Volkswagen launches Tiguan SUV

Volkswagen Passenger Cars on 7th December launched the Tiguan SUV in India at an introductory price of INR 31.99 lakh (ex-showroom).

Bookings are open for it and customer deliveries will begin mid-January 2022. From December 10, 2021, customers can take test drives in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Pune. Locally assembled at the Aurangabad facility, the new model is based on the MQB platform and is being offered in the ‘Elegance’ variant, the company said. It is powered by a 2.0L TSI engine mated to a 7-speed DSG 4MOTION transmission.

With the launch of the new Tiguan, Volkswagen India has fulfilled its commitment of launching four SUVWs by the end of 2021, it said.

Tiguan has a 20.32cm touchscreen infotainment system with gesture control, USB C-ports, Vienna leather seats, soft touch dashboard, a three zone Climatronic air conditioning system with touch control and a panoramic sunroof.

Some of the safety features include six airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), anti-slip regulation (ASR), Electronic Differential Lock (EDL), hill-start assist, hill descent control, engine drag torque control (EDTC), active TPMS, 3 head-rests at rear, 3-point seat belts, ISOFIX x2 and driver alert systems. Tiguan will be offered in seven colour options of Nightshade Blue, Pure White, Oryx White with Pearl effect, Deep Black, Dolphin Gray, Reflex Silver and Kings Red.

Ashish Gupta, Brand Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India, said, “The Volkswagen Tiguan is our best selling SUV across the world that offers an impeccable combination of style, performance, premium-ness, safety, functionality and class-leading features. Built on the MQB platform, it is one of the most competitive offerings in the premium SUV segment.

“In its latest avatar, the modern and progressive design language of Tiguan makes it a true stunner. We are confident that our SUVW, the new Tiguan will further increase and excite the unique customer base of our flagship SUV in India,” he said.

Volkswagen is offering the model with a Care program that provides four year standard warranty extendable up to seven-years, four-year Roadside assistance extendable up to 10- years and three free services. “Our comprehensive four-year service value packs start at an introductory price of INR 63,558 which offers almost 23% savings to customers along with an extended warranty that starts at INR 31,499 making the ownership experience hassle-free and convenient,” the company said.