New Tiguan 2017It's Adventure Inside - Out, Adventure All Around.
The new Tiguan First Look from the VW Tiguan Launch in Ahmedabad has been quite impressive. Volkswagen reentered the SUV segment and will compete against a list of people-movers, including some premium ones. While not short of rivals, the Tiguan is appealing with its VW design plus the cabin with its features and quality does impress.
Volkswagen recently launched their much anticipated ‘Made-in-India’ Tiguan SUV in the country which is locally assembled at the company’s facility in Aurangabad , Maharashtra. The Ahmedabad Launch has eyeballs to roll for the SUV segment. Step inside and quality is top-notch with a premium feel. The design is again what the VW philosophy is all about with the neat dash and well laid out, easy to use, clutter free interior. It is also well equipped with many features like three-zone climate control, boot that can be opened simply by moving a foot in front of a sensor, panoramic sunroof, Vienna——— leather seats, Cruise Control, AppConnect, Rain and Light sensor, LED Headlamps with DRLs, 6 Airbags, Hill Start Assist, Auto Hold, Self-sealing tyres etc. The generous wheelbase means space and comfort is very good and the back, you would be happy with the seats. In terms of boot space it is 1655 litres with the rear-seat folded.
Volkswagen’s new SUV is currently being offered only with a single diesel engine paired with a seven-speed DSG gearbox and four-wheel drive as standard. The motor, a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder unit, is good for 143hp and 340Nm of torque. VW claims that the SUV can return 17.06kpl.
Unlike other VW models currently offered by the brand, the Tiguan comes in only two trim levels – Comfortline and Highline.
In terms of equipment, the Comfortline (Rs 27.98 lakh) offers:
• Auto LED headlamps
• 17-inch alloy wheels
• Three-zone auto climate control
• Heated front seats with electric adjust for driver, with memory
• Heated wing mirrors with electric adjust, retract and memory function
• Cruise control
• Touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility
• Smartphone-based navigation function
• Drive model select
• Paddle shifters
• Front, side and curtain airbags
• ABS and ESC
• Hill descent control
• Front and rear parking sensors
• Rain sensing wipers
• Tyre pressure monitoring system
Apart from the above, the top Highline trim (Rs 31.38 lakh) adds in:
• LED tail-lamps
• Panoramic sunroof
• Larger 18-inch alloy wheels
• Illuminated scuff plates
• Keyless entry and go
• Easy open boot with one-touch closing function
• Self-sealing tyres
• Reverse parking camera
The new Tiguan oozes perfection from every angle. It’s Adventure Inside – Out, Adventure All Around. Though bit highly prized for the customers, it sure is an attraction with the colors and upholstery which are unique.