2016 Volkswagen Tiguan tdi

Volkswagen is aiming at increasing the number of its crossovers and SUV’s in its line up by launching the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan. This new model will be bigger than the previous models, and it shall have large cargo space. It will also come at a rather competitive price owing to its increased engine performance that will enhance its fuel economy, among other modern features. According to reports, the new 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan will be offered in a five seat version, while a seven seat version is expected somewhere along the way.

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan front


The main exterior changes of the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan will be huge and thorough in every way to give the model a completely new style. For instance, front of vehicle is going to be refined to modern standards to offer a first-class look and more luxury touch. The front will have a new front bumper and grille, in addition to the latest style of LED headlights. Its body-lines will be more sleek and sporty and they shall feature new sports-oriented suspension. In terms of wheels, the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan wheels shall be bigger.

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan interior

The biggest novelty in the inside will be its enlarged cargo space and increased leg room. Given the increased measurements in this model, it shall be comfortable indeed. Its dashboard will experience several changes while its instrument table will get new features. In addition, there are expectations of some new functions, which is the main center of attention of the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan. For instance, the tilt and telescoping steering will be redesigned to facilitate the management controls of the car.


New 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan will have a wide and enriched the offer of the engine. There are speculations that the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan will be available with a variety of 4 cylinder engines. In offer will be two engine options: gas and diesel engine. The petrol version that still maintain is 1.4 liter TSI gas engine which will be attached to a six speed manual transmission gearbox. This gas engine will be able to produce a top speed of 128 horsepower. Second in offer will be 2.0 liter turbo diesel (TDI) engine which will have two versions in the segment of power: the first, which produces up to 148 horsepower and another that generates 181 horsepower speed. Next in offer will be 1.6 liter turbo diesel (TDI) engine which is able to produce to speed of 108 horsepower. In addition to the improved engine, there are expectations of a seven speed dual clutch automatic DSG gear box.

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan rear

There is no official information about expanded offer with some other models of engine. There are rumors that the company is working to develop a more powerful gasoline engine which includes an enhanced performances. When it comes to fuel economy segment, we expect a lot. Results of fuel efficiency are still not available to the public but are certainly expected better EPA fuel economy results with new model.

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan: Price, Release Date and Competitors

Considering all these innovative changes, we can easily conclude that the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan will be significantly enhanced in each aspect. The 2016 Volkswagen  Tiguan is expected to go on sale later this year, or early in the year 2016. Price is still not officially known by the company, but according to unofficial information, the starting price of the base model could be around $ 24 000. This is a slightly lower price than the current model, which is good news for all potential customers. The aim is that this fantastic car achieves good sales in the market. The biggest competitors of the new Tiguan in the market are mentioned: Toyota RAV4, Subaru Forester and Audi Q5.

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