Volkswagen has up to date its flagship SUV in India, the Tiguan, which has additionally resulted in a value hike of ₹49,000. Priced at ₹34.69 lakh (ex-showroom), the up to date Tiguan now will get new dual-tone interiors and different characteristic updates. Moreover, Volkswagen has additionally made the two.0-litre TSI engine compliant with the brand new stringent emission norms.
The Tiguan now will get a gray and white inside, which replaces the all-black cabin. With this, Volkswagen has added a wi-fi smartphone charger and seat-belt reminder for all seats. Different security options embody six airbags, hill-start help, hill-descent management in addition to three-point seat-belts and adjustable head restraints for all seats.
The Tiguan additionally will get Volkswagen’s Park Help system, which lets the SUV parallel park itself in an empty house. Apparently, regardless of the automotive steering itself routinely, the driving force stays accountable for the accelerator and brakes, making it a semi-automatic parking system.
The two.0-litre TSI engine, which is now BS6 Part II-compliant, produces 190hp and 320Nm of torque, and delivers energy to all 4 wheels by way of the 7-speed dual-clutch automated gearbox. The replace to the engine, nevertheless, has improved its gas effectivity, with the SUV now having an ARAI-certified gas effectivity of 13.54kpl, up from 12.65kpl.
The Tiguan continues to rival the Hyundai Tucson (₹28.63 – 35.46 lakh), Citroen C5 Aircross (₹37.17 lakh) and Jeep Compass (₹21.44 – ₹1.64 lakh). Nevertheless, Jeep has discontinued the petrol engine within the Compass in addition to the Compass Trailhawk, with the Compass line-up now being diesel-only.
Volkswagen is engaged on an all-electric SUV that it refers to as the electrical Tiguan and it’ll tentatively make its international debut in 2025. The all-electric Tiguan is predicted to get a alternative of rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive with five-seat and seven-seat layouts. The Tiguan EV will possible be primarily based on the brand new MEB+ platform.