The All-New 2022 Taos
Show the world you’re always game

2022 Taos

Appropriate all-season or winter-weather tires are required for driving in cold, snowy, or icy weather conditions.
* Do not drive distracted. Drivers must pay full attention to the road and safe driving at all times.

A fresh, fun look
The bold front end, featuring standard LED headlights and an available Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS), gives the Taos an unmistakably VW look. With short overhangs and a long wheelbase, Taos’ tidy proportions contain impressive space for passengers and cargo.

Our all-new compact SUVW is more than big enough for all your adventures, thanks to its excellent packaging efficiency. The German-engineered Taos comes available with a
wide range of distinctive features.

Top Features

4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive To conquer whatever Canadian weather ‡ throws at you, available 4MOTION® AllWheel Drive distributes power between the front and rear wheels as needed. Confidence comes easy in Taos.
Volkswagen Digital Cockpit
Upgrade your “tech-spectations” with the standard Volkswagen Digital Cockpit. You can choose what essential information you want to be displayed, and configure it to your
needs. From speed and travel time to route guidance and assistance systems, make the digital cockpit uniquely yours, or, choose the available Digital Cockpit Pro for even more personalization options*.

Wireless App-Connect
Be instantly connected to your Taos with standard App-Connect for AppleCarPlay® for iPhone®, and Android Auto™ for Android™. Access your text messages through voice commands so you can stay focused on driving. Plus, charge your device with optional Wireless Charging and connect to your apps cordlessly with available Wireless App-Connect.*
Turbocharged Engine
Enjoy exceptional fuel economy with the highly-advanced 1.5L turbocharged engine. With 158 horsepower, 184 lb-ft of torque, and lightning-fast response from the available DSG dual-clutch gearbox, this compact SUVW is seriously fun to drive.

Panoramic Sunroof
The available panoramic sunroof stretches the length of the cabin and lets you easily slide or tilt it open with the touch of a button. Talk about a room with a view!

Paint Colours


Pure White Deep Black Pearl Platinum Grey Metallic Pyrite Silver Metallic


Pure Grey Kings Red Metallic Cornflower Blue Blue Dusk Metallic

Upholstery Options

Titan Black / Crystal Grey Cloth Trendline Titan Black / Storm Grey Leatherette Comfortline Crystal Grey / Titan Black Leatherette Comfortline
Titan Black / Crystal Grey Leather (perforated) Highline Titan Black / French Roast Leather (perforated)

Volkswagen Accessories Warranty
If purchased at the time of new vehicle purchase, accessories are covered by the new vehicle limited warranty² of 4 years or 80,000 km (whichever occurs first).
If purchased from an authorized dealer during the new vehicle limited warranty period, accessories are covered by the remainder of that period or a limited warranty² of 2 years with unlimited kilometers (whichever is greater).

your Taos
Styling and features you’ll love.
Options to make it your own. 

Wheel Options

01 17” Lupin alloy wheels (TL, CL)
02 18” Lagomera alloy wheels (CL with sunroof & 18” wheels package)
03 18” Katana alloy wheels (HL)
04 19” Magnum alloy wheels (HL with alloy wheel package)

Upgrade your experience

Built to the same quality standards as our cars and SUVs, our accessories are custom-fitted to each vehicle and designed to go the distance. Many accessories can also be included in your lease or finance payments to fit your budget¹.
Comfort & Protection

Splash Guards – Front³
Splash Guards – Rear³ Front door Side
Window Deflector Kit³
Custom Sunshield for Taos

01 Chrome Bumperdillo ® Rear Bumper Protection Plate Silver Bumperdillo ® Rear Bumper Protection Plate Heavy Duty Trunk Liner with Cargo Blocks Monster Mats ® with Taos Logo
02 Hood Deflector
03 Rear Seat Cover with Taos Logo Muddy Buddy ® Floor Liner Muddy Buddy ®
04 Trunk Liners Rear Sunshades 3 Privacy Cover Alarm System Software Activation Code 3 Remote Engine Start

