Volkswagen Tiguan 5-seater facelift unveiled

Volkswagen India showcased a number of vehicles at Auto Expo this year and one such vehicle was the Tiguan Allspace. It is a 7-seater version of the regular Tiguan that was earlier sold in the country. Volkswagen launched it in the market a few months ago and now are planning to bring back the 5-seater version in the market. Volkswagen has now unveiled a facelifted version of the Tiguan SUV.

The pictures of the updated Tiguan SUV have been and by the looks of it. The facelifted Tiguan SUV looks much more sharper than the older version. The front of the SUV has been redesigned and is similar to the one that we saw on T-Roc. The LED headlamps act as an extended part of the grille which gives it a premium look. The grille itself has grown in size in comparison to the older version.

The bumper has been updated too. It again gets the T-Roc like scoop with chrome inserts around it. The fog lamps are positioned inside that scoop like structure. Coming to the side profile, the Tiguan gets a good looking machine cut alloy wheel, cladding around the wheel arched and under the door and a roof rail to maintain the SUV character. Apart from that, the basic design of the SUV remains the same as before.

Volkswagen has also updated the rear of the SUV a bit. It now look much more premium than before with a chrome exhaust tip on both ends, LED strip on bumper and signature L shaped LED elements inside tail light. The Tiguan badging has now moved to the centre of the boot right under the Volkswagen logo.

On the inside, the centre console has been redesigned and it comes with an updated touchscreen infotainment screen. It gets a 3-spoke multi function steering wheel, digital instrument cluster, adaptive cruise control, airbags, ABS, EBD, lane keep assist and so on. Internationally, the Tiguan will be available with a 2.0 litre turbocharged petrol engine generating 184 Bhp and 300 Nm of torque It is the same engine powering the 7-seater Allspace version. If Volkswagen launches the 5 seat version of the SUV in India again, it will be available with a petrol engine only. Internationally, a 315 Bhp Tiguan R and a plug-in hybrid version of Tiguan is also available.