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Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel. Price, Specifications, Mileage, Features & more

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.

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Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel 


Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Price

ModelPrice (Ex-Showroom, New Delhi)
ComfortlineRs. 27.98 lakh
HighlineRs. 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 .

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Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Specifications

Engine Type/ Displacement2.0 L TDI Diesel
Power143 PS
Torque340 Nm
Top SpeedInfo not available
Acceleration (0-100 km/h)Info not available
Transmission (Gearbox)7-speed DSG Automatic
Mileage17.06 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.

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Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India- Mileage

City12 KMPL
Highway19 KMPL
ARAI Certified17.06 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

Length 4486 mm
Width1839 mm
Height1672 mm
Wheelbase2677 mm
Kerb Weight (with 90% fuel)1720 kg
Wheel Type and Size18” Alloys
Boot Space615 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 Interior

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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

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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.


Come back to India Autoz (https://indiaautoz.in)  as we keep you updated on the India-spec Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel. Hope you liked this article and found it informative. Do let us know your views and your questions via the comments section below.

About Abhishek Barmase

Abhishek Barmase is a passionate automobile lover who loves to keep himself updated with the latest development in the Indian Automobile Industry. His love for automobiles made him start his own automobile website, https://indiaautoz.in .

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