The new improved 2023 Volkswagen Tiguan
Volkswagen has introduced the updated Tiguan with enhanced features. The flagship SUVW now comes with new dual-tone Storm Grey interiors, wireless mobile charging, and is compliant with RDE norms. The feature-enhanced Tiguan is available at a price of INR 34.69 lacs (ex-showroom). The updated Tiguan is equipped with Park Assist, a Level 1 ADAS system that works like a personal parking attendant and helps customers park quickly and smartly in tight spaces. With these upgrades, Volkswagen aims to attract new customers with a combination of style, progressive design, performance, premium features, safety, and class-leading technology, backed by German engineering, and build quality.
Based on the global MQB platform, Tiguan has a striking exterior design with a muscular bumper, piano black finish inserts, and a broad radiator grille that displays the VW logo. The intelligent and adaptive IQ. Lights – LED matrix headlights provide good visibility and comfort in different light conditions and driving modes. At the rear, it features dark LED combination tail lamps with new light signatures. The tail-light cluster includes a switch function for the LEDs, effectively warning following traffic when braking.
Under the hood, the Tiguan is powered by a 2.0L TSI engine paired with a 7-speed DSG transmission and 4MOTION all-wheel-drive technology. The engine delivers peak power output of 190PS (140 kW) and peak torque of 320 Nm. The Tiguan offers superior acceleration and a fun-to-drive experience with a fuel efficiency of 13.54 kmpl (ARAI certified), a 7% improvement.
It provides class-leading comfort and convenience with its premium interiors with a customizable 25.40cm digital cockpit, a 20.32cm touchscreen infotainment system with gesture control, and an advanced reverse camera with four different views for easy parking. The Tiguan’s panoramic sunroof creates an expansive cabin space, and the easy open and close boot feature offers a 615L storage capacity.
Safety features include rear seat belt reminders, along with six airbags, ABS, ESC, ASR, EDL, EDTC, hill start assist, hill descent control, active TPMS, 3 headrests at the rear, 3-point seat belts, ISOFIX x2, and driver alert systems. These active and passive safety features ensure the security of occupants and pedestrians.
Customers can choose from five exterior color options: Nightshade Blue, Oryx White with Pearl effect, Deep Black, Dolphin Grey, and Reflex Silver. It is now available in the ‘Elegance’ variant and the updated Tiguan will be available across a network of 157 sales and 124 service touch points in 115 Indian cities.