Volkswagen has many models for different segments that are available in the market. Therefore, whether you choose to buy a hatchback, sedan, or an SUV, you will find a Volkswagen competing in each of these categories with some excellent results. Here we will talk about in mid segment, SUV called Volkswagen Tiguan to find out how this car stacks up against its competitors and whether it is worth its price.
Volkswagen Tiguan is an excellently built car that pits it directly against some of the entry-level SUV that its competitors have introduced in the Indian market. This is a compact SUV and that projects a solid build quality that you will find quite attractive. The uniqueness of its design lies in introducing sharp lines that give it a dynamic look. Compared to other SUVs, the Volkswagen Tiguan has a more stooped down look that gives it a distinctive profile. The front part of this car has a big chrome coated engine grill with the logo of Volkswagen embedded right at the centre. Flanking this engine grill, you will find two big sized clear lens headlamp clusters. Other attractive features of its design include a smooth roofline, and artistically designed tail lamp cluster and beautifully crafted 18-inch alloy wheels.
Now, you must be thinking what it is like to sit inside this big and beautiful compact SUV. If you have ever been inside any Volkswagen car, you will find that the company always tries to create a beautiful ambience inside the passenger cabin through elegant furnishing, beautiful colours, and an intelligently designed instrument cluster. The Volkswagen Tiguan has all of these and then some more. The seats of this car are furnished with high-quality leather and come with adjustable headrest. Furthermore, to keep the temperature inside the passenger cabin pleasant, it comes with an automatic climate control. These are just some of the features that make this car so exciting to ride on.
This mid-level SUV is equipped with a 2.0 L TDI diesel engine that is attached with a seven-speed automatic gearbox. This motor has the capability of producing a maximum power of 141 PS and a peak level torque of 340 Nm. The overall functioning of this engine is fantastic for you will hardly be able to hear any noise, even when you are at high revs. The gearbox of this car is very smooth and there is no issue with it. While everything looks good and the drive quality is also superb, you will still want a bit more power at this price point.
Volkswagen Tiguan is a mid-level SUV that provides you with a lot of comfort and safety features. However, if you compare it with some of its competitors, you will find that they offer some extra feature at a similar price point. Tiguan is available at a price range of Rs. 27.49 lakh (approximate) to Rs. 30.68 lakhs (approximate). Some of the competitors of this beautiful looking car are Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour, and Hyundai Santa Fe.