VW launches Tiguan in India

VW launches Tiguan in India
Volkswagen has announced the launch of the much-awaited premium carline, based on the modern MQB platform, the Tiguan.

Powered with an efficient 2.0L TDI engine mated to a supple 7-speed automatic-DSG gearbox, the Tiguan delivers peak power of 143 PS/105 kW and 340 Nm of torque ranging from 1,750-2,750 rpm with superior fuel efficiency of 17.06 kmpl (ARAI tested).

The Tiguan is packed with distinctive characteristics that are unmatched in the Indian market. Starting at Rs 27.68 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai), the Tiguan is available across all Volkswagen showrooms for test drives and bookings.

First introduced in the year 2007, in Europe, the Volkswagen Tiguan today is available in 150 markets with more than 3.5 million owners around the world. The latest generation Tiguan hosts several class-leading premium lifestyle features like Pedestrian Safety (Active Hood), six airbags, Hill Start Assist, Auto Hold, self-sealing tyres, ‘Vienna’ leather seats, cruise control, AppConnect, rain and light sensor, LED headlamps with DRLs, LED tail-lamps, easy open boot, electrically foldable ORVMs, LED illuminated panoramic sunroof and keyless entry & Go, among others.

Launching the Tiguan, Thierry Lespiaucq, Managing Director, Volkswagen Group Sales India, said, “The Tiguan has proven its mettle as a robust and capable carline world over and we are delighted to introduce our global best-seller in the Indian market. Be it daily commute or a meticulous off-road adventure, the Tiguan is a perfect companion, packed with the right amount of power, design and exceptional driving capabilities. The tough and impressive Tiguan offers an impeccable combination of safety, style, luxury and class-leading performance. With the Tiguan, we are proud to introduce our 4MOTION intelligent all-wheel drive system based on the modern MQB platform, a first for Volkswagen in India.”

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