’s happening when you’re not the one behind the wheel.
4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive
Go in your element
Face whatever Canadian weather* throws at you with confidence thanks to available 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive that distributes power between the front and rear wheels as needed. Plus, shift with lightning-fast response from the DSG dual-clutch gearbox.
Digital Cockpit Pro
Meet your co-pilot
With the available 10.25” Volkswagen Digital Cockpit Pro, you can customize your dash with the info you want, with a single touch. Display full-screen navigation, music and album art, travel times, fuel economy, range and more.
Wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto
Cut the cords
Gone are the days when you fumble for cords. With available Wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, your iPhone® and Android™ displays directly on the touchscreen display of your Taos.
Wireless Device Charging
All charge. No cables.
Forget to pack your phone charger? No need to head back into town thanks to available Wireless Device Charging for compatible devices.
Get a head start
Keep your Taos as ready for adventure as you are. Start your Taos from inside your home to warm it up or cool it down before you hop in with the available remote start feature.
IQ.DRIVE and Driver Assistance
An intelligent suite of active safety and driver assistance features* designed to keep you and everyone around you, protected.
- Travel Assist (Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Assist & Emergency Assist)
- Front Assist with Autonomous Emergency Braking and Pedestrian Detected
- Side Assist (Blind Spot Monitor) with Rear Traffic Alert
- Parking Distance Control (Rear Sensors) with Maneuver Braking
- Light Assist (Automatic High Beam Control)
- Dynamic Road Sign Display
The Volkswagen Taos is named after a popular ski town in New Mexico—famous for its wildly diverse landscapes, including snow-capped mountains and vast, untamed deserts—making it the ideal inspiration and namesake for our fun-loving, adventurous SUV.
Yes. Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ both come standard in the Taos.
The Taos is designed to comfortably seat up to 5 passengers, with 2 seats in the front and 3 in the rear. Better still, the Taos offers two-tone interior seats and heated front seats as standard on all trims.
Drive as an option. You’ll get the fun drive you crave with the 1.5L engine, while this AWD version of Taos also includes our DSG dual clutch transmission for lightning-fast responses from the gearbox.
The Taos is slightly smaller than the Volkswagen Tiguan.
The Taos has a 1.5L TSI® turbocharged engine that delivers 158 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. The Taos is available in both FWD and AWD.
The Taos has a combined rating of 8.5L/100 km for the AWD version.
Travel Assist is standard on the Comfortline and Highline trims. This feature consists of Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Assist and Emergency Assist. Front Assist with Autonomous Emergency Braking and Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert also come standard. Park Distance Control with rear sensors is offered on the Highline trim.
Yes – a heated steering wheel is standard on all Taos trims.
The Taos is available in 8 different colours including the unique Cornflower Blue and the stunning King’s Red Metallic.
1 Base MSRP of a new and unregistered 2022 Taos Trendline 8-Speed Automatic FWD is $26,995. $1,950 freight and PDI, $100 air conditioning levy, license, insurance, registration, levies, options, dealer administration fees (if applicable) and applicable taxes are extra. Dealer may sell for less. Dealer order/trade may be necessary.
2 Fuel consumption figures are estimates based on Natural Resources Canada’s approved criteria and testing methods. Refer to the EnerGuide 2023 for Natural Resources Canada’s estimated fuel consumption figures. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving conditions, driver habits and the vehicle’s condition, weight carried and additional equipment.
3 Requires compatible mobile device running iOS 12, Android 8, or higher, with cellular service. Access to the desktop web portal requires a compatible internet browser. Microsoft Internet Explorer is not supported.
4 Up to 26% savings compared to the cost of paying for maintenance, on a per service basis. Potential savings percentage determined using the average savings amount of all model/year plans vs. the retail cost of individual services in 2022. See dealer for details.