2023 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV makes global debut. See what is new

The third generation Volkswagen Tiguan SUV carries design influence from the ID.4 electric SUV and offers two plug-in hybrid powertrain among engine o
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Volkswagen Tiguan 2023
Volkswagen has unveiled the 2024 Tiguan in the global market. It will be reaching dealerships as early as as the first quarter of 2024. In Indian market, we still get the previous generation of the Tiguan. As of now, Volkswagen has not announced when the new-gen Tiguan will reach the Indian shores.
The 2024 Tiguan is based on Volkswagen's new MEB-Evo platform. The platform has helped in increasing the dimensions of the car. It now measures 4,539 mm in lenght, 1,842 mm in width and width decreases to 1,639 mm without roof rails.
The luggage capacity has gone up by 37 litres. It now stands at 652 litres when loaded up to the height of the rear seat backrest. Moreover, the boot floor is flat and it seems like there is no load lip which makes it quite easier to load in luggage. 
Because of the new architecture, the Tiguan supports various types of powertrains. Volkswagen will be offering the Tiguan with a turbo diesel engine, turbo petrol engine, mild-hybrid gasoline engine and plug-in hybrid engine as well. The PHEV offers 100 km of range
All Tiguan models will come with paddle shifters mounted behind the steering wheel which will help in taking manual control of the gearbox. Speaking of the gearbox, the gear lever is also new and is mounted on the right side of the steering wheel. 
The infotainment system is also all new. It measures 15-inches in size so it is quite large. There are touch sensitive areas present that help in adjusting the fan speed and temperature for the climate control system. There is a rotary dial present in the centre console for the infotainment system. 
The Tiguan is the first MQB model to be launched with the newly developed IQ.LIGHT HD matrix headlights. The interactive lighting system will also be offered on the Touareg. Tiguan uses a total of 38,400 multipixel LEDs (19,200 multipixel LEDs per headlight) illuminate the road and the surrounding area 
The interior now features a new design. It gets a digital cockpit for the driver with anti-reflective coating. It is also configurable via buttons mounted on the steering wheel. Apart from this, there are voice commands on offer as well. 
Volkswagen has revamped the adaptive chassis control. The new model is additionally equipped as standard with a Vehicle Dynamics Manager – an MQB system that made its debut in the current Golf GTI. It controls functions of the electronic differential locks the lateral dynamics components of the controlled shock absorbers in the DCC Pro system.
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Volkswagen has unveiled the new generation Tiguan SUV for global markets. It comes with the plug-in hybrid technology that can help the SUV run for 100 kms on electric power.
Volkswagen has unveiled the 2024 Tiguan in the global market. It will be reaching dealerships as early as as the first quarter of 2024. In Indian market, we still get the previous generation of the Tiguan. As of now, Volkswagen has not announced when the new-gen Tiguan will reach the Indian shores.
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Volkswagen has unveiled the 2024 Tiguan in the global market. It will be reaching dealerships as early as as the first quarter of 2024. In Indian market, we still get the previous generation of the Tiguan. As of now, Volkswagen has not announced when the new-gen Tiguan will reach the Indian shores.
The 2024 Tiguan is based on Volkswagen's new MEB-Evo platform. The platform has helped in increasing the dimensions of the car. It now measures 4,539 mm in lenght, 1,842 mm in width and width decreases to 1,639 mm without roof rails.
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The 2024 Tiguan is based on Volkswagen's new MEB-Evo platform. The platform has helped in increasing the dimensions of the car. It now measures 4,539 mm in lenght, 1,842 mm in width and width decreases to 1,639 mm without roof rails.
The luggage capacity has gone up by 37 litres. It now stands at 652 litres when loaded up to the height of the rear seat backrest. Moreover, the boot floor is flat and it seems like there is no load lip which makes it quite easier to load in luggage. 
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The luggage capacity has gone up by 37 litres. It now stands at 652 litres when loaded up to the height of the rear seat backrest. Moreover, the boot floor is flat and it seems like there is no load lip which makes it quite easier to load in luggage. 
Because of the new architecture, the Tiguan supports various types of powertrains. Volkswagen will be offering the Tiguan with a turbo diesel engine, turbo petrol engine, mild-hybrid gasoline engine and plug-in hybrid engine as well. The PHEV offers 100 km of range
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Because of the new architecture, the Tiguan supports various types of powertrains. Volkswagen will be offering the Tiguan with a turbo diesel engine, turbo petrol engine, mild-hybrid gasoline engine and plug-in hybrid engine as well. The PHEV offers 100 km of range
All Tiguan models will come with paddle shifters mounted behind the steering wheel which will help in taking manual control of the gearbox. Speaking of the gearbox, the gear lever is also new and is mounted on the right side of the steering wheel. 
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All Tiguan models will come with paddle shifters mounted behind the steering wheel which will help in taking manual control of the gearbox. Speaking of the gearbox, the gear lever is also new and is mounted on the right side of the steering wheel. 
The infotainment system is also all new. It measures 15-inches in size so it is quite large. There are touch sensitive areas present that help in adjusting the fan speed and temperature for the climate control system. There is a rotary dial present in the centre console for the infotainment system. 
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The infotainment system is also all new. It measures 15-inches in size so it is quite large. There are touch sensitive areas present that help in adjusting the fan speed and temperature for the climate control system. There is a rotary dial present in the centre console for the infotainment system. 
The Tiguan is the first MQB model to be launched with the newly developed IQ.LIGHT HD matrix headlights. The interactive lighting system will also be offered on the Touareg. Tiguan uses a total of 38,400 multipixel LEDs (19,200 multipixel LEDs per headlight) illuminate the road and the surrounding area 
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The Tiguan is the first MQB model to be launched with the newly developed IQ.LIGHT HD matrix headlights. The interactive lighting system will also be offered on the Touareg. Tiguan uses a total of 38,400 multipixel LEDs (19,200 multipixel LEDs per headlight) illuminate the road and the surrounding area 
The interior now features a new design. It gets a digital cockpit for the driver with anti-reflective coating. It is also configurable via buttons mounted on the steering wheel. Apart from this, there are voice commands on offer as well. 
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The interior now features a new design. It gets a digital cockpit for the driver with anti-reflective coating. It is also configurable via buttons mounted on the steering wheel. Apart from this, there are voice commands on offer as well. 
Volkswagen has revamped the adaptive chassis control. The new model is additionally equipped as standard with a Vehicle Dynamics Manager – an MQB system that made its debut in the current Golf GTI. It controls functions of the electronic differential locks the lateral dynamics components of the controlled shock absorbers in the DCC Pro system.
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Volkswagen has revamped the adaptive chassis control. The new model is additionally equipped as standard with a Vehicle Dynamics Manager – an MQB system that made its debut in the current Golf GTI. It controls functions of the electronic differential locks the lateral dynamics components of the controlled shock absorbers in the DCC Pro system.

