VWs highly anticipated SUV, the Tiguan has finally been launched in the Indian market and here is all the details you need to know about the car:
The Tiguan will be only offered with a single diesel engine only, the 2.0 liter TDi unit. The engine will be mated to a 7-speed DSG. The output from the engine is the 147 Bhp state of tune, and not the 184 Bhp one which is also available in the global market. The engine produces 340 Nm. It is based on the MQB platform, which underpins a lot of other vehicles. The vehicle will only be offered as a 5 seater and will come in two variants.
The base trim, known as the Comfortline and the top end trim, the Highline will be on offer. The car will be offered with LED headlamps, LED DRLs and LED tail lamps. While the lower trim level will be offered with 17″ alloys, the higher end one will get 18″ ones. For all the sunroof lovers, the top end will get a panoramic sunroof. The car will come with 3-zone climate control, electrically adjustable front seats with memory for the driver, touch screen infotainment system with Apple Carplay and Android Auto. In terms of driving options, the car will get paddle shifters, driving modes and 4-Motion (their 4-wheeldrive system). Both the variants will be offered in 4wd guise. On the safety front, the car is offered with rear parking camera, sensors, front as well as side airbags, rain sensing wipers, tyre pressure monitoring system and auto dimming mirrors. The vehicle will be available in a total of 5 exterior colour options.
The Comfortline is priced at Rs 27.98 lakhs where as the top end Highline is priced at Rs 31.38 lakhs, ex-showroom Delhi.
According to VW, the company is targetting the BMW X1 and Mercedes GLA buyer with the Tiguan.