Volkswagen India has finally launched the Tiguan premium SUV. The new Tiguan SUV rivals some well established models like the Toyota Fortuner and has become the most expensive Volkswagen on sale in India. The Volkswagen Tiguan is the same car that was showcased at the Auto Expo 2016. The Tiguan is available in only one Diesel engine option. It’s price start at Rs 27.98 Lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi) . Here’s all the information on the Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel Price, Specifications, Mileage, Features, Design, Dimensions and more.
- 1 Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel
- 1.1 Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Price
- 1.2 Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Specifications
- 1.3 Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Mileage
- 1.4 Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Dimensions
- 1.5 Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Exterior Design
- 1.6 Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Interior Design
- 1.7 Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Features
- 1.8 Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Rivals
- 1.9 Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Engine & Transmission
Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel
Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Price
|Model||Price (Ex-Showroom, New Delhi)|
|Comfortline||Rs. 27.98 lakh|
|Highline||Rs. 31.38 lakh|
As mentioned earlier, the Tiguan is on sale in India for a starting price of Rs 27.98 lakh. The top end Highline model costs Rs 31.38 lakh. With this price, the new Tiguan in India will rival the likes of the new Ford Endeavour and the new Toyota Fortuner .
Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Specifications
|Engine Type/ Displacement||2.0 L TDI Diesel|
|Top Speed||Info not available|
|Acceleration (0-100 km/h)||Info not available|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||7-speed DSG Automatic|
|Mileage||17.06 KMPL (claimed)|
The new Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel is powered by a 2.0 liter engine which pumps out a max. power of 143 PS and a peak torque of 340 Nm. The engine comes with a 7-speed DSG automatic transmission.
Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Mileage
|ARAI Certified||17.06 KMPL|
In city conditions, the Tiguan returns a mileage of around 12 KMPL and on highways it can return a mileage of upto 19 KMPL. The ARAI claimed mileage is 17.06 KMPL.
Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Dimensions
|Kerb Weight (with 90% fuel)||1720 kg|
|Wheel Type and Size||18” Alloys|
|Boot Space||615 litres|
Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Exterior Design
The Tiguan gets a styling which is characteristic of Volkswagen cars. The neat surfaces and clean lines give the Tiguan very premium looks which justifies its price. At the front is the is a chrome grille that connects the two headlamps. The units hold all-LED fixtures with LED DRLs with a clean finish. The rear is carries the boomerang-like LED tail lamps. The tail gets a typical Volkswagen look. The Tiguan does not get anything extremely new or first of its kind when it comes to design. That said, the Tiguan is nothing short of modern looks and an extremely attractive design.
Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Interior Design
Coming to the interior of the Tiguan, it is a reflection of its exterior. The quality of materials used is of top class as it should be with premium offering from Volkswagen. The centre console is highlighted with a digital screen that can also be used as a display for navigation. It should be noted that the Tiguan in India is a 5 seater vehicle and does not come with a third row of seats.
Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Features
The Tiguan Diesel is available in two variants in India- The Comfortline and The Highline. Here are the primary features of both the Comfortline variant.
Comfortline Trim Features-
- 4Motion All Wheel Drive
- Three-zone Auto Climate Control
- Apple CarPlay
- 8.0-inch Composition touchscreen infotainment system
- 8-speaker audio system
- Android Auto
- LED headlamps with LED DRLs
- 17-inch alloys
- Memory function for driver’s seat
- Electric front seats
- Heated front seats
Apart from the above features, the Highline features would also have-
Highline Trim Features-
- Reverse parking camera
- Ambient cabin lighting
- Panoramic sunroof
- Gesture-controlled tailgate
- 18-inch alloys
- Keyless entry
- Push-button start
- LED taillights
Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Rivals
The SUVs in India in the Rs 25-30 lakh price range would be the primary rivals of the Tiguan. Here is a list of these rivals.
- Nissan X-Trail
- Skoda Kodiaq
- Hyundai Santa Fe
- Toyota Fortuner
- Ford Endeavour
Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Engine & Transmission
As mentioned earlier, the Tiguan is available with only one Diesel engine option. This engine churns out 143 PS & 340 Nm and 150 HP & 340 Nm. The engine comes mated to a 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox. Both the variants, the comfort line and the highline offer an AWD ( All Wheel Drive) system. The Tiguan is also available in a 150 PS 1.4 TSI Petrol engine variant internationally. India might get this engine at a later point of time. For now, India would have to settle with only one Diesel engine option.
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