Yesterday Volkswagen presented its new coupe-like crossover – the Nivus.
The model enters the Brazil market in June, Argentina – later 2020, Europe – 2021, other markets – later on.
|Length||4.266 m (167.72″)||4.199 m (164.96″)||4.057 m (159.72″)|
|Height||1.493 m (58.78″)||1.570 m (61.81″)||1.468 m (57.80″)|
|Wheelbase||2.566 m (100.79″)||2.651 m (104.33″)||2.566 m (100.79″)|
|Cargo Space||415 l (14.66 ft3)||373 l (13.17 ft3)||300 l (10.59 ft3)|
The Volkswagen Nivus sits on the MQB-A0 platform, a cheaper version of Golf’s MQB.
The car offers an adaptive cruise control (ACC) and a safety pack seen in the sibling – Volkswagen T-Cross.
The brand’s Play Multimedia Center with a 10.1-inch screen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity debuts on the Nivus. Brazil-made, it has an option of creating profiles for each driver and an application store of its own.
Among the highlights there is a multifunctional steering wheel, LED rear lights, a rear parking sensor as standard; a rearview camera, electrically adjustable mirrors, rain and light sensors, a digital air conditioner, LED cabin lighting, leather trim, alloy wheels, digital Info display and many others are optional.
Optional features include the R-Line package as well.
Three trims levels are on offer: 200 TSI, Highline, Comfortline.
The entry-level version with a 1.0-liter 128-hp (95 kW) turbocharged gasoline engine and a six-speed AT costs from R$79,990 (~$14,800).
The Nivus Highline is R$97,990 ($18,100). The Comfortline trim’s price is R$110,260 ($20,400).