- Revised torches, new headlights and taillight units and new alloy wheels include updates on styling
- A new EA288 turbo-petrol 2.0-liter Tiguan R powered by a 7-speed DSG gearbox
- The standard 5-seater Tiguan is planning to launch its 150hp 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine in India. Consequently, as a locally installed model.
The first set of images and details of a refreshed Tiguan ULV were released by Volkswagen. In addition, the sportsman R-Line top-specific trim was unveiled. The Tiguan is the most popular SUV brand worldwide, with more than 6 million examples sold since 2007.
Volkswagen Tiguan 2021: The Exterior
The refreshed SUV receives a completely new grid that fusion into new-look headlights, which are similar to those of the existing golf course. The SUV also has a sporty, more air-driven front bumper. It also gets new door lights, reworked wheel designs and a rear bumper updated. The “Tiguan” badge was also moved to the centre of the door. Depending on the variant, the model receives extra chrome bits on the side and on the back.
Volkswagen Tiguan 2021: The Interior
The changes in the interior bring Tiguan in line with the newer models of Volkswagen, now available with the latest release of the VW infotainment system and larger touch screens. In addition to the Volkswagen We Connect system, which includes live traffic data and numerous applications, Wireless Apple CarPlay is also offered. Natural speech control options include. Also updated is a 10.0-inch digital dial display.
Details are also present, such as two illuminated USB-C ports, a new multi-coloured ambient light and an outdoor logo projection on the Tiguan R. Instead of the physical dials, including illuminated sliders for fan and temperature control the Tiguan can be specified via a touch-sensitive control modulus for climate functions.
Availability in India
Earlier this year the Tiguan standard was replaced by Volkswagen India with the 7-seat Tiguan AllSpace. As mentioned previously, however, the Tiguan 5-seater will be returning to India in a facelift shape.
The SUV is powered by a turbocharged 150hp 1,5 TSI engine, which is similar to the Skoda Karoq hood. No diesel engine will be available. In India, the refreshed Tiguan comes with a ready seventeen-speed automatic transmission or DSG gearbox for VW calls, paddle shifters and features such as a mountain downward control system and an electronic parking brake.