The India premium SUV segment has a new entrant. The much awaited Tiguan has gone on sale in India and will be available in two versions of Comfortline and Highline. A 2.0-litre TDI engine mated to a 7-speed DSG transmission is standard. Here is the pricing:
Volkswagen Tiguan Comfortline : Rs 27.89 lakh
Volkswagen Tiguan Highline : Rs 31.04 lakh
Volkswagen Tiguan Engine:
Both the versions are based on the MQB platform and get a 2.0L TDI engine mated to a supple 7 speed automatic-DSG gearbox. Peak power stands at 143 PS along with 340 Nm of torque ranging from 1750-2750 rpm. Volkswagen also claims an economy of 17.06 kmpl as per ARAI. It also gets 4MOTION intelligent all-wheel drive system as standard.
Volkswagen Tiguan Brand:
First introduced in the year 2007, in Europe, the Volkswagen Tiguan quickly established itself as a bestseller and also claimed the position of being Europe’s safest car. Available in 150 markets with more than 3.5 million owners around the world, the Volkswagen Tiguan has acquired a leading position ever since its introduction globally and now Volkswagen brings the best of its product portfolio to India.
Volkswagen Tiguan Features
The latest generation Tiguan will comes loaded with features like Pedestrian Safety (Active Hood), 6 Airbags, Hill Start Assist, Auto Hold, Self-sealing tyres, ‘Vienna’ leather seats, Cruise Control, AppConnect, Rain and Light sensor, LED Headlamps with DRLs, LED tail-lamps, Easy open boot, Electrically foldable ORVM, LED illuminated Panoramic Sunroof and Keyless Entry & Go among others. Note some of these features are only available in the Highline trim.
From the Press Release
Winner of the German Design Award 2017, the design of the Tiguan emphasises independence and dynamism. With the introduction of the Tiguan in India, Volkswagen has brought in new design characteristics in the premium lifestyle segment, combining striking proportions with sophistication and on-road presence. This proactive attitude is systematically observed in details such as the horizontally aligned unit formed by the radiator grille and headlights, and the higher waist line, resulting in a confident on-road stance.
Fuel Efficient Engine
Fuel efficiency being the major driver in India, the Tiguan is equipped with the powerful and efficient 2.0L TDI engine mated to a 7 speed automatic DSG transmission that offers superior fuel efficiency of 17.06 kmpl (ARAI tested) and a fuel tank that offers a capacity of 71 litres. The engine delivers peak power of 143 PS/ 105 kW and guarantees sheer adrenaline rush for the occupants.
Refined comfort with every touch
The Tiguan combines excellent space and flexibility with superb comfort under all road conditions. The dashboard is the epitome of aesthetic and functional design, with driver assist technologies that make every drive, pleasurable. The 3-zone auto-climate control system including Air Care Climatronic with an allergen filter delivers precise multi-zone temperature control at all seats. A spacious interior along with a significant gain in boot space that offers 615 litres with all seats up, 1655 litres with rear-seat folded. The Tiguan is perfect and practical in all situations and across different terrains.