VW Touran EcoFuel

VW Touran EcoFuel was developed by Volkswagen Individual look as natural gas vehicles to the competition with other natural gas vehicles such as the Opel Zafira CNG, Mercedes-Benz B180 NGT or the Ford C-MAX CNG. The four tanks of gas vans are integrated to save space under the floor solutions and so restrict neither the variability nor the interior and cargo volume. So, for example, the option to equip the Volkswagen Touran with seven seats as a natural gas vehicle, unchanged. Can be driven the 109-hp compact MPV with petrol. Since the EcoFuel is however designed as a "quasi monovalent" natural vehicle, the gasoline engine is used primarily as a reserve. The total range of the VW Touran EcoFuel is 440 kilometers in pure natural gas is about 310 km, after which it goes on to gasoline or you are looking for one of the approximately 700 German gas stations for natural gas vehicles. The consumption of the VW Touran EcoFuel should be just 5.8 liters per 100 kilometers. 2010 Costs a " gas mileage " in Germany, only about half of a " gasoline kilometer "; also support numerous energy suppliers, the purchase of natural gas vehicles financially. The compressed 13.5:1 engine of the new VW Touran EcoFuel developed in gas mode a maximum torque of 160 Newton meters at 3,500 r / min. The 2.0-liter four-cylinder allows the natural gas vehicle a top speed of 180 km / h after 13.5 seconds at 100km / h.