The Volkswagen Tiguan is a premium SUV offered in India by the German carmaker in two engine options, one petrol motor and one diesel unit. The SUV will be available with a diesel engine mated to an automatic transmission and Volkswagen's 4MOTION all wheel drive system. The premium SUV will be offered in five exterior colour options, Tungsten Silver, Atlantic Blue, Deep Black, Oryx White and Indium Grey. Safety features offered in the Tiguan include ABS (Anti lock Braking System), dual front, side as well as curtain airbags, Hill Descent Control, Hill Start Assist, pedestrian protection reactive hood, underbody protection and park distance control. The infotainment system offered in the Volkswagen Tiguan is a touchscreen unit that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto along with Bluetooth connectivity, USB, AUX as well as Radio playback. This system is standard across the two variants available in India, Highline and Comfortline.
All versions of the Volkswagen Tiguan offered in India are available with the 4MOTION all wheel drive system which enables it to tackle off road terrain
The drive mode selector option available on the Volkswagen Tiguan enables it to tackle various road conditions such as snow, rain along with road mode
Both variants of the Volkswagen Tiguan are offered with Hill Descent Control which helps in controlling the speed of the SUV while going downhill
The Volkswagen Tiguan measures 4,486 mm in length, 1,839 mm in width, 1,672 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2,677 mm. Features on the exterior include LED Headlamps with LED Daytime Running Lamps, roof rails, turn indicators mounted on the ORVMs (Outside Rear View Mirrors) alloy wheels and chrome moulding on the windows. These features are available as a standard fitment, however, the Comfortline trim is offered with 17 inch alloy wheels while the top end Highline variant is offered with an 18 inch unit.
Both the variants of the Volkswagen Tiguan offered in India come with a set of standard safety features. These include Vienna leather seats with inserts, 3-zone automatic climate control system, leather wrapped flat bottom steering wheel, heated front seats, electrically adjustable seat and ORVM (Outside Rear View Mirror) for the drive including a memory function and a touchscreen infotainment system. The infotainment unit supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay along with Bluetooth connectivity, USB, AUX as well as Radio playback.
Powering the Volkswagen Tiguan is a 2.0 litre turbocharged diesel engine that generates 141 hp of power at 4,000 rpm and 340 Nm of torque from 1,750 rpm to 2,750 rpm. The engine has been tuned for the best balance between performance and fuel efficiency.
The company's 2.0 litre TDI diesel engine unit is mated to a 7 speed DSG automatic transmission in the Volkswagen Tiguan. This is the only gearbox option available on both variants offered and there is no manual transmission available. The Tiguan also has different driving modes for improved mileage of the premium SUV.
The Volkswagen Tiguan is offered with a number of safety features as standard which include ABS (Anti lock Braking System), traction control, Hill Hold Assist, Hill Descent Control, dual front, side, curtain airbags. The higher version also gets reverse parking camera, self sealing tyres and various other safety equipment.
Claimed mileage of the Volkswagen Tiguan from the 2.0 litre TDI diesel engine is 17.06 kmpl. This figure is acceptable for its segment.