Volkswagen Tiguan alternatives

Latest model: Volkswagen Tiguan 2012
Volkswagen Tiguan 2012The new Volkswagen Tiguan is here. An SUV with layout parallels to the larger Touareg. An SUV with comprehensive and at the same time economical engines; fuel consumption is 5. 3 litres per 100 km for the two front-wheel drive Volkswagen Tiguans 2. 0TDI with Bluemotion Technology (81 Kw / 110 PS and 103 Kw / 140 PS). An SUV that shuts off the motor completely whenever possible in city driving due to a Stop/start system. An SUV that is an perfect, versatile companion for life on the move with its impressive all-round characteristics, great practicality, 1510, litres trunk room, up to 2500, kg trailer load (with 4MOTION all-wheel drive) and many cleverly developed features. A Volkswagen in the best sense of the word! In Germany, the perfected Volkswagen Tiguan will appear on the sphere in Mid-june 2011; other European countries will follow at the beginning of August, and overseas markets at the end of August.

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The front end layout was completely reinterpreted. The Volkswagen Tiguan is still the only SUV in its class that can be ordered in two various versions: one for on-road use and one specially tuned for off-road driving. Visually, the two models differ in their front ends (on-road has an 18 degree angle of approach, Off-road 28 degrees). Both models now show greater independence, better dynamic performance and more stylistic precision. additionally, like the on-road version, the off-road version is now also available with a top equipment line. In this case, the off-road specialist is known as the Track & Style (on-road: Sport & Style).

With the model change, new assistance systems such as Fatigue Detection (standard on the Sport & Style and Track & Style), the camera-based main beam control systems Light Assist (H7 lights) and Dynamic Light Assist (bi-xenon headlights) as well as the Lane Assist lane-keeping system now expand the range of features available on the Volkswagen Tiguan. Also new in the Volkswagen Tiguan: the XDS electronic differential lock.

Powertrain technologies have become even more economical. Three of the seven engines provided in Europe - all of them charged four-cylinder direct injection engines - are new to the Volkswagen Tiguan line-up. The four torque-strong petrol engines (TSI with 1. 4 to 2. 0litres displacement) produce between 90 Kw / 122 PS and 155 Kw / 210 PS. The three comprehensive diesel engines (TDI) span a performance range from 81 Kw / 110 PS to 125 Kw / 170 PS. Also available as an feature on the new Volkswagen Tiguan is the 7-speed dual-clutch transmission (DSG) - one of the most efficient and sporty automatic transmissions.