Purely electrically, 28 kilometers are possible
Without e-assist, the smoothness is missing
Also in the working group – if 150 hp powerful 1.4 petrol engine and 116-hp-Electric machine together on the 2.2 ton bus plucking, it appears supple, quiet and relaxed. A little pressure on the gas pedal is then enough to deposit liquid and juicy. However, if the battery power is running low, the small-volume petrol engine has to do the main work, it is then only supported rudimentarily by the permanently excited synchronous machine.
performance of the combustion engine
max. system torque
High-voltage battery capacity
maximum charging power
Tank capacity/fuel type
Fuel cap/charging port
trailer load used/unused
Length Width Height
Test car price (is evaluated)
Four-cylinder, turbo + electric motor
The T7 is also safe in the dodge test
Weight distribution v./h.
Turning circle left/right
from 100 km/h cold
from 100 km/h warm
at 50 km/h
at 130 km/h
Power consumption (extrapolated)
(60% Hybrid share, 40% E share)
Consumption (with empty battery)
CO2 (with dead battery)
Range (test consumption)
5.2L S + 14.8kWh/100km
520 km + 28 km electric
Incidentally, this results in large part from the comfortable seats. Front with comfortable armrests, good contour and comfortable padding, built lavishly and “individually” grouped. Great: The four chairs used in our test car can be unlocked and lifted out of their guides in a jiffy, you can still lift the weight casually. Attention: VW also sells the rear four individual seats in face-to-face configuration. If you want that, you can’t simply turn the “normal” seats (without belts integrated in the frame!) around (although it’s technically possible). A lock then prevents the two elements installed against the direction of travel from being unfolded again.
You should be familiar with the operation
There is no shortage of assistance systems
Class on the other hand: The Multivan basically has all available driving assistance systems, including a smart traffic jam assistant, the maneuvering aid for trips with the follower or the really sophisticated programmed Emergency Assist. Here the car “senses” whether the driver may no longer be in control of the car. The Multivan then brakes to a standstill automatically, while warning via an intelligent cascade of visual and acoustic messages, belt tightening, brake jerks and finally even hazard warning lights and horns. Exemplary.
The sliding door has a life of its own
We find other areas strange. The electric sliding door tends to close unintentionally and to shove obscenely when a passenger operates with his feet under the sill when loading. Not fun either: If you stand close to a wall under the open tailgate, you can hardly reach the close button. In addition, only a meager 1600 kilograms are allowed on the hook of the trailer hitch on the Multivan eHybrid. And we perceive that more as micro and less as multi.