The Volkswagen Tiguan is a compact crossover vehicle that is currently produced by the German automobile manufacturer the Volkswagen. This model uses the PQ35 platform that is used by the Volkswagen Golf. The first model was debuted in November 2006 in the LA Auto Show as a concept vehicle. More than 700,000 units had been sold by the year 2011 worldwide with Europe recording the greatest number of sales. The 2018 vw tiguan is expected to feature a great variety of exterior styling and some changes in the interior of the car. Under the hood of the vw tiguan will also be improved for efficient performance and total customer satisfaction.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan – Exterior and Interior Design
The automobile manufacturer confirmed that the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan has received several improvements from the outside and inside of the car. The dimensions of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan have slightly been changed when compared with the 2016 model and measures as follows; the length has slightly increased by 2.4-inches, and 1.2-inches now increase the width. The wheelbase is larger by 3-inches, and this provides the driver with the capability to have a better control of the car even when driving at high speeds. The overall height of the car has slightly been reduced, but this does not have a major impact on the cabin space. Some additional exterior features include a much lower positioned grille that has been integrated with LED daytime lights. The grille now assumes a trapezoidal shape and is slightly large enough. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan has been fitted with LED headlights that perfectly match the lines of the upper grille. Just on the centre of the grille is a well-defined Volkswagen logo that not only improves the appearance of the car but also distinguishes it from other car models.
The interior of the VW Tiguan 2018 has received some enhancement for improved comfort of the users of the car. The cabin is large enough and provides a sufficient head and leg room. The shift knob is now redesigned; the center stack is compact and has ideally placed HVAC controls and air vents. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is rumored to be among the best-advanced SUV globally. The features that make it qualify for this are; GPS systems for navigation, Bluetooth for file sharing, 12.3 LCD for information display, USB Ports, Automatic climate control, improved infotainment system. For the safety features, the following are available; child safety locks, lane departure warning, tire pressure monitoring system, airbags both front and side, seatbelts, traction control, stability control, rearview camera and many others.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan – Engine and Performance
The under the hood of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is provided by Diesel and Gasoline engine variables. The standard engine available for the car being a 1.4L V4 engine that is capable of generating a maximum output power of 217 hp and also capable of generating a great amount of torque, the second engine option is a 2.0L diesel engine that is capable of generating a maximum output power of 240 horsepower and an enormous torque. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is highly efficient regarding fuel consumption, and the EPA ratings are 22/28/25 for city/highway/combined, and the engine is mated to a six-speed dual clutch automatic transmission.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan – Price and Release Dates
The price of 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan ranges between $25,000 and $30,000, and it’s expected to be launched to the market mid year 2017.