2021 Volkswagen Taos near Mobile, AL

The roster of Volkswagen crossover SUVs is getting a new addition for the next model year. When the 2022 Volkswagen Taos near Mobile, AL arrives at the Team Gunther VW showroom, it will be the automaker’s smallest crossover SUV that will still be comfortable for passengers and adaptable for hauling cargo. Additionally, the 2022 Taos will be outfitted with the latest connectivity and safety technology Volkswagen has to offer. VW engineers will provide the 2022 Taos with a spirited and efficient powertrain that will be attached to one of two transmissions. Front- and all-wheel-drive versions of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos will also be available. According to the best information available, the 2022 VW Taos will officially launch and go on sale during the summer of 2021.

Given how popular the crossover SUV segment is, Volkswagen needed to ensure the 2022 Taos stands out from the pack. The automaker has described the exterior of the 2022 VW Taos as offering a bold front end with a sculpted hood that will make it clear to buyers that every VW crossover SUV shares some common DNA. Some trims will be equipped with LED headlights that are connected to the automaker’s Adaptive Front-Lighting System. Team Gunther VW customers will be able to choose from eight exterior color schemes and the entire platform will ride on 17-, 18- or 19-inch wheels. On the inside, the 2022 VW Taos will feature two-tone cloth seats or leather seating surfaces. An eight-way adjustable driver’s seat is standard equipment as is push-button ignition.


A head-on photo of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos.

Performance Specs

All three 2022 Volkswagen Taos trims (S, SE, SEL) will employ the same power plant. A turbocharged 1.5-liter, four-cylinder engine will be under the hood of the latest member of the VW crossover SUV. While all 2022 Taos models will make 158 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. An eight-speed automatic transmission will be paired with front-wheel-drive and trims with 4Motion® AWD will get a seven-speed automatic.

A photo of the rear seats in the 2022 Volkswagen Taos.

Interior Space

The 2022 VW Taos offers two rows of seats that will be able to comfortably accommodate five passengers. Up to 40.1 inches of legroom can be used by the driver and front passenger in the 2022 Taos. People seating in the backseat will be able to use up to 37.9 inches to stretch their legs. A 2022 Taos loaded with people will still be able to haul 28.1 cubic-feet of cargo, a maximum of 66.3 cubic-feet of cargo volume is available.

A photo of the driver's cockpit in the 2022 Volkswagen Taos.

Available Technology

No version of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos will be at a loss for technology. All trim grades will be outfitted with the VW Digital Cockpit display that will replace traditional analog gauges with a customizable digital display. The Volkswagen Car-Net system is also standard equipment. This is the overarching software suite from the manufacturer that will make access to the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications possible.