New Volkswagen Tiguan
New Volkswagen Tiguan

The revised Volkswagen Tiguan compact SUV in now on sale, with prices starting at £21,085. With orders starting now, the first deliveries will begin in September 2011.

The new Volkswagen Tiguan is available in the choice of two and four wheel drive, as well as two front end options - one aimed at on road driving with and 18 degree approach angle, while the 'Escape' model is designed for off-road driving, with a 28 degree approach angle.

Exterior revisions include horizontal lines on the front grille, which brings the model inline with the rest of the Volkswagen range. The rear sees new two-part light clusters, which form an 'L' shape.

The Volkswagen Tiguan trim levels include S, SE, Sport and Escape, The entry-level S trim includes 16 inch alloy wheels, Climatic air conditioning, DAB radio and alarm. SE sees 17 inch alloy wheels, 2Zone electronic air conditioning, Park Assist, iPod and Bluetooth preparation plus Fatigue Detection system. Multi function steering wheel, Bluetooth connectivity, chrome plated roof rails, heat insulated and tinted glass from the B-pillar back, sports seats, front fog lights and sports suspension are included in the Sport trim. The Escape model is aimed at customers who require off-road capabilities, with the model including comfort and convenience features, such as Bluetooth and multi-function steering wheel and high level of equipment.

Three petrol and three diesel engine make up the available range for the Volkswagen Tiguan, including a twin-charged 1.4 litre TSI 160PS (up from 150 PS in the previous generation), a 2.0 litre TSI 180 PS and a 2.0 litre TSI 210PS (up from 200 PS). CO2 emissions remain unchanged or improved despite the power increases.

a 2.0 litre TDI 110PS engine emitting 139g/km CO2 emissions is available in two wheel drive. Two diesel engines from the previous generation - 2.0 litre TDI producing 140PS and 170PS. Due to the engines having improved CO2 emissions - the 179PS engine emits 158 g/km and the 140PS unit emits 150g/km (manual) which takes it into the lower VED band.

The 2.0 litre TDI 110PS and 140PS models and the 1.4 litre TSI 160PS with two-wheel drives are specified BlueMotion Technology models, meaning they features Stop/Start and battery regeneration systems improving fuel efficiency and reduce emissions.

For the revised Volkswagen Tiguan, options include Keyless Entry and Start System, RNS 315 satellite navigation, Lane Assist and Light assist, which will automatically switch between main and dipped beam for oncoming traffic.

New Volkswagen Tiguan Line-up and Pricing
Trim level Engine derivative CO2, g/km Price -
S 1.4 TSI 160 PS 2WD BMT 6spd man 156 21,085
S 1.4 TSI 160 PS 4WD 6spd man 178 21,990
S 2.0 TDI 110 PS 2WD BMT 6spd man 139 21,730
S 2.0 TDI 140 PS 2WD BMT 6spd man 139 22,280
S 2.0 TDI 140 PS 4WD BMT 6spd man 150 23,280
S 2.0 TDI 140 PS 4WD BMT DSG 7spd 158 24,775
       
SE 1.4 TSI 160 PS 2WD BMT 6spd man 156 23,450
SE 1.4 TSI 160 PS 4WD  6spd man 178 24,355
SE 2.0 TSI 180 PS 4WD 6spd man 199 25,185
SE 2.0 TSI 180 PS 4WD  DSG 7spd 199 26,675
SE 2.0 TDI 140 PS 2WD BMT 6spd man 139 24,645
SE 2.0 TDI 140 PS 4WD BMT 6spd man 150 25,645
SE 2.0 TDI 140 PS 4WD BMT DSG 7spd 158 27,170
SE 2.0 TDI 170 PS 4WD 6spd man 158 26,325
       
Sport 1.4 TSI 160 PS 2WD BMT 6spd man 156 23,920
Sport 1.4 TSI 160 PS 4WD  6spd man 178 24,825
Sport 2.0 TSI 180 PS 4WD 6spd man 199 25,655
Sport 2.0 TSI 210 PS 4WD 6spd man 199 26,530
Sport 2.0 TSI 210 PS 4WD DSG 7spd 199 28,020
Sport 2.0 TDI 140 PS 2WD BMT 6spd man 139 25,115
Sport 2.0 TDI 140 PS 4WD BMT 6spd man 150 26,115
Sport 2.0 TDI 140 PS 4WD BMT DSG 7spd 158 27,640
Sport 2.0 TDI 170 PS 4WD 6spd man 158 26,795
       
Escape 2.0 TDI 140 PS 4WD BMT 6spd man 150 25,840
Escape 2.0 TDI 140 PS 4WD BMT DSG 7spd 158 27,335

Published : 01/07/11 Author : Staff

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