2016 VW Tiguan – Review, Release Date, R Line, US, TDI, Price

2016 VW Tiguan

Another great vehicle from German Company is about to hit the market. We are talking about 2016 VW Tiguan which will be improved in every segment.

 Exterior design and improvements

German Automaker is launching its 2016 VW Tiguan which will represent the second generation of this model. It was caught during its testing and we have noticed many changes. It will be completely redesigned, powerful, and more fuel efficient than its forerunner. It will be underpinned with VW Group’s flexible MQB platform so it will easily compete with Nissan Qashqai and Mazda CX-5. It will be longer than the current model for 7.9 inches. The wheelbase will be extended for around 2.2 inches and the front overhang will be shorter. As for the exterior design, it will look sportier with a lower roof. It will inherit the style and elements from CrossBlue concept. The head and tail lights will be equipped with LED technology. The whole body will look very handsome and attractive. 2016 VW Tiguan will be offered with several body styles. As well, automaker has decided to decrease its price, which will make it more appealing to the costumers.

2016 VW Tiguan front

Interior design of 2016 VW Tiguan

The interior of 2016 VW Tiguan will also go through redesign. The cabin will be improved with new and high quality materials and modern features. It will be able to accommodate five passengers. However, because of increased size, new Tiguan will be also offered with seven-seat version. The dashboard will be redesigned as well. It will get the latest VW connectivity features.

2016 VW Tiguan interior

Engine and transmission

Under the hood of 2016 VW Tiguan will be placed several types of engines. Those will be petrol and diesel 4-cylinder turbocharged engines. As for the diesel we can expect a 1.6-liter engine with the output of 110 horsepower and a 2.0-liter which will make around 150 horsepower. As for the petrol, the one will be a 1.4-liter with the output of around 130 horsepower and 1.8-liter engine with 180 horsepower. It will also get more powerful engine- a 2.0-liter petrol engine which will produce 220 horsepower. It should be mated to a manual transmission. All-wheel drive system will be standard. However it will be offered with a front-wheel drive as well.

2016 VW Tiguan rear

Release date and price

2016 VW should go on sale later this year or in the beginning of 2016. Speaking of the price, it is expected to be around $24,000.

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