Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel – All You Need to Know!

Volkswagen India has finally come up with its Tiguan premium SUV. The new model rivals some formidable models like the Toyota Fortuner and goes on to become the most expensive VW on sale in India. The Tiguan is the same SUV that was on show at the Auto Expo 2016. Prices of the Tiguan start at Rs 27.98 Lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi) and the new model is available with only one Diesel engine option. Here’s all you need to know about the new Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel.Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India

Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel Price in India

ModelPrice (Ex-Showroom, New Delhi)
ComfortlineRs. 27.98 lakh
HighlineRs. 31.38 lakh

The Tiguan is on sale in India for a starting price of Rs 27.98 lakh. The fully loaded Highline model costs Rs 31.38 lakh. At this price point, the new VW SUV in India goes on to challenge the likes of new Toyota Fortuner and new Ford Endeavour.

Also See- Volkswagen Tiguan vs Toyota Fortuner | Volkswagen Tiguan vs Ford Endeavour

Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India

Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel Specifications

Engine Type/ Displacement2.0 L TDI Diesel
Power143 PS
Torque340 Nm
Top Speed-NA-
Acceleration (0-100 km/h)-NA-
Transmission (Gearbox)7-speed DSG Automatic
Mileage17.06 KMPL (claimed)

The new Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel features a 2.0-litre oil-burner that goes on to output a max. power of 143 PS and a peak torque of 340 Nm. The engine comes mated to a 7-speed DSG automatic transmission.

Also See- Skoda Kodiaq

Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel Mileage

City12 KMPL
Highway19 KMPL
ARAI Certified17.06 KMPL

Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India Dimensions

Length x Width x Height4486 mm
 Width1839 mm
 Height1672 mm
Wheelbase2677 mm
Kerb Weight (with 90% fuel)1720 kg
Wheel Type and Size18” Alloys
Boot Space615 litres

Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel – Exterior Design

The Tiguan gets distinct Teutonic styling, which is a characteristic of most VW cars. The clean lines and neat surfaces give this model an aura of understated premiumness. At its front-end, the new VW SUV comes with a chrome grille that connects the two headlamps. Talking about the headlamps, the units hold all-LED fixtures with LED DRLs. The rear is characterized by boomerang-like LED tail lamps. The tail bears a typical Volkswagen look. Overall, the Tiguan’s doesn’t break any new grounds in terms of its visual appeal, but that doesn’t take away the fact that the Tiguan is every bit a modern-looking and stylish SUV.

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Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India – Interior Design

The interior is a reflection of the exterior. As expected of a premium product from Volkswagen, quality levels are top notch. The centre console features a digital screen that can also double up as the display for navigation. The standard Tiguan does not come with a third row of seats.

Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel Features in India

In India, the Tiguan Diesel is available in two trim levels- Comfortline and Highline.

Comfortline Trim Features-

  • LED headlamps with LED DRLs
  • 17-inch alloys
  • Memory function for driver’s seat
  • Electric front seats
  • Heated front seats
  • 4Motion All Wheel Drive
  • Three-zone Auto Climate Control
  • Apple CarPlay
  • 8.0-inch Composition touchscreen infotainment system
  • 8-speaker audio system
  • Android Auto

Highline Trim Features-

  • 18-inch alloys
  • Keyless entry
  • Push-button start
  • LED taillights
  • Reverse parking camera
  • Ambient cabin lighting
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Gesture-controlled tailgate

Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India – Rivals

The VW Tiguan Diesel rivals all SUVs on sale in India in the Rs 25-30 lakh price bracket. These include everything from a Hyundai Santa Fe to the Toyota Fortuner.

Volkswagen Tiguan Diesel India – Engine & Transmission

The Tiguan is available with just one Diesel engine option. This motor outputs 143 PS and 340 Nm and 150 HP & 340 Nm. A 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox comes as standard. Both the trim levels offer an All Wheel Drive system. Internationally, the Tiguan is also available with a 150 PS 1.4 TSI Petrol engine. India could get this engine at a later stage. For now, the new Volkswagen SUV comes with only one Diesel engine option.

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