2016 Volkswagen Tiguan price, review, diesel – Volkswagen Tiguan is present on the market for last 8 years, and that makes it the oldest vehicle in its class by a number of years in the market. With that in mind, the only logical choice for the VW Company was that they make a refresh and add something new to this crossover SUV. By the words of the people from the VW, the all new Volkswagen Tiguan 2016 will be presented to the world in September. The new generation model is supposed to be more fuel efficient, bigger, and when it comes to price, it will be more competitive than the current model.
2016 Volkswagen Tiguan redesign
The 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan will come with a very dynamic exterior. This vehicle will be fitted with a modernized grille, while the headlights and taillights will receive a slightly redesigned shape and different LED pattern. The overall dimensions of the car will mostly remain the same, we say mostly because it will be wider than before. There are some rumors that the new Volkswagen Tiguan 2016 will be offered in several versions, including models with extended wheelbase, but that is still not officially confirmed.
As far as the interior goes, the new Volkswagen Tiguan 2016 will be equipped with some new features, including various modern technologies, such as new assistance and safety systems. The central console will be upgraded and redesigned. The interior of the crossover SUV will come with more space, especially when the legroom and headroom are concerned.
Volkswagen Tiguan 2016 specs
The engine lineup will include the engine transferred from the VW Golf 7 which means that the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan will come with two engine options. For the U.S. market, the base level models will come with a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine, and the more powerful version, the 2.4-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine. As far as the European market is concerned, both petrol and diesel engines will be available. The base level model will come with a 1.4-liter TSI engine, paired with a 6-speed manual transmission. The second option will be the 2.0-liter turbo diesel engine, which will come in two versions, the one capable of delivering 148 horsepower and the other with 181 horsepower. Next in the lineup will be the 1.6-liter turbo diesel engine, capable of pumping out 108 ponies. There are also plans for a hybrid version, as well as an optional AWD. The manual gearbox will come as standard, while an upgraded 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission will be offered as optional.
2016 Volkswagen Tiguan price and release date
The price for the new Volkswagen Tiguan 2016 is expected to start around $24,000 for base trim level. Main competitors it will have on Honda CRV, Mazda CX-5, Ford Escape and Kia Sportage. The 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan release date is still unknown but we expect that the new model of crossover SUV will be available for sale at the beginning of 2016.