Sport & Design
Side Steps³


Base Carrier Bars Bike Holder Attachment Cargo Box Carrier Attachment (340 L) Cargo Box Carrier – Matte Black (340 L) Cargo Net
05 Kayak Holder Attachment Lockable Wheel Bolt Set Ski and Snowboard Holder THULE® Roof Basket Attachment Urban Loader Cargo Box


17” Merano Wheel –Brilliant Silver 3 17” Merano Wheel – Dark Metallic 17” Lupin Wheel – Graphite Black
06 18” Sebring Wheel – Grey Metallic Alloy
07 18” Lagomera Wheel – Black 19” Magnum Wheel – Machined/Black Wheel Centre Cap Ask us for a full list of accessories available for your vehicle

  1. Accessories must be dealer-installed and approved by Volkswagen Finance. Certain conditions may apply. Contact your approved dealer for full details.
  2. Limited warranty is supplied by Volkswagen GroupCanada Inc.
  3. Accessories will be available for purchase at a later date.

You’re ready for adventure in a Taos



  • 1.5L TSI engine (158 hp, 184 lb-ft)
  • Trendline FWD: 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic ®
  • Trendline 4MOTION: 7-speed automatic DSG ® transmission with Tiptronic ® 4MOTION ®


  • Electronic parking brake
  • Start/stop system with regenerative braking
  • Eco driving mode (4MOTION® only)
  • Speed-sensitive power steering


  • Cruise control
  • Rearview camera
  • Hill Hold Assist
  • Hill Descent Control (4MOTION ® only)
  • Front and rear Side Curtain Protection ® with front side airbags
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Vehicle immobilizer
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Space- and weight-saving spare tire
  • Washer fluid level indicator

Infotainment & Technology

  • 4 speakers
  • USB Type C port (x2)
  • Diversity antenna AM/FM reception
  • 6.5” touchscreen infotainment system
  • Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay ® , MirrorLink ®
  • Volkswagen Digital Cockpit (8.0” instrument cluster)
  • KESSY Go – keyless push button start


  • 17” Lupin alloy wheels 7J x 17
  • All-season tires 215/55/ R17 94H
  • Automatic headlights with coming and leaving home function
  • LED headlights with LED daytime running lights
  • LED tail lights
  • Power-adjustable, heated exterior mirrors
  • Black painted exterior mirror housings
  • Black window surrounds
  • Black roof rails
  • Heated washer nozzles
  • Tool kit and jack


  • Heated front seats
  • 6-way manually adjustable driver seat
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seats with center armrest and pass-through
  • Two-tone cloth seating surfaces
  • Front centre armrest
  • First and second-row floor mats
  • Illuminated vanity mirrors
  • 2 front and 2 rear reading lights
  • Cloth door inserts



  • 1.5 TSI 158 HP engine
  • 7-speed automatic DSG ® transmission with Tiptronic ® 4MOTION ® Includes Trendline equipment, plus:


  • Front Assist with Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Pedestrian monitoring
  • Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert
  • Alarm system

Infotainment & Technology

  • 8.0” touchscreen infotainment system
  • Wireless App-Connect smartphone integration
  • Wireless charging (Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay ® , MirrorLink ® )
  • Rear USB Type C port (x1)
  • KESSY – Keyless access
  • SiriusXM ® satellite radio
  • 6 speakers
  • Voice control


  • Silver roof rails
  • Chrome lower-side window treatments
  • Body-colored exterior mirror housings


  • 8-way power driver seat with power recline
  • Driver seat with 2-way power lumbar support
  • Climatronic ® dual-zone electronic air conditioning
  • Leatherette multi-function steering wheel
  • Leatherette seating surfaces
  • Leatherette door inserts
  • Leather-wrapped gear shift knob
  • Front comfort seats
  • Cargo cover

