After years of struggling to acquire a grip in the American crossover market, Volkswagen finally came to grips with the fact that size does matter– at least on the planet of crossovers. This year, it provided the American buyer what it desired: a compact crossover with room for individuals and cargo, thanks to its extra 10 inches in length. It likewise acquired a new, more muscular appearance. With this redesign still fresh, we expect no changes when the 2019 Tiguan debuts.
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Design
Visually, we anticipate no updates, and truthfully, that should not be a shock, as the 2018 Tiguan’s redesign offered this model the more rugged look that American purchasers choose. On top of this makeover, the existing Tiguan displays its capability to haul cargo and people, as it can carry up to 7 passengers and approximately 73.5 cubic feet of cargo– enhancements of 2 travelers and 17.4 cubic feet.
The newest variation of the Tiguan trips on the longer wheelbase and has about 11 inches in length in order to use exactly what American purchasers demand. Thanks to the size augmentation, the model provides more legroom and freight capability depends on 73.5 cubes. With size enhancements, the brand-new Tiguan also brought more chiseled appearance with sharper edges and lines in the place of previous rounded technique.
The front end of the model shares the exact same design as the full-size Atlas using the very same kind for the grille, headlights and front bumper. For the better visual appeal, the latest Tiguan likewise has dramatically chiseled profile line and more subtle lines on the hood. The back likewise features horizontal approach and look nice and smooth. The 2019 VW Tiguan will not, of course, change its fresh exterior appearance however VW will likely offer brand-new color combinations and perhaps brand-new exterior themes.
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Engine
Under its hood, we also anticipate no changes, as the 2019 Tiguan needs to continue to use a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with 184 horse power and 221 pound-feet of torque. Power is routed through an eight-speed automated transmission. The Tiguan comes requirement in front-wheel drive, but buyers can also select all-wheel drive.
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Safety
The redesigned Tiguan hasn’t gone through IIHS or NHTSA screening right now, so there are no official ratings at this time. The previous Tiguan performed in the small-overlap test, but building updates on the new-generation model should overcome this defect. The 2018 Tiguan likewise has a variety of innovative security systems available, consisting of automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, adaptive cruise, lane-departure warning, and more. These features ought to stay options in 2019.
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Pricing & Release Date
There is no main release date set for the 2019 Tiguan, but we anticipate to see it in the summer of 2018. Since there are no updates on tap, we expect similar prices to the 2018 model, which varies from $26,095 to $38,450 (location costs included). The competition for the 2019 Tiguan will include the Mazda CX-5, Ford Escape, and the Honda CR-V.