Volkswagen Tiguan is the new flagship product for the company and debuts the 4MOTION all wheel drive system in the country.
Volkswagen India has launched the Tiguan SUV in India. The SUV will be available in two variants – Comfortline and Highline. The Comfortline variant has been priced at Rs. 27.68 lakhs while the Highline variant has been priced at Rs. 31.04 lakhs ex-showroom, Mumbai. At this price the Volkswagen Tiguan competes with the likes of the Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour and even the BMW X1 and Audi Q3 in India. The SUV is available for test drive and bookings at company outlets all over the country.
The Volkswagen Tiguan is based on the MQB platform and is powered by the familiar 2.0-litre 4-cylinder diesel engine. It develops 143 PS and 340 Nm of max power and torque, and is rated to deliver 17.06 kmpl as per ARAI. It is mated to a 7-speed dual clutch automatic gearbox and debuts with it Volkswagen’s 4MOTION all wheel drive system. It comes with features like Pedestrian Safety (Active Hood), 6 Airbags, Hill Start Assist, Auto Hold, Self-sealing tyres, ‘Vienna’ leather seats, Cruise Control, AppConnect, Rain and Light sensor, LED Headlamps with DRLs, LED tail-lamps, Easy open boot, 3-zone climate control system, Electrically foldable ORVM, LED illuminated Panoramic Sunroof and Keyless Entry & Go. Boot space is cavernous at 615 litres.
Launching the Tiguan, Mr. Thierry Lespiaucq, Managing Director, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. said, “The Tiguan has proven its mettle as a robust and capable carline world over and we are delighted to introduce our global best-seller in the Indian market. Be it daily commute or a meticulous off-road adventure, the Tiguan is a perfect companion, packed with the right amount of power, design and exceptional driving capabilities. The tough and impressive Tiguan offers an impeccable combination of safety, style, luxury and class leading performance. With the Tiguan, we are proud to introduce our 4MOTION intelligent all-wheel drive system based on the modern MQB platform, a first for Volkswagen in India.”