Optional Equipment
Sunroof and 18” Wheel Package

  • 18” Lagomera alloy wheel 7J x 18
  • All-season tires, 225/50 R18 95H
  • LED reading lights
  • Panoramic power sunroof



  • 1.5 TSI 158 HP engine
  • 7-speed automatic DSG ® transmission with Tiptronic ® 4MOTION ®

Includes Comfortline equipment, plus:

  • Light Assist (automatic high beam control)
  • Park Distance Control (rear sensors)

Infotainment & Technology 

  • Volkswagen Digital Cockpit Pro (10.25” configurable instrument cluster)
  • Beats Audio ® premium audio system – 8 speakers plus subwoofer
  • Satellite navigation


  • 18” Katana alloy wheels 7J x 18
  • All-season tires, 225/50 R18 95H
  • LED headlights with Adaptive Front-light System (AFS)
  • Front grille LED light bar
  • Panoramic power sunroof
  • Rain-sensing wipers


  • Leather seating surfaces
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Auto-dimming interior rear view mirror
  • 2 front and 2 rear LED reading lights
  • Interior ambient lighting – customizable up to 10 colours
  • Leatherette multi-function heated steering wheel

Optional Equipment
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Package

  • Dynamic Road Sign Display
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Lane Assist (Lane keeping system)
  • Travel Assist with Emergency Assist
  • Remote start

Alloy Wheels Package

  • 19” Magnum alloy wheels, 8J x 19
  • All-season tires, 225/45 R19 92H

Vehicle Specifications *

  • Overall length: 4,466mm
  • Passenger volume: 2,818 L
  • Cargo volume: 1,866 L
  • Cargo volume rear seat up: 790 L

* Applies to FWD 8-speed automatic

© 2021 Volkswagen Canada. Items, specifications, availability, standard features, options, fabrics and colors are subject to change without notice. Volkswagen Canada is not responsible for errors in typography or photography. Some features may be unavailable when your vehicle is built or available at extra cost. Although we endeavor to ensure that the information is accurate, as errors may occur from time to time, customers should contact their local Volkswagen dealer for details. Tires are supplied and warranted by their manufacturer. The vehicle is sold equipped with four all-season tires. However, please remember that the use of winter tires may be mandatory in your province or territory. Airbags are supplemental restraints only and will not deploy under all accident scenarios. Always use safety belts and seat children only in the rear seats, using restraint systems appropriate for their size and age. The navigation system depends upon signals from the GPS network and is designed to provide you with suggested routes only. Discrepancies may occur between the mapping and the actual location due to changes in street names, construction or other road system changes which are beyond the control of Volkswagen Canada. Please rely on your individual judgment in determining whether or not to follow a suggested navigation route. “Trendline”, “Comfortline”, “Highline”, “4MOTION”, “Climatronic”, “TSI”, “DSG”, “Volkswagen” and the Volkswagen logo are registered trademarks of Volkswagen AG. “Taos” is a trademark of Volkswagen AG. “Side Curtain Protection”, “MojoMats” and “Monster Mats” are registered trademarks of Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. “Bumperdillo” is a trademark of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., registered in the US. The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. “Beats Audio” is a registered trademark of Beats Electronics, LLC. “MuddyBuddy” is a registered trademark of MacNeil IP LLC. “SiriusXM”, the SiriusXM logo, channel names, and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc. and are used under license. “Tiptronic” is a registered trademark of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG. “Android Auto” and “Android” are trademarks of Google LLC. “Thule” is a registered trademark of Thule Sweden AB. “Apple CarPlay” and “iPhone” are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries. “MirrorLink” is a registered trademark of Car Connectivity Consortium LLC. For further information regarding any Volkswagen model, please call 1-800 DRIVE VW or just look us up at Before we sign off, drive responsibly and obey the rules of the road. Version date: August 16 2021

Small(ish) SUV. Big impact.
2022 Taos Buyer’s Guide

Documents / Resources

Volkswagen 2022 Taos [pdf] Owner's Manual
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