2015 Volkswagen Sharan gets updated mechanicals but retains its looks

Volkswagen announced the updated specifications of the 2015 Sharan. Most updates are under the skin, while the exterior receives a pair of new LED taillamps.

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All engines offered in the Sharan have been redesigned and they are all Euro-6 compliant and up to 15 percent more fuel efficient. The diesel range comprises of a 1.6 TDI with 115 hp, and a 2.0 TDI with either 150 hp or 184 hp while petrol range consists of a 1.4 TSI with 150 hp and a 2.0 TSI with 220 hpSix-speed manual box is standard but there’s the optional six-speed DSG with coasting function available for all Sharans except the 1.6 TDI.

Der neue Volkswagen Sharan

The infotainment system in the Sharan has been updated too, with a choice of a 5-inch Composition Color, 6.5-inch Composition Media, or the 6.5-inch Discovery Media with navigation. MirrorLink function is available and it supports Android Auto and Car Play.

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Automatic Post-Collision Braking System is a standard fitment, but Front Assist with integrated City Emergency Braking traffic monitoring system, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), and Park Assist are some of the optional driving assistance systems on offer.

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Slated for a first public appearance at the Geneva Motor Show, the updated Sharan will go on sale in Europe in April.




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