2022 Volkswagen Taos: price and specifications

Front view of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos's outline with the headlights on

The all-new 2022 Volkswagen Taos is the new entry-level Volkswagen SUV. Offered a starting price under $30,000, the new Taos is arriving soon at Arbour, your Volkswagen dealer in Laval near Boisbriand!

Smaller than the Tiguan and replacing the entry-level Golf models - of which only the GTI and R versions will be offered from now on - the VW Taos will surprise you with its many perks, trendy design and numerous safety features!

Continue reading to learn more about the 2022 Volkswagen Taos and its specs.

2022 VW Taos: Pricing and Overview

Available in 3 models - Trendline, Comfortline and Highline - the new Volkswagen SUV will be competing with other compact SUVs such as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, the Jeep Compass and the Subaru Crosstrek, among others. It is offered at a price range of $26,695 for the base model and $36,695 for the high-end version.

While smaller than the Tiguan, it's still very spacious and boasts a cargo volume that ranges between 795 and 1877 liters, depending on whether or not you fold the second row of seats.

front view of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos parked in nature

Interior and Exterior

We expect many people to fall in love with the catchy and trendy exterior of the new Taos! Its design is clever from bumper to bumper, whether it's its LED headlights - standard on all versions - its 18- or 19-inch wheels, its athletic lines or its imposing front end.

You'll also appreciate the two-tone interior design with stitching (standard) and adjustable ambient lighting. It is easy to notice the high-quality workmanship and high-quality materials of its interior.

lateral view of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos stopped in a open field


All versions of this Volkswagen SUV are equipped with a 1.5 L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission. This powertrain generates 158 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. The entry-level version is equipped with front-wheel drive, but you can also choose the 7-speed DSG dual-clutch transmission with the optional 4MOTION all-wheel drive system.

Interior Features

With room for 5 passengers, every version of the Volkswagen Taos is equipped with heated front seats. Ventilated front seats are available as an option. What’s more, depending on the version and options you choose, your Taos can be equipped with dual-zone climate control, an 8-way power-adjustable driver seat with lumbar support, an eco-friendly leather-wrapped multifunction heated steering wheel and leather upholstery, among other features.

view of the living space inside of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos with the steering wheel and central dashboard

The technology is there!

The 2022 Taos, offered at a generous starting price of $26,695, is also jam-packed with onboard technologies! Depending on the version, your next SUV will be equipped with the Digital Cockpit (Trendline and Comfortline) or the Digital Cockpit Pro (Highline), App Connect with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto wireless connectivity (optional), a powerful sound system, a navigation system and much more.

close up view of the central console's screen inside of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos

What about security?

Numerous safety features and technologies can also be added to your 2022 Volkswagen Taos, depending on the version and options you choose. These include:

  • Blind spot monitoring;
  • Forward collision warning with pedestrian detection;
  • Adaptive front lighting;
  • Lane Keep Assist;
  • Rear Park Assist;
  • And many more.

If you would like to learn more about the all-new Volkswagen Taos 2022, come and see us at Arbour Volkswagen near Blainville and the North Shore of Montreal! We’ll be happy to tell you all about its price and options as well as its imminent arrival to our dealership!

lateral rear view of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos parked on a plaine


No, the VW Taos is slightly smaller than the Tiguan. Here are their dimensions:

Taos: 175.8 inches lenght x 72.5 inches width and 64.4 inches height

Tiguan: 186.1 inches lenght x 72.5 inches width and 66.4 inches height

The VW Taos is in some ways the replacement for the basic Golf that was discontinued in Canada. It is the little brother of the Volkswagen Tiguan and is very similar to the VW T-Roc and T-Cross on the European market.

Taos takes its name from a small town in New Mexico. As for its meaning, the word Taos means "red willow" in Kiowa-Tanoan languages, according to Wikipedia.

The best SUV is the one that fits you best. The Taos and the Tiguan are two different SUVs in terms of size, power, design, towing capacity, etc.

Consult our technical data sheets to learn more about each one.

2022 Volkswagen Taos - specs

Trendline Comfortline Highline
$26 695 $32 395 $36 695
1.5 L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with 158 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque
Front-wheel drive 4MOTION all-wheel drive
8-speed automatic transmission 7-speed automatic transmission with DSG dual clutch
Cargo capacity (rear seats up/down): 795/1877 liters
Fuel consumption city/highway/100 km: n/a
Towing capacity: n/a