Volkswagen Tiguan Details
Volkswagen is planning to launch VW Tiguan in 2011. It is a luxury SUV from VW which is based on Audi A5 platform and much luxurious in its segment. According to Auto Experts- In 2011, more than 20 SUV’s will be launched, so all the car manufacturers are trying to give their best SUV. It was first showcased at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show, and was debuted as a 2008 model for Europe. It will give a strong competition to the other brands like- Honda CR-V, Ford Endeavour, Hyundai Santa Fe and Upcoming Mahindra Scorpio.
Engine- Volkswagen Tiguan is expected to equipped with a powerful 2.0 litre turbo engine with 1984cc of displacement and four-cylinder .It will have an ability to churn maximum power of 200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm and maximum torque of 280Nm @ 1700-5000 rpm with 6 speed manual or auto transmission option.
Safety- VW Tiguan comes up with several safety features like ABS (Anti lock Braking System), traction control, anti-skid system, dual front and front side airbags, rear side airbags, and curtain side airbags in rear. Its three-point retractable seat belts are available for all seats. The belt force limiter is also available to reduce the impact of sudden braking to the chest. It has navigation system with rearview camera, a fold-flat front passenger seat, a sunroof, and a 30GB hard disk which we can’t see in other similar SUVs.
Exterior- Volkswagen Tiguan has got handsome sporty look, it will be a seven seater with superb exterior design which is common from VW family. The head lamps and fog lamps looks quite sexy along with flourished shades. Neatly carved colors on the car give pleasure for watchers; it has a unique bumper which shows the hard work of Volkswagen team on designing. , The ORVMs are in body colour with 3D Front fog lamps (like cluster). The car looks funky from rear side with LED tail lights and rear defogger. The 17” alloy wheels with anti-theft wheel locks will ensure the security and adds the beauty for the car.
Interior- Volkswagen Tiguan will be a five-seater with four doors; the dashboard will look similar as VW Vento with some differences. Tiguan’s dashboard has two big shape pods with bright illumination at its instrument panel. The power steering has 4 spoke, and mounted controls. It has Multi-information TFT LCD screen is there for the comfort of the driver. The rear seats are heated. The steering wheel of the car is adjustable and comes with control buttons; it also comes with power windows, tinted glass, rear defogger, electric driver seat adjustments, remote fuel filler, remote boot, remote central locking and AC with climate control.
The expected price tag of this car will come around 20lakh and predicted to give 12-16 kmpl (City-highway) as per as fuel efficiency is concerned.
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