Having started bookings for the Tiguan, earlier this year. Volkswagen has finally announced that they will launch their SUV-flagship on 24th May, 2017. Those interested can still make a booking at the cost of a lakh at their closest VW dealership. The Tiguan will be powered by a 2.0 litre Turbo diesel engine that churns out 190hp of power and 400Nm of twist force. Power will be transmitted to the wheels courtesy the 7 speed DSG automatic and is likely to come with VW’s 4Motion AWD configuration.
The Tiguan will also be based on Volkswagen’s MQB platform and will be available in two trims; Comfort and Highline. The SUV will get a whole host of features befitting the price bracket. The goodies list includes LED headlamps with LED DRL's, alloy wheels, leather-wrapped flat-bottom steering wheel, 3-zone air conditioning with rear controls and an infotainment system compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto along with 8-speakers as standard fitment.
The SUV will get the usual driver aids such as ECO driving, Hill Descent Control, Auto-hold, paddle shifters, speed sensitive ABS with ESC. The Tiguan will also get dual front, front side and curtain airbags and ISOFIX as standard.
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Production for the Tiguan has been on for a while at VWs Aurangabad facility in Maharashtra. The 30-35 lakh ex-showroom expected to price on the Volkswagen Tiguan places it in direct competition with the Hyundai Tuscon and the Skoda Kodiaq.