German auto giant has taken the covers off the new generation Tiguan SUV for global markets. All set for an official launch by the end of the year, the third generation Tiguan comes with several changes including its design, interiors, features as well as powertrain. The Tiguan has been the best-selling model from the German carmakers across the world. The model sold in India is the second generation Tiguan, with price starting from 35.16 lakh (ex-showroom).

Volkswagen Tiguan SUV is now based on the carmaker's new MEB-Evo platform. The SUV stands slightly bigger than its previous generation version with a length of 4,539 mm, width of 1,842 mm and 1,639 mm of width without roof rails. The wheelbase remains unchanged at 2,680 mm. As far as the design is concerned, the new Tiguan appears more rounded with hint of influence from the ID.4 electric SUV. It now gets a horizontal hood, IQ.LIGHT HD matrix headlights and rounded wheel arches. However, the bigger changes can be found inside.

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The cabin of the new Tiguan SUV now comes with a redesigned interior. The dashboard has been updated with new AC vents and controls as well as ambient light settings. There is a 12.9-inch touchscreen infotainment system alongside a 10.3-inch digital driver display. The infotainment screen size goes up to 15 inches for the top-spec variants. Though the dashboard is now full of touch-based controls, the steering wheel gets the old and traditional controls mounted on it. The centre console gets a rotary knob to select different drive modes on offer.

Under the hood, the new Tiguan comes with several engine options. There is a new 1.5-litre TSI petrol engine that is mated to a 48V mild hybrid system. The engine can generate 150 hp of power. The electric motor can increase its power by up to 20 hp and 25 Nm of additional torque. The same engine is also mated to a plug-in hybrid system which offers 100 kms of range in electric-only mode. The power output goes up to 272 hp with this powertrain.

Among other engine options are 2.0 petrol and diesel engines. The power and torque output ranges between 204 hp/320 Nm and 265 hp/400 Nm in the petrol versions. For diesel, the power and torque output goes up to 193 hp/400 Nm. All engine options inside the new Tiguan will come mated to either a six-speed or a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission option.

First Published Date: 19 Sep 2023, 16:37 PM IST
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