People sometimes smile and its one of the most pleasant feeling in the world, while other times they go through training sessions where they are though that they have to do this and then the whole thing turns into a really unpleasant experience.
Things are the same with VW's family face, which tries to uniformise all the cars in the automaker's range, from the Up to the Phaeton. While in some cases the faces of theses models become annoying, being nothing more than fake smiles, when talking about the Multivan, things are bright.
Like we said, the vehicle received a facelift in 2009, with its exterior being brought in line with VW's road cars.
The car manages to escape the image of a van that has received some extra windows and looks closer to the MPV it actually is. On the vehicle we tested, this image was accentuated by the lightweight 17-inch alloy rims.
Things start to become diluted as we move towards the back, but you never really get the feeling of a dull box on wheels.
We would've really liked to get our hand on the California version of the car, which is so much more than just a smile, it's a modern day reincarnation of this car's camping legend.Continue reading
Hold on, Sir May B. Bach would like to say something...
You'd probably imagine that I am seriously bothered right now, as you've brought a... ahem... van in front of me. Well, this is not true. I can read between the lines: the financial crisis has pushed you to the extreme and now you'd test anything that has wheels and a... ahem... badge.
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