2016 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV for India unveiled

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV for India unveiled

Volkswagen has officially revealed the 2016 Tiguan SUV which will also go on sale here in India.
This is the 2nd generation Tiguan, but will be the first time it hits Indian showrooms. Once launched, it will rival the likes of Toyota Fortuner, Hyundai Santa Fe, Ford Endeavour, etc.
The new Tiguan measures 4,485mm in length, 1,839mm in width, 1,633mm in height & has a wheelbase of 2,682mm. This makes it longer by 70mm, wider by 30.5mm, lower by 33mm and a wheelbase bump of 76mm. Based on the MQB platform, the new Tiguan by lighter than over 50 kg compared to the outgoing model.
The Tiguan will get a total of 8 engines globally (4 petrol & 4 diesel). All engines will be equipped with auto start / stop system & battery regeneration as standard. We can expect just a single diesel powered model here in India. Power output will range upto 240 PS. Higher variants will also come equipped with the 4MOTION AWD system.
For those who love German cars, the mid-size SUV segment will surely heat up next year. And we must mention, with the clean and understated lines, the Tiguan surely looks premium & classy compared to Japanese, Korean or American rivals.

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