NEW DELHI, Dec 8: Volkswagen Passenger Cars have launched its flagship and new Tiguan in India with progressive design, performance and premium features in line with its commitment of offering four SUVWs by the end of 2021.
The new Tiguan, locally assembled at the Aurangabad facility, is being launched at an introductory price of Rs 31.99 lakh (ex-showroom).
The launch of the company’s globally best-selling SUV comes as India moves towards becoming a market for a growing number of potential buyers with aspiration and purchasing power, a big chunk of who are from smaller towns and cities. Built on the MQB platform, it is one of the most competitive offerings in the premium SUV segment.
We are confident that the new Tiguan will further increase and excite the unique customer base of our flagship SUVW in India, said Ashish Gupta, Brand Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India.
The new Tiguan comes equipped with a muscular designed bumper with piano black finish inserts, a broad radiator grille, LED matrix headlights and advanced front lighting system that provides specially configured light beams for country roads, highways and off- road driving as well.
The car is powered by a 2.0L TSI engine mated to a 7-speed DSG transmission with 4Motion technology that produces a peak power output of 190PS (140 kW) ranging from 4200-6000 rpm and a peak torque of 320 Nm right from 1500 rpm and flat up to 4100 rpm.
The Tiguan guarantees superior acceleration and fast pick- up, ensuring an overall fun-to-drive experience.