This is the new Volkswagen Saveiro 2017. In addition to external visual, Volkswagen also renewed the interior, and added suspension modifications and other elements of technology and connectivity.
VW says the new Saveiro is the first of its kind to offer electronic stability control (ESC) and traction (ASR), ABS brakes with off-road function and assistant ramp (Hill Hold). disc brakes stand on all four wheels with ABS, EBD and ESS (Emergency Alert Brake) in all versions.
The new Volkswagen Saveiro is produced in San Bernardo del Campo (SP) and goes on sale in April in the Brazilian market, with a choice of three bodies, four versions of finish and two engine options. The mechanical assembly remains unchanged, but following consumer demand, Volkswagen increases ground clearance of 166 mm to 198 mm with the lifting of the suspension and the use of tires 205/60 R15.
To give a more robust visual image, Volkswagen completely changed the front with the adoption of a new chapel with two new wrinkles, new bumpers, new headlights with hexagonal features (inspired by Amarok), in addition to the new grille largest and higher. The auxiliary fog lights and trapezoidal shaped design alloy wheels and hubcaps slightly changed. They highlight the hub cover remade with straighter lines and headlights with three-dimensional lens on the back.
Inside of New Volkswagen Saveiro
Inside, Volkswagen offers four new infotainment systems: Media, Media Plus, Composition Touch and Discover Media. In the first option, the media system is optional for the Trendline version and provides basic functions such as AM/FM radio, Bluetooth with streaming audio and USB / AUX-IN / SD card input. Media Plus is standard on the Highline version and adds CD and can display the resource “Park Distance Control” (when equipped with parking sensors). The Composition Touch is the first multimedia center for the Saveiro line. Color touchscreen 5 “high resolution, provides advanced connectivity features integrated with the MirrorLink system (compatible with Android smartphones). The Discover Media is only in the Highline and Cross versions. Color screen high-resolution 6.33 “touch screen with proximity sensor and brings support for Android Auto and Apple carplay. To add GPS navigation features, you need to opt for Discover Media Plus.
New Volkswagen Saveiro versions
“Robust” is the entry – level version focused on work showing the main attraction of robustness. It offers only a single cabin, double tinted headlights and steel wheels with 15 – inch wheels. The interior is simple, with circular air vents and the same instrument panel. Since the focus is professional, virtually all personal items are optional, including power windows and locks, power steering and air conditioning.
“Trendline” is the next model of the new line offers simple, extended cab, with painted bumpers, dual headlights with darkened mask, front grille in matt black. The interior receives a new instrument panel with larger items and trip computer I-System; power steering, power windows and locks complete the main elements.
Then the version “Highline” presents only double cab, fog lights and chrome side molding. Inside are air conditioning, height and distance adjustable steering column, electrically adjustable mirrors, keyless alarm, multifunction steering wheel, steel wheels 15 inch tires 205/60 R15 and infotainment system “Media Plus “. Volkswagen offers optional support for mobile telephony, synthetic leather seats, alloy wheels and rear parking sensor; interactivity package “Composition Touch” navigation module and system information and entertainment “Discover Media”.
Finally the “Saveiro Cross ” features the 1.6 16V MSI 120 hp, electronic stability control (ESC), ABS brakes with function off the road, EDS (electronic differential lock), traction control (ASR) and HHC (Hill Hold control) – start ramp control assistance.