Budget Tharu VW overtook Toyota RAV4 for sales in China

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Budget Tharu VW overtook Toyota RAV4 for sales in China

While the new German cross available for purchase only in the auto market of China. It was here that he established a new record of sales.

In the may budget crossover Volkswagen Tharu has set an absolute record sales since entering the Chinese market. In the past month he has sold 14 459 units, ahead of its main rival compact crossover Toyota RAV4. In favor of this Japanese SUV has made its choice, 12 000 people. While the popular German “state” is represented only in China, where the official start of sales of new products took place in October 2018.

VW Tharu is a kind of turned Skoda Karoq on the platform MQB. Interestingly, in China, base for new were the local extended version of the SUV.

Tharu gamma motor consists of a base 150-HP turbo 1.4-liter and two-liter 186-horsepower engine. Soon this list will replenish with a 1.2-liter turbo engine produces 116 HP Transmission six – speed “mechanics” or “robot”. Four-wheel drive models not allowed. All buyers in China, offering six trim levels Volkswagen Tharu at a price of 169 800 yuan ($781 24).

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