German Automobile giants Volkswagen has again managed to astound the automobile market with the launch of their next generation Tiguan concept. VW finally decided to unfold the wrappers around this car in the 2015 Frankfurt Motor show. Tiguan has been in market since 2007 and has a significantly large consumer base. VW Tiguan is classified as the compact crossover SUV. Since it’s a Volkswagen vehicle manufacturing and assembly takes place in several parts of the world which are Wolfsburg (Germany), Kaluga (Russia), Shanghai (China) and Hai Phong (Vietnam). It comes in a traditional four door SUV body with both front wheel drive option and all wheel drive options. A lot is expected from the new generation 2017 VW Tiguan.
2017 VW Tiguan – Design and Platform
2017 VW Tiguan will be bigger and more spacious than all its previous models. It will most probably be built of the new MQB platform. Earlier models were built on the PQ35 platform of which was mainly built for Volkswagen Golf. Larger size will provide more interior space and in terms more space for luggage which was missed in previous versions.
Germans have always scored high when it comes to technological advancement. The 2017 VW is another example. Here are some not worthy features available 12.3 inch large digitized instrument cluster, all new head-up display screen, adapting cruise control system, go and stop traffic assistance, lane monitoring system, frontal automatic braking system, massaging seats, three zone climate control technology having unique air filer, sin roof providing panoramic view, 360 degree viewing enabled car parking assistance, Bluetooth connection, USB ports, range of safety systems, etc
The compact crossover SUV segment is one of the most competitive divisions in Automobile Industry. So one thing 2017 VW Tiguan can be assured of is that it will face stern competition. In this segment main leaders are Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 and Mazda CX-5, but we believe that new Volkwagen crossover will find its place on the American CUV market. Even though all these vehicles are extremely good with spacious interiors, Tiguan will have the advantage in terms of luxury.
2017 VW Tiguan – Powertrain
Under the bonnet of 2017 VW Tiguan, you find standard 4 cylinder turbo charged engine system which can generate about 217 hp and ample torque. But this drivetrain may be replaced by more powerful turbo charged 4 cylinder engine systems which are far more effective. It’s very fuel economic as well as provides great performance than earlier models. It offers about 21 mpg average mileage rate on city streets whereas nearly 26 mpg on highways. Such fuel economy even sedans are unable to provide. Company gives front wheel drive as well as all wheel drive type options for users. Even its lower weight improves overall performance. This car will come as a present for all those mid-sized crossover lovers.
2017 VW Tiguan – Price and Launch Date
Though not too much time is left before its launch which could be either in 2016 or maybe 2017 are beginning but till now price range hasn’t been released by Volkswagen. Experts estimate that prices of 2017 VW Tiguan will be kept standard.