2023 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV Launched in India at Rs 34.69 Lakh, Gets ADAS and Updated Interior

The RDE-compliant Volkswagen Tiguan draws power from a 2.0-litre TSI engine connected to a 7-speed DSG transmission with all-wheel-drive technology. It returns an ARAI-certified fuel efficiency of 13.54km/l.

By Kanika Sachdeva | on May 18, 2023 Follow us on Autox Google News

The 2023 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV has been launched in India at Rs 34.69 lakh (ex-showroom). The updated model features a new dual-tone grey & black colour scheme on the inside, rather than an all-black theme. In terms of features, a wireless mobile charger and Park Assist are two significant additions to the SUV. The Park Assist is a Level ADAS feature that is activated at the push of a button. The RDE-compliant Tiguan draws power from a 2.0-litre TSI engine connected to a 7-speed DSG transmission with all-wheel-drive technology. It returns an ARAI-certified fuel efficiency of 13.54km/l. Based on the MQB platform, the updated Tiguan is offered in only Elegance variant and will be made available to customers through the company's network of 157 sales and 124 service touchpoints spread across 115 cities in India. 

"The Tiguan commands a strong and robust presence owing to its immaculate German engineering, build quality, safety, and fun-to-drive experience. We are certain the enhanced Tiguan will attract many more Indian customers to the Volkswagen family enabling them to experience & enjoy our flagship model", commented Mr Ashish Gupta, Brand Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India. 

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Volkswagen Tiguan SUVW: Safety tech

Volkswagen has uprated the Tiguan with new safety features. The 2023 Tiguan comes with a Level 1 ADAS safety feature called Park Assist, which aids customers to park their SUVs in tight and congested places at the push of a button. Other added safety features include 6 airbags, seatbelt reminder for rear passengers, 3-point seat belts, anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic stability control (ESC), electronic differential lock (EDL), anti-slip regulation (ASR), hill start assist, active TPMS, hill descent control, engine drag torque control, 3 headrests at the rear, driver alert systems, and ISOFIX mounts.    

Volkswagen Tiguan SUVW: Interior & Features

2023 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV Interior

In terms of changes, the Volkswagen Tiguan now gets dual-tone Storm Grey interiors, rather than an all-black interior theme. Another significant change comes in the form of a wireless phone charger. Also available with the Tiguan SUVW are a panoramic sunroof, an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a 10-inch digital instrument cluster, heated front seats, a powered tailgate, three-zone climate control, etc.

Volkswagen Tiguan SUVW: Exterior

On the looks front, the Volkswagen Tiguan maintains its strong and muscular presence. For instance, the Tiguan has a broad radiator grille flanked by LED matrix headlights, along with a bumper that brings out its muscularity. Furthermore, the car features dark LED combination tail lights and R18 'Frankfurt' alloy wheels at the rear, and the Tiguan lettering is positioned in the centre.

The updated SUV has ditched King's Red and Pure White exterior colour options in favour of Nightshade Blue, Oryx White, Dolphin Grey, Deep Black, and Reflex Silver.

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Volkswagen Tiguan SUVW: Powertrain & Performance

Powering the Tiguan SUVW is a 2.0-lite turbocharged petrol engine that now adheres to stricter RDE norms. Mated to a 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox as standard, this engine develops around 187bhp of power at 4,200 to 6,000rpm and 320Nm of torque at 1,500 to 4,100rpm. In terms of mileage, the SUV yields an ARAI-certified fuel efficiency of 13.54km/l.

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