2021 VW Sharan: Changes, Colors, Interior

If you are looking for a reliable, versatile, and spacious family minivan, 2021 VW Sharan is the answer. This minivan also looks eye-catching, and it will surely satisfy younger customers as well. Of course, it is hard for a minivan to make a breakthrough in a world packed with stylish crossovers and SUVs.

However, Sharan is doing a great job in those terms. The 2020 model is getting a redesign so the 2021 Sharan won’t introduce so many changes. However, Volkswagen said the new minivan will get a couple of new features, mostly inside the cabin.

2021 VW Sharan exterior

2021 Sharan Exterior Design

If you want to compete with the best models in the segment, you have to be successful in terms of design. The upcoming 2021 VW Sharan surely looks attractive, especially after the recent redesign. The shape is completely new, and Sharan now comes with crossover-like styling cues. For 2021, Volkswagen will deliver more lightweight materials, mostly aluminum.

On the other hand, the design will remain, just like the platform and the wheels. The front fascia looks impressive, and it hosts a wider grille. Once it arrives, Volkswagen will also introduce two exclusive models, Sharan Ocean and Sharan Beach. These two models are painted in new colors, Hudson Bay Blue and Crimson Red. Speaking of colors…

2021 VW Sharan rear

Exterior Colors

The all-new 2021 VW Sharan will offer a beautiful exterior color palette. Everything starts with basic Pure White and Urano Gray exterior paints. As for the Metallic/Pearl colors, Sharan offers Atlantic Blue, Dark Oak, Reflex Silver, and Indium Gray. These metallic colors will cost you an additional $675. Finally, you can load a Signature Deep Black Pearl exterior paint that also costs $675.

Interior Updates

Thanks to the recent updates, new 2021 VW Sharan looks even roomier on the inside. German manufacturer did a great job with the new instrument board and a new interior layout. The cabin hosts fewer buttons, and new displays are looking very modern.

For 2021, Sharan minivan will get new safety aids and driver assistance features. That includes lane keep assist, cruise control, and optional blind-spot monitors. The rest of the cabin will largely remain. Sharan provides great comfort, the interior looks upright, and longer trips are no longer an issue.

2021 VW Sharan interior

Numerous Engine Options

The upcoming 2021 VW Sharan will ride on a relatively new 1.4 TSI turbocharged gasoline engine. This unit is both potent and fuel-efficient. It can produce 150 horsepower and 135 lb-ft of torque. The drivetrain will be paired with the 6-speed automatic transmission, and the AWD system will be optional.

As for the fuel economy, Sharan delivers 28 mpg combined. A 2.0-liter engine will be optional, and it will generate 200 hp and 197 lb-ft of torque. Some markets will get a 1.6-liter TDI diesel engine, as well.

2021 VW Sharan Price and Release Date

As for the pricing details, nothing will change, and the new 2021 VW Sharan will cost slightly below $35,000. This model will hit the dealerships in the second half of 2020. On top of that, there will be three trim levels, and the range-topping Sharan SEL will cost over $40,000.