The 2023 Taos exterior

The 2023 Taos

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

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

    • Engine1.5 TSI® Turbocharged Engine
    • Estimated Fuel Economy (L/100km)8.4(City)/6.6 (Highway)
    • Horsepower and Torque158 hp, 184 lb-ft
    • TransmissionFWD 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® or 7-speed automatic transmission DSG® 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive


    The 2023 Taos exterior in the snow

    Thirsty for adventure, not the pump 

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

    The 2023 Taos exterior in the snow

    Always get noticed 

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

    The 2023 Taos exterior

    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.


    Compact and plenty stylish 

    Be it downtown or out near the trails, you’re sure to draw attention with your Taos. The standard LED headlights offers bright illumination, while the sculpted side profile sits upon the stunning 18” alloy wheels. 

    Technology and Convenience

    Connected convenience

    Enjoy the peace of mind and convenience that comes with the Car-Net®  app, and it’s suite of over 20 connected features.

    Use location services to remember where you last parked, or to find parking before you arrive at your next destination. You can even set boundary and speed alerts to let you know what’s happening when you’re not the one behind the wheel. 

    IQ.DRIVE and Driver Assistance



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

    Features include:

    • 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 

    Driver Assistance
    Convenient, cutting edge tech designed to enhance your driving experience.

    Features include:

    • Parking Distance Control (Rear Sensors) with Maneuver Braking  
    • Light Assist (Automatic High Beam Control) 
    • Dynamic Road Sign Display

    *Features are for driver assistance.  Drivers must continue to pay full attention to the road and safe driving at all times.  Please see owner’s manual for important information and feature limitations.

    Configure your Taos

    Inventory is limited due to global supply chain issues. Supply chain disruptions can cause changes in available standard and/or optional equipment. The MSRP for a vehicle will be adjusted if specific equipment is not included. Please contact your dealer for latest inventory details.

    Step 1: Select your Trim

    Step 2: Configure your Trim

    Buyer's guide

    Get an overview of everything you need to know about the Taos such as trims, interior and exterior colours, available packages, and more.

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    The facts of owning a Volkswagen

    Not only do we keep our German-engineered vehicles at accessible prices, we also build them to last. Meaning you can spend less time worrying about your ride and more time on the road. Need proof? Use our third-party tool below to compare us to the competition and see for yourself.

    We also back up our claims with a longer-than-average warranty and hassle-free maintenance, designed to help you save time and money. 

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    VW Prepaid Maintenance

    Everyone loves a surprise, unless it’s under the hood. With VW Prepaid Maintenance you’ll enjoy regular, worry-free service from top technicians, and even save up to 26% over the life of your plan3.


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    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.
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    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.
    • † Prices shown are MSRP where indicated. MSRP is the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price and excludes taxes, freight and PDI ($1,750 (Jetta, Jetta GLI, Golf GTI, Golf R), and $1,950 (Tiguan, Taos, Cross Sport, Atlas, ID.4), levies, fees, optional equipment, license, insurance, registration, and any dealer or other charges (where applicable). If MSRP is not mentioned, prices shown include freight and PDI, environmental levies and a representative dealer admin fee (actual fee amount is set by dealers and varies).  Environmental or related levies and taxes may vary by jurisdiction. Dealer may sell for less. Prices are in Canadian dollars. This is not an offer to sell at a certain price. Actual selling prices and terms are set by dealers.  European or American models may be shown. Specifications, equipment, options and prices are subject to change without notice. Although we endeavour to ensure that the information contained on the website is accurate, as errors may occur from time to time, customers should contact their local Volkswagen dealer for details. Photos for illustration purposes only. Some items, such as wheels, may be unavailable on some trim levels when vehicle is built or may not be available in Canada.
    • Due to supply chain disruptions, certain trim levels may not be readily available and require a factory order from your Volkswagen dealer. Wait times will vary as a result of these supply chain disruptions, with current lead time for factory orders estimated between 6 – 8 months for most models, and approximately 18 months for the ID.4, subject to change without notice. Actual delivery dates could be affected by various factors beyond Volkswagen Canada’s and Volkswagen Canada Dealer’s control. Volkswagen Canada or Volkswagen Dealers will not be liable for any such delay in delivery. Supply chain disruptions can cause changes in available standard and/or optional equipment. The MSRP for a vehicle will be adjusted if specific equipment is not included. Please contact your dealer for more information.