Volkswagen Multivan was the first to be updated to version T6.1
The updated Volkswagen Multivan (the new model of the Volkswagen T6 Multivan) was officially introduced on February 21, 2019, and became the firstborn of the new family of VW minivans with the T6.1 code. Volkswagen T6.1 2019-2020 review – photo, new interior, updated turbo diesel, price and full technical specifications of the new Volkswagen T6 Multivan model, ready for a public premiere at the Geneva International Motor Show in early March 2019. The start of sales of the updated version of the Volkswagen T6 Multiven.1 in the European market is scheduled for autumn 2019 at a price of 35,500 euros.
Having survived the restyling, the Volkswagen Multivan received an improved appearance, a modernized interior and a modified technical stuffing. According to a similar recipe, the Volkswagen Caravel Transporter and Volkswagen, the new Volkswagen Caravel T6 and Transporter will be updated in the near future.
– The Volkswagen T6 reform is produced in 4 years, and now restyling is underway, logical by modern standards. What will please the updated Volkswagen Multivan with the new T6 index.1?
Firstly, having survived the restyling, the Volkswagen Multivan received a more stylish and modern look, with a different facial expression. The front end received new, narrower headlights, a larger grille designed to allow more cooling airflow from modern engines, and a new bumper. Feed the German minivan now with new taillights with redesigned graphics. For the updated model with the T6.1 index, it also offers alloy wheels with a new design. Rich equipment Highline headlights and marker lights with LED content.
Secondly, the seriously modified and modernized interior of the Volkswagen T6 Multiven.1. The cabin has a new multifunctional steering wheel, door cards and the front panel of the multimedia system, shifted towards the driver by moving one of the air vents on the right side of the multimedia complex screen. Upgraded climate control unit and splash with gear knob, there are new seat covers.
For the updated Volkswagen Multivan with factory index T6.1 is now available as an option, a virtual instrument panel with a 10.25-inch color screen and an advanced MIB3 multimedia system with 8.0 or 9.2-inch color touch display (built-in SIM card, voice control). The initial version of the minivan is equipped with the MIB2 Media system with a 6.5-inch screen.
The list of new options includes a 230 vl socket located in the immediate vicinity of the driver’s seat, a lockable box for small luggage under the double passenger seat or through a tunnel under the passenger seats, allowing you to increase the length of the cargo space in the short form of the Multivan up to 2800 mm, and the long-shaped option up to 3300 mm.
Thirdly, the new Volkswagen Multivan T6.1 has an electric power steering that has been replaced by a power steering. Install power steering electric power steering will equip the new Volkswagen Multivan with the T6.1 index with many modern electronic assistants and assistants. As standard equipment, the Crosswind Assist system (helps to neutralize the influence of strong crosswinds), and as additional options, a parking assistant, a car lane and trailer keeping system (assistance when reversing with a trailer).
Specifications Volkswagen Multivan T6.1 2019-2020.
Under the hood, the updated Volkswagen Multiven is once again an upgraded 2.0 TDI turbodiesel. The engine power in the base version has increased from 84 to 90 horsepower, the 110-horsepower version will replace the 102 and 114 horsepower engines, the engines with a return of 150 and 199 horsepower will maintain their performance.
Three gearboxes – 5MKPP, 6 preselective robotic manual transmission and 7-speed DSG engine 2.0 (150 hp) surcharge for the powerful 2.0 TDI (199 hp) as standard equipment.
By default, all modifications of the Volkswagen T6 Multiven.1 are available with front-wheel drive, but for the most powerful 150 and 199 strong versions, 4Motion all-wheel drive systems with a clutch that connects the rear axle are available for an extra charge.
Interestingly, only the Multivan with an electric power plant is being updated. The electric VW Multivan was developed by a team of engineers from Volkswagen and ABT (a company known in the world of tuning) and is equipped with a 112-horsepower electric motor and batteries with a capacity of 38.8 kW / h (for a fee, a more capacious 77.6 kW / h). The more capacious battery electric Multivan, according to the manufacturer, is capable of traveling more than 400 km on a single charge (NEDC data cycle), really should rely on a mileage of 200 km.