The Taos will square off with other compact crossovers.
This is the newest Volkswagen, the subcompact Taos.
The Taos slots below the Tiguan in Volkswagen's lineup.
The Taos is a good-looking little SUV, with plenty of personality and a nicely tuned chassis to match.
The Taos will be available with front- or all-wheel drive.
We like the all-wheel-drive version for it's multilink rear suspension, dual-clutch transmission and Sport drive mode.
However, both drivetrains get a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.
Power output is 158 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque.
The Taos excelled on Volkswagen's handling track, offering up quick steering, confident braking and just the right amount of body roll.
No official word on pricing yet, but we expect the Taos to start in the low-to-mid-$20,000s.
The 2022 Volkswagen Taos will hit the market this summer. Keep scrolling for more photos.
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