The new coupe-shaped Volkswagen Nivus SUV officially presented in Brazil. The new Volkswagen model was developed by the Brazilian experts of the German brand and is based on the modular platform MQB-A0. Thus, the compact cross is a direct relative of the European models Volkswagen Polo and Volkswagen T-Cross. It must be added that the Nivus SUV is an international development, and at the end of the year it will reach Europe and Russia.
The start of sales of the new compact coupe-shaped Volkswagen Nivus crossover in South America (Brazil, Argentina and Mexico) is scheduled for mid-summer at a price of $ 25,000.
The external dimensions of the body of the Volkswagen Nivus are 4266 mm in length, 1750 mm in width, 1493 mm in height and with 2566 mm of wheelbase. Ground clearance, however, only 160 mm.
It is equipped with 16-17 inch wheels. With tires size 205/55 R17 in the top configuration.
Independent front suspension with MacPherson struts, rear semi-independent with a beam. Drive exclusively to the front wheels. However, in light off-road conditions, an electronic simulation of the XDS differential lock will help the driver. Disc brakes on all wheels.
Under the hood, the only three-cylinder turbo engine 1.0 TSI, which when working on gasoline produces 116 forces, and on ethanol 128 forces. A six-speed automatic transmission also does not provide an alternative.
The interior of the new Nivus-shaped crossover coupe was created according to the patterns of the latest Volkswagen products. The arsenal of high-quality materials, modern architecture of the front panel and center console. Virtual dashboard with a 9-inch screen. Advanced Volkswagen Play multimedia system with an 8-inch touchscreen. Adaptive cruise control and climate control. Rear view camera and 6 airbags. The useful amount of luggage behind the seatbacks of the second row is 415 liters.
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