Volkswagen starts production of Tiguan in India; to unveil new SUV in early December

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German automaker Volkswagen has started accumulation of its 5-seater SUV Tiguan astatine its Aurangabad works successful Maharashtra, India. Volkswagen, pursuing its committedness to launching 4 caller SUVs by 2021 successful India, volition motorboat the facelift mentation of its SUV 5-seater Tiguan successful the state connected December 7, 2021.

Gurpratap Boparai, Managing Director, Skoda Auto Volkswagen India, said, “The SUVW has been a planetary best-seller and a flagship exemplary for Brand Volkswagen. We are highly delighted to bring backmost the 5-seater Tiguan for the Indian marketplace and are assured that the merchandise volition conscionable the unceasing request for a sharp, elegant and robust SUV successful the segment.”

The Volkswagen Tiguan, which is built connected the globally renowned MQB platform, volition travel with a 2.0l TSI motor paired to a 7-speed DSG transmission. It volition besides get an all-wheel-drive system.

Ashish Gupta, Brand Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India, said, “Globally, the Tiguan has proven its mettle arsenic a robust and susceptible carline swiftly raising up to the fertile arsenic a planetary best-seller... We look guardant to the motorboat of the caller 5-seater Tiguan successful aboriginal December 2021.”

The Volkswagen Tiguan facelift is apt to diagnostic some exterior and interior upgrades. It is besides suggested that the institution volition beryllium ditching the diesel motor variant and volition employment lone petrol powertrains. The Tiguan is expected to beryllium priced from Rs 28 lakh (ex-showroom) onwards.

In presumption of features, Volkswagen Tiguan volition get a larger touchscreen strategy with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support, a wireless telephone charger and a integer instrumentality cluster. The caller SUV is besides expected to travel with connected car tech.

The panoramic sunroof, cruise control, and automatic clime power volition beryllium carried guardant from the pre-facelift variant of the Volkswagen Tiguan.

In presumption of safety, the SUV volition see 7 airbags, physics stableness control, and beforehand and rear parking sensors. The caller Tiguan volition vie with the Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson.

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