The Tiguan SUV was launched by Volkswagen back in May, 2017. The latest reports have confirmed that the Tiguan is completely sold out for 2017. All further orders for the SUV will be fulfilled only next year. The next batches of the Tiguan will only arrive in 2018 across Volkswagen dealerships. The company had planned to deliver around 800 units of the car this year in the Indian market and it seems like the target has already been achieved.
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The Tiguan is assembled as a CKD unit at the Volkswagen plant in Aurangabad. This helps the company keep prices lower for the SUV. The Tiguan comes with features like Kingston 18 inch alloy wheels, LED daytime running lights and headlamps, panoramic sunroof, three zone automatic climate control, electrically adjustable driver’s seat with memory functions, LED surround lighting, heating functions for the front seats, 6 airbags, power adjustable lumber support for the driver’s seat, Composition Media infotainment unit with Android Auto/Apple CarPlay, mobile-based navigation and a reverse parking camera.
The Volkswagen Tiguan measures 4, 486 mm by way of length. Height and width stand at 1, 672 mm and 1, 839 mm respectively. The car also comes with a 2, 677 mm wheelbase in addition to 149 mm of ground clearance. There is 615 litres of boot space and this can be scaled up to 1,655 litres by folding the rear seats. The Volkswagen Tiguan makes use of a 2 litre turbocharged four cylinder diesel engine that churns out 143 PS and 340 Nm. This engine is paired to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission unit complete with all-wheel drive (AWD).
The Volkswagen Tiguan has Comfortline and Highline grades which are priced at Rs. 27, 49, 074 (ex-showroom) and Rs. 30, 87, 611 (ex-showroom) respectively. The Tiguan is priced higher in comparison to other rivals like the Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson in its segment.