New 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is a compact SUV that will have minor design changes, but significant improvements in terms of fuel efficiency.
Exterior and Interior
New 2018 Tiguan will be raised on MQB platform. Comparing to previous model, it will have slightly longer wheelbase. Therefore, there will be more space inside of the cabin, which will improve commodity and comfort, but also larger cargo area can be expected. Overall impression of exterior of 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is that this vehicle carries classic European style. As of restyled features, there is newly looked meshed grille with parallel horizontal chrome accents and LED headlights with optional “follow me home” lights. On the rear side new feature will be a dual exhaust system. 18 inches alloy wheels will be a part of a standard offer.
As previously mentioned longer wheelbase will result in more spacious cabin, thus higher level of comfort and increased payload capacity. Soft touch materials will be used for upholstering. New type of steering wheel will be integrated. The dashboard now will be more stylish and will contain instrumental cluster as well as touch screen display which dimensions are unrevealed yet. As of infotainment features, beside standard offer, there will also be Android based navigation. Premium safety features will be offered as well.
There will be several engine options under the hood of new 2018 VW Tiguan. Let’s start with a petrol-powered 1.4 liter four cylinder engine which has capacity to deliver up to 150 hp. another petrol engine available will be a 2.0 liter four cylinder TSI. That one can produce up to 200 hp. if you prefer diesel engine, there will be a 2.0 liter TDi. That one can pump out up to 170 hp and 340 lb-ft of torque. Speaking of transmission system, you will be able to choose 6 speed manual, 6 speed automatic or 7 speed DSG dual-clutch. AWD system will be a standard option. As of EPA ratings, it is assumed for Volkswagen Tiguan to have 18 mpg city / 28 mpg highway.
In order to develop a vehicle with even more improved fuel efficiency, there is a hybrid version with electric engine powerful to develop 54 hp and accompanied with .8 kWh Lithium ion battery.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Release Date and Price
You can order you new 2018 VW Tiguan Here, with 6 years/72,000 miles Limited warranty.. As far as the price is concerned, starting official MSRp is $25,345.
August 2, 2017