Motoring: Volkswagen’s new SUV-coupé leans heavily on its distinctive styling

The Taigo is less comfortable and fun to drive than its hatchback siblings, the Golf and Polo, but this isn’t likely to put would-be buyers off

The Volkswagen Taigo: the car is marketed as an SUV-coupé, but is more practical than the T-Cross it’s based on and longer than VW T-Roc SUV, which sits above it in the range

Just when you thought there was no more space in the Volkswagen line-up for another crossover or SUV, the German company introduces the Taigo.

It joins the T-Cross, T-Roc, ID.4, ID.5, Tiguan, Tiguan Allspace and Touareg in the existing range – and there are more SUVs on the way too.

The Taigo is marketed as an SUV-coupé, but it’s oddly more practical than the more upright looking T-Cross it’s based on. It’s also longer than ...