Volkswagen Tiguan-2017 Price, Interior, Exterior Designs

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Volkswagen has launched Tiguan SUV in India. Volkswagen Tiguan in India is available in two trims – Comfort line and Highline. Tiguan is available with single 2.0-litre diesel engine option. A 7-speed dual clutch automatic gearbox and ‘4Motion’ all-wheel drive tech are also offered as standard.

Volkswagen Tiguan Price in India

In India, Tiguan comes in comfort line and Highline trims. VW Tiguan price starts from Rs 27.98 lakh and Highline trim costs Rs 31.38 lakh. You can see New Volkswagen Polo Specifications

Engine and Transmission

Tiguan has 2 L Diesel engine and it comes with 7-speed DSG automatic as standard. This engine produces 143 PS of maximum power and 340 Nm of peak torque. And 7 seat versions will give better equipped to challenge upcoming cars. However, India gets standard 5-seat version of Tiguan.

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SUV gets 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox with an option between two-wheel and all wheel drive trains. It is to be noted that AWD system is reserved for top-spec highline variant. DSG offers 7 forward gears and provides great drivability.

Volkswagen Tiguan Mileage

Volkswagen Tiguan is smart looking SUV. Tiguan is 50kgs lighter than its predecessor to its MQB platform.  And weight also help to its fuel efficiency, handling and overall performance. VW Tiguan delivers an ARAI specified mileage of 17.06 kmpl. However, it may depend upon road condition and driving style.

Exterior Design

Tiguan varies from its global version in terms of design and styling and it has big boxy shape on outside. Volkswagen have used new MQB platform in this new generation. This is light weight but high strength platform that helps company with good firmness. Tiguan has all-LED headlamps with LED daytime running lights.

Interior Design

Design is boxy style that you see on outside of car. This cabin is neatly place out and easy to find the way through. You get panoramic sunroof, hill descent assist, auto hold function, three-zone climate control, Apple CarPlay as well as Android Auto.

Knee-room and headroom are both available in acres and you also get picnic tables in back for long journey. You also get big and roomy boot with plenty of space to load your big boxes.

Safety and Braking

You get hill hold, curtain airbags, side airbags, front airbags, ESC etc as standard equipment makes one of best car in safety. Most important feature is active hood which has planned keeping pedestrian safety in mind. In case of crash, there is a sensor in front bumper that raises rear end of hood to minimize injuries caused to person on foot.

VW Tiguan gets disc brakes at front as well as rear. In addition, it offered plethora safety filaments as standard with SUV in form of Pedestrian protection reactive hood, 6-airbags, Hill descent control, Driver alert system, Reverse parking camera, Stability Control (ESC) with driver steering advice. Some of them included as ABS, ASR, EDL, ISOFIX child seat mounting points, height adjustment from seat belt and Tyre pressure monitoring system.

Engine, gearbox, performance

There is only one engine option and powered by 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged TDI diesel engine. It pumps out around 140bhp at 4000ron of power which is transfer via seven-speed Dual Shift Gearbox (DSG.  Automatic transmissions also pass on the power to all four wheels by 4MOTION drive system with variable torque. Performance from engine is more than enough.

This movement is fast once you past 1,800rpm mark and power delivery is strong till 4,200rpm. At 100kph speed engine is spinning at low 1,500-1,600 rpm in top gear. Tyre and wind noises are also kept under control at this speed. There is no lag when you use in manual mode. This is one of best gearboxes in India.

Tiguan is offer with many power trains. However, Volkswagen will offer 143PS/340Nm TDI in India. While driving in city you experience certain level of lag which reduces as motor crosses 2,000 rpm mark.  Tiguan is comfort zone on highways where motor can easily hold on high speeds.

Ride and handling

Volkswagen Tiguan is based on MQB platform and this has made by 60kg light than its predecessor. But it has large dimensions and additional electronics. While driving on rough roads cabin was completely isolated from disturbances which also highlight NVH levels of cabin. Steering is soft to use but you add up weight once you go on highway.

You will feel steering is too light which makes car easy to place on road.  At the same time it is well-designed package which offers luxury, safety and decent. Also, check New Volkswagen Passat Specifications

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