VW Tiguan India may sound expensive but it is loaded to the gills when it comes to features and offers a spacious cabin as a 5-seater layout
First introduced in the year 2007, in Europe, 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.
Based on the modern MQB platform, the Volkswagen Tiguan has been launched. Starting at Rs. 27.68 Lacs and 31.38 Lakhs the Tiguan (ex-showroom Mumbai) pre octroi. Winner of the German Design Award 2017, the design of the Tiguan emphasises on the horizontally aligned unit formed by the radiator grille and headlights, and the higher waist line, resulting in a on-road stance that is synonym with SUV’s. The Tiguan will be available in Tungsten Silver, Oryx White, Deep Black, Indium Grey and Atlantic Blue.
VW Tiguan India specific model will host several 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. There is also Easy open boot, Electrically foldable ORVM, LED illuminated Panoramic Sunroof and Keyless Entry & Go among others. For added pedestrian protection, VW Tiguan India specific model is built with special deformation elements in the front bumper, a largest possible distance between bonnet and engine, and deformable wings, ensuring other road users and pedestrians are exposed to as little danger as possible.
Featuring the 4MOTION intelligent all-wheel drive system with variable torque transfer to the rear wheels for the VW Tiguan India specific model, it should offer more acceleration capability on every type of driving surface. MQB platform makes the vehicle lighter, more efficient, spacious and safe. Fuel efficiency is a 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 fuel efficiency of 17.06 kmpl (ARAI tested) and coupled with a fuel tank that offers a capacity of 71 litres it should translate into a large highway range. The engine delivers peak power of 143 PS and 340 Nm of torque for good performance.
The Tiguan is available Volkswagen dealerships in India, in two trims Comfortline and Highline.
Dimensions are listed below.
Length: 4486 mm
Width: 1839 mm
WheelBase: 2677 mm
Front/Rear Track 1578 / 1568 mm
Tyre Size CL: 215/65 R17; HL: 235/55 R18
Ground Clearance: 149 mm
Kerb Weight (with 90% fuel) 1720 Kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 71 Ltrs.
Boot Capacity 615 Ltrs with all seats up, 1655 Ltrs with rear-seat folded.