2023 Taos

As our most affordable SUVW yet, this is German engineering everyone can get into.

Explore 2023 Taos


1.5 L TSI® Turbocharged Engine

Horsepower and Torque

158hp, 184 lb-ft


FWD 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic®


8.4/6.6 estimated*

Thirsty for adventure, not the pump

The 1.5 TSI® engine delivers a spirited 158hp, with exceptional fuel efficiency and torque.

Always get noticed

Make a statement anywhere with a bold exterior, illuminated light bar, standard two-tone interior, and available ambient lighting.

German engineered and always game

With available 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive, the DSG dual-clutch gearbox, and precise German-engineering, driving the Taos is all fun with total confidence.

Design and Comfort

Technology and Convenience


IQ.DRIVE and Driver Assistance

An intelligent suite of active safety and driver assistance features* designed to keep you and everyone around you, protected.

Features available:
- Travel Assist (Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Assist & Emergency Assist)
- Front Assist with Autonomous Emergency Braking and Pedestrian Detected
- Side Assist (Blind Spot Monitor) with Rear Traffic Alert
- Parking Distance Control (Rear Sensors) with Maneuver Braking
- Light Assist (Automatic High Beam Control)
- Dynamic Road Sign Display

Learn more about IQ Drive & Driver Assistance
carnet app


The Volkswagen Taos is named after a popular ski town in New Mexico—famous for its wildly diverse landscapes, including snow-capped mountains and vast, untamed deserts—making it the ideal inspiration and namesake for our fun-loving, adventurous SUV.

Yes. Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ both come standard in the Taos.

The Taos is designed to comfortably seat up to 5 passengers, with 2 seats in the front and 3 in the rear. Better still, the Taos offers two-tone interior seats and heated front seats as standard on all trims.

Drive as an option. You’ll get the fun drive you crave with the 1.5L engine, while this AWD version of Taos also includes our DSG dual clutch transmission for lightning-fast responses from the gearbox.

The Taos is slightly smaller than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

The Taos has a 1.5L TSI® turbocharged engine that delivers 158 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. The Taos is available in both FWD and AWD.

The Taos has a combined rating of 8.5L/100 km for the AWD version.

Travel Assist is standard on the Comfortline and Highline trims. This feature consists of Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Assist and Emergency Assist. Front Assist with Autonomous Emergency Braking and Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert also come standard. Park Distance Control with rear sensors is offered on the Highline trim.

Yes – a heated steering wheel is standard on all Taos trims.

The Taos is available in 8 different colours including the unique Cornflower Blue and the stunning King’s Red Metallic.

1 Base MSRP of a new and unregistered 2022 Taos Trendline 8-Speed Automatic FWD is $26,995. $1,950 freight and PDI, $100 air conditioning levy, license, insurance, registration, levies, options, dealer administration fees (if applicable) and applicable taxes are extra. Dealer may sell for less. Dealer order/trade may be necessary.

2 Fuel consumption figures are estimates based on Natural Resources Canada’s approved criteria and testing methods. Refer to the EnerGuide 2023 for Natural Resources Canada’s estimated fuel consumption figures. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving conditions, driver habits and the vehicle’s condition, weight carried and additional equipment.

3 Requires compatible mobile device running iOS 12, Android 8, or higher, with cellular service. Access to the desktop web portal requires a compatible internet browser. Microsoft Internet Explorer is not supported.

4 Up to 26% savings compared to the cost of paying for maintenance, on a per service basis. Potential savings percentage determined using the average savings amount of all model/year plans vs. the retail cost of individual services in 2022. See dealer for details.

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