Although you want to ensure your next SUV has great specs on fuel saving; power, great handling, and comfort are definitely up there if you’re going to spend any length of time in your new car. Volkswagens are known for their comfort, reliability and style and the latest line ups for 2017 do not disappoint. If you are looking for a luxurious Volkswagen that has all the latest tech, safety features and entertainment systems then read on to find out which come out on top for being luxurious.
Volkswagen Touareg 2017
The new Volkswagen Touareg has been rated by some as being better than the BMW X5 and has arguably different to the other 4×4’s out there. Competing with the top brands Volkswagen has been extremely popular over the years with the Touareg previously being known for being sensible and an alternative to more glamorous rivals, however the 2017 model is set to change this.
The Touareg boasts 5 seats which are made for comfort even on long haul journeys with the additional space for both driver and passengers. Even if you don’t have little ones and fill the vehicle with adults there is more than enough room to stretch your legs on long journeys and lots of little storage cubbies to store your essentials in. it’s extremely quiet in the cabin whether you are seated in the front or at the back no matter what speed you are at. Depending on the trim you can expect either wood veneer or real metal inside and the plastic parts feel solid enough to be luxurious. Even the switches move fluidly for a more comfortable operation. The vehicle features two big digital displays making it easier to see what you need and understand. The satnav and infotainment system have been created user friendly. Heated seats, heated controls on the screen and air conditioning give you additional luxury as does the heated steering wheel. Front and rear parking sensors make parking a breeze with audible obstacle warnings as well as visual.
Volkswagen Atlas 2017
If you’re looking for a family vehicle that has all the luxury you need for long journeys then the Atlas will not fail to impress. Named after the Greek god “Atlas”, this version has the underpinning of the Golf but has 3 rows of seating to comfortably fit the whole family. Although huge compared to their previous vehicles the longer wheelbase looks so much better than its rivals. It’s able to seat 7 passengers or 6 if you choose the later second row of captain chairs. With 21 foot of cargo space you can take everything you need for a weekend away or day trip to the beach. Hitting 60 miles per hour in just under 8 seconds it’s speedy enough to take off islands and junctions without slack and actually doesn’t feel as big to drive as you would think. Select the all-wheel drive you can select from eco, sport, normal and individual. With lots of leg and headroom the longest of journeys can be enjoyed rather than endured and with the upsized entertainment system on an 8 inch touchscreen you can entertain everyone. There are even additional USB ports for topping up gadget power on the road. The heated 4 seats at the front offer warm and comfortable travel during colder weather and the panoramic sunroof lets you see more of the outside while travelling when the weather heats up.