Volkswagen Tiguan is one of the most popular and best selling crossover in Europe and worldwide. More than six million cars produced since the announcement of this model. Last year alone, the company produced about 911 thousand. The new Tiguan was produced from the production line every 35 seconds. Thus he became the most popular model among the Volkswagen Group. Now it’s time to update the Tiguan, which first received and loaded hybrid version, Tiguan and Tiguan R. eHybrid
The facelift brought the Tiguan 2022 model year new front LED optics (optionally available matrix lights IQ.LIGHT), resembling Golf 8th generation, redesigned grille and bumper. In General, the front end now looks more aggressive and interesting than before. But the rear part has changed less dramatically, we may point out a slightly different design of the lights and the Tiguan inscription under the logo of the brand. Also there are new colors exterior Oryx White and Red Kings. Standard are 17″ rims, but will be available and enhanced options.
Inside, an updated Tiguan, a number of new options. Digital dashboard is standard on the car, as well as heated seats. In front of the driver is a steering wheel with touch buttons. In the center of the dashboard is display multimedia system MIB3. Its diagonal can be 8″, or 10.3″. In addition available 15-color interior lighting (in all configurations) and optional 480W audio system from Harman Kardon. Also available is a set of technologies Travel Assist (adaptive cruise control, keeping in the lane, etc.), which supports the driver at speeds up to 210 km/h.
As for the powerplant, the Tiguan is offered with a turbocharged 2.0 litre four-cylinder petrol engine capacity of 184 HP and torque of 300 Nm. Pair them with a fitted eight-speed automatic transmission. Will also be available and a version with turbodiesel engine with dual injection of AdBlue.
Much more interesting things in the Tiguan R — he received a four-cylinder turbo engine capacity of 320 HP with all-wheel drive system that can distribute torque between the rear wheels. R version also boasts a lowered suspension (10 mm), 21″ wheels and sports seats.
EHybrid-equipped Tiguan 1.4 litre petrol engine and an electric motor. The total capacity of the power plant — 245 HP In electric mode the car can drive about 50 km on the WLTP cycle with a maximum speed of up to 130 km/h.
European sales of the updated Volkswagen Tiguan, will start next month. The American market will get a version with extended wheelbase. However, the novelty is there and will reach not earlier than autumn of this year. In our area will be available four main equipment: Tiguan, Life, Elegance and R-Line. The cost will be announced closer to launch date. It is expected that the basic configuration would be valued at approximately $25000.
Sources: Volkswagen, Motor1, CarAndDriver