The popular SUV got a new look and improved equipment, effectively defending its leadership position in the C-SUV segment.
The Volkswagen Tiguan it is a solid value in the small and medium SUV category, due to its complete character and of course its prestige. It has many options in the range of engines and with a recent makeover, it gained a more powerful and youthful image.
At the same time, retouching did not leave behind in terms of technological aspects. It features many of the Volkswagen Group’s advanced systemssuch as a two-out-of-four cylinder combustion shut-off system, high-pressure direct injection, a particulate retention filter and reduced internal engine friction.
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In the cabin of the updated Tiguan, changes are found in the new multifunction steering wheel three-spoke with touch buttons and in the redesigned central console with the new MIB3 media system and climate system with touch buttons. The driver’s seat offers good lateral support and the driving position is comfortable and high enough for an SUV.
Plastics that make up the interior of the German family SUV they are of the highest quality soft and hard, and the editing between them has been done with respect. You’ll find your small everyday items to fit in one of the many compartments found throughout the cabin.
In addition, passenger space is among the largest in the class, as well that of the trunk ranging from 510 to 615 liters, depending on the position of the sliding rear seat. Up to three adult passengers will be comfortable in the back.
The Volkswagen Tiguan engine range consists of petrol, diesel and plug-in hybrid. More specifically, the base of the petrol range is taken by the TSI 1.5 of 130 hp with a six-speed manual transmission. followed by the more powerful 1.5 TSI with 150 hp and a choice between manual or automatic DSG dual-clutch transmission.
On gasoline releases we meet TSI 2 liters with 190 or 245 hp which carries the 4MOTION four-wheel drive system as standard and is equipped with a unique DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission.
Diesel versions include the 2-liter TDI that is offered in three power versions, with 122, 150 and 200 hp. The 122 hp version is only included with a six-speed manual transmission, while the power over 150 hp can also be equipped with a DSG automatic transmission. The latter can also be equipped with a 4MOTION four-wheel drive system. The 200 version is only offered with an automatic transmission and four-wheel drive.
Volkswagen offers The updated Tiguan for the first time also with a plug-in hybrid drive system (petrol engine 1.4 TSI 150 hp and electric motor 115 hp). The combined power in the Tiguan eHybrid is 245 hp and a maximum torque of 400 Nm.
Freedom within pure electric mode (according to WLTP) is about 50 km, and the maximum speed in this case reaches 130 km / h. Above this speed, the SUV automatically switches to hybrid mode.
More than environmental friendliness, government equipment (zero charge, free access to Ring and exempt from public parking fees), the updated Tiguan plug-in hybrid version also offers strong performance.
At the same time, all versions offer a low cost of use, with the plug-in hybrid having a pre-tax retail price of less than 40,000 euros and suitable for corporate use.
Finally, renewal Volkswagen Tiguan covered by a two-year warranty on its mechanical parts (expandable to many more), and the plug-in hybrid version’s battery covered for eight years or 160,000 kilometers.