Volkswagen may also be late to the SUV party with its second generation Tiguan, but with a wide range of specification and transmission systems levels, the company expects that the new, larger SUV will help increase their fortunes declined in market wagon for high .
The SUV sector for 38 percent of all new car sales today, and the first new Tiguan in seven years will have to take strong established competitors like the Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson and the venerable Toyota RAV4.
Announced by VW as one of its “most important releases of recent times,” the medium-sized company Tiguan goes on sale here in September in seven variants.
Prices have not been disclosed, but it is estimated that the input level 110TSI gasoline unit Trendline front-wheel will start at about $ 30,000, with a peak with the gasoline model in all-wheel drive stop Highline 162TSI vary $ 50,000s.
All offer Tiguan emergency braking the city and standard lane assistance, along with Apple Play / Android Auto feature, automatic lights and wipers, parking aid sensors, tire pressure, and a rear view camera system.
Also come standard with an active hood that helps reduce pedestrian injuries, driver fatigue detection and after the collision automatic braking.
Buyers can choose from five petrol engines, including a 110kW 1.4-liter turbo, a pair of petrol engines of 2.0 liters generates 132 kW and 162kW, respectively, and a pair of diesel engines.
a pair of diesel engines will also be offered 2.0-liter turbo; the 110TDI delivers 110 kW and 340 nm, while the 140TDI produces 140kW and 400Nm.
As for the transmission, the 110TSI gasoline engine can be had with a manual transmission or direct shift six-speed gearbox in just the guise of front wheel drive. The rest of the range is equipped with Haldex system all wheel drive VW and support of the DSG gearbox.
The Tiguan five seats – built on the same MQB platform as the VW Golf, Audi A3 and many other cars of the VW Group – also grew in size, with an increase of welcome space in the rear cargo area, particularly.
It grows from a lower class 395 liters to 615 liters stark with the rear seats up, and goes to 1665 liters with the seats folded.
As with the rest of the passengers range from VW, the Tiguan will arrive in Trendline variants, Comfortline and Highline.
Expect to see the tail lights LED 17-inch wheels, a multimedia screen 8.0 inches and an entry level wheel line of leather-wrapped steering tendency, while the Comfortline also get a drive mode selector, three zones of control climate, satellite navigation, fog lights and a series of interior finishes and folding tables arranged for passengers in the rear seats, a network of rear cargo and under seat storage drawers.
The top range Highline adds headlights, 18-inch alloys, keyless entry, power liftgate, heated and powered front seats (driver) with leather long, front electric outside mirrors and LED rear lights with LED premium specification.
Additional packages are also offered; a luxury package for networks Comfortline leather, powered tailgate, heated front seats and a sunroof.
An assistance package to the driver, there is the option of the Comfortline and Highline variants with adaptive cruise control, Side Assist with the rear detection alert traffic, active and more information.
Finally, an R-Line package is an option on the Highline, making the Tiguan in a Sportster pseudo 20-inch wheels, a body kit as and inner reform, adaptive control of the chassis and progressive direction as mounted on cars like the Golf R.