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The facelift version of the second generation Volkswagen Tiguan SUV is coming. The German carmaker has released a sketch showing the design of the front of the compact SUV, which gets a refreshed appearance combined with new technologies and more efficient technology. The new Tiguan SUV will also be offered in plug-in hybrid variant.

A few small changes that look clearer in this exclusive teaser is a new narrower radiator grille and new cut-out headlights like the Mk8 Golf or T-Roc to visually connect with each other. The front is highlighted by the new LED light signature around the projectors.

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For the interior, Volkswagen has confirmed the infotainment systems MIB3 released in the renewed Passat, which means that the standard equipment will have a 6.5-inch touch infotainment screen as standard, and optional in 8-inch or 9.2-inch variant.

You can even expect a Digital Cockpit display on the 11.7-inch instrument cluster, new ambient lighting with 30 colour options. Volkswagen has also confirmed the semi-autonomous driving assistant Travel Assist.

The five-seater SUV will have the new 2.0 TDI Evo diesel engine offering 115 and 150 HP, while in petrol the offer is divided between a 1.5 TSI and 2.0 TSI unit producing maximum powers of 130, 150 and 190 hp.

The Tiguan PHEV, a plug-in hybrid GTE, will deliver 218 hp, thanks to the 1.4 TSI petrol engine and a 115 hp electric motor fitted to the clutch of the 6-speed DSG gearbox. A lithium-ion battery with 13 kWh will offer a maximum range of 50 kilometres. The Tiguan R will have the 2.0 TSI engine, with a maximum power of 300 hp, 7-speed DSG transmission and 4MOTION all-wheel drive.

(Also read: Volkswagen Tiguan becomes the brand's best-seller, breaks 6 million barrier)

Volkswagen has already announced the debut of the facelift Tiguan SUV it has been preparing for a few months. The second generation Volkswagen Tiguan SUV had captivated customers around the world with its elegant and sporty design in 2016.

A year later, Volkswagen reinforced the offer of the best-selling SUV in Europe with the Tiguan Allspace, and 110 mm more in length offering more boot capacity or seven seats . An option that reigns on the continent with 55% of the units manufactured.


  • First Published Date : 17 Apr 2020, 11:49 AM IST