The second generation of Volkswagen’s popular crossover is finally pertaining to North America. To advise you, the initial model came more than 10 years ago, and we lastly saw redesign in 2015. The second generation was firstly provided in Europe in 2015, which North American model finally came this January as 2018 VW Tiguan. It had its best at Detroit Auto Show, and it includes some major changes compared to the European variation. It will come with huge growth in dimensions, particularly when it comes to wheelbase and total length. So, it will end up being a three-row seat crossover, like the majority of the competitors in this class. This long wheelbase version will be also readily available in Europe, under 2018 Tiguan Allspace name. Since it currently had its premiere, we expect it on market in future.
2018 VW Tiguan Redesign
The 2018 VW Tiguan had its premiere a few months ago and we saw plenty of brand-new things. It rides on brand-new MQB platform, which company utilizes for many brand-new models like Audi Q3, Audi A3, Golf and so on. This model uses a special version of this platform, with a longer wheelbase that provides numerous benefits. Compared with initial, new model feature a 4.3 inches longer wheelbase, and more than 10 inches in overall weight. This practically puts 2018 VW Tiguan in class with models like Honda Pilot, Hyundai Santa Fe, and other seven-seaters.
When it comes to styling, 2018 VW Tiguan features brand’s newest style viewpoint, which comes with no surprises, in traditional VW way. Interior is likewise entirely brand-new. It includes new styling and with substantially more space. The dashboard is completely new, and brand-new 2018 VW Tiguan borrows some information from Audi models, such as digital instrument gauges and so on.
2018 VW Tiguan Engines
The 2018 VW Tiguan will come with many engines in the offer, just it is the case with all models from this brand. There are familiar gas and diesel systems, however some reports suggest hybrid version too. Nevertheless, North American model has just one system confirmed so far. It is a 2.0-liter TSI gasoline system, which is excellent for about 184 horses and 220 pound-feet of torque. This unit comes in pair with 8-speed automatic transmission. Because diesel does not play crucial function in North America, do not anticipate TDI units in the offer. A hybrid variation might come in upcoming years.
2018 VW Tiguan Price
The 2018 VW Tiguan will probably have a beginning cost around 26.000 dollars. Main competitors will be models like Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander, Hyundai Santa Fe etc.