Volkswagen Tiguan Launched – Comfortline & Highline

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

The Volkswagen Tiguan has been launched in India for a price starting from Rs. 27.68 lakh to Rs 31.04 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). This is the 2nd generation of the popular SUV and was first showcased in India at the Auto Expo 2016. Production of the car is in full swing at VWs Aurangabad facility in Maharashtra.

Images from the Expo:

Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen Tiguan price and Variants

The Tiguan will be avaialble in two variants Comfortline and Highline. Currently the car is only avaialble in 5-seat option but a 7-seat variant could be added later on.

Base price Rs 27.68 lakh
Top end price Rs 31.04 lakh
Launch date May 22, 2017

*ex-showroom, Mumbai

Volkswagen Tiguan Exterior Design

VW Tiguan India

The Tiguan is based on the MQB platform, which will also be used on Skoda’s upcoming Karoq, and has been made lighter by 50 kg and more spacious. Its design language has taken inspiration from sister cars likes the Passat and golf, and provides a premium feel. The front gets dual LED headlamps, new grilles, beautifully designed bumper and chiselled bonnet.

The Comfortline variant gets 17″ alloy wheels while the Hhighline trim rides on 18 inchers.

The new VW Tiguan measures 4485 mm in length (70 mm increase), 1839 mm (30.5 mm increase) in width, 1633 mm in height (33 mm lower), and has a wheelbase of 2682 mm (76 mm longer).

Boot space- 615-1665-litres

Ground clearance- 200 mm

Volkswagen Tiguan Interior

VW Tiguan interior

On the inside, the Volkswagen Tiguan gets a premium dashboard and center console, fitted with features like sporty dual seats, driver assistance, three-zone automatic climate control and a standard five-inch non-colour touchscreen infotainment system.  Features like  ABS, ESC and airbags (front and curtain) are available from the base Comfortline trim itself.

In addition, the Highline grade gets a panoramic sunroof, 8″ touchscreen infotainment with Android Auto and Apple Carplay, and keyless entry with push-button start function.

Volkswagen Tiguan Engine, Specification

New Volkswagen Tiguan rear

Though Volkswagen offers a number of engine options for the Tiguan all over the world, in India, it comes with a 2.0-litre, TDI unit. This mill is capable of producing 143bhp and 340Nm of torque, and comes mated to a 7-speed DSG automatic transmission. Volkswagen has claimed that the mileage of the new car has improved, and so has the interactive driving experience. Base variant will be front-wheel drive, while the top end model will get VW’s 4MOTION AWD system.

Power 143bhp
Torque 340Nm
Mileage (ARAI) 17.06kmpl

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