The second generation Volkswagen Tiguan 2017Oleg Skrinnik
The first generation Volkswagen Tiguan went on sale in 2007. At that time, the car became a real bestseller - it broke all records on sale. The first Tiguan was sold in the amount of 2 640 000 copies. Well, now announced a new model, of course, should be even more breathtaking.
And so, in September of this year, the German company at the motor show in Frankfurt, presented the SUVVolkswagen Tiguan 2017. Not only the production model was shown to a large audience, but also a hybrid version of the Tiguan GTE-Concept with a capacity of 218 hp, which should appear very soon.
Exterior design of the new Tiguan
The appearance of the car can be called revolutionary. The car looks rich and stern. Headlights with built-in rectangular LED lights look aggressive and intimidating. They perfectly accentuate the false radiator grille, which has a narrowed style.
On the hood there are ribs in a longitudinal arrangement. The hood is active - this means that during a collision with a person, it slightly rises, as a result of which the pedestrian will receive less injuries. On the front bumper housed additional air intakes.Fog lights have a non-standard, rather low location.
The side of the body is distinguished by straight lines. Wheel arches are large enough. The door of the luggage compartment of the new SUV has many contours, which surprise with its shape.
Salon new SUV from VW
Once inside the car, high quality finishing materials immediately catch the eye. Depending on the configuration, the instrument panel is available in two versions. The first is quite simple with an onboard computer, the second one is more advanced - with a multifunctional display measuring 12.3 inches.
The configuration option was also reflected in the audio installation: it can be with a 5-inch monochrome display or a touch-screen color display of the same size.
The multimedia complex is represented by an 8-inch touch screen. In a more advanced configuration, the navigation system will be included in the "multimedia".
The front seats are electrically operated, as an option they can add a massage function. In the "top" versions, there is a panoramic sunroof, a 360-degree viewing camera, opening the tailgate with a swing of a leg under the rear bumper.
Dimensions VW Tiguan second generation
- The car has become longer by 60 mm, the total length is now 4486 mm;
- The width of the machine has become more by 30 mm and is now equal to 1839 mm;
- The novelty has decreased in its height from 1665 mm to 1632 mm;
- The base of the wheels has grown by 77 mm - 2681 mm;
- Ground clearance - 200 mm.
The capacity of the luggage compartment is 615 liters. With the rear seats folded, the trunk capacity will increase to 1,656 liters.
Technical characteristics of the novelty
Car 2017 is built on the new MQB platform. With its help, the engineers managed to reduce the total weight of an SUV by 50 kilograms compared with the previous model.
Regarding the power units, we can say that the manufacturer has provided the buyer with a huge selection. So for the VW Tiguan 2017 four petrol engines and four diesel engines are available. All motors comply with Euro 6 standards.
- 125 - strong, with a capacity of 1.6 liter;
- 140-hp, with a capacity of 1.4 liters;
- 180-hp, with a volume of 1.8 liter;
- 200 - strong, volume of 2.0 liters.
- 1.6-liter, generating 115 hp;
- 2.0-liter generating 150 hp;
- 2.0-liter outstanding 190 hp;
- 2.0 liter delivering 240 hp
Motors will be paired with a mechanical six-slug. The machine will be equipped with all-wheel drive system or front-wheel drive system.
Configuration and cost of cars
The basic version includes an active hood, seven airbags, automatic braking in the event of an accident, EDS, ABS, ASR, an assistant while descending and ascending the hill.
The SUV will be offered in three trim levels:
The manufacturer claims that all fans of this SUV will be most impressed by the Tiguan in the style of R-Line. This version is completed with sports body kits with aerodynamic skirts. Also, this version will include a massive 19 or 20 inch wheels and a huge spoiler.
The start of sales of the new Tiguan 2017 in the European market is scheduled for the end of next spring. In the domestic market, the novelty will appear at the very end of the coming year. Of course, there is no specific information about the cost of the car. If you believe the rumors, the price tag for cars will be about 27 000 EUR.