The Volkswagen Sharan appears on a number of top 10 MPV lists, including those compiled by Carbuyer and What Car? After taking a look at this accomplished vehicle, you’ll understand why it rates so well.
The eminently practical Sharan possesses sliding rear doors, which make access for rear-seated passengers as simple as can be. Inside, there’s room for seven travellers, thanks to the car’s 2:3:2 seating configuration. A high roofline ensures generous headroom, and legroom is good throughout. While the rearmost row can comfortably support a pair of adults during short trips, it’s much better suited to conveying younger occupants. In addition to an array of useful cubby spaces that are positioned throughout the cabin, this people carrier features a 375-litre boot space – and that’s with all seats in place. With rows two and three dropped, cargo capacity expands to a van-like 2,297 litres.
Entry-level Sharan models typically feature a 1.4-litre 150bhp petrol engine that manages up to 42.2mpg while producing CO2 emissions from 153g/km. For optimal fuel-efficiency, choose a variant that is installed with a 2.0-litre 150bhp diesel unit, which returns as much as 54.3mpg and produces emissions from 135g/km.
Technology and safety
As well as three-zone climate control and automatic air-conditioning, this MPV boasts an eight-speaker sound system as standard. Also included is Bluetooth connectivity, which enables audio streaming and hands-free telephony. Another standard feature is a 6.5-inch touchscreen satellite navigation system, which ensures that planning each journey is a breeze.
As all good family vehicles should, the Sharan comes with a Euro NCAP five-star crash-test rating. As well a swathe of passive safety features, such as multiple airbags and ISOFIX child-seat fixtures, the vehicle possesses numerous driver aids. Anti-Lock Braking System and Electronic Stability Control, for example, which deliver enhanced traction. Post-Collision Braking System, meanwhile, initiates automatic braking in the event of a collision, thus reducing the chances of further impact.
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