2017 Volkswagen Tiguan India Production begins and the spyshots confirm the same, launch is scheduled for late May Or Early June 2017
The Tiguan debuted as a concept vehicle at the November 2006 Los Angeles Auto Show. Since 2007, over 700,000 Tiguans had been sold worldwide till date. 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan was confirmed to be built at the Volkswagen Puebla assembly plant in Mexico. Today, there a bit changes in plan. Assembly kits will come to India in CKD form and they will make sure the pricing and quality is right with the Tiguan when it comes to India like other high-end models such as Jetta and Passat.
We have all the details of the Tiguan as Volkswagen announced the launch of the Tiguan set to happen in couple of months as the production begins in March 2017. The Tiguan was shown at the Auto Expo 2016 and Volkswagen has listed couple of things to look forward too. However, today more spyshots confirm on various aspects regarding Indian production model.
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Design and Dimensions
The design at front is quite futuristic with its design and has multiple LED lights on offer along with projectors. Side profile is quite sleek for this SUV and will be a timeless design like any other car from the Volkswagen stable. The large alloy wheels at the side along with imposing stance of the vehicle does make it look brawny and purposeful.
Volkswagen Tiguan India Engine And Gearbox
Volkswagen will get the diesel engine that the SUV deserves. The motor will be the 2.0 litre unit which will make around 150 PS of power and 320 Nm of torque. Power goes to all four wheels via a 7-speed dual clutch DSG gearbox.
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan India Chassis, Brakes, Suspension and Off-road
Monocoque construction will be seen on the Tiguan and will have a lighter kerb weight just like its rivals. 4×4 is being offered as standard on both trims. 4×2 variant with manual gearbox trendline variant will make it a later stage. The suspension will be independent on all four-corners and will aid ride and handling. All around disc brakes will come as standard with the car.
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan India Interiors and Features
As always with every Volkswagen, expect high quality interiors on the inside. All-Black interior are seen here on the comfort line model. Expect a lot of space from this car in all three-rows. Features list includes everything such as Cruise control, reversing camera, parking sensors, Bi-xenon automatic headlights and wipers. Dual zone climate control, 8 speaker sound system, a touch screen unit and much more is on the list which has been leaked below.
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan India Launch and Price
We expect the prices to start from Rs. 15 lakhs onwards and will end at 25 lakhs for top variant which will bells and whistle in terms of feature along with safety features and an automatic gearbox. Launch should happen in late May or Early June 2017.
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Safety Features
6 Airbags, ABS, EBD, ESP, traction control and much more when it comes to passive safety features from this car are seen. Dual airbags will be standard on base variant as well.
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