Volkswagen Tiguan SUV has been launched in India at Rs. 27.98 lakhs. The new Volkswagen Tiguan premiered in 2015 at the Frankfurt Motor Show before making an appearance at the 2016 Auto Expo in Delhi last year.
The SUV went into production at the company’s facility in Aurangabad, Maharashtra in March 2017. Offered in two variants, the SUV comes loaded with features such as electrically adjustable driver seat with memory function, LED tail lamps, reverse camera, illuminated scuff plates etc. Built on the company’s MQB platform, the Tiguan comes powered by a 2-litre TDI turbocharged diesel engine. Paired to a seven-speed DSG automatic transmission, the motor develops 147bhp and 330 Nm of peak torque.
Volkswagen has packed in a lot of features in the Tiguan and even the base Comfortline spec is nicely specced. Compared to the Highline model, the Comfortline doesn’t get LED tail lamps, Panaromic sunroof with LED surround lighting, LED lighting on the door trim, illuminated front scruff plates, self-sealing tyres, reverse parking camera, Easy open boot with one touch close, 18-inch wheels and keyless entry with push button start. Other than these, all design, performance and safety features are similar on both variants.