Vw do Basil has updated its Fox for the first time since it’s launch in 2003.
For South America, the Fox adopts the make’s new global front end style. Front and rear bumpers were redesigned, together with the tail lights. The car – ranked fifth in sales here – has improved presence and modernity.
Inside there is a new redesigned dash, with is mostly similar to the new Vw Series – Passat and Passat CC. New options include a sun roof, parking assist, automatic wipers and headlights, a trip computer, electrochromic rear view mirror and tail gate electric unlock.
The long missed glove box has also been added together with rear individual map lights on top models. A universal tyre size of 195/55 R 15 and folding ignition key are specified for all versions. Also newly optional is an automated five-speed (Magneti Marelli) gearbox that costs about half the price of a conventional planetary automatic. This is a change of policy compared to VW’s use of either conventional or twin clutch automated (DSG) manuals in Europe.